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Mental Health First Aid Classes in NWA

Mental Health First Aid Classes in NWA

Mental Health First Aid Classes Available Feb. 20 & 21 – Siloam Springs $20.00 registration Feb. 28 & March 1 – Fort Smith, Closed registration March 14 & 15 – Rogers $40.00 registration April 8 & 9 – Fayetteville $40.00 registration For more information, please […]

Adopt a Grandparent Program

Adopt a Grandparent Program

Adopt a Grandparent By  Shara Manning, Independent Beauty Consultant www.marykay.com/smanning Each year, the local Mary Kay units in Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas take time to think about those who might not receive a gift at Christmas time. They choose local nursing homes in the […]

Office Party 101

Office Party 101

By Celeste Morgan Your office puts it on, but it’s not at your office. You get to mingle with your favorite co-workers, but not talk about work. Your company is paying for alcohol, and you don’t get in trouble for consuming it in front of […]

Local Man Uses Music to Teach Kids Life Skills

Local Man Uses Music to Teach Kids Life Skills

Contributed by Eddie Gregg “Music is magical; it moves you. It helps to express what’s in your soul” said Jacob Paul, owner of Inside Out Music and Arts Studio in Farmington. Jacob, 27, who graduated from the U of A with a degree in psychology […]

What Has You Stressed Out Today?

What Has You Stressed Out Today?

Contributed by Zoe Calkins “I’m stressed out.” This self-made diagnosis is used everyday to explain away symptoms that range from irritability to migraine headaches. Stress is generally swept aside and left in the corner along with all of the other things that are to be […]

Alvin’s Army: Community Rallies in Support of Boy with Cancer

Alvin’s Army: Community Rallies in Support of Boy with Cancer

Contributd by Eddie Gregg He hadn’t been feeling well for months. He coughed violently and suffered from chest pains. His parents and teachers didn’t know why. Finally, over Christmas break, doctors determined why 11-year-old Alvin Hiram was so sick. He has leukemia. Alvin’s dad, Lucky, has […]

Rogers Veteran Making a Difference

Rogers Veteran Making a Difference

  When I was 22 years old, I worked as a legal secretary in Los Angeles. The managing partner of the firm was a very busy man; he had a wife, two young children, and a thriving firm. However, he always made it a priority […]

Don’t Forget to Breathe

Don’t Forget to Breathe

Contributed by Dennis Champagne, MMT Healthy living starts with an action as simple as remembering to breathe correctly. Seems simple enough, right?  Try it. Inhale. Exhale. Inhale. Exhale. If you are like most people, when you were breathing in, your chest rose and fell with each breath–a perfect symptom of “shallow breathing!”  […]