Online Bullying: Think Before You Pile On

With the addition of social media to our everyday lives, we have a whole new medium for communication, information, promotion of our businesses, and side hustles – we also have an entirely new world of bullying. Chances are, you’ve probably participated in some kind of online bullying – and I’m not just saying that because […]

The No Complaining Challenge Have You Tried It?

What is the No Complaining Challenge? Whether you see this as the next social media idea or not, at its root, it’s a good thing. Just think, spending seven consecutive days without complaining about what you don’t have or about the people in your life (family, friends, co-workers, or strangers you encounter day-to-day); it can […]

What Kind of Communicator Are You?

Ever think about your communication style? Maybe you’ve stepped back after someone told you that you were being passive-aggressive or longed to be assertive. Or maybe, just maybe, you haven’t thought of this! Knowing your communication style might be more important than knowing your blood type (maybe). We spend most of the day communicating – […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Professional Disagreement

There is a 100% chance that you’re going to disagree with someone at your job or along your career path. The phrase, “Disagreement is inevitable, disrespect is optional” is a mantra of my own that I use in life and when coaching professionals, and I’m often surprised when folks tell me how much they hate […]

Alkali Hair Studio Hair Mastery with Stunning Results

Stylists at Alkali Hair Studio are true artisans of their trade. Expert colorists and stylists, always updating their portfolios and learning the newest techniques, the professionals at Alkali deliver creativity and confidence to their clients. The Alkali experience starts with a beautifully appointed studio offering private rooms for the delivery of services. A wide variety […]

Internal Validation

Too often, we seek external validation from other people in the form of compliments, strong, positive reactions, or just a nod of approval. Let’s be honest, a lot of us get a significant buzz when we gain the social approval of others by way of breaking one hundred likes on an Instagram selfie, our husband’s […]


We are Family Services. The people we serve, volunteers, staff, donors, friends — together, we’re building a healthier Forsyth County. Right now, too many families in our community struggle with poverty, unemployment, and domestic upheaval that threaten not only the lives of their own families, but also our collective future. When someone hurts, we help. […]

“The Schuler Saga” book review by Tim Sellner

If you’re a regular reader of Forsyth Woman, as so many of the magazine’s readers are, you may recognize the book review reprised below. We’re running it again – with additional comments at the end – in celebration of our mom, Marianne Schuler’s, 80th (!) birthday. Enjoy! “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” […]

Herbal Healing: Calming Chamomile

Every culture has an herbal lore, promoting effective remedies for healing, beauty and body care. Despite the commercial ease of purchasing creams and lotions, oils and teas, the knowledge may still be in our genes, waiting to germinate and blossom as wildly as a vine. Tea drinkers, users of essential oils and aromatherapy have a […]

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