Ayurveda: Health in Daily Living

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Animals and Africa; Plants and South America; Humans and India(Like the pithy title?) I just finished the second of two books I read back-to-back. …
Physical, Energetic & Spiritual Changes in a Woman’s Late 40sby Dr. Claudia Welch I’m awfully close to turning 50… I was thinking to share …
Fear, Seduction, & Preventative Procedures (like Mammograms): How can we make (informed) decisions?How do we decide whether or not to undergo a, “preventative” procedure like a mammogram? First, …
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: …
The Value of “Screen” Use, “Screen” Detox, & Loving TouchBy Dr. Claudia Welch As of January 2011, a Kaiser Family Foundation study found that, …
Desire, Discipline, Decision-fatigue & DinacaryāAbstract 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 …
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 …
Self-Indulgent, Touchy-Feely Communists, Spas and SanitariumsMy friend Greta was a fit, healthy active 42-year-old woman, a landscaper, mother of a …
Getting to Neutral (Physically, Emotionally Mentally, Spiritually)takes some effort to get to neutral Hoping this finds you all well. Really. Well. …
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?Sometime in maybe the 2000s, I started hearing a lot about, “oil pulling.” How it …
Abhyanga: Ayurvedic Oil MassageThe body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even …
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 …
Strengths of a Weak ConstitutionIf you are a student of Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, Western medicine or simply nature and …
New: Women’s Health & Hormones online course taught by Dr. Welch, with an innovative approach to understanding women’s hormones and health conditions. Designed for everybody, regardless of medical background, from MDs to professionals of Ayurveda or TCM, to anyone interested in women’s health.