Life Enrichment
Atlanta Events, Locations and Activities for Summertime Fun

Atlanta Events, Locations and Activities for Summertime Fun

With summer on the horizon, there’s no better time to get out and take advantage of the many activities and attractions in and around Atlanta. From outdoor concerts and festivals to luxurious resorts and charming weekend getaways, we’re breaking down the best places to spend the warm weather months. Read… Read more...
WSB TV anchor Monica Pearson’s Amazing Journey

WSB TV anchor Monica Pearson’s Amazing Journey

Moments after Monica Pearson announced she would be retiring a month shy of her 37th year on the air, WSB-TV’s Facebook page and email were flooded with messages from well-wishers and fans who wanted the TV legend to know how much she would be missed. One fan wrote, “There will… Read more...
Atlanta Moms Who Make the Future Brighter

Atlanta Moms Who Make the Future Brighter

Like most working mothers today, juggling career and family is nothing new to these hard-working ladies. But the moms you’re about to meet have discovered the best of both worlds. They’ve taken their passions and turned them into successful business ventures, and they’ve done it without compromising what’s most important… Read more...
An interview with pro athlete and inspirational writer Chamique Holdsclaw

An interview with pro athlete and inspirational writer Chamique Holdsclaw

Before she became a writer, Chamique Holdsclaw was a pro athlete in the WNBA who played one season with the Atlanta Dream in 2009. In 2000 she won an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the Sydney Olympic Games, but during this time she was also battling depression. After… Read more...
Atlanta Tennis Player and Paralympic athlete Karin Korb

Atlanta Tennis Player and Paralympic athlete Karin Korb

Pro tennis player. Former two-time U.S. Paralympic athlete. A positive influence in empowering girls to embrace healthy lifestyle choices. All of these titles describe Atlantan Karin Korb, whose motto is “Live to train; train to live.” Even after a vaulting accident left her paralyzed at age 17, Karin didn’t let… Read more...
Local eco-advocate Laura Turner Seydel talks to Best Self

Local eco-advocate Laura Turner Seydel talks to Best Self

While appearing on 11Alive’s TV program, “The Chat Room,” with Shaunya Chavis and Kimberley Kennedy in 2011, Laura Turner Seydel was asked how her father (CNN founder Ted Turner) influenced her path toward becoming an eco-expert. “He definitely was my inspiration; he’s always been a leader by example,” she said.… Read more...
Find The Joy Within You

Find The Joy Within You

Happiness rules! Everyone wants it, but not everyone is able to tap into it. There are many ways people seek happiness, but the simple truth is the secret to a joy-filled life lies within you. In other words, you bring into your life that which you focus on. If you… Read more...
New Atlanta Career Paths

New Atlanta Career Paths

Sew What?: As a fashion lover, I’ve often dreamt of being able to sew something, maybe even fix or alter my own clothing. The perfect place to indulge those dreams is at Whipstitch Fabrics - an Atlanta fabric shop and sewing lounge. One could get lost in their endless range… Read more...
My Journey: Ann Finley

My Journey: Ann Finley

For professional counselor Ann Finley, metal sculpting was just a fun hobby. But when she realized she could make a successful business from it, she left her day job as associate director of the University Center at Emory University behind to pursue her passion. What made you want to turn… Read more...
Best Self Atlanta Magazine Visits City of Refuge

Best Self Atlanta Magazine Visits City of Refuge

Each month, Best Self Atlanta urges our readers to give back to the community. Whether through donations, volunteerism or attending charity-related events, giving back is a huge part of being your “best self.” Although we, as a company, give back throughout the year as much as possible, we decided to… Read more...
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