Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 24


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 one couple who mastered the art of the “mini-retirement”, an interview with a heavyweight boxer on how to lead a happy life, and much more. Enjoy!

My Favorite Video

This four minute video put a smile on my face.

My Favorite Articles

Mini-Retirement Mastered: Chris and Jaime

via Montana Money Adventures

“We had a fairly good life, but we wanted more. Not more stuff – more out of our days and hours.”

How I Became Financially Independent at Age 32

via Tawcan

“I don’t think there is a secret. It’s just a lot of hard work, keeping your expenses low, and raising your income.”

Oops. I QUIT!!!

via Financial 180

“If something makes you uncomfortable, it’s likely signaling a growth opportunity, and you should get out of your comfort zone and lean into it. Embrace it. Learn from it. For me, I noticed I became extremely uncomfortable with the thought of actually putting in my two weeks notice.”

The Japanese Concept ‘Ikigai’ is a Formula for Happiness and Meaning

via Melody Wilding

“In a nutshell, it encompasses the idea that happiness in life is about more than money or a fancy job title.”

Your Soft Skills Inventory

via Seth Godin

“The annual review is a waste. It’s not particularly useful for employee or boss, it’s stressful and it doesn’t happen often enough to make much of an impact. If you choose to, though, you can do your own review.”

My Favorite Podcast

Ed Latimore on The Secret to a Happy Life

via The Knowledge Project

An interview with Ed Latimore – a heavyweight boxer, physics major, and philosopher. Ed shares his thoughts on overcoming adversity, the value of finding a coach, and his philosophy on how to lead a happy life.

That’s all for this week, thanks for reading 🙂


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Zach is the author behind Four Pillar Freedom, a blog that teaches you how to build wealth and gain freedom in life.

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