the blog.

Apr 23, 2024

Can a photography session aid one’s search for acceptance and change the way one looks at themselves?  For this Fierce After Forty Spark Alumni, the answer is a resounding, “Yes!” Self-described as unique, evolving, and worthy, when Show Your Spark’s Fierce After Forty Project was announced, Spark Alumni Tiffany decided now was her time to […]

Apr 16, 2024

It used to be said that forty was over the hill. But what if we learned how to make forty a fresh start instead of the beginning of the end? That’s the question many of our Fierce After Forty clients asked themselves as they entered their fifth decade.  If we are lucky, as women we […]

Apr 9, 2024

Is confidence after forty possible? At Show Your Spark, we say YES!   Not only is it possible, but as we’ve recently discovered during our Fierce After Forty Project, that many women don’t even begin to find their confidence until their forties or later! The self-acceptance that each participant developed within themselves enables them to find […]

Apr 2, 2024

Are you able to say you are “proud to be me?” For many women, the path to self-love and self-confidence is long and riddled with potholes along the way. Each day more and more women are waking up to their worth and are making brave bold decisions to reclaim themselves, bucking societal and cultural norms.  […]

Mar 26, 2024

A decade ago, if you had asked Spark Alumni Bridget to describe herself, she might have had a different answer than she now gives. As a woman approaching 50, she has been through a lot in her life. Yet, she refuses to allow her circumstances to bring her down. Self-described as unbreakable, fun, and strong, […]

Mar 19, 2024

What’s the secret to being a “fierce after forty” woman? The Answer: Self-trust! If you could give advice to your younger self, what would you say? That’s one of the questions we asked our Fierce After Forty participants, women who came from all walks of life to celebrate their collective power, strength, wisdom, and beauty. […]

Mar 12, 2024

Life has a way of teaching us lessons from adversity, especially for women in their forties experiencing upheaval in their lives. From the loss of loved ones and medical challenges to experiencing significant mindset and relationship shifts, many women in their forties experience life-altering upheavals in their world perspective and life circumstances. These experiences often […]

Mar 5, 2024

Are women over the hill at forty? Our recent client says “No!”  That’s not all she is saying “No” to these days! After decades of prioritizing others in her life, Fierce After Forty participant Justene now embraces the idea of self-care through the setting of boundaries. For her, life after forty is just beginning. With […]

Feb 27, 2024

Many women, whether it is through nature or nurture, spend their younger years living with limitations. As they move into their forties, fifties, and beyond, they often learn how to live life without limitations – limitations on the value they place on themselves, limitations on the experiences they can have, and limitations on who they […]

Feb 20, 2024

When was the last time you gathered with other women in a safe, nurturing environment where you found connection and personal growth? At Show Your Spark, we recently hosted a workshop in our studio designed to guide participants into coming home to themselves through conversation, movement, and breathwork exercises. It was beautiful to witness the […]