Wellness Wednesday: How to Validate Children’s Feelings

  Some of the most important emotional and mental health development that a person will experience happens during childhood. For this week’s Wellness Wednesday, Lauren English, a licensed professional counselor and business development representative with Pinnacle Pointe Hospital shares some tips to make sure that children feel connected, understood and safe.   By emphasizing nurturing…

Woman Wednesday: Graycen Bigger

For this week’s Woman Wednesday, AY About You sits down with Graycen Bigger, executive director of the Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Authority.    Bigger was born and raised in northeast Arkansas. She grew up in Paragould and attended Arkansas State University, where she earned her undergraduate degrees in Art History and Photojournalism. Bigger worked in…

Made in Arkansas: Howdy Bonita

Art, believe it or not, can be more than canvases, sculptures or murals. The beauty of art is that it can be found essentially anywhere. Wearable art is one of many alternative forms that can be interpreted in many different ways. Fashion, make-up and jewelry. Surpassing the basic styles of metal geometric shapes, jewelry is…