Category: Life Improvement

Tools to Release Trauma

Like a lotus, we too can re-emerge and bloom in the most unlikely conditions. From the ash and destruction, we humans can tap into both ancient and modern techniques to help release trauma and truly begin the healing process.

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Open House Celebration! Thursday, October 20th: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We are delighted to celebrate our new office space with an open house celebration!
~ Meet the new members of our holistic team: Vladi Starkov, Jen Riegle and Rose Deni specializing in women’s health.
~ Taste local wines poured by the winemaker of Gregory James Wines. Enjoy small, seasonally inspired bites.
~ Win great prizes of services and items donated by our wonderful community in an interactive raffle (proceeds will be donated to The Living Room). Prizes include 1-hour luxurious Massages, Acupuncture Treatments, Chiropractic, and wine!
~ Learn more about the current and future offerings at Flourish Integrative Health. We hope that you can join us in blessing our beautiful new space!

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Join Our 21 Day Fall Cleanse: October 10th – 31st

Fall is a time of transition and the perfect time to purify your body and mind. Experience the benefits of helping your body cleanse with the 21-day Standard Process Purification Program.
This is a semi-structured program that combines eating whole food, drinking nutritious shakes, taking supplements made with whole food ingredients, and light exercise. As included in the program you will also receive 1-Detox Specific Acupuncture Treatment, and 3 weekly Informational Group Calls with Vladi Starkov LAc.

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One Size Does Not Fit All Nutrition: A Book Review on The Paleovedic Diet

Here at Flourish Integrative Health, we do not take a “one size fits all approach” to healing but really view each person as a unique ecosystem. This is a big reason why we resonated so deeply with the recently released book, The Palovedic Diet by Akil Palanisamy, MD, a Harvard trained physician who practices integrative medicine. Dr. Palanisamy’s approach to nutrition arose from his personal experience with healing through a pragmatic, personalized approach to wellness. The Paleovedic Diet combines the ancient Indian system of medicine, which is based on the idea of balance in bodily systems and another ancient form of nutrition, the Paleolithic diet.

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How Acupuncture Can Heal Mind, Body, and Spirit After Trauma

As a devoted patient of Vladi Starkov, I felt compelled to share how I came to work with her and how the experience changed me on every level: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
Traumatic events can change everything in a person’s life, from their physical capabilities to understanding their greater purpose on this planet. When treated delicately and with care, the time period after a trauma is an opportunity to retrieve any parts that feel disconnected. It is also an opportunity to open to a deeper connection to self and trusting your inner compass for guidance.

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Tuesday Tips: Bone Broth! One of the most mineral-rich foods out there!

Recently, I have been telling all of my patients about bone broth. This golden liquid is chock-full of minerals and has helped several patients heal their digestions, support their immune systems, heal and prevent injury, and recover from illness. I personally prefer Beef Marrow Bone Broth because it feels very nourishing to my body. However, if there are other conditions that are needing more tendon/ ligament support such as tendonitis, joint issues, knee pain, I will sometimes recommend Chicken feet/ necks. Check out all of the minerals that are contained in this delicious liquid.

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