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

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds.

    Under-the-tongue, or sublingual, therapy is widely used in Europe as an alternative to allergy shots. In...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The beginning of suffering is often a refusal to look at how the situation really is. Several years ago some researchers conducted a study to find out how people deal with crisis when it unexpectedly arises. When the worst misfortune occurs -- when someone gets fired, has a spouse walk out, hears a diagnosis...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    To meet the silent witness -- the stable point of stability -- you have to seek within. Here it is:
    1. Follow the flow of awareness.
    2. Don't resist what's happening inside.
    3. Open yourself to the unknown.
    4. Don't censor or deny what you feel.
    5. Reach beyond yourself.
    6. Be genuine, speak your truth.
    ...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    True transformation, in my view, depends on the emergence of the following properties as your personal experience.
    • Emergent Spiritual Properties:
      • Clarity of awareness
      • Knowingness
      • Reverence for life
      • Absence of violence
      • Fearlessness
      • Nonattachment
      • Wholeness
      They are primal qualities...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating milk chocolate or dark chocolate regularly may lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests.

    Middle-aged or older folks who ate as much as 3.5 ounces of chocolate a day seemed to receive heart health benefits, British r...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative & Complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The soul is best understood not as a wispy ghost but as your trueself, present in you at this moment. You don't see it, although when you feel the impulse of love, you have contacted it. There can be no doubt that you have a self, therefore to step onto a new level -- that of your true self -- is...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults need a protein-rich diet to maintain muscle mass and strength, a new study suggests.

    Protein should come from animal and plant sources, since each type of protein appears to play different roles in maintaining lean muscle mass and ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A stroke robs the brain of nearly eight years, impairing memory and slowing thinking speed, a new study says.

    University of Michigan researchers analyzed national data from more than 4,900 black and white Americans aged 65 and older who underwent ...Full Article

  • 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