Transform Your Tresses

Transform Your Tresses

There is nothing like having a good hair day.  When your locks look lovely, it can change your whole demeanor.  You might smile a little more, walk a little taller and exude an air of self-confidence that only shows up on days when your mane is truly manageable.  That’s because… Read more...
Take charge of your health

Take charge of your health

“Shake it off.” “Rub some dirt on it.” If you’re a man who lives by these popular adages when it comes to your health and wellness, you're not alone. Research has shown that many men fail to get routine checkups and preventative care, and they often ignore symptoms or delay… Read more...
Listen up, guys!

Listen up, guys!

Though he has always enjoyed exercising as a way of relieving stress, Clark Howard never considered himself a health nut. It wasn’t until he reached his 50s that he decided to kick his self-proclaimed awful eating habits and start seriously thinking about nutrition as a preemptive strike in the impending… Read more...
That gorgeous glow

That gorgeous glow

Have you ever watched a baby look at herself in the mirror?  Watch closely next time as she joyfully examines the beauty of her eyes, her nose, her mouth, her hair, her hands—and becomes downright entranced by the reflection staring back at her.  Watch her smile broaden and her face… Read more...
Pathways to Parenthood

Pathways to Parenthood

Just a few decades ago, expanding a family through adoption was a relative rarity, and turning to fertility experts for help was considered an extreme solution—but not today. No longer is there one common or acceptable way to build a family. Rather, there are numerous alternatives out there for would-be… Read more...
Camp Sunshine

Camp Sunshine

When a child receives a cancer diagnosis, he’s no longer just a kid. He’s a kid with cancer. Suddenly, he’s different from everyone else, and he probably doesn’t know anyone who’s going through the same frightening experience. It can be a very isolating and traumatic time. But thanks to Camp… Read more...
The power of pets

The power of pets

There are many reasons why a dog is man’s best friend. Our beloved four-legged companions are loyal, trusting and affectionate. They can make us smile with a simple wag of the tail or a spirited lick on the face. But there’s more. It turns out that your precious pooch can… Read more...
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...