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I’m 49 and Wanna Be Brené Brown When I Grow Up — Here’s Why

I may be 49, but Dr. Brené Brown kindly (yet firmly) schooled me at the 2018 Texas Conference for Women. She opened my eyes to the many habits and beliefs that women like me hold onto that are preventing them from, if I may say so, running the world. What’s So Great About Brené Brown? Not familiar with Brené?  Here’s her story: […]

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3 Tough Lessons From Joan Jett’s Documentary “Bad Reputation”

If you haven’t seen Joan Jett’s documentary “Bad Reputation” yet, you may want to put it on your “to-do” list pronto. GenXers and Baby Boomers will especially get lost in the throwback fashion, cultural references, and the rollercoaster rock ’n roll tale of our favorite Blackheart. Not only is Joan a rock goddess, she broke […]

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Thea Wood TEDx Talk – On Stage and Behind The Scenes

SheSpark’s co-founder Thea Wood recently took to the stage for her TEDx Talk “What Is YOUR Style Profile?” in Austin, Texas. She covers what Style Profiling is and why it’s so important to create an intentional Style Profile in today’s visual society. There are also a few tips on how to manipulate your style profile […]

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How to OWN Your Personal Space: A Lesson from the “Tony Robbins Incident”

Covering the topic of how to own your personal space became an immediate priority for me after watching the viral video of Tony Robbins using his physical presence, vocal tone, and words to intimate seminar guest Nanine McCool who disagreed with his take on the #MeToo movement.  You can see the video here. Tony has already issued […]

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Designer Spotlight: Beth McElhaney Jewelry

Beth McElhaney lights up a room with her sparkling personality and colorful jewelry designs known collectively as Personal Adornments Jewelry (or Beth McElhaney Jewelry).  This Austin, Texas designer sells her jewelry through PersonalAdornmentsJewelry.com, her Facebook page, and seasonal jewelry shows, bazaars, and art festivals. I first met Beth when preparing for fashion photo competition for Fashion X […]

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How LEZÉ Solved The Top 3 Fit Issues With Pants

How LEZÉ Solved The Top 3 Fit Issues With Pants by Thea Wood SheSpark found out about LEZÉ The Label when it launched a KickStarter campaign. All together, the company has raised over $258,000 from crowdfunding efforts (according to indiegogo.com), which says it’s onto something that women are looking for in clothing. Right now, the […]

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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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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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10 Online Shopping Tips for a Fun & Safe Holiday in 2017

by Thea Wood, TheaWood.com Online shopping tips are the best way I know of helping people get over their fear of a) making a poor purchasing decision when you can’t touch/feel the product and b) losing money to a vendor or a hacker. Last year, I completed all of my shopping online in *one day* […]

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