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  • 11/24/2019 10:12 AM | Glen Alex (Administrator)

    We are facing some pretty stressful times. Locally, socially, and globally events filled with hate and isms occur far too much. So this is a call to the Keepers of the Light, the wellthy ones, to spread love and joy and healing on individual levels so collectively we can overwhelm the darkness. The daily tasks of keeping the light include...

    1. Smiling

    2. Making eye contact

    3. Acts of kindness

    ¨ Holding a door open
    ¨ Saying Thank you
    ¨ Saying Please
    ¨ Saying You’re welcome
    ¨ Being honest

    4. Behaving with integrity

    5. Seeking to understand the opposition

    6. Seeing the person rather than skin color, culture, or religion

    7. Managing self for the greater good

    We have the power. We have the love. We have the light. We have the responsibility.

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

    Martin Luther King, Jr. 

    “We may not have the power to create the world we want immediately, but we can all start working on the long term today.”
    —Mark Zuckerberg, Cofounder and CEO of Facebook

    Glen Alex, Author, LCSW
    Host of The Glen Alex Show
    Speaker, Coach

  • 11/02/2019 5:36 PM | Glen Alex (Administrator)

    I wrote this article in 2013. And six years later, it still holds true.
    Self-Reflection is the vehicle to personal growth and development. 



    In my perennial pursuit of knowledge and understanding of life, sometimes I hit a brick wall. The Universe has me on a need-to-know basis and not everything known is available to me when I want to know it. Those times remind me to slow my roll and revisit what I already know. Patience beckons me to step back and allow life to unfold before me. Reflection is in order.

    A mirror captures an image and returns it in kind, allowing for an objective review of what cannot be seen with the internal eye. As egocentric creatures we humans tend to focus on ourselves and see only what we think and feel, demanding the world conform to our wants. The mirror provides an opportunity to be outside of ourselves while observing ourselves to learn, to grow.

    As I observe me from afar, my reflection produces random yet meaningful memories and feelings and thoughts and impulses that flood my being. Most of them are not comforting and many evoke fear, sadness or anger.

    Sorting through the perturbation is difficult, slow. No easy answers. No nicely packaged insights. No life-changing sound bites. Alas, what now?

    Quiet. Patience. What I already know is that time reveals all things; time heals all wounds. The task is to remain calm as the unfolding takes place, to process the anguish peacefully and learn from it. What helps the most are stillness, massage, breath.

    This holiday season is a perfect time for reflection. We already review how good we’ve been all year to assess the quality of the gifts we should get. So it’s an easy ask to take a little extra time to review the whole you. This doesn't mean isolation and meditation for hours, nor does it mean shunning responsibilities.

    Reflection, quite simply, involves allowing the mind to wonder and stream mental activity without attachment or judgment. Ah, simple; not easy. Strength and trust are required to see the good and icky without blaming self or others. It takes courage to face our wrongs and trust that we’ll be ok despite our faults weaknesses. Also, it takes clarity to recognize the genuine good we’ve done.

    The objectivity of reflection is most important because it is the vehicle for understanding our choices and actions and consequences, and how we can do better for ourselves, loved ones, society.

    Reflection has shown me my critical errors, my unresolved pain, my unrealistic expectations, and my possibilities. I now reflect and what I need to know will be revealed, in time. 


    Glen Alex is author of Living In Total Health (2 editions), Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Speaker, and Health & Wellness Coach. Glen offers complimentary health & wellness consultations. To schedule yours, contact |

  • 09/26/2019 12:14 AM | Michael Morrow (Administrator)

    The Most Powerful Way To Relate and Convert

    Last Thursday, I was at the Largest Mixer here in Las Vegas.  It’s held at the Dallas Ballroom at Texas Station Hotel Casino once a year.  The objective, like any other networking event, is to make contact with someone who can help your business.  This can be by referral, partnering or buying of your product/service.

