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Blog of Brian Crain. Regular short posts on crypto, entreneurship, productivity, meditation & more.

2021 Blog Posts Overview

This is the 35th post of the year. I'm really happy that I've been writing regularly, especially in the last three months. To wrap up this year of writing, I grouped most of the posts by area below. Even though I write many posts quickly...

How to Do Things Slowly

In my last post, I wrote about how my goal for 2022 is to go slow. But this is easier said than done. My own default mode is to try to do things fast and rush. When I do anything, I tend to fall into...

Slow

My goal for next year is to go slow. Do everything more slowly. Interject an extra pause. Take a breath. Lean back. Look around. Rest for a moment....

Four Thought Cold Shower

I have been practicing the Four Thoughts for about 18 months. I have mostly followed some of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche's excellent teachings. I find this practice powerful and will write more about them another time. But one thing I also did was apply the Four...

Writing as Liberation

I'm enjoying writing at the moment. It is scary for me to do this. It makes me feel exposed. But when I do it anyway and publish a post, it is liberation. It is especially the act of publishing that is liberation. Sometimes I try...