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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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Designer Spotlight: Lisa Kay Created Sole Bliss Shoes for Bunions

Sole Bliss– A Blessing for Over-40 Feet and Bunions, by Thea Wood Remember 15 years ago when a 4-inch pump was your “all day” shoe?  Me neither. And forget about it if you have a bunion or two.  It seems with the prevalence of towering heights and narrow toe boxes, women feel they have to live […]

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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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Holiday Meals Got You Stuffed? 7 Ways To Keep Your Pants On

Avoid Overindulging In Spite of Those Yummy Holiday Meals It’s the time of year so many people dread. Just when the last of the Halloween candy is either consumed or discarded… BAM! Thanksgiving. And the sugar binge begins anew. The holiday season is a three-month junk food marathon, but Thanksgiving is the foremost culprit. Why? The entire holiday […]

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November 2017 Monthly Affirmation: “I am Capable” (sponsored)

Monthly affirmation by Jill Faulkner of StickWithIt.co “I am Capable” Does that brain of yours ever tell you you’re not capable? Tell that brain to reflect on every experience you’ve had, every job you’ve done, every school project you’ve completed (the night before it was due–  just me?), every homework assignment (you’ve also completed the night […]

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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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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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5 Ways To Identify If You’re Living In The Past and How To Move On

Is Nostalgia Preventing You From Having What You Want? Written by Andrea Carter, Mental Wellness Expert for SheSpark Magazine, CEO of Wealthy Woman Warrior™ Have you ever wanted to re-live an experience from your past?  Something that you did with your family, friends, or past partner that was “The Best Time EVER”?  Maybe it was so great […]

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“Why Do I Sabotage My Happiness?” – The Joy Tolerance Factor

By Marla Diann, The NEW Renaissance Woman Mentor Did you know you have either a low or high tolerance for consistent joy and happiness in your life? It’s similar to our tolerance level to pain and stress; but think positive vs negative. Most people have a low tolerance to consistent joy. In other words, they […]

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