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:
    It feels remarkable when petty anger can be transformed to so noblea feeling as compassion. The true self doesn't goad us into beinggood. It takes our existing impulses and views them in a new light.Insight opens the gates of the heart. Many times a day each of usfeels the impulse, however faint,...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    As long as the drama of good versus evil, pleasure versus pain,keeps its appeal, the purpose of life is struggle. Duality, beingborn of separation, exists as a stage set. Since the drama is sofull of richness, what do we do when it ends? Is all purpose lostwhen there's nothing more to win or lose? Many people...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    In our society we have glorified struggle, as if getting anything the easy way is cheating. In truth spirit arranges the easy way,out of love for us. It is important to realize that you deserve tofulfill your needs easily. Don't glorify the pain and struggle thatarise from the ego's limited vision....Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Consider what happens when you judge someone: it makes anotherperson wrong. Someone else is wrong to feel a certain way, to looka certain way, to hold certain opinions. Judgment immediatelycreates separation. Any person who is wrong becomes "them."

    The need to judge arises from the need to be isolated...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    When it is fully developed, your awareness will respond as easilyand quickly as you now respond from ego. For the present, whileworking with less expanded awareness, it helps to have a strategy.The purpose of the strategy is to get past knee-jerk responses andthe ego's need to control.

    Insight always...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Simply put, yes, but this is a surprising idea because it runs counter to a lifelong behavior. For all of us, life has been lived one choice at a time. The external world is like a huge bazaar offering a dazzling array of possibilities; everyone shops the bazaar, seizing what is best for them and...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Caregiving:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Your blood type may play a small role in your risk for dementia, a new study finds.

    People with blood type AB, which includes about 4 percent of the population, appear to have an increased risk for memory problems as they age. Over about three...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cosmetology:

    (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are often faced with life-changing events, from the loss of loved ones to health problems.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to help older loved ones cope with life changes:

    • Learn more about how people grieve, and understand t
    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cosmetology:

    (HealthDay News) -- Seniors are often faced with life-changing events, from the loss of loved ones to health problems.

    The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests how to help older loved ones cope with life changes:

    • Learn more about how people grieve, and understand t
    ...Full Article
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Living fully is extolled everywhere in popular culture. I have only to turn on the television at random to be assailed with the following messages: "It's the best a man can get." "It's like having an angel by your side." "Every move is smooth, every word is cool. I never want to lose that feeling." "You...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The most common forms of resistance are denial and repression.Denial says, "I don't really feel anything." Repression says, "I amnot permitted to feel." So today, when you run across ordinaryirritants or stresses, feel what comes up. When you see somethingbeautiful or heartwarming, feel what comes up. Catch...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Meditation is the practice of going inward to access awareness thatis deeper than thought. Meditation isn't just a time for peace andquiet, although both are needed. You are returning to your source.Make it your habit to find time alone, preferably once in themorning and once in the evening, in which...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Since the mind is constantly seeking answers, each of us wants to know with certainty about God, the soul, death, and the afterlife. With enough data, the mind assumes it will finally know the answerto cosmic questions. But data is external; facts can only deliverinformation. There is nothing alive...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Melatonin supplements did not reduce delirium in seniors who had surgery for hip fractures, a new study found.

    Many older hospital patients experience the sudden, severe confusion known as delirium due to disruption of ...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    For all of us, suffering is intensely subjective. When pain isintense, it gives rise to thoughts of every kind, from despair andresignation to intense anger and struggle. This intense anguishwraps around the sufferer.

    Yet there is an objective way to handle suffering, which is not todwell on thoughts...Read More