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
- What Does Retirement Mean To You?
- 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
Posted on 31 March , 2010 | 7 CommentsI’m totally guilty of this — eating more than I should. I like to load up my plate and just go for it. The fuller, the better. But at the...
Posted on 29 March , 2010 | 3 CommentsFeeling overwhelmed by your To Do list? Can’t seem to get a handle on ANYTHING? This is a method I’ve mentioned before, but it never hurts to try and drive...
Posted on 26 March , 2010 | 12 CommentsI am not talking about cleaning or getting the house ready before your new baby arrives. It’s more of a general sense. A lot of people with clutter have this...
Posted on 24 March , 2010 | 9 Comments(Becky Bloomwood from “Confessions of a Shopaholic” is overwhelmed!) This may seem more like a personal finance goal, but if you don’t spend money on impulse, that means you are...
Posted on 22 March , 2010 | 3 CommentsI’ve just noticed that a lot of what I’ve talked about is big projects, and big steps. Maybe if you’re new to minimalism, the way I was a couple of...
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 17 March , 2010 | 11 CommentsI have repeated one or many of these sentences at different points in my life. “I am just going to set this down over here for now until I find...
Posted on 16 March , 2010 | 2 CommentsI don’t like cut flowers or plants, and I actually prefer having little pots (usually containing things I can eat), but this is a fresh idea for a vase —...
Posted on 15 March , 2010 | 9 CommentsFor those of you who know me (either online or offline), you will probably hear at one point or another how much I LOVE external hard drives. Why I back...
Posted on 13 March , 2010 | No CommentsI love the idea. No muss, no fuss. I just wonder if what they’re using to paint (?) the sidewalks with is toxic for the environment when the rain washes...
Posted on 12 March , 2010 | 8 CommentsJust thought I’d recap what I challenged myself with since trying to pare down my life in all of its aspects. Minimalism isn’t just about owning stuff, it’s also simplifying...
Posted on 10 March , 2010 | 6 CommentsNow that the holiday season is safely past us (well, almost, we just have New Years left), I thought it would be a prime time to pen out a couple...
Posted on 8 March , 2010 | 18 CommentsI’m already living the life I want Sure, I have bumps in the road along the way, with not getting any income for months, and having to watch my expenditures,...
Posted on 5 March , 2010 | 8 CommentsThe basic tenet is a change in attitude and the way you see life. In the past, whatever I wanted, I bought. Each time I purchased something, the fast food...
Posted on 3 March , 2010 | 4 CommentsOther points made in the discussion were: You cannot buy or earn happiness Happiness is love Poorer people are happier Being Unhappy is not a bad thing You cannot buy...