Reflections

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Personal Lessons From Chernobyl & Laulupidu 2019Dear Friends, I hope this finds you finding, good in the, “bad” and with a …
A Heart of Iron & WaxBy Dr. Claudia Welch For a long time I have reflected on something that my …
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: …
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, …
Desire, Discipline, Decision-fatigue & DinacaryāAbstract The Problem: Sensory control v. repression of urges. The solution: Read on… I grew …
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 …
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?Sometime in maybe the 2000s, I started hearing a lot about, “oil pulling.” How it …
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 …
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.