Blog

15
Aug

5 Things About Acupuncture You Must Know Before You Try It

One big mistake that some people often make in life is missing out on an experience due to fear or lack of knowledge about it.  This often applies to acupuncture, which many people fear due to lack of knowledge and the thought of needles.   Acupuncture is a highly effective treatment in chronic pain, depression, anxiety, or digestive issues. If

Read more

3
Apr

Information and Resources for Coronavirus

Need health insurance? Currently they have opened enrollment through June 15, 2020.   Go to the Maryland Health Connection and complete an application. Maryland Health Connection For the most up-to-date information on the coronavirus, go to: Center for Disease Control and Prevention Maryland Department of Health World Health Organization Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center https://www.nami.org/Support-Education/NAMI-HelpLine/COVID-19-Information-and-Resources For coronavirus text alerts: Text “MdReady”

Read more

15
Jan

Wellness Leader Quiz

Wellness is What We Choose to Be Consciously leading wellness in our own lives isn’t a matter of just eating healthy foods or getting enough sleep. It is a deep, personal commitment to empower wellbeing for yourself and, through your example, the lives of others. You lead wellness every time you… …experience beauty and wonder in your daily life. …seek opportunities to

Read more

3
Jan

Global Wellness Institute – Wellness Moonshot

Many of us take pause at the beginning of each year to remind ourselves of what is important to us and what matters most in our lives.  We take time to set goals and resolutions that we hope will help us make changes that will enhance our lives.   Flourish has joined the Global Wellness Institutes program, The Wellness Moonshot. This is

Read more

29
Dec

New Year New Dreams – How to Use a Single Word to Stay Inspired

Getting Inspired for the New Year, As I’ve been preparing for several Vision Board Workshops that I will be holding in January, I’ve become more interested in how words can inspire us.   Choosing a word to start your Vision Board may be a helpful way for you to start. If you won’t be creating a Vision Board, selecting a

Read more

18
Nov

FEEDING OUR CHILDREN MINDFULLY

With all of this recent talk about the importance of “Mindfulness” I remember years ago I was guilty of being slightly (okay, more than slightly) “mindless” when it came to feeding my children. I’d feed them ‘whatever.’ What do I mean by whatever? I would go to the grocery store and buy them boxes of foods that had cute cartoon

Read more

18
Oct

Yoga Nidra: The Yoga of Enlightened Sleep

Yoga Nidra: The Yoga of Enlightened Sleep BY CLAUDIA NEUMAN  That which stays awake in deep, dreamless sleep is Yoga Nidra. ~ Ancient Text Sleep deprivation is rampant in our culture today—so much so that the Centers for Disease Control declared this issue a public health epidemic. Gazing endlessly at computer screens and smart phones, as well as our marathon-like

Read more

19
Sep

Learning to Manage Test Anxiety, By: Vicktoria Molokin, LCPC

Tips and Techniques to help you manage your anxiety for the upcoming exam Test anxiety is a very common issue for many students.    There are way to work through this anxiety and learn to become a confident test taker.   If you or someone you know is struggling, call Flourish.  We can help! Before the exam:  First and foremost it

Read more

7
Jul

What It’s Like To Be A Teen in 2019 By, Marni Ratner, Founder of the aCHIeve Project

Easy and love don’t always go hand in hand especially when you are talking about teens and their mental health. Putting this program together and Saturday  evenings show was to create a safe place for expression, expansion, and for the views of our teens to be heard. Without these opportunities, each day more and more children and teens are presenting

Read more

10
Jun

10 Things To Make This Your Best Summer Ever

Do you have a vision for how you would like your summer to be?  Do you find that you are often disappointed when it doesn’t turn out quite the way you want it to?  Take some time to complete this simple exercise that involves some planning and visioning to help you take action to have your best summer yet. 10

Read more