Doing Nothing

There is a skill that I have perfected, and that is... doing nothing for 20 - 40 minutes before bed. The “doing nothing” experience is hard to describe. It’s not meditating per se. It’s not focussing on one point, or focussing on the breath, or counting breathes or anything. It’s not sleeping. It’s not writing … Continue reading Doing Nothing

Advice on Giving Up Nicotine

A couple years ago, I quit nicotine. Here are some things that helped: Going cold turkey. I found this better than gradually tapering off. I tried gradual, but found that it gave me too many opportunities to change my mind (given that I still had nicotine in the house.) Treating myself in other ways. I … Continue reading Advice on Giving Up Nicotine

Passive Income How-to Videos: my advice to video creators

As someone who just spent several hours down a Youtube rabbit hole searching for “passive income”, I feel qualified to make the following suggestions to potential future creators of “passive income” how-to videos: We all know what passive income means. No need to spend the first 3 minutes of your video explaining the very subtle … Continue reading Passive Income How-to Videos: my advice to video creators