“Telling someone how you feel is honestly the hardest thing ever.” -Unknown Many of us have been shaped by the self-made-man or self-made-woman motif. There’s a lot of John Wayne swagger in our images of being successful and together. And yet, if you dig underneath the neatly coiffed outward appearances, all people experience personal … More 4 Tips to Telling Someone Something That Matters
If you read our blog or follow us on social media, you probably know by now what The Back Forty is all about. It is about creating your second half of life as your best half of life and embracing the idea that your best is yet to come. But how much do you know … More 13 Amazing Facts About The Back Forty Co-Founders
Today I was watching a TED Talk about happiness and it got me thinking. The speaker brought up a point that we often seem to just accept without much further thought. We are always searching for our happiness. We think, when I get that promotion I will be happy, when I retire I can be … More Have You Found Your Happiness?
“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” -Seneca What’s the big deal about starting over? There’s a cultural stigma that says, if you have to start over, you somehow failed on the first attempt. Yet, every new day offers a new opportunity to take a new look at what’s in front of us…even … More 4 Elements to Powerfully Starting Over
“The energy of the mind is the essence of life.” -Aristotle According to current perceptions, the evidence is in. They are or it is definitely wrong, screwed up, off track, and whacked. The question is, what choice are you going to make as to how that “fact” affects you? It’s difficult to balance out what … More 4 Steps to Choosing Alternative Energy
“Intention leads to behaviors which lead to habits which lead to personality development which leads to destiny.” -Jack Kornfield Many great and creative minds say it’s all about intention. “Our intention creates our reality.” -Wayne Dyer “Let the power of intention lead the way.” -Sharon Salzberg “All that counts in life is intention.” … More 4 Steps to Up Your Active Re-Intention