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

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...

Issues Amplified

One of my key learnings is that by default an organization amplifies the issues of its leadership. This is something I had seen before Chorus One several times. There were great people, vision, brilliance and excitement. But then things didn't quite work out. Mostly, it...

Crypto is Political

The darkness is here and will sweep over our digital world. It cannot be stopped, since the benefits it brings are too great. All the latent potentialities of humanity that are being pushed down will be allowed to rise up to the top. - Dark....

Tennis: Relaxed and Confident

In September, I started playing tennis again. I wrote a few posts back then about it and especially the mental aspects of tennis. (See here and here.) Now, some time has passed and I wanted to provide an update. In my first match in September,...