on trash cans and sunk costs

Growing up, like most kids were advised to, we were told never to waste food. Think of all the kids who don't have food to eat, our parents said. And I am sure every parent tried to guilt their kids this way. While the sentiment is valid, it is terrible advice, especially for health.…

don't hit snooze

Except for the festival of Deepavali and for a few summers in my youth, I would never get up before 6 in the morning. I can't recall the last time I missed an alarm in the morning in the last 5 years. And all because I stopped hitting the snooze button.…