Think Small. Think Simple

Russian Matryoshka Doll

Have you heard of the “5 Cs”? Do you know what the “5 Cs” stand for? Many years ago “5 Cs” was a big thing. Everyone was working hard, pursuing their 5 Cs – Cash, Credit Card, Car, Condo and Country Club Membership. As for me and my peers, our focus was on the first […]

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A “New” Economy 

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When I started reducing my possessions, a few friends joke that I need to continue to spend on luxurious goods to help drive the economy. Does living a life of simplicity have a negative impact on the economy? Yes and no. Buying less material items would have a short-term negative impact on the economy. It […]

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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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Let’s Keep Clean

Singapore Cityscape - Let's Keep Clean

Most Singaporeans take pride in the cleanliness of our city, myself included. Whether I am in Singapore or overseas, I would hold my trash till I found a trash bin. There were times when I was overseas, I held my trash all the way back to the hotel because I could not find a trash […]

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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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This used to be my “Backyard”

Victoria's Secret

I was at Orchard Road, Singapore’s shopping street, my “backyard” when I was living in an apartment slightly bigger than a shoebox unit at Orchard Road area for more than two years. I have moved since six months ago. Every day then, I have my meals at Ngee Ann City, Paragon and Orchard Central and […]

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