• The Surprising Benefits of Cold Immersion

    By Jim Squire Psychotherapy |

    Best Psychotherapist Toronto

    You have probably heard of the concept of cold immersion. Maybe you’ve even tried a cold shower or a dip in a lake before. But did you know that cold immersion has some unexpected benefits? From reducing stress levels to increasing mental clarity, let’s explore the surprising benefits of cold immersion for psychotherapy clients.   Stress Reduction It might seem counterintuitive, but immersing yourself in cold water can actually reduce stress levels. Research shows that taking regular cold showers can reduce cortisol – the hormone associated with stress- and balance out your body's autonomic nervous system (ANS). A balanced ANS is associated with…

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