East Texans are generous. … Year after year, we attend golf tournaments in the heat, wine swirls in the park, and fancy galas that require suits and awkwardly high heels all to show our support of causes that are dear to our hearts. Giving back is what we are taught to do and as a region we do it well, but what if there was another way to give? A way to support local and regional charities without getting dressed up or for that matter, without leaving your house? Well there is! … This is the fifth year for East Texas Giving Day.
Texarkana Monthly shares information during Child Abuse Awareness Month. … The national news has reported an increase in child abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Conversely, the child abuse hotline reports in Texas have decreased 40-60%. “This is likely due to the fact that teachers and school employees make up a large portion of these hotline calls,” said Breanne Bradshaw with Texarkana Children’s Advocacy Center.
Jennifer London and her family spread acts of love through United Families of America-Arkansas. … UFAA’s purpose is to end food insecurity in Southwest Arkansas. They provide food for after-school and summer programs, prepare Grab-and-Go meals, and deliver meals to those in need. London and her family began their mission October 15, 2017, at the W.T. Daniels Center in Texarkana, Arkansas. Today, UFAA serves approximately 5,000 meals per month throughout the Texarkana, Nashville and Lewisville, Arkansas communities.
Five Tips to Stay Healthy … Your Health, Your Responsibility … Ultimately your health is completely your responsibility. Yes we want to get advice and help from doctors and professionals in various fields, but nobody can look after your body 24/7 like you can. You have to realize that everything you do in life from your work to how you interact with people is done with your body, and the health of your body will put a positive (or negative) filter on everything in your life.
Billy Eldridge provides many services but primarily sees with clients dealing with relationships (premarital, marital, communication/conflict), and spirituality (deconstruction, and crisis of faith), addiction and adolescents. … He uses a Gottman-informed approach. Dr. John Gottman’s research has followed thousands of couples and uncovered what the longest-lasting and happiest partnerships seem to have in common.
“Dress like you are famous!” … Wearing your robe all day is not uplifting. A little effort will go a long way toward brightening your mood. Do something for yourself. … Choose clothes that fit you well and are in style. Fortunately there are loads of comfortable clothes that are in style at the moment. … Try to avoid clothes that you are concerned about staining or need to go to the dry cleaners. … Have a clean, fresh appearance (a little makeup goes a long way).