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
- Condos: The Ultimate Minimalist Home
- Labels are Not For People… brought to you by?
- Minimalist Healthy Snacks for the Summer
- When Was the Last Time You Felt Passionate?
- Kids Won’t Change You…
- What is Your Inner Schedule and How to Make it Work
- Short Travels: Suitcase for Kids
- Why My Happiness is More Important than My Children’s
- Moving to Green Personal Care: Sunscreen and Mascara
- Communicate With an Agent to Save More on Your Policy
Posted on 27 July , 2015 | No CommentsTweet I usually don’t like making “free” advertisements here if they are not directly related to you readers, but this time I will. For only one reason: it is […]
Posted on 9 July , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Last Monday, I went back to the stable for a horse-riding lesson. I have been riding for 20 years! I had to stop for a while because of slight […]
Posted on 11 May , 2015 | 1 CommentTweet Last Sunday, I opened up my Facebook to see what was new. Some words caught my attention: “Hell exists”. That was linked to a video. Quite impossible to not […]
Posted on 27 April , 2015 | No CommentsTweet I prefer advising you upfront: this post will be quite personal. It’s a general topic. It’s something I think we will all be facing at least one time in […]
Posted on 23 March , 2015 | 9 CommentsTweet It’s no secret that I live in Canada, an open-minded modern society who preaches equal rights for women and men. I’m proud to be part of a country in […]
Posted on 16 February , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Last week, I watched this video of a young teenager, Logan LaPlante, explaining his “hackschooling”. You can watch it below, but in case you can’t access it, here is […]
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 | 2 CommentsTweet 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 | 2 CommentsTweet 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 […]