By default, the shell prompt on Mac OS X is somewhat cluttered so I customised it to be nice and minimalistic.
1. Open your terminal.
2. Type in the following command to open your bash profile file with Sublime:
3. In your bash profile file, add the following on a new line:
export PS1="\$ \w: "
\w gives the Current working directory.
If you are not root,
\$ inserts a "$"; if you are root, you get a "#".
4. Logout from your Mac's user session:
5. Log back into your computer
6. Open Terminal.
More on how to further customise your shell prompt.