Freedom. It’s a pretty powerful word. This word has inspired countless men and women to lay down their lives for what they believe in. This world is what our country has been built on. And it is because this word is so powerful that we are devoting this post to what freedom means to us. … More This is What “Freedom” Means to The Back Forty
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
As I sit down to write my final tip in this series, I am realizing that this tip is the easiest…and the hardest tip to follow. What is so easy and yet so hard? Believing. None of the tips I have given you will be of any help at all if you don’t truly believe … More Expert Tip #10: Believe!
As we start out this new year, I want to bring you an important message. It’s easy to see things in our past (especially life-changing things) as something that we didn’t really have control over. After all, when something is out of your control it can’t be your fault. But today I want you to … More You’ve Always Controlled Your Life – Even if You Failed to be Aware of it!
Happy Tuesday everyone! Or maybe not so happy? Have you ever had one of those days when you just feel stuck? I’m sure you know the feeling, you feel stuck in your routine. You want to change things up, but you can’t. You’re so busy and you have work and a family to worry about. … More Free Yourself from Your Past and Fulfill Your 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
“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” – Thich Nhat Hanh In our Back Forty, the second half/best half of life, it’s easy to make statements like “this is just the way I am”, “been there, done that” or “I … More Tripresence
“Who you are and how you act in the present is given by the future into which you are living.” –Werner Erhard Ever accomplish a goal (or not) and have a big blank space in front of you? Sometimes there’s even a post-featal downturn in mood, when the juice of the previous activity drive has … More Generation Gap