Mini-Retirements, Travel, & Redefining Success | MHFI 159

Doug and Carl talk to Amy Minkley, founder of FI Freedom Retreats and all around stellar human.

  • Discovering FIRE
  • How a chaotic childhood shaped Amy’s money views
  • Studying History at university
  • Moving to Asia to teach ESL
  • Overworking to feel worthy
  • Job induced depression
  • The incredible benefits of mini-retirements
  • Two More Year Syndrome
  • Traveling with purpose
  • FartFIRE

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0:00 Intro

1:03 How Amy discovered FIRE

5:00 Growing up

8:58 University

14:38 Living abroad

17:10 Are gap years mini-retirements?

22:29 Finding community

28:25 Amy’s first FI retreat

30:51 The One Year syndrome

36:16 Amy’s FI Freedom retreat

38:30 Making friends

40:51 The perfect day

43:58 Where you can find Amy

47:19 Soundcheck