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 29 October , 2012 | 1 CommentMany people talk about being a slave to any of the following: debt money your job cigarettes coffee image and status car house Some are even proud to admit it!...
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 7 May , 2012 | 4 CommentsAt the end of the day, we all do the same things: we eat, we do things, we sleep. Whether you have a modest salary or millions of dollars, we...
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 18 January , 2012 | 26 CommentsHere it is: I stopped using laundry detergent and dryer sheets 2 years ago… …and my clothes get just as clean. Yup. You heard (read?) me right. 9 reasons for...
Posted on 16 November , 2011 | 8 CommentsHow do you deal with gifts as a minimalist? Giving gifts is not a problem for me, especially if the person I am gifting is not a minimalist, but receiving...
Posted on 10 August , 2011 | 10 CommentsThe typical idea of acting rich is to drive a huge Mercedes or BMW, live in a posh condo in downtown Manhattan, or a huge McMansion in Silicon Valley. The...
Posted on 27 June , 2011 | 30 CommentsYou know how the saying goes: “Find something you’re passionate about and the money will follow?” Working for money is a necessary evil, but it doesn’t have to be evil...
Posted on 23 May , 2011 | 7 CommentsThis study just focuses on Americans, but let’s not ignore the fact that Canada spends a lot too, and so do other First World countries. Other notables are emerging markets...
Posted on 18 April , 2011 | 24 CommentsReader Lani wrote in asking…. How do you get past those feelings of: I don’t want to lose that money What if I need it again I could save so...
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 1 April , 2011 | 23 CommentsThe Guide to Simplifying Your Life At the Office Kitchen & Eating Routines Wardrobe & Closet Self-Maintenance Time Management House and Home Finances Automate your Finances Consolidate your bank accounts...
Posted on 21 February , 2011 | 57 CommentsI mentioned recently that BF did the preliminary budget per person, and came out to $9700 per person for our trip which includes food, lodging, transportation and flights but not...
Posted on 18 October , 2010 | 25 CommentsAn 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 all...
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