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 27 August , 2012 | 4 CommentsEveryone has things that they can’t let go. Want to see one of mine? This huge, honking, child-sized teddy bear from Ikea that didn’t cost more than perhaps $20. I...
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 13 February , 2012 | 14 CommentsI like stuff. I really do. I like using it, buying it (former shopaholic here!), and I do get a certain amount of satisfaction out of what I own. Could...
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 25 April , 2011 | 23 CommentsPhotographer’s Biography Huang Qingjun Born in September 1971 in Daqing, Heilongjiang Province In January 1999, joined the Chinese Photographers’ Association Now is the professional artist I saw these images and...
Posted on 26 January , 2011 | 16 CommentsThis article has been written as part of the ’Life Beyond Norms’ series; a collaborative project aimed at dispelling societal norms that have been handed down, or unwittingly thrust upon us....
Posted on 24 January , 2011 | 7 CommentsYou can read the post from BBC and watch the video about the French House that was locked for 100 years here. “….he decorated the house with imported tapestries, paintings...
Posted on 14 January , 2011 | 32 CommentsI think the picture says it all. You can click on it to make it larger… Note: I never said what the picture says to me as a minimalist. I...
Posted on 27 December , 2010 | 73 CommentsJust had a fire alarm the other night at 10 p.m., and was grumpily tweeting about it when I realized it’d be a great post. (Yes, I sleep at 9...
Posted on 15 October , 2010 | 20 CommentsThis is BF’s partial story. He too, is a minimalist, but his parents (well, his father) trained him to be like that from young. When they were kids, they weren’t...
Posted on 19 July , 2010 | 7 CommentsHalf of the people in my life are obsessed about stuff. I am no exception. I definitely lust after new technology, or things I am dreaming to own some day…...
Posted on 19 March , 2010 | 17 CommentsWhen 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 like...
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...