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.
My Favorite Video
“Dean is a teenage boy who loves breakfast, Rihanna, and finding freedom in a wave.”
My Favorite Articles
“Breaking into the top 3 percent of most-viewed channels on YouTube could bring in advertising revenue of about $16,800 a year…a bit more than the U.S. federal poverty line of $12,140 for a single person.” (Bloomberg)
“Regardless of how much I enjoy my job, we really have very little control of where our industry may move 20 or 30 years from now. We also have very little control over the types of government programs like Social Security or Medicare that may assist us financially in the case that we aren’t able to work anymore.” (Millennial Money Diaries)
This is How To “Work Smarter Not Harder”: 3 Secrets From Research (Barking Up The Wrong Tree)
How This Busy Mom Found Financial Freedom Through Real Estate Investing (Coach Carson)
Fun, urgent, or fear-based (Seth Godin)
Reader Suggestions: What to Pack for Lunch (Frugalwoods)
My Favorite Podcast Episode
Brendan Leonard – How to Run 100 Miles, Get Paid to Write Books and Blogs, and Make Movies and Cartoons About Adventure (Wild Ideas Worth Living)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
A fascinating, visual look at how different regions around the world are lit up at night. (Lights on Lights Out)
An interactive site that uses game theory to show the “evolution of trust.” (Nicky Case)
A massive list of quotes & perceptions by Naval Ravikant, one of my favorite thinkers. (Noah Madden)
One Weird Thing I Tried This Week
Stood on one foot while brushing my teeth, alternating feet each day. This improves balance. Also, brushed with my non-dominant hand. This supposedly encourages growth of new brain cells.
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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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