Mind-Body Health Mind-Body Health

We are living in a golden age of brain research. New breakthroughs emerge every month, revealing the astonishing power of the brain to heal, create, and evolve. Where scientists once believed that the brain’s hardwiring couldn’t be changed, we now know that the brain is constantly evolving, and our...Read More
Awaken your senses with clean, safe aromatherapy. Clear the Air What could be bad about meditating or decompressing amidst the fresh clean-linen scent of an aromatherapy candle or room freshener? Not to stress you out or anything, but those much-loved scented candles and room sprays that so many of...Read More
In Ayurveda, sensory impressions are considered crucial to health. Just as the food we eat creates our bodily tissues, our sensory impressions determine the quality of our thoughts and emotions. To achieve optimal physical and emotional well-being, follow these tips to use sounds, feelings, sights, tastes, and smells to balance and heal.Read More
Even though we all have genetic predispositions, our health and aging aren't predetermined. By making conscious choices in our behavior and where we focus our attention, we can transform our experience of our body to decrease our biological age. These seven steps are practical ways to tap into your inner reservoir of unlimited energy, creativity, vitality, and love.Read More
We are the only creatures on the planet who can change our biology through our thoughts, feelings, and intentions. When we fall in love, positive thoughts and emotions course through our body and strengthen our immune system. On the other hand, the dark thoughts and feelings of depression can leave...Read More
It is not news that depression has become a kind of invisible epidemic, afflicting approximately 121 million people worldwide. The World Health Organization ranks depression as one of the world’s most disabling diseases, and our best estimates from population studies show that approximately twenty...Read More
Taking annual vacations really is good for you. Get Out of Town Ask your doctor: It appears that going on vacation may not be an icing-on-the-cake type of indulgence – it may actually be necessary for good health. In a powerful study published in the journal of Psychosomatic Medicine, researchers...Read More
Original article by David Simon Editor’s Note Dr. David Simon co-founded the Chopra Center with Deepak Chopra in 1996 and served as the Center’s Medical Director for many years, seeing patients and teaching courses in meditation, yoga, Ayurveda, and other practices for mind-body health. Early in...Read More
Last week, I was in the grocery store when I came across a rack of Father’s Day greeting cards. As I looked through the cards honoring dads, I started to think about how occasions like Father’s Day, birthdays, and anniversaries typically prompt us to celebrate special people in our lives. They’re a...Read More

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