life outside the box

Living out loud with a passion for forward thinking. Enjoying a different way of looking at things. Discerning the things that make no sense to me, even if they’re mainstream believable. Turning my world view on its head.

I have found my mirror.  When I feel alone in the world, he stands beside me and lets me know he's there, that he's got my back. When I'm most scared to be vulnerable, he shows me that it's safe...
Today is the first blank page of your 365 page book. How will you write it? The turning of the new year brings with it a renewal of hope, inspiration, possibilities. Every step, every moment going...
As the consumerism season holiday season comes upon us, I've been pondering what it means to truly give of myself, from the heart. One night at the grocery store I overheard a woman behind me...
Now... One deep, mindful breath. Practice: In conversation, say "choose to" instead of "have to" and watch what happens. What do you...
A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways - by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light, and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the...
Busy seems to be a badge of honour. A dangerous and destructive one. The world in which I live teaches that the purpose of scheduling time for rest, recreation and rejuvenation into our busy lives...
Sometimes I wonder why I write on this blog. I've chosen to write in a style that stems from sharing my own experience, which to some may seem self-indulgent and self-absorbed. I can sink quite...
I love questioning things. I adore taking things apart, having a look inside all the dark nooks and crannies to see how things work. Coming across something that challenges my own thoughts, feelings...