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
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
Posted on 9 November , 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet I’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 […]
Posted on 7 November , 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet One of the ways that you can simplify your financial life is to automate your finances. Automation can make it easier for your finances to essentially take care of […]
Posted on 5 November , 2012 | No CommentsTweet “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up” – Thomas Edison American inventor, scientist, and businessman who […]
Posted on 2 November , 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet A few years ago, I was able to take 15 days off or so and leave with my sister to South Africa which turned out to be an incredible […]
Posted on 31 October , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet When work becomes stressful, you still have 10 things on your To Do list that have to get done this week and you feel frazzled, how do you relax? […]
Posted on 29 October , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet Many people talk about being a slave to any of the following: debt money your job cigarettes coffee image and status car house Some are even proud to admit […]
Posted on 26 October , 2012 | 7 CommentsTweet In the past year, I moved into a new place and had my first kid. I live in a residential place but near my place there is one pharmacy […]
Posted on 24 October , 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet I’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 […]
Posted on 22 October , 2012 | 9 CommentsTweet We as a society, have a problem with shaming others and not seeing the good in the actions others take. We shame others for even taking the smallest of […]
Posted on 19 October , 2012 | 6 CommentsTweet Last month, I had 2 quick trips planned. A big part of the reason why they were so quick is obviously because I have a 2 month old […]
Posted on 17 October , 2012 | No CommentsTweet Hi, this is Pete:) Today, I’m very happy to announce that we now have 3rd writer, Miranda who will be sharing her very unique perspective on minimalism, she is […]
Posted on 15 October , 2012 | 2 CommentsTweet Feel like you’re in a rut and you aren’t making any progress? Sometimes I get to the point where I think: Ugh. Same old same old. I feel like […]
Posted on 12 October , 2012 | 10 CommentsTweet As 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 […]
Posted on 10 October , 2012 | 3 CommentsTweet We all know about minimalism in general, especially for houses, but from my trip to Asia, here are some more interesting ways to be minimalist, even in your […]
Posted on 8 October , 2012 | 4 CommentsTweet When you go on a vacation, do you really relax? For me, it depends. I obviously love to travel so I like to visit other countries where I’ve been […]