Hi! I'm Jose M. Gilgado

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

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Why parenting makes you human

What it means to be a parent and why it forces you to connect to a human and natural side of us that very few other things can....

July 17, 2024

How I overcame my addiction to sugar

Overcoming any addiction is hard. Sugar is very addictive and bad for your health. Here's my journey fighting with that addiction so far in case it can help anyone out there....

June 29, 2024

Breaking free from the news

Our attention and capacity to think are finite like a small battery draining out every time we get another piece of information. So, it's important to be selective about how much, how often, and in which form we get this information to have more mental space to focus on what we want....

June 13, 2024

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