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The Mechanics of Emotional Contagion: Who Affects Whom? Excerpt From, The Four Qualities of Effective PhysiciansDear Friends, My previous book, “How the Art of Medicine Makes the Science More Effective: …
Post-Election Shock, Birth, Death & Sūtaka Today, in the wake of the 2016 US Presidential election, there is shock, daze, awe, …
The Value of “Screen” Use, “Screen” Detox, & Loving TouchBy Dr. Claudia Welch As of January 2011, a Kaiser Family Foundation study found that, …
Is It Possible To Have a Successful Career & A Happy Family Life at the Same Time?http://www.adistinctivestyle.com/i/85709-issue-20/35
Desire, Discipline, Decision-fatigue & DinacharyaAbstract The Problem: Sensory control v. repression of urges. The solution: Read on… I grew …
Want 30% Reduction in Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Deaths? Try this DrugAyurveda, Self-Reformation, & The Mediterranean Diet Study. [Warning: I hope this article isn’t too preachy…not …
Fake Smiling Is Bad For You, (As Well As Irritating To Me)Gentle Reader, I am guilty of this too. I could pretend I’m not, but then …
Extremely Extreme (Rest is Radical)I was thinking lately… I was thinking that traditionally the Aghora sect of Hinduism has, …
Reasons to MoveSome of us are exercise junkies. Some not. Some of us enjoy a good, brisk, …
Alas, I Have Good News“Alas, I have good news.” In late May 2010, I got this cheerful voicemail message …
Natural Rhythms, From Rivers to RoosHi all. I just spent a couple weeks in New Zealand, or “Aotearoa”– “land of …
Breast HealthDr. Welch talks about two major factors in breast health – considerations she wished all women knew about …
Stress Hormones & AyurvedaIn this interview Dr Claudia Welch, Ayurvedic Practitioner, provides a holistic perspective on hormones, the difference …
Good vs. Evil; Devas vs. Asuras; Good Planets vs. Bad Planets: If We are Scientific, Why We Should Even Bother With Stuff Like Myth, Movies & Astrology?A few months ago, I was reading about how one of the big Hindu Gods …
Environment as Medicine (Vaidyagrama—the Ayurvedic Eco- Village)I suppose that, at any given time, there are always at least a few places …
Becoming the Medicine We PracticeAncient Āyurvedic texts describe four qualities one must possess to become an effective physician: Excellence in …
Self-Indulgent, Touchy-Feely Communists, Spas and SanitariumsMy friend Greta was a fit, healthy active 42-year-old woman, a landscaper, mother of a …
What To Look For And How To See It (And why this has anything to do with the Art of Medicine)What To Look For And How To See It  (And why this has anything to …
Getting to Neutral (Physically, Emotionally Mentally, Spiritually)takes some effort to get to neutral Hoping this finds you all well. Really. Well. …
Autumn Cleansing or Detox Programs: Why Go Austere in a Time of Harvest?It’s happened. I can feel it. You probably can too. Autumn. Quite a personality she …
Um. Try Not to Be a Psychopath With Your PatientsI just spent such a delightful weekend with the Kripalu School of Ayurveda students, who …
Oil Pulling: Miracle or Myth?About 5-7 years ago I started hearing a lot about, “oil pulling.” How it was …
Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Oil MassageThe body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even …
Mother Nurture: Yoga and Ayurveda for Postpartum Bliss
Sin, Virtue & Plant MedicineHow Human And Plant Behavior Affect Each Other  In the summer of 2010, Dr. Robert …
The Secret Potential of BrahmamuhurtaThis article was originally published in the Spring 2003 issue of Namarupa magazine. Masters come …
Your Ayurvedic ConstitutionThe following was written and compiled by Dr. Claudia Welch. Much of it comes from …
What Does “Having It All” Really Mean? And Is It Possible?This article was actually guest-written for Diaforlife.com, a resource-full website dedicated to Connecting and inspiring people …
Strengths of a Weak ConstitutionIf you are a student of Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Western medicine or simply nature and …
Using Dawn to Heal the PastYears ago a new patient came from out of state for an office visit. Over …
Using a Healthy Daily Routine to Relieve Decision FatigueMost medicine comes with side effects. What’s really swell is when the side effects are …
Ayurveda Life: Using Love and Focus To Change Our LivesThis article by Dr. Claudia Welch was originally posted on prAna’s website, in partnership with …
Applying Jyotisha in AyurvedaA Conversation with Dr. Claudia Welch – by Juliana Swanson Juliana Swanson: Thank you so much …
New! Foundations of Ayurveda II online course, co-taught by Dr. Claudia Welch & Dr. Robert Svoboda. With 50+ hours of video, handouts & end of lesson quizzes, you can learn at home on your own schedule.