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
- How to Choose a Credit Card as a College Student
- How to Trade Binary Options Through Various Asset Classes
- 4 Tips for Minimalist Real Estate Investors
- So You Want to Try One-Touch Binary Options Trading?
- Quote of the Month: Imagination Will Take You Everywhere
- Is “Pay Yourself First” a Cliché?
- A Family of 5 With One Car – Extreme Frugality or Common Sense?
- Life… Differently
- How to Work With Minimalist Kitchen
- Ensuring Your Home Improvements Really Are An Improvement
Posted on 29 October , 2010 | 16 CommentsTweet Note: I know water (for example) is technically a “chemical”. Please read “chemical” in this post as it is colloquially used. BACKGROUND I have tried to switch most of […]
Posted on 27 October , 2010 | No CommentsTweet A very interesting video, although I wish they would have shown more of what was at the fair. Watch the video here on BBC news For millionaire Russians, a […]
Posted on 25 October , 2010 | 1 CommentTweet We decide our own priorities by the actions we take. Words are strong as well, but not as definitive as actually getting off our butts and doing something or […]
Posted on 22 October , 2010 | 25 CommentsTweet Sometimes we think about buying or upgrading things just for the sake of it, or for the image. We are our own Joneses. We do a lot of things […]
Posted on 20 October , 2010 | 32 CommentsTweet Second richest man in India, Antilla Mukesh Ambani after Lakshmi Mittal, built this $1 billion dollar monstrosity. Plans were then drawn up for what will be the world’s largest […]
Posted on 18 October , 2010 | 25 CommentsTweet An Australian millionaire gave away his 2.7 million EUR fortune because he finally realized he was falling into a consumerism trap, and money didn’t make him happy. Note to […]
Posted on 15 October , 2010 | 20 CommentsTweet This is BF’s partial story. He too, is a minimalist, but his parents (well, his father) trained him to be like that from young. When they were kids, they […]
Posted on 13 October , 2010 | 38 CommentsTweet Did you know that our bodies absorb about 5lbs of makeup chemicals a YEAR through your skin? Via. That means in a lifetime, if you were to live until […]
Posted on 11 October , 2010 | 21 CommentsTweet ..such as the following phrases: You will never have enough time for anything You will always be in debt Buying a home is the best investment you’ll ever make […]
Posted on 8 October , 2010 | 18 CommentsTweet I’m not sure when this popped into my head: “What am I really working for, here?”, but it helps to go over the exercise once a year at least. […]
Posted on 6 October , 2010 | No CommentsTweet You can’t anticipate the future. Note, I didn’t say “see into the future”, but anticipate. See, if we start just thinking about what we want to do in detail […]
Posted on 4 October , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” Marcus Aurelius, 121 – 180 AD
Posted on 1 October , 2010 | 5 CommentsTweet I think uni-tasking has really gotten a bad rep these past couple of years. All I hear nowadays is: “If you buy this gadget, you can multi-task even more!” […]
Posted on 29 September , 2010 | 5 CommentsTweet It’s a misconception. I know this, because when someone calls my pile of papers messy (which is the way I like to work), I feel a slight twinge of: […]
Posted on 27 September , 2010 | 17 CommentsTweet I have a regular wallet with everything you can possibly think of. But when I am going out without a complicated purpose (just to walk, or to the grocery […]