Did you know today is Earth Day? To be honest, I was completely oblivious to this until yesterday. Here at The Back Forty, we have been feverishly preparing for the California Women’s Conference to the point that May 10th and 11th are the only dates floating around my head (if you’re interested in learning more … More 3 Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place on Earth Day
Today I bring you another quote from The Back Forty archives. Take a moment to read it and then meet me on the other side as I unfold the meaning it holds. First and foremost, if you’re asking what the heck the “back forty” of the ranch is – check out my previous post on … More What Would You Do If Your Future Held INFINITE Growth Potential?
“Get comfortable being uncomfortable. That’s how you break the plateau and reach that next level.” -Chalene Johnson We’ve all heard Albert Einstein’s idea that you can’t solve a problem at the same level at which it was created. His challenge was to rise up, to the next level, so as to see and deal with … More Tips for Inconvenient Leveling UP
“I’m not afraid to play ugly – look at ‘Adaptation.’ I looked like a turd that a cat had coughed up. ” -Nicolas Cage The desire to grow and the subconscious commitment to “look good” just don’t jibe. You can’t get both. You can grow almost imperceptibly, and maybe keep your suit fairly pressed and … More The 4 Dwarf Faces of Playing Ugly
Today I have found and compiled the 25 best life hacks for mid-life! Enjoy!
Crisis. It’s bad, right? After all, the definition of crisis is a time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger. How could something dangerous or intensely difficult possibly be good? What if I told you that a crisis can actually be a great thing and that you should be thankful for all of the crises in your life … More Why You Should be Thankful for Your Crises
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
Are you a victim or an adventurer? Paulo Coelho couldn’t have said it better. If you view your life as something beyond your control then you will always be a victim of it. The first step of becoming an adventurer is to take control of your life. You are not stuck in your job, your … More Have the Courage to Make Your Life an Adventure
Click here to read part two. I’ve been sharing with you that I am in love with my wrinkles. Here’s how I got to fall in love with them… It all hit me one sunny Sunday morning as Darrell and I were making our way through Los Angeles traffic. I thought about how I have … More I Am In Love with My Wrinkles (Part 3)
I am in love with my wrinkles. We all have wrinkles. We can choose to hide or get rid of them, or we can choose to embrace them. Here is why I am in love with some of my favorite wrinkles, and why I invite you to fall in love with yours. I got my very … More I Am In Love with My Wrinkles