Deepak Chopra

Bio

Dr. Deepak Chopra, a Sharecare expert, is the Founder of The Chopra Foundation and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing in Carlsbad, California. He is known as a prolific author of over fifty-six books with eighteen best sellers on mind-body health, spirituality, and peace. He is a senior scientist for The Gallup Poll. Chopra’s Wellness Radio airs weekly on Sirius Stars, Channel 102 that focuses on the areas - success, love, sexuality and relationships, well being, and spirituality. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra has been published in more than forty languages with more than twenty million copies of his books in print. He is heralded by Time Magazine as “one of the top one hundred heroes and icons of this century.”

Specialties:

  • alternative & complementary medicine

Affiliation:

  • Founder of The Chopra Foundation and the Chopra Center for Wellbeing

Activity

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    A spiritual journey can be understood by using an airplane as an example. Imagine a passenger on an airplane who doesn't know that flight exists. As the plane takes off he panics, thinking such thoughts as "What's holding us up? What if this plane is too heavy? Air weighs nothing, and this whole plane is made...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The simplest definition of consciousness is awareness; the two are synonymous. One time at a business conference I said to an executive, "Consciousness is the potential for all creation." The more consciousness you have, the more potential you have to create. Pure consciousness, because it underlies...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Moderate" drinking might harm your heart if you're a senior citizen, a new study suggests.

    And women appear to be at greater risk for alcohol-related heart damage than men, the researchers found.

    "In an elderly population, increasing alc...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    To truly possess the second secret, begin to see yourself as a co-creator in everything that happens to you. One simple exercise is to sit wherever you are and look around. As your gaze falls on a chair, a picture, the color of the walls in your room, say to yourself, "This stands for me. This, too, stands for me." Let...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming more omega-3 fatty acids -- found in many types of fish -- may benefit people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at 40 mentally healthy adults, aged 65 to 75, who had the gene variant APOE e4, which ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests, but does not prove, that men with asthma may be less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer or to die from the disease.

    Researchers found that men with asthma were 29 percent less likely to develop aggressive prostate ca...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The first secret is to let your body's wisdom point the way. Today, write down the ten qualities of this wisdom—higher purpose, communion, awareness, acceptance, creativity, being, efficiency, bonding, giving, and immortality—and for each one, think of a way you could live that quality. Note it down and make this...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Suffering can be defined as the pain that makes life seem meaningless. Animals suffer, of course, and often deeply. Some are capable of mourning for their kind if one dies. Humans, however, are subject to complex inner pain that includes fear, guilt, shame, grief, rage, and hopelessness. Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Denial is looking past the problem instead of facing it. Psychologists consider denial the most childish of the three behaviors because it is so intimately linked to vulnerability. The person in denial feels helpless to solve problems, the way a young child feels. Fear is linked to denial, and so...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Homeopathic treatments could receive greater scrutiny from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the near future, as their growing popularity has led some critics to call for tighter regulation.

    The FDA on Tuesday wrapped up two days of publi...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Denial is looking past the problem instead of facing it. Psychologists consider denial the most childish of the three behaviors because it is so intimately linked to vulnerability. The person in denial feels helpless to solve problems, the way a young child feels. Fear is linked to denial, and so...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The second spiritual secret of life is that you are not in the world; the world is in you. This is arrived at from the embarrassing problem that there is no way to prove the existence of an outside world, and this undermines the entire basis of materialism. In short, the whole world is created in you....Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Since childhood, all of us have found a stable point through the ego. We imagine a fixed "I" who is in control, at least as much as possible. But there is another, far more stable point of stability: the witness. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Frail, older women may only need a single dose of the osteoporosis drug Reclast to build bone strength, a new study suggests.

    But greater bone density did not translate into fewer fractures among these high-risk women, who were living in nursing ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to reopen blocked arteries in the legs of frail nursing home residents rarely gets them back on their feet, a new study shows.

    In fact, many elderly people who undergo the expensive procedure either lose more physical function or die withi...Full Article