powerful personal brand

5 Steps to Crafting a Powerful Personal Brand for 2018

By Marny Lifshen, Author & Speaker It’s a new year and a perfect time to spend some time thinking about and working on your personal brand.  You have a brand, whether you are aware of it or not.  Our brands need to be adapted as our careers evolve.  Women in their forties and beyond cannot […]

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Headlines That Sparked Conversations – January 10, 2018

Our second pilot week of featuring web-wide headlines that sparked conversations about style, beauty, and wellness– especially for women over 40. It was a big week for women in fashion, entertainment, and activism.  Here are headlines from your favorite sites that you may have missed in the past 7 days.  Feel free to add others […]

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Monthly Affirmation: “I Am Willing To Change” (sponsored)

Year after year, January 1st seems to give us this permission to make changes.  I say resolutions schmesolutions. Are you really ready and willing to change right now? I think it’s too much pressure. Resolutions need not be driven by a calendar. When you are ready, you will be, BUT you also have to be willing. I am willing […]

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Web-Wide Headlines: Style, Beauty & Wellness (January 4, 2018) | SheSpark

So many style, beauty and wellness articles. So little time.  “Web-Wide Headlines” is SheSpark’s pilot project of gathering headlines from other web sites that we think SheSpark readers may have missed but would love to read. Almost like a newsfeed, but in one post that makes it easy to click from article to article, web site to web […]

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Drunkorexia: Life and Death Risks of Booze & Extreme Dieting

By Thea Wood and  Joy Stephenson-Laws College students are practicing a new way of getting loaded in a cheap low-cal way: skipping meals and then drinking booze.  I first heard of this intentional combo of extreme dieting/drinking from Joy Stephenson-Laws, who founded the non-profit pHLabs. A close family member of Joy’s was arrested for drinking […]

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SheSpark’s Top 10 Most Popular Articles in 2017

Top 10 Most Popular Articles in 2017 This past year was quite exciting for us at SheSpark.  Since January 2017, we transitioned to a web site format, published 41 Weekly Editions and Cover Stories, TRIPLED our audience reach, and met so many amazing over-40 women who continue to inspire us every day. We can’t wait to […]

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Seasonal Dating Disorder or Human Nature? Facts To Consider

When the folks at dating app WooPlus sent an email with “Seasonal Dating Disorder” in the title, I raised an eyebrow. We have eating disorders, exercise disorders, bipolar disorders, sleep disorders, personality disorders, body dysmorphia disorder, and now a dating disorder. I’m married but couldn’t help but wonder what this is all about… WooPlus (a […]

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5 Good Books for Women to Read During Winter Break 2017

These five good books for women are recommended by Rutger’s University-Newark instructor and author Chris Kapp. Some of the best books from my reading list this year, heartily recommended for the reader on your holiday list (or yourself): The Sixth Extinction, Elizabeth Kolbert (Picador) Amazon.com Rating: 4.7 stars  Buy It Now New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert’s examination […]

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3 Smart Ways To Avoid the Company Holiday Party

And Why It’s Ok to Say “No” to Your Company Holiday Party By Holly Caplan We all know that the awareness of sexual harassment and gender bias in the work place is at an all time high. The stories just keep on coming.  They do not stop. Every day a new woman comes forward and everyday […]

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