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Social Media & Building Healthy Communities

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: While social media has been blamed for detrimental behaviors like bullying, it does have value in your personal health and success.
Air Date: 10/21/15
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Cornell Thomas, Author & Motivational Speaker
Cornell-ThomasCornell Thomas is a basketball coach, trainer, life coach, motivational speaker, and author. Through his program Crossroads Basketball he has helped hundred of kids in the last nine years reach their goals. For the last four years Cornell has been inspiring and motivating people of all ages through his own motivational quotes and blog site at www.powerofpositivity.net
  • Book Title: The Power of Me
  • Guest Twitter Account: @cornellthomas
Social Media & Building Healthy Communities
There are so many avenues of social media today, and new ones are constantly popping up... it's hard to keep track, much less keep up.

And, while social media has been blamed for detrimental behaviors like bullying, it does have value in your personal health and success.

For instance, author and motivational speaker, Cornell Thomas, says it really doesn't matter how many followers you have.

Your focus should be on your connections and friends and building an organic community where you can help each other, inspire people, and grow together.

There are a few things to consider when working on your "community," says Thomas. Post when you feel there's something truly important to share, not just for the sake of posting.

Also, ask yourself this question: what will your audience take away from your post? Is it helpful? Or harmful?

Thomas joins hosts Andrea and Lisa to share how social media can be of value in inspiring others, as well as yourself.
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