An Ever-Expanding Collection of our Writings on Ayurveda, Spirituality, and Modern Life
We Have Some Choices to Make
We are now almost a month into the Coronavirus experience. What have we learned? What do we know? What do we suspect? Where are we headed? New data is constantly coming into view. What is good information, what is MIS-information? And more importantly, how are we...
The Coronavirus is Here – How Should We Feel?
Aren’t these interesting times? However you feel about what’s going on, no matter what fears are being brought up, you have to admit at least that. __________ As I lay in bed yesterday, I had a realization that nothing has changed. The plants and animals, the bugs and...
How Do I Proceed in Light of the Coronavirus?
As the world is reeling from microbiological realities, we are in need of sound suggestions on how to proceed. How do you feel about the Corona Virus? Are you panicked or afraid? Cavalier? How about Quarantined? Although the sickness and suffering from...
Caring for Serious Acute Conditions with Ayurveda
“Ayurvedic care of serious acute conditions requires a steep learning curve for the recipient, as the experience of Ayurvedic care is fundamentally different from the experience of Western medical care…”
“Is there anything in the world of healthcare more divisive than the subject of vaccines? . . . What we have seen is that more people relate to the vaccine issue as a belief system, rather than from a scientific point of view – that is, from observation of actual data.”
“We are not actually discreet entities but microbiomes – roving ecosystems in constant interaction with the ecosystems around us . . . When considering this reality, does the pathological model of healthcare make any sense?”
Three Very Important Things to Understand About Eating Food in These Times
“We all eat – that much is clear. And we all want to feel good and be healthy, presumably. So let’s take a deeper look at eating, so that we might be able to become ‘better’ at it.”
The Spiritual Dimension of Substance Abuse
“At New Leaf, we take the view that substance abuse, while possessing physiological and behavioral dimensions, is primarily a spiritual issue, and needs to be addressed as such…”
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