Category: Simplify

Don’t Organise, Tidy Up

Sunset in Singapore

If you have been following my blog, you would know that I am a “seasoned home mover“. I have been moving home almost every two years for the past eight years. You would also have read about my crazy outlet shopping trips when I was in the US for conferences as the stuff at the US

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Go Green Travelling

Bamboo Grove at Arashiyama

Go green travelling? Doesn’t that sound rather oxymoron? I know. Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying not to fly because if we travel to places that are far, we have to catch a flight. But that doesn’t stop us from looking at different ways to go green while we travel, even in small

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What is Simplicity?

Lorong Halus Punggol Park

What does living a life of simplicity mean to you? Are you pursuing a life of simplicity? If you have read my blog page “About” would know that I am pursuing a life of simplicity. But what do I mean by that? Instead of just sharing my point of view, I searched the web to

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Tidying Up for the New Year

Simplicity Leonardo Da Vinci

Finding Bliss in Simplicity Ask anyone about the art of tidying, the odds are they will nearly all mention Marie Kondo and her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. After multiple rounds of decluttering exercise that do not seem to end, I decided to check out Marie Kondo’s book, her once-in-a-lifetime tidying marathon and every item that

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Less Stuff, More Happiness

I have moved to my new apartment for more than four months. During these four months, I did some major decluttering especially my wardrobe, shoes, bags and kitchenware. Besides giving away three big bags of clothes (Decluttering my Bedroom), I sold a number of stuff which add up to a decent cash back. This is a

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Reduce & Recycle Waste

Nespresso Citz

Last week, I had an interesting exchange with a reader from Australia who voiced her concern about me drinking Nespresso coffee because the used coffee pods are non-biodegradable and creating a landfill problem.  I thought I should write a post on  waste reduction and social responsibility. Reducing Waste Reducing waste requires extra effort and cost and

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Decluttering My Finances

As I declutter my possessions, I also started decluttering my finances by listing down and reviewing my expenses and investments.  This helps me to understand my spending pattern and how best to manage my finance and to build up passive income. Monthly Expenses Income tax, property tax, home mortgage, insurance, utilities, internet and mobile phone

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