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 8 February , 2013 | 5 CommentsLately, I’ve talked a lot about the success I’ve had in getting into new habits such as “flossing my teeth”, doing more exercise, running more, etc. Using the “Lift” iPhone...
Posted on 6 February , 2013 | 1 CommentI know people who can’t seem to let go. They hold grudges for perceived slights. They stress out about things that happened in the past that they can’t change now....
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 1 February , 2013 | 2 CommentsIn the late months, I’ve seen quite a few people getting back in shape. Whether they did it to lose weight or simply to feel healthier, I’m always impressed by...
Posted on 1 February , 2013 | No Comments“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it” —Aristotle
Posted on 30 January , 2013 | 2 CommentsOne thing I’ve found in my life is that when I focus on what I don’t have, or when I focus too much on myself, I start to feel unhappy....
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 25 January , 2013 | 7 CommentsI remember growing up, going to school, hoping to one day become a fireman. It lasted for a while and I then moved on to bigger dreams; policeman:) I guess...
Posted on 23 January , 2013 | No CommentsOne of the most interesting things I read recently was the idea that you can start your day out right by making your bed. This constitutes an opportunity for you...
Posted on 21 January , 2013 | 1 Comment5 Strategies to Get Rid of Clutter 1) One-In One-Out Rule This one has never worked with any success for me, but many swear by it. Basically if you bring...
Posted on 19 January , 2013 | 1 CommentBy almost any modern standard, I had a very simple wedding. It didn’t cost very much, and everything, from the decor to the dress I wore, was simple. It wasn’t...
Posted on 18 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsIn my challenge to diminish the amount of stuff in my house, despite having a 5 month old, I’m often discussing with my wife as she is less inclined to...
Posted on 16 January , 2013 | 1 CommentOne of the cornerstones of a high quality of life is good health. Luckily, minimalism and good health tend to go hand in hand. Those who live a minimalist lifestyle...
Posted on 14 January , 2013 | 4 CommentsJust look at what they put in what you eat in processed foods (Damn Cool Pictures). I am not sure I believe everything 100%, but it still makes you think....
Posted on 11 January , 2013 | 2 CommentsEvery day, I wake up with a great outlook on the day ahead, or at least try to do so. There are many reasons why that include my family and...