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Ambyr Chatzopoulos on Setting Realistic Goals

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Ambyr Chatzopoulos sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss how important it is to set realistic fitness and health goals in order to live a healthy lifestyle.

“If you start setting goals that you aren’t going to be able to hit, you are going to get really frustrated with yourself,” Chatzopoulos says. “Setting realistic goals is one of the most important things that I tell people.”

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Stacey Antine on HealthBarn USA

Stacey Antine, MS, RD, Founder of HealthBarn USA and Author of “Appetite for Life,” sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss the importance of nutrition education for young children and families.

“Kids are so empowered,” Antine says.  “If you really want to make an impact for the future, you’ve got to start with the children.”

The mission of HealthBarn USA is to gift children and families nutritious food through access and in conjunction with nutrition education for their health and happiness.

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Eileen Murray on Matheny’s Arts Access Program

Director of Matheny’s Arts Access Program Eileen Murray sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss this important program for people with disabilities and the life changing impact it is making.

“The art resides within them,” Murray says, “and Arts Access gives them the tools to get it out.” They do this by providing facilitators. A facilitator is a professional artist who is trained to be the arms and the legs for the person who can’t use theirs.

Matheny is a special hospital for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities. Their mission is to provide exceptional care and an optimal quality of life for children and adults with special needs and medically complex developmental disabilities.

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