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

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  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    We would all agree that anger gives rise to many evil acts, notanger per se, but anger that has become trapped. If your awarenessis open and free, anger flows through it. This applies both to ragegenerated inside yourself when you feel victimized, and anger thatcomes from outside, in the form of attack....Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    It is important to remember that anything you can do to expand your awareness will automatically counter evil. This includes all the healing work we have discussed. Be gentle when you are tempted to be harsh. Pay attention when you are tempted to turn a blind eye. Accept that the negativity you are...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    First you must trust yourself so you are not blocked from your ownrelease. We all feel inhibited. It is embarrassing to cry out inanguish. Look inside and ask yourself if you hold any of thefollowing beliefs.
    Negative beliefs:
    • I've been hurting so long that it's too late tochange.
    • I'm waiting
    ...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    People are surprised to encounter a great deal of chaos when they go inside. Not only is the mind restless and wayward, the egooffers its own agenda. Having touched on the ego's needs to assertits demands, one shouldn't have the impression that it is an enemy.The ego has its proper place. The same...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The ego feels safe whenever it has a chance to exclude. Dividingexperience into "mine" and "not mine" is the ego's job. Let that beas it is, but know that your job is to enrich yourself with as muchof life's bounty as possible.

    Your true self doesn't need experience to fill a void; it loves thepanoply...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. government announced Thursday that it will launch a massive research effort to explore alternative ways of managing chronic pain among members of the military.

    Investigators will also examine the use of alternative treatments for pain-...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    You can take this journey yourself. It is more than symbolic because the brain, which is already manufacturing every sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell that you experience, is a quantum machine. Its atoms are in direct contact with the laws of nature, and through the magic of consciousness, when...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    One looks around and notices many spiritually sincere people whodon't look happy. In some cases their depression is self-inflicted; they feel that God condemns desire, therefore they punishthemselves for having needs, wants, wishes, and dreams. They try toachieve an emotional flatness that barely p...Read More
  • 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