Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Malissa Stawicki, Co-Founder of Natural Medicine & Detox, located in Phoenix, AZ, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We at Natural Medicine & Detox offer a wide range of services that can help just about everyone to have better health and overall well-being. We have been helping people recover from all sorts of health challenges since 2015. Our one-stop clinic of natural-based therapies offers a large variety of natural, drug-free, nonpharmaceutical approaches to many health issues. Whether the issue is physical, mental, spiritual, or social, one of our gifted practitioners most likely can help.

We work with many health challenges like addiction, candida, depression, fatigue, gut issues, infections, inflammation, pain, serious diagnosis, and/or unknown health challenges. Each person is unique, and treatment plans are customized and developed individually to meet the goals and health needs of each patient.

Tell us about yourself

I co-founded an art and fashion magazine called SPOON in Europe, and it was published for 8 years until it was acquired by another publishing group. I got sick around the time I was applying to an Executive MBA program called TRIUM EMBA. I was accepted into this prestigious program and completed it in 2007, however, I was not well. I went to doctors in London, Paris, NY, and AZ, and none of them helped me. It wasn't until I met a holistic doctor and started to work on detoxification and nutritional strategies that I got well. This experience and what I learned inspired me to start a clinic that had everything under one roof that people could come to to get well.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Inspiring others to follow their dreams and showing people it is possible to succeed with hard work and passion.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Having to wear so many hats and being able to work on so many different projects at one time.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Building a team that is dedicated and passionate is key. I think it is important to make people a part of the business, so they are personally invested. Never stop growing and evolving with the trends.

Where can people find you and your business?


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