Tag Archives: education

Starting Your Own Business: The Basics

We started Life Out of the Box because we wanted to create a business of our own that would make a positive impact on others around the world. Getting started wasn’t easy and sometimes pretty scary, but we wouldn’t be where we are today if we hadn’t just gone for it. We get a lot of […]

Incorporating Generosity in Our Daily Life

WHAT is Generosity? Generosity is an act of going beyond what is expected of you or the act of giving freely. Chances are you have heard this word used thousands of times in your life… But have you actually made this word come alive recently? When was the last time you devoted some of your […]

LOOTB + Mayan Families Bring the Change Campaign

We’re excited to partner up this month with Mayan Families for their #BringtheChange campaign. As you know, we LOVE the awesome folks at Mayan Families and everything they’re doing for the communities around Lake Atitlan–a place that we hold very dear to our hearts. This month they’ve named it Life Out of the Box-tober as […]

Things to Do This Fall Out of the Box

  Living a Life Out of the Box is an opportunity to achieve and discover something new about yourself or the world you live in. It’s easy to maintain a new perspective as long as you ATTEMPT to view things differently.   Below is a list of things we think you could enjoy! 1. Fishing […]

Mayan Families Live Below the Line Campaign

Since we’ve been back in Panajachel we’ve been working with one of our favorite non-profit partners in the world, Mayan Families. Mayan Families works with impoverished ​Guatemalan populations to eradicate extreme poverty and malnutrition through education, sustainable community ​development programs and emergency aid. They work side by side on the ground with rural communities, giving them to tools they need to […]

VIDEO: LOOTB + ASU Students Give in Mexico

Giving school supplies is our favorite part of LOOTB, so we were REALLY excited to bring a group of awesome students from Arizona State University with us to Mexico to give school supplies. With their help, Life Out of the Box distributed school supplies to over 200 students in Nogales. For us, this trip was […]

Life Out of the Box in Oklahoma

  As you all know, a few months ago, Jonathon and I made the big decision to take our business into Oklahoma State University’s incubator to grow the business to new heights. Since we’ve been here, there have been a lot of exciting things happening within the company and our growth has been huge. We […]

Volunteers Help LOOTB Give in Kenya

  Giving school supplies is the best part of our business. It’s our favorite part and really at the core of why we do what we do. We’ve always tried to convey the experience of giving the school supplies to our customers through connecting them to the child they give to on our website. We […]

Holiday Giving in Nogales, Mexico

Last week was a week full of family, food and giving thanks. It was the perfect time to give school supplies and that’s just what we did, but this time we had a group of awesome students from Arizona State University with us. Jonathon and I packed our car up and drove over 15 hours […]

Life Out of the Box Timeline

This month we’ll be celebrating the 2 year anniversary of when we first launched the Life Out of the Box online store. However, even before the store was launched, there was the Life Out of the Box blog that documented the crazy journey of moving from California to Nicaragua with just a business idea in […]