Busy Body

“Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.” – Thomas Edison True, inspiring and motivational thoughts from one of the … More Busy Body

Expert Tip #1: Decide Midlife Can Actually Be Outstanding

If you are looking for some weekly inspiration to make your midlife experience completely radical, look no further! Today I’m launching a 10-week blog series titled, “Pro Tips for Winning Midlife”. Every Saturday morning I will be posting another “Pro Tip” for making your second half of life your best half. So, with no further ado, … More Expert Tip #1: Decide Midlife Can Actually Be Outstanding

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving From The Back Forty!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope that your day is full of family, friends, and good food. Enjoy this holiday and take a moment to be truly thankful for everything you have been given. I’ll keep today’s post short and leave you with the following quote: If you would like some more inspiration for this holiday, … More Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving From The Back Forty!

Flight-Focused Future Surroundings

“Clutter is not just physical stuff. It’s old ideas, toxic relationships, and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self.” -Eleanor Brownn It’s amazing the amount of physical unconsciousness that can surround us in life…simply because of the wild card of “sentimentality” that we can often play. I have to admit … More Flight-Focused Future Surroundings

Bring Something New to The Table This Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving draws closer, thoughts of turkey and stuffing are beginning to fill our heads. For me, another dish that comes to mind is scalloped oysters. As I was growing up, my parents made scalloped oysters every year for Thanksgiving. Imagine my surprise when I realized that oysters were not a standard dish at everyone’s … More Bring Something New to The Table This Thanksgiving

Agile

“If nothing ever changed, there would be no such things as butterflies.” -Wendy Mass Things are going to change.  Jobs will be gained and lost.  Loves will be embraced and released.  Businesses will thrive and dissolve.  Residences will be moved into and out of.  Health, finances, plans, will go this way and then that. Change … More Agile