- Q How can I learn to put myself first?
Sheri Van Dijk, PsychiatryWe've been brought up in a society where putting yourself first is thought of as being "selfish". But what is the definition of "selfish"? It's caring only for yourself or being concerned primarily with only your own interests, needs,... Full Answer
- Q What can motivate me to change my behavior?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineWe all know that we will die someday. But it’s such a terrifying thought that it’s hard to think about for very long. So we don’t. We block it out of our awareness. We deny the truth, even to ourselves. There is an old joke that... Full Answer
- Q Do people with premature heart disease have narcissism in them?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal Medicine"Narcissism, means no self, no real self. You live an image which keeps you away from you r own body, your own heart. You may appear self-centered, but there is no real self, so therefore you are the world, and there's no boundary. Many people with... Full Answer
- Q What are the effects of meditation?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe goal in meditation is to clear your mind of all thoughts. The first step: silence. Even if you use meditation only to sort out headache issues, discipline yourself to squirrel away five minutes of silence a day. To help clear your mind and meditate,... Full Answer
- Q How does thought relate to my soul's awareness?
Deepak Chopra, Alternative & Complementary MedicineBeing the source of everything, spirit takes responsibility for organizing all situations and circumstances. This order runs much deeper than anything the intellect can devise. The cells in your body, for example, perform billions of precisely calibrated... Full Answer
- Q How do I recover the soul?
Deepak Chopra, Alternative & Complementary MedicineRecovering the soul is a journey from one circle of awareness to the next. Expansion of consciousness doesn't take you anywhere. You may have a life-changing insight on a Friday or in a specific place like Chicago or Jerusalem. But these are only bits of... Full Answer