    I met so many more people this year.  Most important I made contact with people who had common ground...

    I met US Veteran owned businesses.  I met people who were working to help Veterans create businesses.  I met people who’s businesses were based in health like mine (JUUVA).  I met people who’s businesses needed copywriters.  All because I put myself out there.  How?  I bought a table and engaged people as they came along.

    What will you do to promote your business?  Last year I sat at a table that belonged to the Las Vegas Health & Fitness Chamber of Commerce.  I did promote my business but it confused people.  I was at a table for the Chamber.

    You have to define for your audience --- Who You Are!

    Ready to find Common Ground?

    The Seven Steps in Network Relating

    Here are the following steps that will ensure you create common ground:

    1. Tell your audience what your business is about in a short explanation (in less than 30 seconds).
    2. Talk to them conversationally as if they were someone you knew dearly. 
    3. Connect with them on a topic that you share and expound with a short personal story.
    4. Get them to tell you a personal story and listen intently.
    5. Continue the conversation but don’t wear it out.  Relate as much as possible.
    6. Exchange information – business cards, sign up list, anything that can keep you in contact.
    7. Follow up (most important).  Contact them to see what you can do for each other.

    Identifying yourself at a convention-type networking event is as easy as putting up signage.  You can even have a flyer on your table, detailing what your business is about.  Most important – engage, tell them about your business.

    Excited Yet Calm

    Talk to them like a best friend or family member.  Do not pitch them over and over again.  So many have a goal of selling up front and moving on.  This alienates everyone except those who are trying to sell you.  Plant the seeds of building a relationship to make it grow.

    Find common ground in your conversation.  Is there something in what they do or say that relates to you in a special way?  The more it identifies with you personally the better.  Use this to tell a story about yourself relating to that subject matter.  Do not take up a lot of time as...

    You want them to talk.  Get more information from them that you can use to connect.  Listen carefully and take mental notes.  Write them down when you get free time.  Do you close them then?  No.  You’re building a relationship.

    Let them keep talking if they have more stories or information about their business.  But don’t you keep talking and taking up their time.  Know when you’ve said enough and got enough information from them.  Sometimes it’s great to find someone you enjoy talking to but you must move on.  Don’t make yourself a pest.  Both of you must value your time.

    The Connection Formula

    You should have a list at your table to stay in touch with your prospect or contact.  That or exchange business cards.  Tell them that you are looking forward to talking again.

    Follow up is key.  Do not contact them that same day or the next day.  Some will even tell you they’re not available that week because of other engagements.  Do not wait more than a week to contact them unless they specify they won’t be in.  The most non-intrusive is email.  Phone calls usually have a gate-keeper (assistant) whose purpose is to block immediate contact.

    Use phone calls when email’s aren’t getting a response.  Direct contact can happen if there is no assistant.

    How did I find common ground at the Largest Mixer?

    My Networking Event Story

    Being there?  I had a table near the door!  I got to share my knowledge with people looking for a copywriter.  I got to share health products that I’m distributing.  I met people I had something in common with while walking around on a break.  One contact was on my way back from the men’s room.  All you have to do is be there and relate.

    I had stories.  This is your most powerful tool in getting to know people.  Use it.

    Start looking into events.  Don’t know where to find them.  Search online or keep in contact with a networking group who knows when those events will be happening.  You’ve got to invest both in people and with capital as with any advertisement.  That’s what creates success.

    Once again, here are the steps to finding common ground:

    • Tell your ideal person at an event what your business is about in short
    • Talk to them like a best friend or family member (good family members please
    • Connect with them on a shared interest and expound with your short story
    • Get them to share and listen intently (taking mental notes to remember
    • Continue the conversation but don’t go overboard in relatin Exchange information – business cards, sign up list, etc.
    • Follow up – with email or phone within the week or when they’re available

    Missed the Largest Mixer or any other networking event.  Come to the Las Vegas Health & Fitness Chamber of Commerce networking lunch to practice your networking skills.  You may be pleasantly surprised with your results.  See you there.

