Life Enrichment
My Best Self: Becky Whidden Huff

My Best Self: Becky Whidden Huff

Becky Whidden Huff, author of Moonbeams and Fireflies: A Collection of 5-Minute, Imagery-Guided Meditations, worked for several years as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer with a focus on medical writing before embarking in a new direction: teaching yoga and meditation. Her journey with yoga began when she was challenged… Read more...
Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

In October 1990, Dave and Jill Cooke were watching a broadcast on Romanian orphanages and the devastating impact of a recent war. The program moved them to help children living in poverty. Together, they filled a convoy of nine trucks with medical supplies, food, clothing and Christmas gifts for children… Read more...
What it Takes to Build and Maintain Healthy Relationships

What it Takes to Build and Maintain Healthy Relationships

Relationships aren’t easy. Whether it’s between a husband and wife, parent and child, brother and sister or longtime friends, keeping a relationship strong and healthy is as challenging as it is rewarding. It’s been said time and again: you have to be willing to do the work. You have to… Read more...
My Best Self: Sharon Croyle

My Best Self: Sharon Croyle

Before she became director of The Foundation and Volunteer Services at Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna, Sharon Croyle’s early career was in banking, but she always belonged to some organization that was raising money for a good cause. She enjoyed seeing the result making a difference in people’s lives. After going… Read more...
The Heart of Rock & Roll

The Heart of Rock & Roll

It was a Thursday morning in April 2009, and Kaedy Kiely was finishing up on the air at 97.1 The River. After playing some favorite classic rock hits for her loyal listeners, she knew that it was time to fill them in on what was going on in her life.… Read more...
2-Day Walk supporter Atlanta Falcons’ Jamaal Anderson with (from left) Andrea Lane, Linda Schneider, Robin Cohen and Rhonda Wise.

The Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer

When Robin Cohen began considering the position of executive director for It’s The Journey Inc. (ITJ), the nonprofit organization that produces the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, she did not have any family members or close friends who had been affected by the disease. However, between the time she… Read more...
My Best Self: Jeff Galloway

My Best Self: Jeff Galloway

As a U.S Olympian (1972), best-selling author, training consultant and founder of Phidippides, the nation’s first store devoted exclusively to running, Jeff Galloway is used to wearing many hats. An avid runner, he runs 6 days a week, 7 or 8 marathons a year and is a director for the… Read more...
BreasText

BreasText

The Doris Shaheen Breast Health Center at Piedmont Hospital, 97.1 FM The River and Best Self Atlanta magazine have come together to help increase awareness for breast cancer prevention. The BreasText program sends a free text message to your cell phone each month reminding you when it’s time for a… Read more...
My Best Self: Arden Zinn

My Best Self: Arden Zinn

Arden Zinn, founder and creator of Arden’s Garden, is a true trailblazer of health and nutrition. Dubbed “Atlanta’s First Lady of Fitness” by the President’s Council, Arden has built her career on her passion for teaching others to live the healthiest lives possible through nutrition and fitness. She opened her… Read more...
World Children’s Center

World Children’s Center

When Donald H. Whitney was 13, he saw an infomercial on TV about the plight of hungry and poverty-stricken children worldwide, and it made a deep impact. At that tender age, he decided to dedicate himself to making a difference in the lives of young people in need. And today,… Read more...