Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 5

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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 an ultra-athlete on how to live a more intentional life, an article on how F.I. gives you the freedom to watch your kids grow up, and much more. Enjoy!


My Favorite Video

This man lives in an abandoned airplane. How’s that for unconventional housing?

My Favorite Articles

The Best Reason for Financial Independence

via Mr. Tako Escapes

“For me, the proposition of Financial Independence seemed like a very good deal — I gave up all that extra income, but I actually get to spend time with my family now.”


Life After Six Months of Early Retirement

via Think Save Retire

“The fact is I love the freedom ingrained in controlling what I do with my time. I get up in the morning whenever I damn well please. I blog. I record video. I work on projects that interest me, and I certainly don’t worry about money.”


Luxuries Rarely Increase Our Happiness

via Frugalwoods

“When we sign-up for our culture’s materialistic consumer carousel, we’re signing up for a lifetime of spending money. There is always more to buy, more to crave, and more to convince ourselves we need.”


A Story of a Fu** Off Fund

via Paulette Perhach

To build this account, you keep living like you lived as a broke student. Drive the decade-old Civic even after the fender falls off. Buy the thrift store clothes. You waitress on Saturdays, even though you work Monday through Friday.”


How Space Influences What We Buy

via Becoming Minimalist

“Today’s residences are 61% larger than only 40 years ago…Many have grabbed the largest home their pre-approved loan will allow and subsequently filled them to the brim with stuff. As a result, the average household now has 300,000 items.”

My Favorite Podcast

The Minimalists Podcast: Rich

via The Minimalists Podcast

An interview with author and ultra-athlete Rich Roll on how to lead a healthier, less fearful, more intentional life.

“Control is an illusion.” – Rich Roll on letting go of fears


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

-Zach


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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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