  • 08/26/2019 9:19 AM | Katie Waechter (Administrator)

    Healthcare businesses are facing major changes in how they communicate with their patients and with the world. Communication is no longer left to insurance providers and mailers. People are taking a more active role in their healthcare, and they are doing the research to find the best options for them instead of relying on referrals. Most of this research is done online these days, and if your business isn’t building a presence and engaging your followers in a genuine way, you could be missing out on a huge portion of your audience. explains that, out of the estimated 97% of consumers searching for local businesses online, approximately 74% of them will use social media to help them make purchasing decisions. While doctors have historically been reluctant to adopt new communications technology, patients are ready to embrace their presence on social media as a trusted voice, according to Mobi Health News.

    Social media is not only a place for your audience to find you, it’s also a platform to share important clinical information, breaking research, and success stories with the world. Referral MD reports that, “More than 40% of consumers say that information found via social media affects the way they deal with their health.” If your business is not on social media, it is not contributing to the conversation that is already taking place. Further, getting new patients can be highly competitive For many specialities, such as dentists and chiropractors. Attracting new patients is a challenge — one that social media can help solve.

    Now you know why it matters, but do you know what to do when it comes to social media for healthcare-related business? Business owners and marketing managers may find themselves wondering what to do first and what platforms to focus their marketing efforts? Follow these tips to get your healthcare social media game going in the right direction.

    Healthcare Social Media Tips and Tricks

    Audit Your Social Media

    Whether you already have a social media presence or your business is new to the social media world, the first step to getting social media working for your business is to perform a social media audit. This audit can tell you what’s working and what’s not working, where to focus your social media marketing efforts, and provide you details about your audience that you may not have known. 

    To properly perform a social media audit, remember to do the following:

    1. Analyze your reach, impressions, and engagement level on each post

    2. Compare posts to discover patterns showing what works and what doesn’t work

    3. Research follower demographics

    Develop a Marketing Strategy

    Social media marketing is a lot easier when you have a marketing strategy in place. This strategy tells you and your employees what to post and how often. Developing a strategy takes the guesswork out of the social media marketing game, making each one of your posts more intentional for your desired audience. 

    Consistency is Key

    People don’t want to go to a doctor that is not working consistently. They want to see a medical professional with experience, education, and credibility, all of which come with working consistently. If your business doesn’t stop providing value to patients and customers, why would you allow your business to be falsely represented on social media with inconsistent posting? Posting regularly shows the world, and your audience, that you are active, engaged, and plugged in with the world around you and your audience’s health-related wants and needs. 

    Remember HIPAA Compliance

    Did you know that “31% of healthcare organizations have specific social media guidelines in writing.” Why? Because it is crucial to have social media guidelines in place for your healthcare facility to ensure everyone is on the same page for ethical and legal reasons. Staff should be aware of their limitations and why those limitations exist so they don’t accidentally get your brand in trouble for HIPAA Violations or anything else compliance-related.  One rule of thumb to keep in mind is to use social media to communicate with patients about care, but don’t engage in doctor-patient relationships online.

    Healthcare Finance reports that, “It's no secret consumers are increasingly turning toward social media to make healthcare-related decisions.” Social media is no longer simply a marketing tool to gain new customers. Customer service, reputation management, transparency, and authenticity matter. They will affect the way people view your brand. Social media makes achieving excellent customer service and a reputation for being open and honest with your audience possible. In essence, social media matters to your healthcare business because social media is everywhere. Your patients are on social media talking about their healthcare. You should be there too, ready to be a credible source participating in an important conversation. 

    Written by Katie Waechter, with Watch Media Group.

