Tag: #declutter

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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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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Home Moving

Home

Since the day I moved out from my parents’ home to live on my own, I have started to buy more things and accumulate more things.   I bought more clothes, bags, shoes, watches, jewelries, books, toys, bedding, towels, etc.  I bought out of impulse because the items were on discount or they look good that

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