Welcome to Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Welcome to Ayurveda: A natural way to stroll through life—without a pebble in your shoe.

The goal of psychologists is to assist our clients reach their full potential, to feel as good as possible, to behave in ways that enhance contentment, and to think as clearly as they are able. Of course we also desire these same things for our friends, our family, and ourselves.

However, as a practicing psychologist I’m aware that therapy is composed of words, and that emotional distress is lodged in the entirety of the physiology. To remove the tentacles of depression, anxiety or chronic anger we need holistic interventions. These, I believe can be found in Ayurveda.

Several years ago I became acquainted with this ancient yet ultramodern system of medicine. I learned that the word “Ayurveda” is Sanskrit for “science of life.”

Ayurveda is ancient. It comes to us from the Vedic civilization of India. However, its gems of wisdom are timeless. Ayurveda is ultramodern, ahead of its time, because its fundamental concepts are currently being explored by those at the cutting edge of science and technology: quantum physicists and molecular biologists among others.

So are you scratching your head now, wondering why you’ve never heard of it? Maybe you have.

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