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 28 January , 2013 | 9 CommentsDisclamer: This is obviously my own personal opinion, but I really felt strongly about China when I was there, so read at your own discretion. I am not posting this...
Posted on 12 November , 2012 | No CommentsA long time ago, I wrote this post called: “Living the Dream” on my other blog, and a reader wrote in that while it was nice they had all of...
Posted on 26 September , 2012 | 11 CommentsNote: This post is a mental exercise for myself, rather than giving tips or giving any kind of specific enlightening “ah hah” moments, if there ever were any to begin...
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 28 March , 2012 | 2 CommentsI say this, because BF and I are both consultants. As a result, we’ve both lived out of suitcases for a long periods of time without fixed addresses. We’ve stayed...
Posted on 19 October , 2011 | 13 CommentsI was thinking about this the other day as I was looking around the hotel apartment: We really don’t have a lot of stuff, do we? Then I started thinking...
Posted on 30 September , 2011 | 46 CommentsI always talk about minimizing, minimums for wardrobes and minimalism. How about the MAXIMUM you should have in a wardrobe? I say the number is 25 at a maximum. 25...
Posted on 12 September , 2011 | 4 CommentsBuying things to be happy is easier than really working on being happy Buying things and making money is easier because all it takes is money. Not skill, discipline or...
Posted on 29 August , 2011 | 59 CommentsJust the other day BF turns to me and says: You know darling, if you just cut your hair down short like mine, you could save a LOT of money...
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 3 August , 2011 | 16 CommentsI’m getting a lot of little comments here and there along the lines of: You didn’t go to the right places You don’t know where the locals eat (& you...
Posted on 4 April , 2011 | 28 CommentsSo you’re a minimalist. You’ve given up everything but a mug, 2 cups, 2 plates, 2 sets of cutlery, a futon on the floor, a TV, 25 pieces of your...
Posted on 24 December , 2010 | 6 CommentsNow is the perfect time to take care of your mental distractions. Things such as unsaid words, open disagreements or anything outstanding are small things, but like small pieces of...
Posted on 1 November , 2010 | 38 CommentsAre we all a bunch of posers who are jumping on the minimalism bandwagon? Aspiring Minimalist wrote in her post Is Less More? -Recently I received a comment from a...
Posted on 25 October , 2010 | 1 CommentWe decide our own priorities by the actions we take. Words are strong as well, but not as definitive as actually getting off our butts and doing something or deciding...
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