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
- What Does Retirement Mean To You?
- Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint while Traveling
- Statistics on Passwords and Tips on How to Make Them Better
- 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
About Author: MMarquit
Posts by MMarquit
Posted on 22 May , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the seeming contradictions of living a minimalist lifestyle is the way that travel can increase your carbon footprint. Travel is a regular part of the minimalist lifestyle; since...
Posted on 15 May , 2013 | No CommentsSometimes, I feel a little “down.” We all do. There have even been times when I’ve struggled for days — and even weeks — at a time. However, there are...
Posted on 8 May , 2013 | No CommentsNot too long ago, I was on the verge of a breakdown. I wasn’t happy with the amount of work I was doing, and I didn’t feel as though I...
Posted on 1 May , 2013 | 3 CommentsWe all like to have validation for our choices, and this includes the choice to live a minimalist lifestyle. Unfortunately, in our quest to feel as though we are doing...
Posted on 24 April , 2013 | 6 CommentsRecently, I bought my first iPhone. I’ve been against buying a smart phone for years, mainly because we have a home phone, and my Tracfone does well enough. However, my...
Posted on 17 April , 2013 | 1 CommentA couple of years ago, my son was big on complaining of boredom. If he wasn’t being entertained right now, it was a major issue. I wondered why he couldn’t...
Posted on 10 April , 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the things I am learning firsthand right now is that your health can have an impact on your productivity. If you want to improve your productivity, one of...
Posted on 3 April , 2013 | No CommentsIf you want to improve your life, one of the best things you can do is make sure you are exercising enough. In order to have a good quality of...
Posted on 27 March , 2013 | No CommentsThe tenets of minimalism go hand in hand with sustainability. When you make an effort to live better with less stuff, you automatically reduce your impact on the environment. As...
Posted on 20 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the first things that many assume about minimalism is that you have to get rid of everything in order to really be living the lifestyle. But is that...
Posted on 15 March , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne of the best ways to express your minimalism is to give gifts that help others. With Mother’s Day coming up, you can plan to give a gift that keeps...
Posted on 13 March , 2013 | 1 CommentIn my household, we’re striking a balance between my love of experiences and the fact that my husband likes things. So far, it’s worked out reasonably well, since my husband...
Posted on 6 March , 2013 | 2 Comments“I’m fine the way I am.” “I won’t change for anyone.” “Why should I change?” We live in a world where society believes that acceptance is important. We are all...
Posted on 27 February , 2013 | No CommentsFor many of us, it’s common to connect stuff with happiness. It’s often seen as a status thing. The more stuff you have, the “cooler” you are — especially if...
Posted on 20 February , 2013 | No CommentsStress can be a real killer. It doesn’t just cause emotional strain in your life; it can also cause physical problems that lead to health issues. We’re so busy in...