My Journey: James “Bubba” Sloan

My Journey: James “Bubba” Sloan

As a nature lover, co-founder and owner of High Country Outfitters Bubba Sloan is always looking for new adventure. Whether it’s rafting on the Ocoee River or spending quality time with friends and family, he enjoys sharing his passion for the great outdoors. Sloan admits he is inspired when he… Read more...
Best Cause: The Global Soap Project In Atlanta

Best Cause: The Global Soap Project In Atlanta

Most of us pay little attention to the bars of soap in our hotel rooms, let alone what happens to the gently used soap once we check out. In the United States, an estimated 2.6 million bars of soap are discarded each day, ending up as waste in landfills. To… Read more...
Best Bites: November 2011

Best Bites: November 2011

With so many upcoming holiday events, it’s easy to succumb to rich, high calorie dishes. Why not take a break from the heavier foods and serve up a light and delicious dish? This main course salad combines roasted chicken with rich nuts and tart cherries in a walnut oil-balsamic vinaigrette.… Read more...
Top 10 Atlanta Pet Winners

Top 10 Atlanta Pet Winners

Best Self’s “Best Pets” contest was a close one – there are so many deserving pets out there that bring love into people’s lives. Here are our top 10 winners, each amazing in their own special way. FIRST PLACE WINNERHannah Ward and Klaus Klaus is a German shepherd What special… Read more...
Annual 2011 Best Self Spa Guide To Top Atlanta Spas

Annual 2011 Best Self Spa Guide To Top Atlanta Spas

Download our 2011 Best Self Atlanta Spa Guide! There is no doubt that the word “spa” can conjure up images of seaside resorts that give massages by the ocean, aromatic fragrances of flower blossoms enveloping your senses and skin care treatments that make your face glow and leave you feeling… Read more...
Oprah Magazines fifth annual O You! Event Atlanta GA

Oprah Magazines fifth annual O You! Event Atlanta GA

Whether you followed her from her first show 25 years ago or just caught her last show on May 25, 2011, fans and supporters alike will rejoice as Oprah Winfrey takes to the stage once again. However, she won’t be doing it in Chicago; instead she and O experts will… Read more...
Head to Toe Guide: Women’s Health

Head to Toe Guide: Women’s Health

Click here for our 2011 Atlanta Women's Health Directory. No matter what your age, having a clean bill of health is one of the most important things you can attain. Each stage of life presents different health issues for women, but as long as you are aware of your current… Read more...
The Makeover of Breast Cancer Survivor Sharon Hayes-Terrell

The Makeover of Breast Cancer Survivor Sharon Hayes-Terrell

Atlanta native Sharon Hayes-Terrell describes herself as “tall as a Georgia pine and bronze as a Georgia peach.” As founder of RRS Talent and Modeling Agency, she provides models for local fashion shows, ad campaigns, tradeshows and catalog photo shoots. But in April of 2007, Sharon endured a stroke that… Read more...
One-on-One with Gayle King

One-on-One with Gayle King

When it comes to multi-tasking, Gayle King has got it down. She may not be the most organized (in her words), but that doesn’t stop her from getting out there and living her best life. Whether it’s behind the scenes as editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine or in front… Read more...
My Give Back Story: Rachel Payne

My Give Back Story: Rachel Payne

Patti-Jo Shapiro was a very dear friend of mine and was diagnosed with a very rare type of cancer, sinus cancer. Her courage was demonstrated with a positive attitude and she did not waste a minute of the precious time she had. Patti-Jo, best known for her dedication to the… Read more...