Life Hack for Getting Suddenly Awesome: Sometimes, Just Take a Shower

Has anyone ever written a poem about taking a cold shower on a warm day? That feeling you get when you’re suddenly energized and clean and you sit on your bed and brush your hair and in that moment, everything seems better?

Maybe it’s just me.

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  1. Richard Carlson’s wife Kristen, in one of their “small stuff” books, recommended finishing a shower, when you have washed your hair, by a few moments of cold with no warm water. She said, I think, that it really gets you rocking.


  2. I know exactly what you mean. That’s a great feeling. I don’t like it as much in the winter, though. Then I just don’t want to get out of the shower.
    I always get such a feeling of accomplishment after running. It’s a burst of energy that keeps me upbeat for a good amount of time afterward.
    Or how about that refreshing feeling after a haircut?