20 of the Best Articles to Shift Your Midlife in the Right Direction

When working our way through midlife, it is easy to feel as if everything is going wrong. Your kids or moving out, or even worse, they’re not. Your parents are getting older and need more help. Your job is feeling stale but the stability makes you feel as if you couldn’t possibly leave. Your personal … More 20 of the Best Articles to Shift Your Midlife in the Right Direction

FREE Facebook Live Webinar: Your Unique Inner Beauty

Did you miss the live webinar? Don’t worry – you can still catch the replay here! Join Alexandra Levin, Co-Founder of The Back Forty and Caren Taubman Glasser Founder of The Little White Lie for a live co-creation webinar of “IMBUE Your Beautiful You”. This beauty “town hall” will take place today (Tuesday, March 21) … More FREE Facebook Live Webinar: Your Unique Inner Beauty

Expert Tip #5: See Midlife Crises as Opportunities

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

This Midlife Crisis is Just a Game: Want to Play?

Today I bring you some amusement from the past. Behold, Mid-Life Crisis, the game! Nearly 35 years ago, in 1982, this game graced the board game shelves. Its tagline was “can you survive your mid-life crisis without cracking up, breaking up, or going broke?” The game was produced in California by The Game Works, Inc in … More This Midlife Crisis is Just a Game: Want to Play?

Expert Tip #2: Time to Ditch the Struggles of Your Past

Our past tends to have a profound effect on how we act today and sometimes it is far too easy to continue punishing ourselves for the struggles, failures, and pain of our past. Instead of holding onto the pain of your past, try seeing your past (and present) as being perfectly designed for you and … More Expert Tip #2: Time to Ditch the Struggles of Your Past

Starting Over: Back Forty Witness Protection

“Witness protection just makes for exciting stories and it’s a really rich sort of place to grab stories from… people starting over completely, saying goodbye to their lives before… it never ends in terms of story opportunities.” -Mary McCormack When we look at our first half of life – what I call “the Front Forty” … More Starting Over: Back Forty Witness Protection

Reclaim Your Playful, Passionate, & Purposeful Future

  So many people think that they don’t have control over their future once they find themselves in the midst of midlife. We want to change all of that. The Back Forty teaches that: “The only way you will ever be able to create your own radical future of play, passion, and purpose is by … More Reclaim Your Playful, Passionate, & Purposeful Future