Be Inspired Monday

Be Inspired Monday

Revamping My Wardrobe

If you have been following my blog, you would have read about my shopping spree at Vegas Outlet. I bought seven dresses, a pair of shoes for work, two pairs of sneakers, a pair of running shoes, two pairs of jeans, nine casual tops, two sports tops and a backpack. After all the shopping, it’s […]

Be Inspired Monday

Be Inspired Monday

Ryokan hotel, Beppu, Oita, Kyushu

Overcoming Excessive Consumerism

"Wanting less is a better blessing than having more." - Mary Ellen Edmunds The last time I tidied my apartment was one and half years ago. Unfortunately, I started to accumulate stuff again or did I? As I packed my stuff to be given away, I realised that I bought new stuff like shoes, clothing … Continue reading Overcoming Excessive Consumerism

Russian Matryoshka Doll

Think Small. Think Simple

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 … Continue reading Think Small. Think Simple

Singapore Changi Point Creek Walk

A World of Distractions

“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.” — Ann Voskamp There are times when I picked up my phone to check my calendar, I got distracted when I saw an e-mail notification and started checking my e-mail. Then I went on checking my Facebook. I absolutely forgot about why I picked up my phone. Has … Continue reading A World of Distractions

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A “New” Economy 

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 … Continue reading A “New” Economy