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
- Do you own a wardrobe or a bunch of clothes in your closet?
- 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
Decluttering & Organizing Archive
Posted on 23 October , 2013 | 1 CommentIt doesn’t take so long once you become parents to accumulate babies and kids’ stuff. Decluttering is of course the first part into getting organized. Toys and clothes that didn’t...
Posted on 3 July , 2013 | 6 CommentsMy family might be moving soon. My husband has been applying for full-time professor gigs, since he’s kind of tired of the whole adjunct thing. We don’t know if he’ll...
Posted on 29 May , 2013 | 3 CommentsOne of the essential tenets of minimalism is de-cluttering. The point is to de-clutter your home and get rid of the things that are unimportant to you, and that serve...
Posted on 26 April , 2013 | 2 CommentsAs 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 | 4 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 | 9 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 | 2 CommentsHave 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 February , 2013 | 4 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 23 January , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the most interesting things I read recently was the idea that you can start your day out right by making your bed. This constitutes an opportunity for you...
Posted on 21 January , 2013 | 3 Comments5 Strategies to Get Rid of Clutter 1) One-In One-Out Rule This one has never worked with any success for me, but many swear by it. Basically if you bring...
Posted on 18 January , 2013 | 5 CommentsIn my challenge to diminish the amount of stuff in my house, despite having a 5 month old, I’m often discussing with my wife as she is less inclined to...
Posted on 4 January , 2013 | 1 CommentA few weeks ago, I mentioned that I had recently started using the iPhone Lift application. I hope you won’t mind me talking about it some more. The other day,...
Posted on 9 November , 2012 | 4 CommentsI’m probably an extreme. I have hundreds of accounts, some related to my emails, shopping accounts (Amazon, etc.), to my social networks (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), my reward programs, insurance companies,...
Posted on 24 October , 2012 | 4 CommentsI’ve been quite happy lately, going through my home and purging some of the possessions we’ve managed to gather in the five years that we’ve lived here. I dislike clutter...