In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
About Author: Pete
Posts by Pete
Posted on 17 May , 2013 | 2 CommentsIn recent months there has been a pickup in discussions. What sparked it? Marissa Mayer, the recently named CEO of Yahoo announced earlier this year that work-from-home arrangements would no...
Posted on 10 May , 2013 | 1 CommentWorking in the financial industry, I’m very aware of the fact that saving is important. It’s important to start as early as possible and to increase whatever you can set...
Posted on 29 April , 2013 | 1 CommentLast weekend, my wife and I did our first spring cleaning since moving into the new house. It was a bit overdue but we had been forced to push it...
Posted on 26 April , 2013 | 1 CommentAs many of you know, I’m a new father… it does not feel as new now but my baby boy just turned 6 months old so I guess that even...
Posted on 19 April , 2013 | 3 CommentsI’m pretty excited about my upcoming vacations! In a few days, my wife, baby and I leave for Florida for a few days. It’s nothing exotic but it’ll be our...
Posted on 12 April , 2013 | 8 CommentsYou may have heard about the concept. Quite simply, it means getting your inbox to 0 at any point in time and hopefully getting back there on a regular basis....
Posted on 29 March , 2013 | 6 CommentsI’ve discussed how one habit that I’m trying to get rid of is drinking soft drinks. It’s a challenge for me. I also drink a Red Bull once in a...
Posted on 22 March , 2013 | 1 CommentHave you ever had the feeling that de-cluttering doesn’t only apply to materials? We almost all have at least one friendship that we bear since high school or even sooner....
Posted on 15 March , 2013 | 4 CommentsFirst, let me start off by saying that no, I’m not being paid in any way to write about Fitbit, there’s no other incentive than to discuss a device that...
Posted on 8 March , 2013 | 5 CommentsToday I stumbled upon a nice chart from the Economist magazine that you can see on the right. Basically, the study looks into different factors to determine where the “best place...
Posted on 22 February , 2013 | No CommentsA few decades ago, many thought that in the year 2000, the world would be ran by machines and robots. Is it me or does it feel even though things...
Posted on 15 February , 2013 | 3 CommentsI love this quote. Truly love it. I just feel like it’s so easy to get caught up in this world where we never have enough. How could I give...
Posted on 8 February , 2013 | 5 CommentsLately, I’ve talked a lot about the success I’ve had in getting into new habits such as “flossing my teeth”, doing more exercise, running more, etc. Using the “Lift” iPhone...
Posted on 1 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsIn the late months, I’ve seen quite a few people getting back in shape. Whether they did it to lose weight or simply to feel healthier, I’m always impressed by...
Posted on 25 January , 2013 | 7 CommentsI remember growing up, going to school, hoping to one day become a fireman. It lasted for a while and I then moved on to bigger dreams; policeman:) I guess...