Every month, Dr. Sheila, Chopra’s Chief Medical Officer answers questions from our followers. If you have a general question for her around health and wellness, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and your question may be the one she answers next month. You can also submit questions during her Instagram Lives that take place every Wednesday at noon (PST) Pacific on our Instagram.
We’ve made this simple guide to understanding common Ayurvedic terms with definitions and examples of how to use in sentences. Some words include: Mantra, Panchakarma, and Vikruti.
Embarking on a journey from chronic illness to healing that reshaped my identity and purpose.
Most people think of a detox as a superficial process. You change your diet, take supplements, or abstain from harmful substances, and the body does the rest. I am an advocate of all of these things. Unfortunately, many of my patients have health concerns that go beyond a poor diet. They need a multifaceted approach to rid their bodies of excess toxins so that they can function optimally.
The world is still incredibly rooted in the gender binary, and it’s a revolutionary act to exist as yourself, wholly, in a world that so desperately tries to define you. Whether you identify with the sex you were assigned at birth or not, or whether you identify within the binary, outside of it, or have renounced its existence completely, you have experienced gender trauma. Here are some ways you can explore gender and how it shapes the world around you.
A pandemic, economic challenges, a presidential election, and more make the end of 2020 an endurance race. But if we align ourselves based on our compassionate efforts, we can get through this together.
Breathwork can go beyond the incorporation of breathing during your yoga practice; it can be a powerful therapeutic practice. Let's find out how it can be benefit your mind, body, and spirit.
What common experiences exist when it comes to spiritual traditions? According to our founder, Deepak Chopra, ™ MD, we can observe three distinct components. The first, transcendence from the ego identity, in which we evolve from the conditioned mind to the whole mind. The second, the spontaneous emergence of platonic truth. The third, the loss of the fear of death. When you are willing to step into the unknown, you embrace uncertainty and cultivate transformation.
Every month, Dr. Suhas will be answering questions from our followers around men’s health and wellness. This month, he answers questions around doing a castor oil cleanse and when the best time to exercise is according to Ayurveda.