  • 08/10/2019 8:44 AM | Glen Alex (Administrator)

    My favorite part of flying is take off. Shooting into the atmosphere at an angled hundreds of miles per hour is somehow both anxiety-provoking and awe-inspiring. Mere mortals have created a way to journey across the sky in a metal bird, presenting a live paradox. A paradox is a condition that involves two contradictory outcomes that intuitively cannot exist at the same time. Yet both are simultaneously true. An amazing opportunity for growth.

    In this realm of duality, most humans stick to one pole—black or white, big or little, on or off. And some are unwilling to experience the gray, the in-between, even though that is where the meat of life really is. Polarization involves do’s and don’ts that can provide much needed direction for living. The consequences seem clear, tangible and to have a degree of support for anyone in need of that kind of guidance. Then there is the gray. That space where clarity is contextual and sometimes perceptual. What to do or don’t do is not absolute and both have equitable consequences. One choice does not clearly outweigh the other. Damned if you do. Damned if you don’t.

    Navigating self between a rock and a hard place requires skill, presence, and living in paradox. For, in that unforgiving space is forgiveness. The power and strength of Love is ever present in the seemingly stark gap between what is and what is not. Those most effective a high octane jobs live in paradox. Soldiers, first responders, and trauma doctors and nurses are trained to endure high levels of stress while maintaining emotional equilibrium, enabling them to process information and make decisions at a much higher level than feelings and ego gratification. They successfully maneuver through the paradox of stress and presence to achieve outcomes for the greater good.

    Perhaps that’s why I enjoy take off so much. It requires me to exist in the emotional commotion of fear and find peace within it, to traverse the paradox and open to profundity of the Human experience.

    Glen Alex, LCSW, Author, Speaker, Coach
    The Glen Alex Show

  • 08/06/2019 6:53 PM | Michael Morrow (Administrator)

    The Buzz Words That Can Decide A Child’s and A Nation’s Future

    Recently, I was at a Health and Fitness Chamber of Commerce networking Lunch.  I heard a story about a mother’s son that brought back a specter in my past.  Like my mother, she fought to keep her son from being stereotyped and separated from the general public.  Why is this so important to Health?  The survival of those who are different.

    Ancient Greeks, Romans and Germanic tribes actually killed infants who were physically inferior.  Why?  They were useless for war.  Think about it.  I was born with a stomach blockage.  I’m glad I was born in the modern world.

    Francis Galton (a cousin of Charles Darwin) created a theory for improving the human condition through breeding.  He called it Eugenics.  This ideology also called for sterilization of those determined to be mentally or physically inferior.  Academic and Religious opposition stood against this.  Yet, today it is practiced in one of the reasons to support abortion.

    But you haven’t heard the worse...

    NAZI Germany

    The most diabolical in the use of negative eugenics were the ruling party of Germany from 1933 to 1945.  The National Socialists were called Nazis and had a leader whose policies hinged on eugenics.  Adolf Hitler didn’t sterilize mental patients or people who were deemed inferior.   He exterminated them.

    You’re going to say, “That’s an extreme example.”  Not in the least.

    You see, first you have to label someone to dehumanize them.  Once you’ve done that, you’ve given license to do whatever you want to the other person.  The Nazis used this to their advantage in experimenting on living subjects.

    But lets leave this nightmare and fast-forward to my childhood.

    My Learning Disability

    I had trouble reading in elementary school.  Other kids noticed when I wrote I turned certain letters around.  I couldn’t finish a timed test.  The teacher would say, “You didn’t study.”  By my sophomore year in high school, I was in a depression.  I tried sports to elevate myself but was to thin with a high metabolism.

    The school wanted to put me into Special Education.  My mother refused.  She took me to a psychologist to find out what was wrong.  I was diagnosed with dyslexia.

    Once I knew my problem, I could adapt.  There was my comprehending better from my listening.  Knowing what my eyes were doing and correcting it through concentrated reading.  What did it lead to?  Straight A grades.  And I stayed mainstream.

