However you are celebrating this night, all of us here at The Back Forty want to wish you a happy new year! Take a moment to enjoy these inspirational thoughts to start out your new year right:
Purpose. It’s a word that seems to carry a lot of weight. When someone says their career gives them purpose or their family gives them purpose, it has a kind of awe-inspiring effect. People with a purpose to strive towards are naturally propelled forward and makes it easier to see long-term goals. People without purpose (or … More Expert Tip #6: Consider Your Purpose
As we finish putting away everything we didn’t know we needed but bought for Christmas or Hanukkah, we realize that – ZOOM – New Year has come up FAST and, with that, our habit of making New Year resolutions. Lots of people make New Year resolutions. Many are addicted to making New Year resolutions because … More Get ready NOW to fulfill on Your New Year Resolutions
Today I want to share with you a concept that most people don’t take the time to realize, although, when you read it, you will know it is common sense. Take a moment to read the below quote and I’ll meet you on the other side. How many of you have gotten stuck in your … More The Simple Reason to STOP Investing in Your Viewpoints
“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.” -Booker T. Washington There are lots of ways to treat and greet an oncoming New Year with possibility. We can commit to resolutions. We can assess the stats of our goal attainment for the last year and … More Invited Obstacles
“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.” Henri J. M. Nouwen We all know how this time of year is “supposed to” be. I’m not saying it isn’t. Yet, what if we discovered what “joy” is for ourselves this year (and in the year … More Holidays Joy Research
I stumbled across this video this morning and it actually made me laugh out loud. Take a moment to enjoy it! How many people do you know who seem to be going through a “midlife crisis”? Once we hit midlife the word “crisis” often seems to hang over our heads. Like the song says, we start … More This Song Will Make You Smile About Midlife Crisis
All of us here at The Back Forty would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. May your holiday be full of friends, family, and good cheer! We invite you to enjoy our holiday playlist below as you go about your festivities!
As the sun sets today, all of us here at The Back Forty want to wish you a happy Hanukkah! May your holiday be full of beauty and light!
Regardless of if you feel you are in the middle of a midlife crisis or not, let’s face it, midlife is full of obstacles. Between children, parents, work, and finances there are endless pitfalls that seem to spring up out of nowhere. These “crises” are going to happen and anyone who tells you that you … More Expert Tip #5: See Midlife Crises as Opportunities