Articles on Lifestyle

You can’t afford your lifestyle if you’re going into debt for it

Saving a bit at a time is a lot easier and less painful than trying to come up with 5-figures at the end of the year when it’s time to refill your retirement coffers.

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A Family of Parasites

Trop Bon, Trop Con: When you are too nice and it hurts you financially

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How to travel hassle-free and worry-free with these 10 tips

I used to travel almost 90% of the time when I was a consultant on the road (these days, I’m homebound), and here are my top travel tips.

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How I and my partner grew up with and without stuff

Emily’s post are our kids fated to live a life of excessive consumerism gave me an idea to talk about how I grew up with stuff and […]

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Real and Fake Food Things You May Not Have Been Aware Of (Part 2)

Part One can be read here: Whatever happened to our real food?. After I hit “Publish” on the post, I set to work listing out […]

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All the wrong reasons to be a minimalist

Minimalism fails if you don’t want to become one for the right reasons. It can be easy to dismiss becoming a minimalist, or a psuedo-minimalist […]

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Are minimalists just cheap?

Minimalism is not just for people who are cheap. It’s for those who want to live a different lifestyle.

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Living in an extended stay hotel as a mobile, modern nomad lifestyle

I’ve lived in plenty of hotels full-time. People find it glamorous (it is not), and people find it weird (also not true). WHY WOULD ANYONE […]

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Are you ‘poor’ or are you simply ‘broke’?

Maybe you don’t think there’s a difference between being ‘poor’ or ‘broke’, but this is how I see it. Being Poor = You simply don’t […]

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What are ‘Wants’ and what are ‘Needs’?

Here’s how I see it. NEEDS: Basic Food — Cooked from scratch Shelter — Rented or not, ideally in a safe environment Clothing — Basic […]

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Is it hoarding or collecting?

Is it hoarding or collecting?

My aunt who is the Vice-President in one of the divisions of a huge global firm, has a thing for shoes. Correction, she has a […]

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