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
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?
I don’t know about you, but most Saturday mornings I need a little inspiration to get me going. After all, if you’re not careful, it is easy for the weekends to get away from you. So, today I am going to help inspire you to make the most out of not only your weekends but your … More 5 Inspirational People Who Prove Midlife Is Just the Beginning
Today, while searching through midlife videos on YouTube, I found a new channel that intrigued me. The channel is called RedGreenTV and “Red Green” is the star. “Red” is played by Steve Smith. He was the handyman from The Red Green Show which was a Canadian TV comedy that aired from 1991 to 2006. Even … More Do You Know How to Shop for Your Wife? A Midlife Perspective
When interacting with partners, sponsors, customers, members, and The Back Forty community in general, there is one question that gets asked over and over. What does “back forty” mean? Usually by that point, whoever I’m speaking with knows that our company, The Back Forty, is about making your second half of life your best half … More What is the Surprising Meaning of the Odd Phrase “Back Forty”?
Today I have found and compiled the 25 best life hacks for mid-life! Enjoy!
Today we are going to have a little fun! I took the top five baby names (for men and women) between the years of 1952 and 1977 and turned them into the below fun graphs. Which names were the most popular? The least? And most importantly, is your name on the list? First, let’s start … More The Most Popular Midlife Names in America – Did You Make the List?
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!
Have you ever said, “it’s just not the right time”? I bet you have. After all, with age comes knowledge and some things need to happen at a certain time in order to succeed. Or at least that’s what we think. If you take a moment to think about what you have held off on … More Expert Tip #9: Play Again
Curiosity is something that has a general air of positivity surrounding it. Curiosity causes invention, creativity, creation, excitement, and more. So, it is no wonder that a wonderful way to help you win your midlife experience would be through being curious. However, as we grow older we adapt a mindset that we know enough, that we … More Expert Tip #8: Become Curious Again