3 Libido-Boosting Tips for an Aging Sex Drive

3 Libido-Boosting Tips for Menopausal Women  Decreased sexual desire is a common side effect of aging.  According to Menopause.org, our sexual desire is made up of — Drive (which is the biological component) — Beliefs and values (religious or societal, for instance) — Motivation (a woman’s emotional response, like being in a caring or exciting […]

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2017 Fall Fashion: 5 Trends & Style Tips

2017 Fall Fashion: Style tips and picks for over-40 women 5 Fall Fashion Trends – 2017 Fall Fashion trends, IMHO, are more workplace friendly and complement with this woman’s over-40 style.  Why?  They reflect intricate and creative design around unexpected proportions, color combinations, and textures. Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vanity Fair editorials and advertisements […]

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6 Tricks To Resist Treats at Your Halloween Party

6 Tricks To Save Your Waistline at Your Halloween Party By Cristy “Code Red” Nickel It’s that time again, folks. Halloween is almost here. The holiday that begins the “sugar season” — four months of tempting treats everywhere you turn. If you’re trying to lose weight or just watching your waistline, October 31st might seem scarier than […]

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3 To Follow – Social Media Stars Over 40 (October 2017)

“3 To Follow” is SheSpark’s favorite way to introduce you to over-40 women who are social media stars.  SheSpark editors love these ladies and you will, too! If you know of women over 40 who deserve recognition for their social media talents (blog, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest), leave her handle or URL in the comments. She […]

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Beauty Tips For Cancer Patients – 2017

Beauty tips for women fighting cancer? When I first read the email, I thought, “Beauty tips might be the LAST thing on a woman’s mind when facing cancer.” Then I read on… For women facing cancer, looking good is about retaining an empowering sense of self. Empowerment!  At a time when a woman needs all […]

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The Pole Dancer With Breast Cancer – An Instagram Chronicle

The Pole Dancer With Breast Cancer by Thea Wood, SheSpark Co-publisher (feature photo by Don Curry Photography) Michelle Master first appeared on my Instagram feed upside down in a full-on split.  It definitely catches the eye and is something that my family may initially be shocked to find on this 48 year-old, straight woman’s feed. […]

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Midlife Vaginal Health: Yale Prof Covers 3 Common Concerns 2017

Midlife Vaginal Health – Red flags and green flags by Mary Jane Minkin, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Yale University While October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, SheSpark is covering various feminine-related health concerns– including midlife vaginal health.  We asked Dr. Minkin what the top three issues are that concern over-40 women. She provided […]

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Trailer: SheSpark’s Cameo Appearance on “The Other F Word” Season 2

“The Other F Word” launches on Amazon October 13th, 2017 and Audrey and I (Thea) will be binge watching from our couches in St. Louis and Austin, respectively.  We met writer/director/producer Caytha Jentis in Las Vegas in 2016 at the spring B@M Conference and admired her passion and tenacity in launching the project independently (you can read the back story […]

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Over-40 Fashionista Spotlight: France’s Velvet Runway

by Jonét Wooten, FabulouslyChicOver50.com I think we will all enjoy meeting today’s global over-40 fashionista. Not only are we headed to the beautiful French countryside (in our minds), we are meeting up with the lovely Julia, The Velvet Runway blogger and a trained personal stylist! Julia was kind enough to share her styling expertise and […]

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Designing Armor For Breast Cancer Patients – Cherie Mathews’ War

Designing Armor For Breast Cancer Patients – Cherie Mathews’ War (reprint from October 2016) Cancer crusader and entrepreneur Cherie Mathews suits up every day—black leather, chains, red lipstick, and spiked hair—taking the fight to the front lines when it comes to changing how women confront a diagnosis, surgery, and recovery with her company healincomfort.com. “My […]

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