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
- Working From Home… Is It Good Or Bad?
- 10 Actions That Can Help You Feel Better Now
- Babyoom grows with your baby
- Spending Or Saving?
- Improve Your Life By Setting Priorities
- You don’t really need to know the language
- Quote of the Month: Henry David Thoreau
- Do You Judge Non-Minimalists?
- Spring Cleaning
- Trading In Baby/Kids Clothes? Sounds Like A Great Concept
Posted on 15 June , 2011 | 8 CommentsFrom my (and BF’s) personal experiences, being a minimalist has a lot of benefits, namely being able to be a sort of a nomad. I used to joke (early on)...
Posted on 18 May , 2011 | 37 CommentsBla bla bla. You’ve heard me wax poetic about sleeping on the floor, but I thought I’d go into a bit more detail about all of the benefits to us,...
Posted on 22 November , 2010 | 15 CommentsThe biggest reason is that it is easy to misplace things. If I am not organized with my files and a clutter bug, I could potentially misplace any of the...
Posted on 15 November , 2010 | 50 CommentsPeople always ask why I became a minimalist, and my answer is always: The less you have and do, the more you will feel free. That simple sentence took me...
Posted on 25 June , 2010 | 8 CommentsYes and No. Yes, because the answer to 90% of your questions such as “should I buy this?” is “No”. There, done. *dusts hands off* No, because you have to...
Posted on 14 December , 2009 | 5 Comments… go far beyond just the price of the items. We also have to deal with the consequences of having stuff. We have to: Move it out of the way...
Posted on 9 November , 2009 | 12 CommentsClutter isn’t just about making you stressed out and irritated, it can actually have an impact on your wallet and your bank account! 1. When you can’t find something, you...
Posted on 21 October , 2009 | 14 CommentsWhy I dislike gifts and gifting I have had so many homemade things given to me like iPod cosies, joke magnets, candles, cheap things for the kitchen that I don’t...
Posted on 30 September , 2009 | 28 CommentsWhat do Minimalist Homes look like? It’s all in the details. Instead of having lots of everything, minimalism focuses on having fewer things, but in higher quality or with sentimental...
Posted on 26 September , 2009 | No CommentsToday’s Saturday Project is to reflect on what you’ve committed or over-committed yourself to doing in your life. Maybe you have all of your commitments in one place, and your...
Posted on 16 September , 2009 | 26 CommentsEveryone wants to know all the benefits of being a minimalist. So I came up with my top 5 reasons. There are plenty more reasons as a result of these...