28: On Travel, Reading and Expanding Your Mind

28: On Travel, Reading and Expanding Your Mind

Travelling and reading have a unique way of expanding your mind. They open you up to new possibilities, new ways of living and new concepts.

In this episode, Zachary discusses the lessons learnt from his recent trip to Indonesia.

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20: The Real Reason Why Reading Is Important

20: The Real Reason Why Reading Is Important

Teachers and parents often push the importance of reading. But what they often fail to do is explain why it is so important.

In this episode, Zachary discusses how widely reading (particularly of fiction and autobiographies) increases detachment and allows you to live someone else's life.

"When the characters in our books face moral dilemmas, overcome obstacles, learn and grow, so does the reader. I will never be able to see the world through your eyes, but if I read your book, I would have a greater ability to empathise with your perspective"

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