May 3, 2022

64 : Retiring Early, Discovering Enough & Practicing Generosity with Nirav Shah


Welcome to the Mindful FIRE Podcast, where we explore living mindfully on the path to financial independence and beyond.

On today's episode, I'm joined by my new friend Nirav Shah. Nirav is a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, and he started the meditation blog, meditativeman.org. After retiring at the age of 49 from a career in technology.

Nirav extremely passionate about helping people find the elusive peace within and to that end has recently written and released a book called Shortcut to Serenity.

In today's conversation we discuss:

  • How Nirav retired early from his career in technology
  • What led Nirav to give up his successful business to retire early
  • What Nirav is up to in retirement?
  • Why generosity and philanthropy are so powerful
  • "The Mexican Fisherman Story"
  • What is enough?
  • Nirav's thoughts on "Generational Wealth"
  • The importance of financial literacy
  • Second generation financial independence

Get in Touch with Nirav

- Nirav's New Book - Shortcut to Serenity

- Nirav's Website - meditativeman.org

- Nirav's Free Guided Meditations

- Nirav Shah on LinkedIn

Links and Resources

- Episode 35 with JG Larochette of The Mindful LIfe Project

- Choose FI Podcast

- Free Financial Independence 101 Training

- Free Choose FI Pre-k - 12 Financial Literacy Curriculum

- Foodforthoughtdenver.org

Books Mentioned

- The Simple Path to Wealth

- Shortcut to Serenity

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