    I would later face the Special identification again.  I was attending University of Arkansas Little Rock.  A professor wanted me to attend a seminar he was holding.  His fellow academics and other guests were attending.  He was working on creating a program that would specialize for those with learning disabilities like mine.

    I surprised him.  My position stood directly against what he was trying to create.

    Defining A Life Before They Can Define Theirs

    Special is used in this case to mean the opposite – inferior.  They’re said to need focusing outside the norm.  They’re separated from general society as they’re seen as dysfunctional.  Why would anyone do this, especially to a child?  Money.

    Mainstream means helping the disabled adapt so they are a part of society.  They find ways like I did to be useful and contribute. Not be set aside.  There are programs that help children and adults do just that without separation.

    What You’re Missing

    When you think you don’t have enough time, you lose. There are great networking meetings where you:

    •  Learn something new that could help your business
    • Meet new people that could help improve your business
    • Find out about something you share in common with someone else
    • Listen to new and interesting stories that could even affect your life

    I urge you to attend more networking events, business mixers and market expos.  You have no idea what you’re missing.

    I hope to see you at one of our Las Vegas Health & Fitness Chamber of Commerce networking lunches.  Whether a member or someone who may be interested in joining, it would be great to see you.

  • 07/13/2019 7:57 AM | Glen Alex (Administrator)

    I spent much of May and June in Los Angeles with my father. He was admitted to hospice and transition. During that time, I was reminded of health issues and gained new insights that I want to share.

    Please tune in to this special episode of The Glen Alex Show:

  • 06/11/2019 11:03 PM | Michael Morrow (Administrator)

    Business Success and Survival Depends On the Right Mind Set

    I had arrived at a Health Expo here in Las Vegas and was looking for a business partner of mine.  A young man jumped out from behind a table at a booth.  “You need what I’ve got?”  My first question wasn’t, “What is it?”  It was, “Who are you?”

    The next thing you know, I was shoved down on a chair.  I got a first name.  That was it.  He rubbed this cream under my left eye and put a mirror in front of me.  “Notice how the skin under the eyes match now.”

    “Yeah, sure,” I said.  “Can I get up now?”

    He then pitched me that the value of the cream set was $2,000 but would sell it to me for only $400.  I told him that I couldn’t afford it right now. “For you, $200.”  I got up and left.  Why did this not work for him?  I didn’t trust him.

    Can’t trust someone you don’t know.

    Relationships 101

    Remember the Salesman who came to your door and introduced himself?  That’s known as ancient history today.

    Even in a store, sales people don’t tell you who they are.  They just walk up to you and say, “What are you looking for?” or “Is there anything you need?”  My first thought for a reply is – you guessed it – “None of your business.”  If they say, “Can I help you?” that’s a phrase from my relative family’s sales experience where I will respond, “Just looking right now.”

    The marketing being taught today is not new.  The best way to succeed, that new marketers and business owners actually go out of their way to avoid, is relational.  Why?  It’s too personal.

    My Experience With Networking

    I started out a political volunteer.  Walking door to door, phone calls, manning event booths and attending county committee meetings.  How was it?  Volatile.  There were conspiracy theories, candidate cults, polarizing groups and the worse of all – people who wanted you to help them but wouldn’t reciprocate.

    I did make some good friends.  It also led to Toastmasters.

    I networked in Toastmasters at the club and district level.  I was Club President, President’s Distinguished Area Director, and President’s Distinguished Division Director.  I have friends all over Toastmasters in different areas of business.

    Then I took my networking and speaking skills to Las Vegas Health and Fitness Chamber of Commerce.  I was a cancer survivor and had family members that had bad experiences with “established medicine.”  I introduced who I was and what I was about.  I’ve given speeches explaining my profession and why personally I’m a storyteller.

    I was seeking a network, not a sale.  It was a plus if someone wanted my services.  The most I asked for was a referral.

