The Things You Should Think Twice About Telling Your Lover

Say what you mean. I don’t know about you, but saying what I mean usually manifests between either delivering my opinion straight from the hip and dead-center with the people in my life, or an awkward bunch of words skimming around the point in an attempt to avoid hurting feelings. Yes, I have a tendency leaning toward the … Continue reading The Things You Should Think Twice About Telling Your Lover

The One Thing You Need to Know About Every Introvert

Besides not taking our need for alone time personally The death of someone close to you can be such a redefining moment in life. Particularly for those who define themselves in terms of their relationships, as was the case for my mother. She was a wife to her husband for over thirty years and prescribed herself … Continue reading The One Thing You Need to Know About Every Introvert

Seasons of Life

Hello friends, Welcome to the very first Living Out Loud newsletter! Super exciting. So, the world is still spinning on crazy as we continue to move through transitional times, but the warmer days here on the Australian eastern seaboard are beginning to renew my sense of hope for the future — how are you doing? … Continue reading Seasons of Life

Finding Yourself in the Past, Present, and Future

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”- Aristotle We have all heard about how fully accepting who you are and then being brave enough to live your truth is the greatest and most important adventure in our lives. But the notion can feel abstract and unrealistic. It can be difficult to distinguish how to begin … Continue reading Finding Yourself in the Past, Present, and Future

How to Master Your Life Before You Run Out of Time

You don’t have forever to get what you want. My late stepfather used to say that life is like a stage-play and we are like actors playing out our roles on the stage called life. He was never short on words, but of all the words I had listened to him say during my time with … Continue reading How to Master Your Life Before You Run Out of Time

Honor the Nail

Hey you. Stuff is going to hurt. A nail driving into timber. Agony for holes. Vacant suffocation. Some days vibrate with gutters. Life is too hard, you’ll think. Too hard to feel; to hear sweet sound; to gaze at a sunset. To be alive. Hey you. Things are going to kill. The nail sinks deeper. … Continue reading Honor the Nail