Life Enrichment
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...
Kim Hudson, Tim Hudson and Dr. Debra Gray King are interviewed by Best Self’s Tara Duttenhaver.

Best Self: Up close and personal with Tim and Kim Hudson

When our friends at the Atlanta Center for Cosmetic Dentistry invited Best Self to their gorgeous offices to speak with Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson and his wife, Kim, we jumped at the chance. Not only is Tim making headlines for his amazing pitching skills, but he and Kim are… Read more...
Reinvent yourself

Reinvent yourself

Before she became a renowned personal-finance expert, Suze Orman waited tables for years at a local diner in Berkeley, Calif. The beloved Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, worked in the White House Office of Management and Budget in the late 1970s before launching her cooking and entertaining empire. Senator Fred Thompson… 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...
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...