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
- Statistics on Passwords and Tips on How to Make Them Better
- 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
Posted on 22 October , 2012 | 8 CommentsWe as a society, have a problem with shaming others and not seeing the good in the actions others take. We shame others for even taking the smallest of steps...
Posted on 15 October , 2012 | 1 CommentFeel like you’re in a rut and you aren’t making any progress? Sometimes I get to the point where I think: Ugh. Same old same old. I feel like I...
Posted on 8 August , 2012 | 5 CommentsLife is way more interesting if you are challenged at every turn, even sinking down to the very bottom depths of despair, than if everything were to come too easily...
Posted on 4 May , 2012 | 5 CommentsIf I had millions of bucks, I’d keep doing what I’m doing. No change except maybe clearing my parents’ mortgage. I’d even keep my job and keep working, living the...
Posted on 14 March , 2012 | 8 CommentsSeriously. It’s just a video with a Japanese guy ironing a shirt. I can’t believe I watched it, and liked it. All I can say is that it felt like...
Posted on 25 January , 2012 | 12 Comments“Living, loving life today. Here, now.” What’s your 6-word memoir?
Posted on 21 October , 2011 | 12 CommentsWe have drive-throughs for any service that can be performed while you are sitting in your car, including BANKING (this makes no sense to me). It used to be a...
Posted on 17 October , 2011 | 8 CommentsReasons why naysayers shouldn’t be listened to 100% of the time. Listen to their advice, extract the good, useful bits of advice disguised as negativity to help you on your...
Posted on 10 October , 2011 | 10 CommentsA good wake-up call for anyone who works, including myself is to make sure you aren’t taking what you have for granted. Here are some behaviours Psychology Today outlined: Tardiness...
Posted on 22 August , 2011 | 4 CommentsWhat you want to do with your life is limitless. Sure, there’s a lot of blood, sweat, tears and hard work along the way, but if you give up before...
Posted on 8 July , 2011 | 21 Comments“I don’t know” We hear a lot of this these days when we ask what someone’s dream or ambition is. If you want something badly enough, you are going to...
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 4 May , 2011 | 11 CommentsSomeone asked whether or not I had my life planned out for the next 20 years. The short answer is: Yes, I have a good idea of what I want...
Posted on 11 April , 2011 | 8 CommentsA great question sent in by a very sweet reader Tammy, to ask me to please explain the concept of ‘quality over quantity’, and to apply it to minimalism. WHAT...
Posted on 7 April , 2011 | 7 CommentsThe Guide to Simplifying Your Life [At the Office] Go Paperless Telecommute (if you can) One-touch system into three steps Clean up your computer desktop and bookmarks Use computer shortcuts...
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