    Getting to Know You

    No one can get to know you in a short amount of time.  Or can they?  Meeting on a regular basis cannot just get you familiar with someone but can create a bond.  Telling a story about yourself that touches the other person creates a sense of trust.  You opened up to them.  You’re serious.

    There are five elements to an introductory story:

    1.    Who you are personally and professionally.
    2.    An imperfection of yours, even if it is a little embarrassing.
    3.    A challenge you faced when trying to achieve a goal.
    4.    An epiphany you had in how to succeed.
    5.   How you succeeded.

    The first two do the most relating on a human level.

    There are three ways to network that will get you work, referrals and support.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Meetings
    • Events, expos and fairs
    • Live or Video Interviews
    But I Don’t Have Time

    I suffer on time myself.  I always feel like I can’t catch up.  It’s a matter of prioritization.  Question is – What are your priorities?  Sometimes we’re doing too much.  What is it that you can move down to a lower priority to fulfill your dreams?

    You can’t succeed if you can’t manage your time.

    A Successful Mindset

    Many people think that all you need is an understanding of your product/service and its benefits.  Without a true persona and caring about who you’re marketing, you’re dead in the water before an eye hits your product.

    You need to have the following:

    • No fear of other human beings and what they think
    • Being yourself and friendly
    • A lack of desperation
    • A position of putting others before yourself
    • Scheduling your time and keeping others informed
    • Being devoted to what you believe

    Get More Acquainted and Trust

    Lets start with attending (or attending more) networking meetings and events.  Open yourself up to others and see where it gets you.  Look for me at a meeting to start.  I’m not there to judge you.  Try out your introduction and I’ll tell you how well it works.  Then you can move on to the other members.

    Networking is the way you can expand your business.  Does it happen right away?  No.  Circumstances can change for your contacts and they may have a great lead for you.

    Unfortunately, if you’re not around much or don’t show up anymore – YOU MISS OUT.  Someone important could show up at a meeting that meets what you’re looking for...and you’re not there.

    The worse Plan of Action is No Plan of Action.

    Join the Las Vegas Health & Fitness Chamber of Commerce.  Attend a networking event.  Members who have been away need to get back into the groove.  We miss you.

  • 06/04/2019 9:24 PM | Michael Morrow (Administrator)

    The Other Guy Down on the Corner or the Behemoth Out to Crush You

    My Grandfather had a legacy that he took over from his father-in-law.  He owned a shoe store.  No he didn’t inherit the whole store.  He had to make sales from his portion of the store and buy the other beneficiaries out to be the sole owner.  He did that with his personality and love of people.  My Grandfather was a master salesman.

    The competition – he knew them well.  He even knew who to call for a type of shoe he didn’t have.  Making sure they had the shoes in stock, grandpa would send the customer to them, and let the competitor know they were coming.

    The customer came first.  I saw that as a stock boy in my grandfather’s shoe store.

    Grandpa retired before the franchise kings came along.  The stores owned by big conglomerates posing to be independent chains would wipe out stores like his.  Sound like a conspiracy theory?  They’ve stated themselves, “Competition is bad.”

    Exploitation Lowers Costs & Quality

    Walmart has rubbed out plenty of mom and pop stores across the country that can’t compete.  This was not Sam Walton’s dream.  He wanted to help get quality to those who couldn’t afford it.  He also wanted to treat employees with value.  That was turned on its head when he died by those who took it over.

    Lower wages, reduced commissions for suppliers, and prices does make for a higher profit margin.  It also leads to inferior products and services.  How does it succeed?  By wiping out the little guys.  Buyers are psychologically conditioned to get it for less or free even if it is garbage.  The smaller business only offers quality...

    Still that quality can be enough for success.  What if that works?

    Then the behemoth will make an offer – to buy your business.  That or they’ll sabotage you on social media, Yelp, or any other place they can make a “review.”

