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 answered:
    There are only three kinds of people in your life: Those who leave you alone, those who help you and those who hurt you.

    People who leave you alone are dealing with your suffering as anuisance or an inconvenience - they prefer to keep their distancein order to feel better themselves. People who help...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    In your own life there is a stream of joy that is elemental andunshakable.
    My fancy was caught by an episode in the adventures of CarlosCastaneda when his master Don Juan sends him to a witch who has theability to adopt the perception of any creature. The witch allowsCastaneda to feel exactly like an...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    If you strip away all the distractions of life, something yet remains that is you. This version of yourself doesn't have to think or dream; it doesn't need sleep to feel rested. There is real joy in finding this version of yourself because it is already at home. It lives above the fray, totally untouched...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pain Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Relief for chronic pain may be just a phone call away, according to a new study.

    Pain is a major health problem in the United States and costs the country more than $600 billion each year in lost productivity and health care.

    For this stu...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    There is a link between suffering and unreality. The way we forgetthe peace and clarity of "I am" can be broken down into fiveaspects. In Sanskrit these are called the five kleshas, the rootcauses of every form of suffering.
    1. Not knowing what is real
    2. Grasping and clinging to the unreal
    3. Being
    ...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    The body’s wisdom is a good entry point into the hidden dimensions of life, because although completely invisible, the body’s wisdom is undeniably real – a fact that medical researchers began to accept in the mid 1980s. In a sweeping medical revolution, scientists have stepped into a hidden dimension that no one had...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    Let others see you as you truly are. At many points on the spiritual path you will feel exalted and holy. You will know without a doubt that spirit is in you. But showing this to others is difficult. Should you behave like a saint? Should you wait until your family notices that a holy person is sitting...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra answered:
    It is a myth to think that death is "out there" waiting for us. Death is here with us, tied into the flow of life. There is a wonderful saying, "You will never be more alive than you are at this moment, and you will never be more dead than you are this moment." Your goal, then, should be to experience yourself as...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra posted:
    via Twitter/@DeepakChopra: Are you using your brain or your brain is using you? What is the worst thing you can do to your brain? http://bit.ly/1mhD4DN
  • Deepak Chopra posted a photo:
    via Twitter/@DeepakChopra: To acquire true self power you have to feel beneath no one, be immune to criticism, and be fearless.
  • Deepak Chopra posted:
    via Twitter/DeepakChopra: Rt @sanjiv_chopra: Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition. "We need to halve our intake of sugar to combat epidemic of Obesity "
  • Deepak Chopra has posted a blog entry:
    The brain hasn't ever been unimportant, but it has risen to new heights in an age where neuroscience and genetics are sharply focused on it. We are gaining...Full Post
  • Deepak Chopra posted:
    via Twitter/@DeepakChopra: We’re living in a golden age for neuroscience, and every aspect of human behavior is being linked to brain activity. http://bit.ly/ULVB5W
  • Deepak Chopra posted:
    via Twitter/@DeppakChopra: Rt @sanjiv_chopra: According to a large national survey , about 60 % of Obese adult patients in the USA are not taking any steps to lose weight .
  • Deepak Chopra posted:
    via Twitter/@DeepakChopra: Are you using your brain or your brain is using you? What is the worst thing you can do to your brain? http://bit.ly/1mhD4DN