Deepak Chopra, M.D.

Co-Founder

Deepak Chopra, M.D., F.A.C.P., is the co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, the founder of the Chopra Foundation, and a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. He is board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, and metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and a clinical professor in the Family Medicine and Public Health Department at the University of California, San Diego.

He is the author of more than 85 books translated into over 43 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His recent books include You Are the Universe, co-authored with Menas Kafatos, Ph.D.; Quantum Healing (Revised and Updated): Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body Medicine; and The Healing Self, co-authored with Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. Learn more at www.deepakchopra.com.

Online Courses

Deepak Chopra guides you in the key principles and practices of Ayurveda in this five-session course. Discover your unique mind-body type (dosha) and learn how to live an Ayurvedic lifestyle through mindful eating, meditation, yoga, conscious breathing, dosha balancing, and other timeless techniques for well-being.Learn More
Led by Deepak Chopra and Martha Beck, this self-paced, 5-session course offers practical tools and spiritual guidance in the area of relationships, career, health, and personal growth.Learn More
Discover your personal blueprint for achieving perfect health, as Deepak Chopra and our master educators guide you in bringing vibrant balance to your unique mind-body type. Are you ready to discover one of the most important things you need to know on your personal path to vitality? Get the tools...Learn More

Articles by Deepak Chopra

When faced with a challenge, problem, obstacle, or even a desired goal, people automatically want to do something. Deepak Chopra proposes a better way: go beyond your normal, mind-made limitations. Read how.Read More
In the new book, Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential, Deepak proposes that a leap to personal evolution is open to everyone. Read how you can make the shift from unconscious living to conscious living and experience freedom, love, and infinite creative possibilities.Read More
The best lifestyle can be described in a single phrase: waking up. Read how you can incorporate spirituality into your lifestyle so that you can expand your daily fulfillment.Read More
Becoming your best self is really just embracing your true self and your infinite potential, which is present here and now. Read how you can unfold your infinite potential daily.Read More
How you relate to yourself determines how spiritual you are toward others. Once you relate to yourself without ego, it is natural and easy to relate to someone else in a true spiritual way. Here’s how.Read More
No project is more valuable than to find your true self. Once you do, you wake up to who you really are and realize all your other “selves” (social, private, subconscious) are just mental constructs. Read how you can find and identify your true self.Read More
Conscious breathing is helpful in preparation for meditation since it grounds your awareness and puts the mind-body system into a more relaxed framework. Learn what conscious breathing is, its benefits, and how to do it.Read More
Everyone knows that gratitude is a good thing but getting there isn’t always easy. Here are four ways in which you can access a deeper, truer sense of gratitude.Read More
With the holiday season behind you, let’s pause for a moment to reflect on how you experience winter. Before falling back on old patterns, read how concentrating on energy and renewal can transform your winter into a blissful season.Read More
If you want next year to be better than ever, you need to think about making changes and meaningful improvements in your life, not just picking out a single bad habit to eliminate. Here are some general guidelines to move in the right direction starting now … and continuing throughout the next year.Read More
The world is chaotic because human beings are chaotic in their awareness. Read how you can cultivate an orderly mind as your best asset to meet life's challenges.Read More
By making synchronicity special and unusual, you might be seeing life upside down. Synchronicity isn’t the whole picture—here’s why.Read More
The difference between being yourself and knowing yourself is wider than you might think. Learn how to discover your true self—and access the richest sources of human fulfillment.Read More
Developing the practice of meditation allows you to become more of who you really are and get more of what you really want from life. But it wouldn't be possible if you weren't a natural meditator to start with. Read on to see why Deepak Chopra says meditation is natural to everyone.Read More
Daily meditation sits at the heart of an optimized lifestyle. Its beneficial effects have been known for decades, yet it’s still difficult to make it a habit. How can you make daily meditation easier to adopt?Read More
One aspect of life that can feel hard to deal with are thoughts you don’t want to have., especially when they are attached to emotions. Let’s consider the whole spectrum from useless thoughts that are just a nuisance to thoughts that impair your quality of life—and how to end them.Read More
Most of us were taught that to stay healthy, we need to avoid bacteria, viruses, and other microbes. However, we’re finding that the real key to perfect health lies in maintaining a healthy, resilient collection of microbes in our gut. Find out how to build and maintain your microbiome to live your healthiest life.Read More
Your future health is not predetermined by your genes but it is overwhelmingly shaped by the choices you make every day. Here are a few simple, practical changes you can make that can help reduce your risk of disease as you fulfill your deepest potential for health and happiness.Read More
To have more energy today is very desirable but having abundant energy for life should be your highest goal. By going to the source as your first and highest priority, you are tapping into pure consciousness, which has infinite energy, intelligence, wonder, and joy. Here’s how.Read More
Let spring's awakening inspire you to renew yourself and shed the past. Here are three phases to fully awaken yourself by inviting springtime into your life.Read More
