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 15 February , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet I 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 […]
Posted on 11 February , 2013 | No CommentsTweet Even when you are living a minimalist lifestyle, it’s important to have some sort of income to support you in your needs. While you might not need a lot […]
Posted on 11 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet If you can afford it, traveling is one of those things you should invest in. Yes, I said invest. It is a real investment because you are investing in […]
Posted on 8 February , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet Lately, I’ve talked a lot about the success I’ve had in getting into new habits such as “flossing my teeth”, doing more exercise, running more, etc. Using the “Lift” […]
Posted on 6 February , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet I know people who can’t seem to let go. They hold grudges for perceived slights. They stress out about things that happened in the past that they can’t change […]
Posted on 4 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet I hear this starter sentence a lot: Even I don’t call myself a minimalist, but even I… [insert minimalist-ish sentence here] Examples of minimalist-ish sentences: …”don’t own more than […]
Posted on 1 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet In the late months, I’ve seen quite a few people getting back in shape. Whether they did it to lose weight or simply to feel healthier, I’m always impressed […]
Posted on 1 February , 2013 | No CommentsTweet “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it” —Aristotle
Posted on 30 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsTweet One thing I’ve found in my life is that when I focus on what I don’t have, or when I focus too much on myself, I start to feel […]
Posted on 28 January , 2013 | 10 CommentsTweet Disclamer: This is obviously my own personal opinion, but I really felt strongly about China when I was there, so read at your own discretion. I am not posting […]
Posted on 25 January , 2013 | 9 CommentsTweet I remember growing up, going to school, hoping to one day become a fireman. It lasted for a while and I then moved on to bigger dreams; policeman:) I […]
Posted on 23 January , 2013 | No CommentsTweet One 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 […]
Posted on 21 January , 2013 | 3 CommentsTweet 5 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 […]
Posted on 19 January , 2013 | 1 CommentTweet By almost any modern standard, I had a very simple wedding. It didn’t cost very much, and everything, from the decor to the dress I wore, was simple. It […]
Posted on 18 January , 2013 | 5 CommentsTweet In 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 […]