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
- Downsizing: How to Decide What to Get Rid Of
- Wishful travelers and the money trees in Britain
- Do You Have a Credit “False Alarm” Slowing You Down?
- Aesop’s Fable: The Farmer and the Stork
- Forced Minimalism: Moving to a Smaller Place
- Your First Apartment: Stocking up on the essentials
- Quote of the month: Abraham Lincoln
- Hold to Minimalist Principles and Don’t Fall for Ads
- Minimalist Art: From 1 sheet of paper
- Is Life Getting More Complicated Because Of Technology?
Posted on 29 March , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet Feeling overwhelmed by your To Do list? Can’t seem to get a handle on ANYTHING? This is a method I’ve mentioned before, but it never hurts to try and […]
Posted on 26 March , 2010 | 12 CommentsTweet I am not talking about cleaning or getting the house ready before your new baby arrives. It’s more of a general sense. A lot of people with clutter have […]
Posted on 24 March , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet (Becky Bloomwood from “Confessions of a Shopaholic” is overwhelmed!) This may seem more like a personal finance goal, but if you don’t spend money on impulse, that means you […]
Posted on 22 March , 2010 | 3 CommentsTweet I’ve just noticed that a lot of what I’ve talked about is big projects, and big steps. Maybe if you’re new to minimalism, the way I was a couple […]
Posted on 19 March , 2010 | 17 CommentsTweet When I mention that I am working towards becoming a minimalist the most common reaction is: Oh I couldn’t do that. Getting rid of all my stuff and living […]
Posted on 17 March , 2010 | 12 CommentsTweet I have repeated one or many of these sentences at different points in my life. “I am just going to set this down over here for now until I […]
Posted on 16 March , 2010 | 2 CommentsTweet I don’t like cut flowers or plants, and I actually prefer having little pots (usually containing things I can eat), but this is a fresh idea for a vase […]
Posted on 15 March , 2010 | 9 CommentsTweet For those of you who know me (either online or offline), you will probably hear at one point or another how much I LOVE external hard drives. Why I […]
Posted on 13 March , 2010 | No CommentsTweet I love the idea. No muss, no fuss. I just wonder if what they’re using to paint (?) the sidewalks with is toxic for the environment when the rain […]
Posted on 12 March , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet Just thought I’d recap what I challenged myself with since trying to pare down my life in all of its aspects. Minimalism isn’t just about owning stuff, it’s also […]
Posted on 10 March , 2010 | 6 CommentsTweet Now that the holiday season is safely past us (well, almost, we just have New Years left), I thought it would be a prime time to pen out a […]
Posted on 8 March , 2010 | 18 CommentsTweet I’m already living the life I want Sure, I have bumps in the road along the way, with not getting any income for months, and having to watch my […]
Posted on 5 March , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet The basic tenet is a change in attitude and the way you see life. In the past, whatever I wanted, I bought. Each time I purchased something, the fast […]
Posted on 3 March , 2010 | 4 CommentsTweet Other points made in the discussion were: You cannot buy or earn happiness Happiness is love Poorer people are happier Being Unhappy is not a bad thing You cannot […]
Posted on 1 March , 2010 | 8 CommentsTweet In a discussion the other day, “happiness” as a topic came up. Everyone brought up great points about how poorer people seem to be happy and that being happy […]