    Look back into history with a company called Standard Oil.  Yes, to become a monopoly you have to swallow up your competition.  Except, after many monopolies were wiped out in court, they learned new tactics to make a comeback.  They created individual outlet names to make it look like separate companies.  Teddy Roosevelt would be turning in his grave.

    The super meat packing plants are back with poor standards.

    Competition or Compadre

    The little guys like you who are successful aren’t your enemy.  My grandfather proved that.  They’re your study in how to do better.  They are a resource in how to help a customer when you can’t.  They’re an ally against the monster.

    Ask these 3 questions to know who is a greater threat:

    1.    Do they have a store across the street from yours?

    2.    Are their prices unbelievably unbeatable?

    3.    Do they interact with you or are you getting a lot of mysterious negative reviews?

    Winning Over an Ally

    To resolve a problem with a smaller competitor and make him an ally, remove your own fear of him.  Get rid of any greed you have.  Start a dialogue and come to an understanding that you can actually help each other.

    Network with other business, even if they’re not like yours.  My grandfather sold shoes and was friends with the father of George Lucas (Star Wars) who sold office furniture.  They were both on the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Merchants.  You have to share interests as business owners.

    Many business owners join the Metro Chamber of Commerce and other business organizations just to be on them.  They don’t even attend meetings or events.  My Grandfather was a part of the community.

    Business is About Clout

    Who do you think has the Government and Metro Chamber of Commerce ear?  It isn’t you as an individual.  The conglomerates are far more powerful and influential.

    One example is the Commerce tax that was passed by the Nevada Legislature and Governor with the approval of the Metro Chamber of Commerce.  That infuriated its members but how many of them worked with each other to stop it.

    Don’t Have a Conglomerate Competitor?

    If you don’t know the terms Big Pharma or Franchise, you need to do your homework.

    These super companies hide their true identities well.  Their goal is to let you grow enough to buy you out or wipe you out before you can start.  It depends on how you market and what you have to offer.  You could have an exceptional product and marketing plan that succeeds beyond belief.  Then they’ll take it.

    Sounds dark, I know.  That’s why you need allies.  Don’t be on your own.

    Where to Look for Allies

    Start looking at other business, especially in your market, to engage with.  The Las Vegas Health and Fitness Chamber of Commerce also has resources to help local business.

    Join the Las Vegas Health & Fitness Chamber of Commerce.  Attend a networking event.  Be a part of a community who wants true change in the way we handle health and fitness.

  • 05/22/2019 4:24 AM | Glen Alex (Administrator)

    “Grounding can provide healing, calming and balancing effects on the physical, mental and emotional bodies.”

    Being grounded is physically achieved by touching the earth. Walking barefoot and lying on the ground, grass or sand are ways to connect to the Earth’s subtle electrical energy and amazing powers.

    Flying home from visiting my ailing father on Mother’s Day, I was awestruck. My father’s condition is tenuous, day-to-day. It makes for sleepless nights and worrisome days. While visiting my father and interacting with him in person provided some solace because his personality is totally intact, the physical debility is very difficult to see.

    So on this flight, I didn’t sleep as usual. I pride myself on being an excellent plane sleeper, sitting upright…so good! Yet, this time I remained awake and was absolutely privileged to see what I saw.

    From my window seat, I gazed upon the most majestic images ever. A pier with the setting sun in the near distance. Clouds hovering above mountains with the setting sun in the background. More than a wing and a prayer. This was much, much bigger.

    Connection to everything. 20,000 feet above earth, I was connected to my higher power, God, or whatever name you attach to the One. Gratitude flooded my being from spirit to soul to body, evoked by my awe and wonder of the cosmos.

    I wasn’t grounded in the traditional sense, yet I was fully connected to the Earth. Connected to All. Everything I experienced, felt, remembered, endured, and foresaw was all wrapped in a warm blanket, reminding me that I am not alone. We are not alone, ever. And everything will be okay. So comforting.

    Glen Alex, LCSW, Author, Coach

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