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
- Managing Anger at Your Kids
- Returning to Meditation for Productivity and Health
- Tips for Simplifying Your Finances in the New Year
- Do You Buy Brands that “Do Good”?
- My Main Goal for This Year: More Time for Self-Improvement
- When Did You Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa Claus?
- Holiday Minimalism: Where Do You Spend Your Time?
- Relationship Minimalism: Would You Be Richer as a Single?
- Fighting the Clutter Creep in a New Apartment
- Avoid the Crowds on Black Friday
Posted on 7 January , 2015 | No CommentsTweet When it comes to minimalism, one of the reasons given for making efforts to live with less is the “good” it does. From reducing your carbon footprint to cutting […]
Posted on 31 December , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’m very minimalist when it comes to setting goals each year. I prefer to set between one and four goals, and then work on those all year. Usually, the […]
Posted on 10 December , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Every now and then, when my husband spends money on something that I think is superfluous, I wonder what it would be like if my monthly financial obligations didn’t […]
Posted on 5 November , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Lately, I’ve had a bit of an epiphany. I’ve let my focus on people slip a little bit, particularly when it comes to my son. My son’s new schoolwork […]
Posted on 15 October , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet In a lot of circles, there’s this impression of the introvert as the loner. However, being an introvert isn’t really about disliking people, or not wanting social interaction. And, […]
Posted on 1 October , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of our unfortunate tendencies as humans is to hold on to past mistakes, or to beat ourselves up over the way things have been going. As you dwell […]
Posted on 10 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve been struggling with recently is negativity. As in, I’ve been more negative than I’d like to be. I’ve been trying a few things to […]
Posted on 13 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’m generally ok with going with the flow. In many cases, I’ll let something go if I know I can’t control it. However, this is not the case with […]
Posted on 6 August , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago I heard about a book called “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.” Of course, for minimalists, the idea behind this book is nothing new. According […]
Posted on 1 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life” – Steve Jobs I personally have a lot of respect for Steve Jobs. He was not perfect, […]
Posted on 4 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln
Posted on 9 June , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet This is a question that comes to me in many forms: Are you a minimalist, or just poor and pretending it’s cool? I guess I could be seen as […]
Posted on 6 June , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet “That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex; you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it […]
Posted on 28 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet When my husband and I were first looking for a home almost seven years ago, we had an interesting choice to make. Should we get the biggest home possible? […]
Posted on 14 May , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the things I noticed recently is that the prospect of more money isn’t enough of a motivation to do something. At some point, money as a motivation […]