Life Enrichment
Sam Champion: Loving Life in Atlanta

Sam Champion: Loving Life in Atlanta

By Amy Meadows It was early 2010. Sam Champion, the beloved, award-winning weather anchor for ABC's top-rated "Good Morning America" was dealing with something that was all too familiar to him: skin cancer. His first diagnosis came in his mid-20s, and by his mid-40s, he knew the drill. He had… Read more...
My Best Self: Rich Kenah

My Best Self: Rich Kenah

Every year on July 4, the Atlana Track Club hosts the world's largest 10K: the Peachtree Road Race. Executive Director Rich Kenah heads up this organization and brings years of Olympic-level running experience to the planning and execution of this fantastic event. Kenah's event was the 800, and he brought… Read more...
2015 Over 40 & Fabulous! Contest Winners

2015 Over 40 & Fabulous! Contest Winners

          During this year's Over 40 & Fabulous! contest, you voted these contestants as the most fabulous of Atlanta's over-40 crowd. They're fitness studio owners, nonprofit CEOs, doctors, moms and more. Meet them all – and the contest's Advisory Board members – on the next pages!… Read more...
Brenda Wood

Give Mom the Mother’s Day She Wants!

                        Kelley SibleyCEO of Bamboo JuicesMom of one, age 4 months What is an enjoyable part of mothering children at this stage?Watching her become more interactive with me every day. She can now smile and laugh with me, which… Read more...
Kristin Klingshirn

Learning Lessons Kristin Klingshirn from Q100’s “The Bert Show”

Every morning, Atlanta listeners – and listeners in cities across the Southeast – can hear Kristin Klingshirn on "The Bert Show," bantering with the boys, Bert Weiss and Jeff Dauler, and recapping the latest pop culture news. Longtime listeners know that underneath this UK grad's fun-loving exterior, she's an insightful… Read more...
My Best Self: Julia Curran-Villarreal

My Best Self: Julia Curran-Villarreal

When you put yourself out there, you sometimes have to push through some fear and discomfort. Julia Curran-Villarreal figured out a new way to push through it: jump over it! After decades away from track and field, this almost 55-year-old Marietta mom picked up her old sport of high jumping… Read more...
Molly Mathis

Molly’s Mojo

By Nicole Letts Intimidation is not a word or a concept that entrepreneur Molly Mathis finds daunting. On the contrary, intimidation is what keeps Mathis in business. Mathis is the mastermind behind Mojo Active Adventures, a boutique adventure travel company that helps women change their feelings of intimidation about fitness,… Read more...
My Best Self: Natalie Dale

My Best Self: Natalie Dale

If you turn on the TV and hear a cheerful female voice discussing variable speed limits and traffic conditions, you already know how Natalie Dale brings subjects to life that – let's face it – aren't always the most exciting. As the spokeswoman for Georgia's Department of Transportation, Dale acts… Read more...
Coming Home

Coming Home

The word "homeless" may conjure images of people panhandling on the street, but in reality, the problem of homelessness can look very different. Those who are technically homeless may actually be living in a shelter or a transitional program. They may only be homeless for a short period of time.… Read more...
Andi and Josh: Atlanta’s Best Love Story

Andi and Josh: Atlanta’s Best Love Story

When ABC's "The Bachelorette" featured Atlanta native Andi Dorfman for its 10th season, we at Best Self Atlanta eagerly tuned in. Not only was Andi an assistant district attorney in Fulton County before the show, but by the end of the season, she was engaged to the baseball-playing bachelor from… Read more...
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