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
- 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
- Staying Calm When You’re Not in Control
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 2 April , 2014 | No CommentsTweet One of the reasons that many people become upset with their lives is that they might not be living according to their priorities. It’s hard to feel satisfied when […]
Posted on 31 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I’ve talked about not wasting your time on unproductive tasks, but consider that you should not waste others’ time either. Commit and follow through, or don’t commit at all. […]
Posted on 26 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago, I read a post on Lifehacker about a new game designed to reduce anxiety when played for 25 minutes. I thought it an interesting concept. […]
Posted on 24 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet I’m a consultant, so generally I have to travel to different cities (hence the mobile minimalism mindset) and basically temporarily live where the clients are. Sometimes my expenses are […]
Posted on 21 March , 2014 | 5 CommentsTweet I always find it interesting to take a look at these rankings that are updated by the Economist magazine. They generally start with “New York City” and assign it […]
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 14 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet As most of you know, I published my own bucket list almost one year ago and I highly encourage all of you to do it. It’s incredibly inspiring for […]
Posted on 12 March , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet One of the recent bits of knowledge that was dropped on me is the fact that adolescence is one of the most important times for brain development. The years […]
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 […]
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Posted on 5 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Lately, we’ve been thinking about moving. My husband is looking for jobs, and that might mean a move. And, even if we end up staying in the same locality, […]
Posted on 3 March , 2014 | No CommentsTweet “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” ~ Margaret B. R
Posted on 27 February , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet I ran across this stunning chart and was floored. It’s so easy to take for granted the energy that we consume and this chart certainly puts that into perspective. […]