Hi! I'm Jose M. Gilgado

I've been writing at josem.co about happiness, habits and technology since 2012.

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You're wearing the wrong pair of shoes

I read somewhere that we should invest a lot in whatever separates us from the floor: our mattress, our car (or tires, more specifically), or our shoes. When it comes to shoes, most of them are the wrong choice for your feet. Let's see why....

May 15, 2024

Start today

Don't wait until January 1st, or next Monday, or any other random date when you think everything will be perfectly aligned to start. Do something before today ends....

December 29, 2023

The real price of things

When we buy something, we pay only a small fraction of its cost. Anything consuming hours of our lives carries an enormous price tag....

December 6, 2023

Your next ten years

When considering our goals, let's think long-term. We'll probably end up way further than we think if we keep going....

November 22, 2023

Don't hijack our browser shortcuts

Any potential speed benefit we might get in your app with that shortcut is offset by the annoyance of being unable to do what we always do....

November 17, 2023