Life Enrichment
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...
Best Fun: March 2012

Best Fun: March 2012

On a chilly Saturday morning, I spent a few hours at Pine Street Market’s whole hog class with about 20 other bacon lovers learning how to make bacon (and everything else). You may have heard of Pine Street Market as a stand at a farmer’s market or a supplier of… Read more...
Best Bulletin: March 2012

Best Bulletin: March 2012

AJC Peachtree Road Race The Atlanta Track Club, organizer of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, will open registration for the 2012 event on March 15 through an online lottery. Regardless of the day or time one enters, all individuals and groups who enter the lottery will have an equal chance… Read more...
The Amazing Race contestants Amani and Marcus Pollard

The Amazing Race contestants Amani and Marcus Pollard

Teamwork is at the heart of any great relationship, and never is teamwork more important than when a couple is going through stressful times. Having that person to lean on and offer support can not only help get you through the tough times, but also celebrate the joyful ones. Amani… Read more...
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