A clear view

A clear view

When you enter your 40s, certain standard health topics undoubtedly will come to the forefront of your daily conversations: your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and breast or prostate health. But there’s one topic that you just might turn a blind eye to without realizing how important it actually is—your vision.… Read more...
My Best Self: “Souper” Jenny Levison

My Best Self: “Souper” Jenny Levison

Jenny Levison worked her way around the world in many restaurant kitchens, learning by doing, although she never had any professional culinary training. She now has been in business in Atlanta as Souper Jenny for 10 years. Souper Jenny changes her menu daily according to what is fresh in the… Read more...
City of Refuge

City of Refuge

Statistically speaking, Atlanta’s 30314 ZIP code is No. 1 in the city and state in many regards. Unfortunately, almost all of those statistics are negative. This inner-city section of Fulton County has the lowest median household income rates and the highest rates of homelessness, poverty, high school dropouts, single-parent households,… Read more...
My Best Self: Gin Miller

My Best Self: Gin Miller

Atlantan Gin Miller, 53, created the Step Training fitness phenomenon in the late ‘80s, and her concepts and creativity laid the foundation for “step aerobics,” earning her the worldwide reputation as a preeminent fitness program creator and exercise professional. It all happened because she injured her knee doing high-impact aerobics.… Read more...
A real head case

A real head case

When you’re struck with a migraine, it can feel like no one understands the pain you’re going through. It can feel like you’re the only one experiencing it. But according to the National Headache Foundation (NHF), more than 29.5 million people suffer from recurrent migraine headaches. “Migraines occur in approximately… Read more...
UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation

UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation

When your child is ill or dealing with a medical challenge, the last thing you want to worry about is the financial aspect of his or her treatment. Of course, if you have good-quality health benefits, then you won’t even have to give it a second thought, right? Unfortunately, that’s… Read more...
My Best Self: Laina Orlando

My Best Self: Laina Orlando

Laina Orlando, founder of The Power of Awareness program, takes a fresh and fun approach to redefining spirituality. Her own spiritual awakening propelled her to trade a successful career for the privilege of inspiring others. An Atlanta-area author, speaker and coach, Laina offers simple techniques and practical tools to help… Read more...
Clear the Way

Clear the Way

What does it mean to be organized? Is it having a tidy closet where everything is in its place? A neat desk that makes you more productive at work? An efficient schedule that lets you easily check off the items on your to-do list? Plenty of time to spend with… Read more...
My Best Self: Amy Lance

My Best Self: Amy Lance

In 1997, Atlanta native Amy Lance founded the nonprofit organization Chastain Horse Park Ltd. She served as general contractor for the $4 million redevelopment of the local landmark, which was in desperate need of a comprehensive facelift. With the help of the community, Amy eliminated the old, dilapidated structures and… Read more...
Flying Change

Flying Change

When clients visit Flying Change Equine Therapy—an internationally recognized, metro-Atlanta-based equine-assisted growth and development program—they do many things: they build confidence and self esteem, develop relationship-building skills, learn how to communicate effectively, experience teamwork and cooperation, gain leadership skills, understand how to have empathy and respect for others and much… Read more...