Restoration MedSpa: Is it Beauty Or is it Wellness?

New Non-invasive Treatment Options Can Help You Look and Feel Your Best BY TERRI SMITH PHOTOS BY JEJ PHOTOS There’s a lot of overlap between beauty and wellness, according to Restoration MedSpa owner and founder Marisa Faircloth, PA-C. In fact, Marisa has recently written a book on the subject of cosmetic treatments and the booming […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher Perspective

Photo by Photo Artistry by Melinda  I am loving all of this gorgeous spring weather we’re experiencing here in Winston-Salem. And while I try not to glorify being “busy,” I have to admit that I do love the buzz of all of the things going on this time of year – especially this year, as […]

Keeping it Real: Don’t You Even Care?

BY DR. DEBBIE LANIER Have you ever cried out to God about a situation, yet He seems to stay completely silent? You see nothing to encourage you that God is hearing you. In fact, things seem to be spiraling, leaving you wondering, “LORD, Don’t You Even Care?” Yep, I’ve been there. We witness these moments […]

April 2021 Women on the Move

Lei Lei Patterson is a registered nurse and the owner of Lei Lei’s Bakery. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from Winston-Salem State University. She has been a registered nurse for more than 20 years and has been a bakery shop owner for the past seven years. “It is such a blessing that, seven years […]

LEAD-A-THON Move for HER Event Changes Lives

LEAD Girls of North Carolina May 1 – 8 LEAD-A-THON Move for HER Event Changes Lives Help LEAD Girls of North Carolina Change Lives: Move for HER in our LEAD-A-THON! LEAD Girls of NC is preparing at-risk and low-income pre-teen girls in our community for the path to success.  When Nicole came to LEAD Girls three […]

A Bright Moment: Vegan Bakery-Style Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

Vegan Bakery-Style Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins Servings: 4 jumbo muffins/10 regular size muffins Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Ingredients For the Muffins: 1 cup Almond milk 1 tsp. Raw Apple Cider Vinegar 1 tsp. Lemon Juice 3/4 cup Blueberries 1 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour 1/3 cup Granulated […]

3 Reasons a Change of Scenery Makes You More Productive

BY TARYN JEREZ When is the last time you felt like you knocked it out of the park when it came to your productivity?  I’m sure you’ve heard of ways to get that boost of accomplishment in your day, like establishing a routine and eliminating distractions, but sometimes it’s something else holding you back entirely.  […]

Club Pilates: Positive Fitness for All

BY TABATHA RENEGAR PHOTOS BY JODIE BRIM PHOTOGRAPHY It’s safe to say that of all the exercise programs, fads, and trends that have come and gone over the years, Pilates is here to stay! In 2000, Newsweek reported that in the late ‘90s, approximately 5,000 people did Pilates exercise on a regular basis; today, the […]

Sixth Sense Health & Wellness Center – Staying Ahead of the Trends

BY TABATHA RENEGAR PHOTOS BY PHOTO ARTISTRY BY MELINDA In one of the most charming areas of Winston-Salem’s West End, you will find a place that exists for the sole purpose of making your life better! Sixth Sense Health & Wellness Center has been providing massage therapy, acupuncture, and nutrition counseling since 1997. Yet it […]

Voices Changing Communities: Dr. Pamela A. Oliver, MD, MSPH

Viewing Obstacles as Opportunities Dr. Pamela Oliver, Executive Vice President and President, Novant Health Physician Network, leads a team of over 3,000 physicians and advanced practice providers in the Novant Health Medical Group.  As Physician Network president, she oversees clinic operations, ambulatory quality and safety initiatives, provider onboarding and support, and growth of primary and […]