Lin Youyi rents 500 sq ft rental as an alternative of residing in her personal 1,000 sq ft house, says “I can survive with only one suitcase”

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Lin Youyi, 42, Singaporean tv host, present affairs presenter and actress, not too long ago moved out of her 1,000 sq ft house to a one-room Tanjong Pagar rental as an alternative. Because of the nature of her job as a present affairs presenter and journey host, Lin Youyi has seen along with her personal eyes the disastrous results of local weather change, which impressed her to replicate and alter her way of life by slicing out excesses.

In an interview with, the tv host shared that travelling has taught her a lot. “Once I was residing with my dad and mom, I took every little thing as a right. I had all of the house I wished, purchased every little thing I wished and simply dumped it in the home” she stated. When she began doing her travelogue, she realized that she will survive with only one suitcase. “We don’t actually need so many issues in life,” the 42-year-old added. 

In the previous couple of years, Lin Youyi has been making sustainable choices to guide a extra significant way of life – shopping for much less and residing in a smaller residence. As a fan of Marie Kondo, she defined that she isn’t residing a minimalist life, however fairly needs to “spend time with the issues that matter”. 

Again in 2019, she purchased a 1,000 sq ft house however later determined to not transfer into it. She then opted to search for a a lot smaller place to hire however the pandemic struck whereas she was trying to find an area – which made her keep along with her dad and mom for some time. Lin Youyi resumed in search of a spot this 12 months and eventually discovered a one-bedroom rental in Tanjong Pagar. 

The five hundred sq ft unit is within the coronary heart of Central Enterprise District (BCD), which advantages Youyi as she can be nearer to her shoppers, particularly as a result of she does company coaching as effectively. Other than the comfort, she additionally loves the vitality of the neighbourhood. 

“I want a spot that’s adequate for simply myself and an surroundings that conjures up me,” she expressed. For Lin Youyi, her new residence provides her a lot pleasure. 

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