Published on:

8th Nov 2023

You're Forty. The Ageless Beauty of Life (previously on dear forties podcast)

Previous Content from dear forties, podcast

In this episode the host Shennice Cleckley introduces the show and shares the inspiration behind it. She reflects on reaching the age of 49 and realizing that her forties are coming to an end. This realization led her to create a platform where people in their forties can share their experiences and navigate this transitional period in life.

Shennice discusses her personal journey through her forties, including the unexpected experience of having a baby at the age of 40. She humorously recounts the challenges and perceptions that come with being an older mother and how she embraced this new phase in life.

Throughout the episode, Shennice highlights the transformative aspects of one's forties, such as personal growth, career changes, and aspirations. She encourages listeners to create their own forties bucket list and shares her own aspirations, including living fully expressed and embracing her body.

Shennice challenges the common stereotypes associated with being 40 and advocates for an ageless approach to life. She invites listeners to share their own bucket lists and experiences by writing to the show at

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About the Podcast

The Shennice Show
Picture this: You're sitting down with your favorite friend, Shennice, and you're just chatting about life. You're sharing your ups and downs, your hopes and dreams, and your fears and challenges. And Shennice is listening intently, offering support and advice.

That's what The Shennice Show is all about. It's a casual, candid conversation with Shennice and her inspiring guests. They'll talk about everything from managing finances, careers, faith and nurturing relationships to navigating life's twists and turns.

You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll learn something new. But most importantly, you'll feel empowered, inspired, and motivated.

So grab a cup of coffee, put on your comfy clothes, and settle in for some real talk with Shennice. You won't regret it.

Here's what you can expect on The Shennice Show:

-Real talk about real life
-Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and think
-Advice that you can actually use
-A safe space to share your own story
-A whole lot of heart
So what are you waiting for?

Subscribe to The Shennice Show today and get ready to be inspired.

About your host

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Shennice Cleckley

Shennice Cleckley is a media personality, author, and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in helping women and BIPOC communities thrive in business and life. She is the co-founder of L. Media, a content production company that delivers stories and messages that make viewers feel safe, seen, and empowered. She also hosts and facilitates various talk shows, conferences, events, and retreats that showcase diverse voices and perspectives.

Shennice's passion for equity and inclusion stems from her own entrepreneurial journey, which started in 2003 when she launched her first business after being laid off from Hewlett Packard. She has since founded and led several successful ventures, including a mobile bakery, a strategic business development firm, and a global non-profit. She has also served as a grassroots advocate, policy director, and Google digital coach, leveraging her skills in community relations, new business development, and new media. Shennice has been featured on multiple media outlets, such as NBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, CNBC, WSJ, Politico, and PPA, and has received multiple honors and awards for her work.