“If you’re making a decision that actually requires you to sit down and think, you should probably wait until your mind isn’t taxed by financial problems,” he says.
– Sendhil Mullainathan on How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking (NPR)
This really resonates as I’ve been penniless for a month! Though I feel horrified by the presence of bills, I’m so empowered by having had the ability to quell worries about paying rent/electricity, etc. I’ve never been so productive, actually.
So, I will pay when I do but right now, I won’t worry about it. Doubt if I ever will.