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
- Using Cloud Services For Better Communications
- The Advantages of Living in Smaller Spaces
- A Village of 100 People
- The great beauty of Rome: an alternative guide
- Having Dinner In Paradise?
- What is Mortgage Life Insurance, and Do You Need the Protection?
- Nutella Jars turn into great drinking glasses afterwards
- Quote of the Month: Massimo Vignelli
- Do You Live According to Your Priorities?
- Don’t waste other people’s time
Posted on 16 April , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago, I talked to a man who lives the tiny house lifestyle. My conversation with him got me thinking about living in smaller spaces, and the […]
Posted on 4 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Minimalism is not a style, it is an attitude, a way of being. It’s a fundamental reaction against noise, visual noise, disorder, vulgarity. Minimalism is the pursuit of the […]
Posted on 19 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve noticed about technology is that it has great potential for helping me apply minimalist principles to my life. In fact, technology has helped me […]
Posted on 10 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Many people find studio apartments weird. You’re eating, cooking, sleeping and working in the same area. When guests come over, they feel like they’re intruding into your private bedroom […]
Posted on 26 February , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet One of the things that I’ve been thinking about lately is the quest that many of us have for novelty. We want new experiences and new things. However, while […]
Posted on 12 February , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A few days ago, Pat Flynn posted this question on his Facebook page: Ok, tell the truth…what percentage of the clothes that you own do you actually wear? I […]
Posted on 5 February , 2014 | 8 CommentsTweet Many people know that I’m an avid reader. As a result, when people are looking for reading options, they often ask me about my Kindle experience, and why I […]
Posted on 27 January , 2014 | 6 CommentsTweet I broke down. I gave in to the Apple mothership and purchased an iPad a year ago. My main reasons for choosing the iPad It’s in colour. I read […]
Posted on 24 January , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I sometimes wonder if our new way of living will have an impact on our health down the road. Think about all of the things that were proven to […]
Posted on 20 January , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet From the BBC (love them!!), comes an article on average home sizes around the world in meters squared. For reference: 1 square meter = 10.7639104 square feet USA = […]
Posted on 17 January , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet In many ways, life used to be much easier to manage. One of the big reasons why is how careful we all have now to be with privacy concerns. […]
Posted on 15 January , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I’m not normally known for my penny pinching ways, since I think that it’s a whole lot of work. However, I don’t like to waste my money on things […]
Posted on 1 January , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet The turning over of a New Year means a lot of things to many different people. It’s not uncommon, even for those who don’t make New Year’s Resolutions, to […]
Posted on 4 December , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the hardest things in life is knowing when to stop. When do you stop buying stuff? Stop working? Stop worrying about something? I’ve been struggling a lot […]
Posted on 27 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up […]