Get your body in gear

Get your body in gear

You’ve survived the winter and now that the warmer weather is here, you may have emerged with some extra baggage. Whether you need to have some grooming, to shed some extra weight or just an overall health check up, feeling good about yourself is one of the first steps to… Read more...

Mitchell Anderson: Cooking up a fresh experience

Sometimes two elements come together so seamlessly, it makes you wonder why they haven’t been together all along. Such is the partnership between the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Mitchell Anderson’s eatery MetroFresh, which opened its second location at the garden in the beginning of March. New Successes During his nearly… Read more...
Enhancing your eyes, skin, brows, lashes and lips

Enhancing your eyes, skin, brows, lashes and lips

Spring is here at last, and there’s no better time to enhance your appearance than now. Whether you’re a 20-something looking for simple makeup tips, a 30-something in need of rejuvenation, or a 40-something (and beyond) considering more advanced cosmetic procedures, it’s time to reveal a new and improved you.… Read more...
The Charge Against Childhood Obesity

The Charge Against Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity, which was once labeled as a “problem,” is now being called an epidemic and all over the news, from talk shows to medical reports, experts are saying the same thing: children are not healthy and we need to do something about it. How does a problem become an… Read more...
Marcus Autism Center

Marcus Autism Center

For years, parents have known that when their child reaches the age of two, their pediatrician will begin asking serious questions about his development. Does he use two-word phrases? Does he respond to his own name? Does he play well with others? These seemingly simple questions help identify possible symptoms… Read more...
My Best Self: LaLona Hughes Richards

My Best Self: LaLona Hughes Richards

When it comes to multi-tasking, LaLona Hughes Richards is a pro. From taking care of her family to being a literary consultant to teachers and administrators, she is tireless in her efforts to better the community and herself. LaLona speaks about her full life as a mother, fitness instructor, educator… Read more...
40 Tips for Finding Love After 40

40 Tips for Finding Love After 40

"Enjoy yourself—that’s what your 20s are for. Your 30s are for learning the lessons. Your 40s are to pay for the drinks." —Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City: The Movie That’s certainly one way to look at it. However, if you’re like the many single 40-somethings… Read more...
Prevention, Treatment and Care for Optimal Heart Health

Prevention, Treatment and Care for Optimal Heart Health

Every 34 seconds an American dies from a heart attack, and every minute someone in our country dies from a heart-related event. -American Heart Assocation The path to a healthy heart begins today.  It is never too early or too late to change your life and make better decisions to… Read more...
Seizure response dogs help epilepsy sufferers

Seizure response dogs help epilepsy sufferers

More than 3 million Americans and one in 100 Georgia residents lives with epilepsy, a chronic neurological disorder that causes people with the disease to have recurrent, unprovoked seizures. Anyone can develop epilepsy, and it occurs across all ages, races and genders. Canine Assistants, a Milton-based nonprofit organization that trains… Read more...
My Best Self: Allison Stone

My Best Self: Allison Stone

After suffering a shoulder injury that left her with poor posture and in constant pain, Allison Stone began practicing Pilates. The former Wall Street executive found herself in the best physical condition of her life and wanted to share her positive experience with others. Stone received her Pilates teaching certification… Read more...