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:
    You are surrounded by infinite intelligence, which is available every moment. Begin to draw upon it by asking to be heard. If you consciously ask a higher intelligence to take notice of you, over time you will notice that it does. Things you want to have happen will come about more easily, as if...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture for back pain is more likely to help people who believe the treatment will work, new research suggests.

    The study included 485 people who received acupuncture for back pain and completed questionnaires before they began treatment, at t...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Beyond the duality of the material world, all divisions end. The only relationship worth having is with God, because when you relate to other people, you see God in them. This state of grace is what today's prayer asks for. Use it when the world is too much with you, when you feel that God or spirit or your soul stand...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    The intensity of shadow energies is a way of getting noticed. Hiding something is not the same as killing it. Shadow energies remain alive. Even though you refuse to look at them, they aren't extinguished -- their desire for life becomes all the more desperate. To catch your attention as a parent, a child who is overlooked...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research links the virus behind chickenpox and shingles to a blood vessel condition that afflicts the elderly and can sometimes be deadly.

    The study doesn't prove that the so-called varicella zoster virus causes the condition, known as gian...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Meditation brings your mind into closer contact with its source, but decisions and choices need to be made outside meditation. In order to remain in touch with your source, you must stay attuned. If you are aware, your soul can contact you anytime, not just while you are sitting with your eyes closed....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    MONDAY, Feb. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Mindfulness meditation may help older adults get a better night's sleep, a small study suggests.

    Researchers found that among 49 older adults with sleep problems, those who learned mindfulness practices started sleeping better within six weeks. I...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    We would all agree that anger gives rise to many evil acts, not anger per se, but anger that has become trapped. If your awareness is open and free, anger flows through it. This applies both to rage generated inside yourself when you feel victimized, and anger that comes from outside, in the form of...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Two things can be said about this. First, you can seek out professional help and ease into deep trust, moving at your own speed and sensing -- not from the mind but from the heart -- if he or she is truly open enough to accept the darker energies you want to release.

    Second, there is a spiritual...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Integrative Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga is increasingly popular among U.S. adults and children, two new government surveys reveal.

    One survey found a little less than 6 percent of adult Americans said they had tried yoga, tai chi or qi gong back in 2002, but that figure jumped to ...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Many emotions are difficult to feel, and those associated withsuffering are the most difficult - the heavy weight of sorrow, thestabbing pain of lost love, the doomed apprehension of a graveillness. These are long-term feelings and do not dissipateeasily.

    One must live with them until they are f...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    When you intend to accomplish something, you set things in motion within yourself. An intention to walk, for example, activates the motor centers of the brain along with balance, heart rate, blood pressure -- in fact, the whole mind-body system goes into walking mode.

    Healing works exactly the...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Advanced Practice Nursing:

    MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Delirium is a common and troubling symptom for critically ill hospital patients, and medications are often used to ease the condition. But a new study suggests that non-drug alternatives are available.

    According to the st...Full Article

  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    As a baby grows up, their consciousness will be shaped by many forces. Every force listed below is influencing your choices and invisibly pushing you into action:

    The forces that shape every newborn child:
    • Parental guidance or the lack of it
    • The presence of love or its absence
    • The context
    ...Read More
  • Deepak Chopra - Carlsbad, CA - Alternative/complementary Medicine
    Deepak Chopra answered:
    Realize that there is no such thing as a missed opportunity. "I should have done that" and "If only I had said that" bring to mind all our failures, big and small.

    Resentment wastes energy, yet it lingers seductively because it always comes with a ready-made target. The alternative is to look...Read More