Today’s Small Business Spotlight features Acuflores, an acupuncture and alternative medicine clinic in Costa Rica. We asked Acuflores’s founder Martha a bit about herself and her business.
Tell us a little about your business. What makes it unique?
I think my personal attention. I attend one person at a time and I dedicate them 1 to 2 hours, and, of course, the effectiveness of the treatments.
What inspired you to start (or work in) this type of business?
My conviction that allopathic medicine is damaging our internal healing mechanisms, making chronic the diseases.
What was the most exciting experience you’ve had at work?
See how more and more people slowly start to believe and use natural medicine.
Do you have any advice for people interested in going into this type of work?
You are only going to succeed if you have a sincere desire to help people and prepare better and better.
What is your favorite part of your job?
See the change in the health and mood of the people.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Reading, going to the movies, eating out, gardening
What is your favorite book (or movie)?
Movie: The Shawshank Redemption
What is your favorite inspirational quote?
“Sometimes we do seem a drop in the sea, but the sea would be less without that drop.”
—Mother Teresa of Calcutta
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
Indiaaaaaa. For its pacifista and spiritual tradition
What is your idea of a perfect day?
Having received happy customers feeling much better, watching a good movie at night taking a good wine with a better cheese.
Visit Acuflores’s website at www.acuflores.com