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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Are You Jealous of Women Who Eat Junk Food and Stay Skinny? Don’t Be!

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)    Have you ever been envious of people who seem to be able to eat all the junk food they want and still maintain a healthy weight? If you have, a recent study may make you feel differently. The study, which examined more than 90,000 women, was a collaborative effort between […]

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Designer Spotlight: Lizzie Montgomery London (October 2017)

This month’s Designer Spotlight features another over-40 woman who proves that success and creativity flourish at any age.  Meet Lizzie Montgomery of London, United Kingdom. Lizzie designs scarves, boots, dish wear, jackets, tablet/phone cases, and even bespoke car designs.  She’s a master of applying vintage and ancient designs to modern applications. Lizzie talks about her influences, collaborations, and how […]

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Monthly Affirmation: “I Am Enough” (sponsor)

A monthly affirmation by Jill Faulkner of StickWithIt.co Thoughts can creep in that lead us to believe we are not enough. These thoughts are influenced by society, media, family, friends, co-workers, strangers, and ourselves. When we affirm “I am enough,” those outside influences and internal voices quiet down. We are able to go within to find peace […]

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