Andi and Josh: Atlanta’s Best Love Story

Andi and Josh: Atlanta’s Best Love Story

When ABC's "The Bachelorette" featured Atlanta native Andi Dorfman for its 10th season, we at Best Self Atlanta eagerly tuned in. Not only was Andi an assistant district attorney in Fulton County before the show, but by the end of the season, she was engaged to the baseball-playing bachelor from… Read more...
Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

These days, your mother struggles to remember small parts of her daily routine. Maybe your dad seems like himself, but he can't manage the daily task of cooking dinner. Or perhaps your parents are still doing great on their own, but they need some backup navigating the financial side of… Read more...
Get to the Core of Back Pain

Get to the Core of Back Pain

From dull muscle aches to severe, sharp pains, issues with your back or neck can be extremely uncomfortable – even debilitating. According to the Mayo Clinic, back pain is the second most common reason Americans visit our doctors, and we spend an estimated $193.3 billion annually trying to treat it.… Read more...
2014 “Best of 2014” Contest Winners

2014 “Best of 2014” Contest Winners

     After more than 1,500 nominations and 47,000 votes, you have chosen this year’s best!    ____________________________________________________________________ FITNESS & WEIGHT LOSS_____________________________________________________________________     Best Large Fitness FacilityAdrenaline Group XerciseWith a dedicated, experienced team and a variety of fitness offerings – from CrossFit and Les Mills classes to Zumba and… Read more...
King of Pops’ Steven Carse makes sweets sustainable

King of Pops’ Steven Carse makes sweets sustainable

Refreshing. Flavorful. An Atlanta summer staple. These might be the descriptions that come to mind when someone mentions "King of Pops," but when Best Self Atlanta sat down with Steven Carse, the company's creator, we discovered there's even more to the product than that. In addition to being tasty treats,… Read more...
Diabetes: Life Can Still Be Sweet

Diabetes: Life Can Still Be Sweet

Nearly 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes – more than one million in Georgia alone. Diabetes is one of the most common chronic illnesses in Georgia and across the Southeast, and is the seventh highest cause of death among Georgians. Despite its prevalence, many cases of diabetes are preventable,… Read more...
Giving Thanks for Atlanta Area Teachers

Giving Thanks for Atlanta Area Teachers

Everybody has one – that special teacher who always went the extra mile. Who made learning fun and easier. Who listened and really cared. During this month of giving thanks, Best Self Atlanta wants to applaud and celebrate the Atlanta educators who make a genuine difference in their students' lives.… Read more...

"Best of 2014" Contest Winners

YOU nominated, YOU voted and you have chosen your "Best of 2014" winners!     Check out our December issue to read more about your winners, fan favorites, and what Atlantans are saying about them. The December issue hits the stands November 24.   Category Name Best Barre Instructor Katie Otto… Read more...
Kiera Palmer Raises It Up for Breast Cancer

Kiera Palmer Raises It Up for Breast Cancer

At first glance, Kiera Palmer seems like an unlikely breast cancer activist. She spreads awareness and raises research funds for this disease that traditionally affects women twice her age. She works long hours in the insurance industry, which doesn't seem like it would allow much spare time for fundraising. She… Read more...
Breast Cancer: Then and Now

Breast Cancer: Then and Now

        With the rapid progression of diagnostic technology, the Internet, social media and awareness campaigns in the latter half of the 20th century, it may be hard to believe that the topic of breast cancer was once taboo in America. But until the 1970s, it was not… Read more...
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