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As an adult, I haven’t been much of a writer and putting this blog post together was a stretch.  Come on; it’s the first post from the Diversity Committee. From the black woman on the committee. Would this set the tone for how the committee would operate?  Was everything going to be about race? A “woe is me” to the struggles of being a minority in Polka Dot Powerhouse? *sigh*

3 Tips to Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

So most of us have heard that it’s recommended that we get 30 minutes of moderate activity 5 times per week or 20 minutes of vigorous activity 3 times per week to be heart healthy.

How many of you frowned at that or let out an exasperated sigh? It’s ok, be honest.

Anyone can use social media for business purposes. However, not everyone realizes there are ways to share strategically across the various social channels. Here, I share a handful of things to consider, if your desire is to build what I call "true community", especially around a brand, business, or cause you care deeply about.

First, some statistics, in case you aren't already convinced that using the tools available is a really good idea for building a community around your brand.

Oh the guilt! You have taken the time to sit down and finally figure out your finances. You have carefully created a budget down to the last penny. Today is the day you are going to start focusing on your spending and stop living paycheck to paycheck. You’ve got this!