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
- Quote of the month: Richard Branson
- Do You Know When to Stop?
- You already know the answer to success
- Mandarin Oriental Hotels, A Must Try?
- Applying Minimalism to the Holidays
- The privilege of digital photography to preserve memories
- Another Minimalist Wallet: The Fold
- Getting To Know Your DNA? Would You Do It?
- Add a Little Minimalism to Your Diet
- The world crammed into the density of one city
About Author: MMarquit
Posts by MMarquit
Posted on 4 December , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the hardest things in life is knowing when to stop. When do you stop buying stuff? Stop working? Stop worrying about something? I’ve been struggling a lot lately...
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up your...
Posted on 20 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsWhen we think of minimalism, we often think of getting rid of stuff and perhaps even cutting back on activities. However, it’s a little less common to consider how to...
Posted on 13 November , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the things I notice when I got to the store is that, in many cases, it’s cheaper to by pre-packaged, processed foods than it is to buy healthier...
Posted on 6 November , 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the keys to productivity is minimizing distractions. Distractedness makes it difficult to stay on task, and to accomplish what you want to get done. If you want to...
Posted on 30 October , 2013 | No CommentsThis is the time of year that my son loves. We kick off the holiday season with his birthday at the beginning of November, then we have Thanksgiving, and then...
Posted on 24 October , 2013 | 5 CommentsMany people think that minimalism = nomadism. While these two “isms” intersect quite a bit, the reality is that you don’t have to get rid of everything and live out...
Posted on 17 October , 2013 | No CommentsI love to travel. However, travel tends to put me off my schedule. Everything from when I work to when I eat is turned upside down by travel. Sometimes, it’s...
Posted on 9 October , 2013 | 1 CommentI’ve been very tired lately. I’ve had a few late nights as I get ready for FinCon, and as I get my book ready for publication. (It’s supposed to come...
Posted on 3 October , 2013 | 3 CommentsIt’s been an uncertain few months. We’ve been playing the job search game, and the result isn’t a lot of fun. However, we did manage to figure something out: The...
Posted on 25 September , 2013 | 1 CommentOften, the world conforms to our expectations. It’s not so much a matter of creation conforming to our will, as it is our perceptions bearing out our advanced expectations. I’ve...
Posted on 18 September , 2013 | 1 CommentWhen my son was younger, he was in the habit of biting his nails. It resulted in somewhat gross fingers, as well as concerns sanitation concerns. We did what we...
Posted on 11 September , 2013 | 2 CommentsNumerous studies have been done recently surrounding how we, as humans, feel about spending money. What many agree on is that, in many cases, spending money doesn’t really help you...
Posted on 4 September , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the focuses of many minimalists is to increase productivity. When you are able to get more done in less time, it leaves your day free for the things...
Posted on 28 August , 2013 | 5 CommentsOne of the hardest things for me to do is add another bill to the list of things I have to worry about on a monthly basis. In many cases,...