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 17 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve noticed that, when I want to think better, it helps to have a decluttered area. I’ve known this for a long time, but sometimes we are treated to […]
Posted on 15 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I do find urban graffiti beautiful as well (some of it is incredible), but this 3D, textural take on graffiti takes the cake! Newspaper butterflies flying up and around […]
Posted on 10 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the things I’ve been struggling with recently is negativity. As in, I’ve been more negative than I’d like to be. I’ve been trying a few things to […]
Posted on 8 September , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet People can call it strange, but I say brilliant. You won’t have to give up the camera to a stranger to take a picture of you (what if they […]
Posted on 3 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve managed to make it to my new home. My family has been in place for a little less than two weeks, and we are getting to know the […]
Posted on 1 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Making organizing a bookshelf fun. It also shows you some great ways to be able to organize your books, like by colour or even backwards! Via Apartment Therapy
Posted on 27 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet It’s been an interesting few days. I’ve moved across the country. However, as is often the case when you have someone else do the bulk of the moving on […]
Posted on 25 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The trick is just to change your mindset so that you need no more than what you have. As for the question of wanting more, it’s something that can […]
Posted on 20 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet When I travel, I try to pack light. This is something I am trying to teach my son, who seems to think that he needs to bring everything that […]
Posted on 18 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet This cyclindrical design is a modular protype that provides flexible space within a minimum housing unit. Three different sections are dedicated to different functional needs: there’s a bed and […]
Posted on 13 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’m generally ok with going with the flow. In many cases, I’ll let something go if I know I can’t control it. However, this is not the case with […]
Posted on 11 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Recycling at its best, folks. The town of San Pablo, Philippines recycles old plastic bottles to build a new school. They collected bottles at the event and the Bottle School […]
Posted on 8 August , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet I personally consider this to be a fascinating subject. I chose the number 4 because of the 4-hour workweek by Tim Ferriss, a book that talks about increasing productivity […]
Posted on 6 August , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago I heard about a book called “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.” Of course, for minimalists, the idea behind this book is nothing new. According […]
Posted on 4 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Man came into a forest, and made a petition to the Trees to provide him a handle for his axe. The Trees consented to his request, and gave […]