Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite articles, videos, and podcasts I read, viewed, and listened to over the past week.
This week features an interview with author Cheryl Strayed on how to overcome life’s obstacles with tenacity, an article on why the perfect time to start living frugally is now, and much more. Enjoy!
My Favorite Video
“What I really want to accomplish in life now is dropping over massive waterfalls in inflatable pool toys.”
My Favorite Articles
The Early Retirement Path
“Do you really want a new car or would you rather buy a used one and retire a year earlier?”
We Are Not Materialistic Enough
via Cait Flanders
“Buy less, buy better. Notice the materiality of the things you use. Live in your body. Feel the ground when you walk. Chop wood, carry water.”
There’s No Perfect Time to Start Being Frugal
via Frugal Woods
“Frugality doesn’t happen to the exclusion of the rest of your life–it happens concurrent with your real, messy, wonderful life.”
The Underrated Value of a Side Hustle for Early Retirement
“Every $1,000 that you can earn in a year is worth $25,000 of retirement savings. Someone who can figure out a way to make a measly $5,000 per year on the side can get away with having $125,000 less saved up.”
Five Takeaways from Happiness Research
via Humble Dollar
“Engage in work you’re passionate about. As my financial need to work has waned, my desire to work has grown. What’s made the difference? Today, I only take on work that truly interests me.”
My Favorite Podcast
How to Be Creative Like a Motherf*cker – Cheryl Strayed
An interview with author Cheryl Strayed on what it takes to go after what you want in life with tenacity.
Fun fact: Cheryl wrote one of my favorite books of all time called Tiny Beautiful Things. It features advice she has written to people over the years dealing with a wide variety of problems and obstacles in life. I recommend checking it out.
That’s all for this week, thanks for reading 🙂
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