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
- Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint while Traveling
- 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?
Posted on 3 May , 2013 | 2 CommentsMen have become the tools of their tools. Henry David Thoreau
Posted on 1 April , 2013 | 3 CommentsThe most common (and negative) comment I get about any kind of wardrobe post is: You don’t need that much as a minimalist! You’re crazy/psychotic! You’re just pushing people to...
Posted on 4 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsI hear this starter sentence a lot: Even I don’t call myself a minimalist, but even I… [insert minimalist-ish sentence here] Examples of minimalist-ish sentences: …”don’t own more than 5...
Posted on 3 October , 2012 | No Comments“A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” – Margaret Mead American Cultural Anthropologist
Posted on 5 September , 2012 | No Comments“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing” – Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist and philosopher
Posted on 18 July , 2012 | 8 CommentsI’ve always wondered if there were rules concerning how many clothes or laptops were enough. To be fair, no one needs more than a couple of outfits a week and...
Posted on 16 July , 2012 | 1 CommentI started thinking about the concept of time when I came across this quote by Soren Kierkegaard: Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. We...
Posted on 2 May , 2012 | 2 Comments“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Posted on 2 April , 2012 | 1 Comment“Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” Lao Tzu
Posted on 5 March , 2012 | No Comments“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite...
Posted on 8 February , 2012 | 2 CommentsYes, that’s Dita von Teese. I wish I had the picture credit. When we do things for the future, like make plans or save money for retirement, we are doing...
Posted on 6 February , 2012 | 2 Comments“We don’t need to increase our goods nearly as much as we need to scale down our wants. Not wanting something is as good as possessing it.” Donald Horban
Posted on 6 January , 2012 | 5 Comments“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius
Posted on 5 December , 2011 | 2 Comments“Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” Will Rogers