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
- The Looped Lounger
- Do You Listen To Audio Books?
- How Minimalism Lets You Do What You Love
- Quote of the Month: Walter Bagehot
- World’s Largest Swimming Pool?
- 4 Tips for Improving Your Eating Habits
- Can you live in a hotel?
- Filtering The Urgent Stuff From The Important Stuff
- Do Home Organization Products Really Help?
- Spend, Save or Invest? What to do When You Get a Windfall
Decluttering & Organizing Archive
Posted on 29 May , 2013 | No 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 | 1 CommentAs 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 | 3 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 | 8 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 | 1 CommentHave 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 | 3 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 | 1 Comment5 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 | 4 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 | No CommentsA 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 | 1 CommentI’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...
Posted on 12 October , 2012 | 9 CommentsAs I continue to work on simplifying my life and my mind, one clear challenge for me is disconnecting from my email. I have a smartphone paid by work and...
Posted on 27 August , 2012 | 5 CommentsEveryone has things that they can’t let go. Want to see one of mine? This huge, honking, child-sized teddy bear from Ikea that didn’t cost more than perhaps $20. I...