Bone Woman Journey

The Bone Woman Sheds A Civilized World

The Bone Woman & Her Journey From Corporate Yuppie Back to her Inner Wild Root By Lucinda Bakken White When I was a child, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling was my favorite story. The Kipling tale spoke to me in many ways. I was captivated by the animals who came to life with human characteristics and […]

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mental health action items

5 EASY Mental Health Action Items for 2018

It’s easy to achieve these five mental health action items. Now that we’re well into 2018 and all of those lofty goals and resolutions are starting to drift away (hey, we get it), it’s a great time to reevaluate your health and wellness. This looks different for everyone, but some consistent goals we hear at […]

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Monthly Affirmation: I Am Supported (sponsored)

This monthly affirmation is brought to you by Jill Faulkner of Stick With It Co. Use promo code “SheSpark” to get FREE shipping on all sticky-note packages.  Feeling supported makes things easier to deal with. When you know someone has your back, their support can help alleviate anxieties, and relieve stress. What stinks is when we […]

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midlife women and self image

Midlife Women and Self Image: Do We Have a Problem?

by Thea Wood (edited, originally published July 2016) This is a loaded question that we can dissect into thousands of angles.  An Internet search of “midlife women and self image” and “midlife women body image” queries yields just over 663,00 + results combined.  Those results aren’t even close to the amount of information available for “teen […]

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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

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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Monthly Affirmation: “I Take Care Of Myself” (sponsored)

Monthly Affirmation by Jill Faulkner of Use promo code “SheSpark” for FREE shipping on all orders! We live for lists, right? To check the boxes, tick the tasks. If lists are your thing, and self-care has taken a back seat– put some self-care items on that list, and check those off. Self-care is a must. It’s […]

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