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by / on February 28, 2020 at 9:15 am / in Wellness

Anything But “Self-Care”

By Maegan Carrasquillo, Staff Writer If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years you’ve probably heard a thing or two about self-care. For some that can mean taking time to participate in a fitness class or doing a DIY facial, while others might find that just a few minutes alone with coffee in the morning […]

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by / on February 12, 2020 at 1:58 pm / in Wellness

Stress Less and Start Living: Cognitive Distortions, Part 3

This is the 3rd installment in a series by Staff Writer, Chad Morris. Stress is the hitchhiker that sneaks into your car when you open the door to new challenges and experiences. A life without the potentiality for stress is one that’s closed off to the world, and nobody wants that. You may not be able to erase stress from the […]

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by / on February 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm / in Wellness

Love Starts with You

By Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer and Graphic Designer One absolute truth in this world, whether in terms of your personal or professional life, people buy into you; the person you are. Not the labels you wear, or the car you drive, YOU. No amount of money or notoriety is worth it in the long run if someone cannot connect […]

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by / on February 1, 2020 at 10:58 am / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Year in Review

This is the last installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. Last year I began with a hopeful resolution and a plan of action, which has come full circle. If you’ve been following along, you know I have type 1 diabetes and started the previous year with a penchant for chocolate and lack […]

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by / on January 26, 2020 at 11:11 pm / in Wellness

Learning to Change Lanes in Life

A commentary by Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer & Graphic Designer Spending time in the fast lane throttling toward our goals in life is certainly a necessity sometimes, but (and this is a big one), going too hard, too fast, for too long always results in loss. Whether it’s missing out on moments, or failing to stop before you crash, […]

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by / on January 10, 2020 at 8:54 am / in Wellness

Connecting with Your Journey: Part 3 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

This is the 3rd installment in a 3-part series by Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing I’m a firm believer in two things when it comes to wellness: motion creates emotion and people are meant to be with people. Being a fitness instructor brings both together for me, which is why fitness has a special place in my heart. Understandably my perspective is […]

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by / on December 30, 2019 at 9:00 am / in Lifestyle

FOGH Annual Calendar

We’ve compiled a year’s worth of health, wellness, nutrition and lifestyle tips, now available in a downloadable and printable format! Download now: FOGH Calendar  

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by / on December 23, 2019 at 9:30 am / in Wellness

Fuel Your Fire: Part 2 of a Series on a Life Well Lived

This is the 2nd installment in a 3-part series by Samantha Morris, VP Digital Marketing Now that we’ve started this health conversation, and you’ve asked yourself the hard questions and created some attainable goals, how will you maintain your fire along your journey? The answer is with the right foods. If we have one shot at this life, and one body, we […]

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by / on December 20, 2019 at 3:30 pm / in Wellness

Messages from the Heart

By Melanie Robitaille, Sr. Staff Writer & Graphic Designer Since the moment I was able to type a note on my iPhone, I’ve felt a bit like someone with a foothold in two totally different worlds. I can’t recall a time when I didn’t feel compelled to write in a journal, when I didn’t relish the detail in scrap-booking, when […]

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by / on December 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm / in Health

Keeping Life Sweet: A Series on Getting Healthy with Diabetes, Part 5

This is the 5th installment in a 6-part series by Staff Writer, Maegan Carrasquillo, on living with diabetes. The final phase of this journey to a healthier me was to start transitioning toward using a Constant Glucose Monitor (CGM). A CGM is a small device that can test blood sugar levels frequently without the need to prick a finger. The […]

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