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
“Compelled by Jack London’s assertion, that ‘any man who is a man can travel alone’, I sought an adventure of perfect solitude. Yet, as I came to realize, the harsh truths of travelling in such a formidable environment were a long way from the romantic images I’d held of this land.”
My Favorite Articles
Travel Hacking 101: How it Affects Your Credit and Other Burning Questions (The Luxe Strategist)
The Most Successful People Are the Ones You’ve Never Heard Of (Ryan Holiday)
The Impossible Price of the Motherhood Tax (Money After Graduation)
Why Millionaires Are Frugal Even Past Financial Independence (The Frugal Gene)
Confessions of an Early Retiree: I Don’t Envy Retirement (Think Save Retire)
My Favorite Podcast Episodes
Jack Kornfield – Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy in the Present (The Tim Ferriss Show)
The Magic Number – A possible foray into business TV for Amazon, the most well-connected man in hedge funds, how to lie with surveys, your magic retirement number & much more. (Animal Spirits Podcast)
Miscellaneous Links I Liked
This is Where Your Childhood Memories Went – “Your brain needs to forget in order to grow.” (Nautilus)
“A timeline of the conversations between Earth and the spacecraft of the Apollo 11 mission from liftoff to splashdown.” (c82)
Dani Shapiro on the Hard Art of Balancing Writing and Social Media (Literary Hub)
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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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