Between my New York Times Sketch Guy column and my weekly email newsletter, there was a huge pile of articles. I picked some of my favorites for you below.

The Benefits of Getting an Icy Start to the Day

I’ve known about the benefits of taking cold showers for a long time. Many of you are probably familiar with some of the science. But I’ve discovered the thing that most draws me to the cold water is also the thing that most repels me: it’s really hard to do.

A Life Full of Experiences May Not Mean Less Financial Security

Experiences and security don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Whatever you want to do, start asking yourself a simple question: “Why not?”