3 Strands in the Rope of Enjoydurance

“Nothing great is ever done without much enduring.” -St. Catherine of Siena There’s always a next level up we’d like to see in our lives. More fulfilling career. Greater experience of relationship. Improved health and well-being. Fit finances. Ability to contribute and make a difference. Something to aspire to. It’s the hanging in until we … More 3 Strands in the Rope of Enjoydurance

An A-Z List of Words to Inspire Unparalleled Midlife Growth

Midlife can sometimes feel like a time where nothing new happens and everything bad happens all at once. Your job can start to feel mundane and boring and yet your family life can be changing drastically (or vice versa). So today I am bringing you an A-Z list of words to describe the way things … More An A-Z List of Words to Inspire Unparalleled Midlife Growth

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

How The Back Forty Inspired Joy and Passion at the CWC

About a month ago, The Back Forty took part in the California Women’s Conference (or CWC). Building up to this event we frantically worked to create the perfect presence. We finalized our first online course, published our first Back Forty journal, and created countless banners and flyers. We didn’t know what to expect walking into … More How The Back Forty Inspired Joy and Passion at the CWC

4 Tips to Telling Someone Something That Matters

  “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