2011 Atlanta's Healthiest Companies

When we asked our readers to nominate the companies they thought embodied the spirit of health for their employees for Best Self’s Healthiest Companies Contest, we were excited by the response. It was wonderful to see so many local companies who truly care about fostering an environment of support when… Read more...
Best Fun: August 2011

Best Fun: August 2011

The rope bridge under my feet sways and creaks as I step across it and even the reassuring smiles from my zip line guides, Sean and Morgan, aren’t making me feel any better.  My grip on the rope tightens, a sweat breaks out on my brow and my heart thumps… Read more...
Kate’s Club

Kate’s Club

When Kate Atwood started Kate’s Club in 2003, a special program that helps children cope with the loss of a parent or sibling, she never anticipated how far it would go and how many lives she would touch. The idea was inspired from a personal loss Atwood experienced, when, at… Read more...
Keep your pets feeling their best

Keep your pets feeling their best

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Fur-Friendly DealsGive your pets the love they deserve and yourself the perks of being a smart, stylish animal owner with some of my favorite finds for pet products and services this season.  Reward your pet or give a gift with Taj Mahound’s “Treat of… Read more...
Best Bites: August 2011

Best Bites: August 2011

Pineapple-Chicken Kabobs with Quinoa        These easy-to-make kabobs are sure to put a smile on your friend’s and family’s faces! Pineapple-chicken kabobs with quinoa are not only healthy, but taste delicious as well. The sweetness of grilled pineapple pairs well with grilled chicken and a simple honey-mustard sauce.  Try cooking a… Read more...
Best Bulletin: August 2011

Best Bulletin: August 2011

Oprah & O You! Event Comes to Atlanta Join Oprah and a distinguished panel of experts at the 2011 O You! Event on October 15 at the Georgia World Congress Center. Special speakers like Gayle King, Suze Orman, Dr. Oz and Nate Berkus will be on hand for a memorable… Read more...
My Best Journey: Sabir Muhammad

My Best Journey: Sabir Muhammad

When world-champion swimmer Sabir Muhammad set out to write an autobiographical account of his fear-turned-fascination with water titled Born to Swim, he had one thought in mind: to help kids. “I want to share my passion for swimming with parents and kids and describe the benefits every person realizes when… Read more...
Skin care treatments for a radiant complexion

Skin care treatments for a radiant complexion

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Best Skincare Deals! Summer is here and soaking in the sun makes skincare a must.  With so much technology, it’s easy to spend a fortune on the latest treatments, but you don’t have to!  Try Bella Medspa’s “Refresh Laser Facial” that layers several lasers… Read more...
The Skinny on Healthy Weight Loss

The Skinny on Healthy Weight Loss

Most individuals who wish to lose weight typically begin their diet around the first of the year or even the beginning of spring, as bathing suit season is just around the corner. Although we are smack-dab in the middle of summer, it is not too late to attain a healthy… Read more...
Carolyn Evans Helps to Ignite The Spark

Carolyn Evans Helps to Ignite The Spark

When you think of solid, long-lasting relationships, one of the key elements is a healthy sex life. When former therapist and singer, Carolyn Evans found this element in her marriage taking a downward turn, she knew she had to do something to change that. On her husband’s fortieth birthday she… Read more...