Chronic stress can take an enormous toll on your happiness and health, leading to an increased risk of many diseases. Meditation is a powerful way to release stress and stay centered in the face of life’s inevitable upsets. Discover seven ways that meditation can help you let go of stress and experience the healing benefits of deep rest.Read More
The eternal feminine side isn’t restricted to just women—it’s a part of everyone’s wholeness, and when it is ignored, distorted or wounded, it can have devastating effects. Here are some ways to help you nurture your feminine side of wholeness.Read More
From a whole-system perspective, coping with weight means coping with how your entire life is going. If you have struggled with weight gain, you may be experiencing too much negative input on a daily basis. Here are some ways to insert more positivity into your life so food is no longer a coping mechanism.Read More
You could say the epidemic to modern life is stress. Here are some conscious coping mechanisms for managing everyday stress.Read More
Inflammation has always been a medical mystery, but now it has become an enemy of long-term health. Learn about the Do's and Don’ts of eating when it comes to setting up an anti-inflammatory diet.Read More
Medical errors are estimated to cause up to 440,000 deaths per year in U.S. hospitals alone. Take these lessons in being your own medical advocate to make sure you’re getting the best care for your health needs.Read More
The most difficult season for many people is winter. But despite the cold temperatures, seasonal colds and flus, and intermittent weather, winter is an opportunity for dosha balance and inner growth. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of this season.Read More
Here are a few guidelines to create your own three-day detox that can facilitate your body’s release of toxins, optimize your body’s detoxification pathways, and reverse some of the effects of chronic stress.Read More
Getting enough restful sleep is vital to staying healthy and preventing many chronic diseases, including Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, depression, and some kinds of cancer. Find out if you’re getting enough sleep and what you can do to get the deep rest you need.Read More
Making a New Year’s resolution is an optimistic way to look forward, and millions of people follow the custom. Studies have shown that fewer than 20 percent of New Year’s resolutions are followed through, and then for only a limited time. But that moment of optimism is valuable, and you should take...Read More
To answer “Who am I?” requires you to separate illusion from reality, your constructed self from your true self. Read how to get started.Read More
The holidays can box you into old conditioning and patterns of behavior that may make you feel stuck, stressed, and overwhelmed. Read how you can feel calm and manage stress by renewing yourself and exploring the creative side of your consciousness.Read More
As meditation gains in popularity, there may be some confusion about its benefits and meaning. There are three dimensions to meditation: physical, mental, and spiritual—and they each have benefits as to why you should begin a meditation practice.Read More
Most people are uncomfortable being out of control—a state that produces anxiety, uncertainty, confusion, panic, and loss of self-confidence. Read how you can stay in control naturally through present-moment awareness.Read More
There has been a pivotal shift in our collective attitude toward cancer, and for good reason. A healing lifestyle that includes meditation, dietary changes, and a more serious approach to stress is key.Read More
We all have an inner and outer world; how do we tune into the inner self to stay balanced and calm amid the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Find out.Read More
The next time you find yourself at airport—filled with anxiety, anger, or frustration—try these stress-releasing techniques to bring relaxation and a sense of control instead of tension and a feeling of helplessness.Read More
Heavy thoughts don’t have to cloud your day. Here are some tips for how to lift yourself out of them.Read More
Spring can be a time of total renewal, beginning with spring cleaning on the inside. Here are five ways you can bring the qualities of spring into your life, starting with your body and mind.Read More
Forgiveness can be difficult to achieve, especially toward those closest to you who you feel have wronged you. Here is a step-by-step guide to practicing genuine forgiveness.Read More
Faith is an open door, and once you cross the threshold, real spiritual knowledge will reveal itself. Read how God becomes real as you come closer to your own source of pure consciousness.Read More
Using self-awareness is the key to changing your core beliefs, and self-awareness expands through your meditation practice. Here are some tips to create positive, pure core beliefs that resonate with who you are.Read More
This year, focus your New Year’s resolutions on inner change and growth through practicing appreciation, acceptance, and non-resistance. Here’s how.Read More
Positive lifestyle changes—meditation, stress reduction, good sleep, a balanced diet, moderate exercise—have a beneficial effect all the way down to the genetic level. For this New Year, try these lifestyle changes that are not only good for you, but good for your genetic future.Read More
The best way to get what you really want out of life is to constantly adapt to the present and revise and raise your expectations. Here’s how.Read More
The link between holidays and holy days has become fragile in our society. But you can bypass the stress that mounts for many people during this season to fashion your own holiday spirit. The words that get tossed around—joy, peace, Thanksgiving—will only have meaning if you fill them with meaning...Read More
Don't let the holidays become something you dread. Instead, get into the holiday spirit by practicing a meditation inviting giving, gratitude, and grace.Read More
It’s difficult to believe in spiritual abundance and infinite possibilities when you are worried about money and career. But the spiritual life is the best way to achieve any kind of success, and you should start by prioritizing consciousness over everything else. Here’s how.Read More
Modern life works against sleep and its restorative powers. Instead of taking over-the-counter or prescription sleep aids, which force an unnatural state of sleep, try putting into daily practice these five habits for restful sleep.Read More
How do you make a dream come true? The answer involves committing to intention and surrendering to an outcome.Read More

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