No one likes a freezing cold shower. But Did you know that they also have have their myriad amounts of benefits. If you’ve heard of them, them you probably know that they can help in weight loss. But there are more benefits to taking cold showers. From Helping us empathize more with others to (you wont believe it) saving our skin, taking cold baths is, even though unpleasant at first, very beneficial to us.
- By starting the day with a cold shower and putting my body into immediate shock, everything that followed seemed to be more manageable. Stepping into a cold shower is equivalent to stepping out of your comfort zone and allows you to be more open-minded.
- Hot showers are extremely satisfying; it feels like you’re toasting yourself under a hot sun. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what is happening to your skin. Hot showers are infamous for drying out your skin, yet so many people continue to take them.
- At the core of it all, cold showers will force you to take short breaths as soon as you step in – try it and you’ll understand what I mean. This type of breathing is a lot more conscious and promotes both internal energy and alertness.
“Not looking after my skin is like wearing dirty clothes to meet a retailer or client. A shortcut for me is taking cold showers in lieu of hot ones.”