Here are the top articles and videos that really caught my attention, taught me something, or had an impact on me this past week. Check them out and be inspired for the week ahead!
How to Travel to 20 Countries and Build a Massive Business in the Process by Breanden Beneschottis an article I read this week, but will probably keep on my Favorites list for a long time to come. This article appears on Tim Ferris's website as a guest blog post from Breanden Beneschott, an entrepreneur and world traveler who is basically living my dream life!
The super-rich don’t care about us. It will be their downfall by Oliver James This article screams unequal distribution of wealth, and shows how selfish, oblivious and disconnected people in the “top 1%” actually are.
Mistakes you made in your 20s that really don’t matter by Maddy Douglass is proof that I’m not the only one that made [almost all of these] mistakes this decade, and a needed reminder that none of them (even combined) are the end of the world.
6 Wildly Successful Young Power Couples You Should Know by Kelsey Manning gave me hope that being successful in your career doesn’t have to mean being a single old cat lady, but that having someone to [nicely] compete with, can actually be exhilarating.
College Bound? Here’s One Visit You Need to Make by Rob Kron is a great read for anyone about to start college, in college, in grad school, or if you’re a parent (or concerned family member like me!) of a high school student. My little sister is a high school sophomore and I practically forced her and my mom to use Blackrock's one-of-a-kind tool.
How to Be a Friend in Deed by Bruce Feiler calls out everyone who’s ever said, “Oh, your life sucks? Let me know what I can do.” And challenges us to instead, actually be a friend and DO something. I took his advice personally this past week when a friend of mine complained about her sick babies and overwhelming housework for the tenth time, and sent her a maid. Definitely a must-read.
Rethink Your After-Work Routine to Make the Transition Home a Happy One by Sue Shellenbarger provides practical tips on how to disengaged from the office and how not to let your 9 to 5 baggage ruin the enjoyment of your 5 to 9.
How childhood trauma effects health across a lifetime by Nadine Burke Harris. I’m forever intrigued by how sociological and environmental factors affect people over their lifetimes, and how much these factors can forever change who we become. In this video Dr. Harris advocates for rethinking pediatric care to prevent childhood trauma and its deadly effects.