So this year Halloween is on a Monday – which is absolutely no fun. However, it also means that the celebrations start tonight (Saturday)! Therefore, before I embark on my own adventures this weekend, I thought I would share some of my better ideas with you. Maybe you want to have a low-key Halloween … More Have the Best Halloween Night without Leaving Home!
Happy Friday everyone! Today I thought that I would just write a short post about the above quote. “Never waste the opportunity of a good crisis.” – Darrell Gurney Crisis. It’s a word we avoid at all costs. After all, if we are having a crisis then we are in trouble. If we are having … More Never Waste the Opportunity of a GOOD Crisis
I’ve gotten divorced twice…and twice found myself facing the same curious situation. All of a sudden, many of the people I’ve been friends with for years just drop off. We didn’t get into a fight or disagree. We just stopped spending time together. I have wondered ‘why’ for years, and I think I may have … More Divorce and Friendships
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“Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible with talent is genius.” -Henri Frederic Amiel We’re often far too close to the forest for the trees in our own lives to know all that we do or be that makes life work around us. It’s too bad that companies often only … More Undercover Talents
Instagram. That crazy social media platform that is nothing but pictures. Not many people in midlife use it, after all – it’s for kids.
59 percent of all 18 to 24-year-olds use the app. Meanwhile only 11 percent of all 50 to 64-year-olds and only 4 percent of people over the age of 64 use the app. … More Midlife + Instagram + Style = Chic?
If you read our posts regularly, you know that last Saturday I created a post where I interviewed Darrell Gurney. Now it is only fair that since I did an interview with one co-founder, that I should interview the other! If you are familiar with The Back Forty, you know that Alexandra is also a Co-Founder … More An Interview with Alexandra Levin
As we bravely pursue a Back Forty Big Game Future full of possibility, it’s critical that we empower ourselves every step of the way. When we’re toddlers, we are encouraged in taking those first steps. Then, in adolescence – if we’re lucky – we are supported to try new things and “stick with it” until … More Flagplant
In our busy world, apps make everything easier. After all, the phrase “there’s an app for that” wasn’t coined for nothing. Especially when you are in midlife, things can get hectic. Between family and work, sometimes it’s hard to keep everything straight. That’s why I came up with this list. These apps are guaranteed to make … More The Top 12 Apps Everyone in Midlife Needs (+5 Bonus Apps)
Happy Saturday everyone! If you are familiar with The Back Forty, you know that Darrell is a Co-Founder of the INFUSE Program as well and the movement as a whole. If you have attended a Back Forty event, you’ve probably met him. But, do you really know him? I sat down with Darrell and asked … More An Interview with Darrell Gurney