Life Enrichment
Best Cause: The Global Soap Project In Atlanta

Best Cause: The Global Soap Project In Atlanta

Most of us pay little attention to the bars of soap in our hotel rooms, let alone what happens to the gently used soap once we check out. In the United States, an estimated 2.6 million bars of soap are discarded each day, ending up as waste in landfills. To… Read more...
Top 10 Atlanta Pet Winners

Top 10 Atlanta Pet Winners

Best Self’s “Best Pets” contest was a close one – there are so many deserving pets out there that bring love into people’s lives. Here are our top 10 winners, each amazing in their own special way. FIRST PLACE WINNERHannah Ward and Klaus Klaus is a German shepherd What special… Read more...
Oprah Magazines fifth annual O You! Event Atlanta GA

Oprah Magazines fifth annual O You! Event Atlanta GA

Whether you followed her from her first show 25 years ago or just caught her last show on May 25, 2011, fans and supporters alike will rejoice as Oprah Winfrey takes to the stage once again. However, she won’t be doing it in Chicago; instead she and O experts will… Read more...
The Makeover of Breast Cancer Survivor Sharon Hayes-Terrell

The Makeover of Breast Cancer Survivor Sharon Hayes-Terrell

Atlanta native Sharon Hayes-Terrell describes herself as “tall as a Georgia pine and bronze as a Georgia peach.” As founder of RRS Talent and Modeling Agency, she provides models for local fashion shows, ad campaigns, tradeshows and catalog photo shoots. But in April of 2007, Sharon endured a stroke that… Read more...
One-on-One with Gayle King

One-on-One with Gayle King

When it comes to multi-tasking, Gayle King has got it down. She may not be the most organized (in her words), but that doesn’t stop her from getting out there and living her best life. Whether it’s behind the scenes as editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine or in front… Read more...
My Give Back Story: Rachel Payne

My Give Back Story: Rachel Payne

Patti-Jo Shapiro was a very dear friend of mine and was diagnosed with a very rare type of cancer, sinus cancer. Her courage was demonstrated with a positive attitude and she did not waste a minute of the precious time she had. Patti-Jo, best known for her dedication to the… Read more...
Best Bulletin: October 2011

Best Bulletin: October 2011

Get Ready for Spa Week  If you are on the hunt for a relaxing yet affordable spa experience, don’t miss out on National Spa Week October 10 – 16. During this one week event, participating spas will be offering their signature services for a fraction of the price. Whether you… Read more...
Best Fun: October 2011

Best Fun: October 2011

While I enjoy the cooler weather of fall, I do occasionally get wistful for the lazy days of summer and seeing all the gorgeous flowers in bloom. This yearning and my love of crafting, led me to find Paper Flowers 101 at The Beehive, a class that teaches the fine… Read more...
Treatments to keep your hair at its best

Treatments to keep your hair at its best

Jessica Shops Pick of the Month Tress Success Ready to pump up the volume this fall? Leave the dull, lifeless rut behind and pamper yourself while saving. Feeling Hollywood? Then visit celebrity stylist, Richie Arpino (404-231-5092, www.ArpinoSalon.com), for a $50 cut (regularly $75). If you’re just looking to get pumped… Read more...
Best Cause: Ovarian Cycle: Riding for a Cure

Best Cause: Ovarian Cycle: Riding for a Cure

The loss of a loved one is never an easy event to bear, but in 2004, one Marietta resident used her loss as motivation to empower people to make a change. Bethany Diamond, a fitness instructor and founder of the non-profit organization Ovarian Cycle, experienced the loss of her dear… Read more...
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