Mind-Body Health Mind-Body Health

Our bodies are designed for physical activity—to move and breathe and circulate our vital life energy. More than 5,000 years ago, the master Ayurvedic physician Charaka wrote, “From physical exercise, one gets lightness, a capacity for work, firmness, tolerance of difficulties, elimination of...Read More
Put a pencil between your lips in just the right way, and you’ll feel happier—though you won’t know why. The result is so reliable, I used this trick on students as a foolproof demo when I taught intro to psychology. This effect demonstrates the “facial feedback” theory of emotion —but you can...Read More
Stressed out because you have too much to do? You’re not alone. A busy calendar is one of the biggest contributors to stress. When we have a lot on our plates, we end up hurrying through our day and multitasking, which will only exacerbate stress levels. Deepak Chopra has some advice to the busy...Read More
Restful sleep is an essential key to staying healthy and vital. When you’re well-rested, you can approach stressful situations more calmly, yet sleep is so often neglected or underemphasized. There is even a tendency for people to boast about how little sleep they can get by on. In reality, a lack...Read More
Join Neil Theise, MD for Journey into Healing! This July 10-13 at Journey into Healing, Neil Theise MD will expand your understanding of mind-body healing, Ayurveda, and integratice health care. To learn more, please visit www.chopra.com/journey or call 888.736.6895 Is science rewriting emptiness...Read More
“ Everything is continuously changing, including your thoughts, feelings, and molecules. Accept that change is a part of life. Evolution calls upon us to adapt to change with creativity. ” - Dr. David Simon Life is a process of constant change. On a physical level, we are constantly evolving based...Read More
Peace for one must be peace for all. Prosperity for one must be abundance for all. Food for one must be health for all. Harmony cannot be achieved at any level while any form of life suffers. It is the divine drive within us to strive for peace – to feel good, to have plenty of food, and to laugh...Read More
In the Vedic wisdom tradition, moksha is the liberation of the soul from the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, or samsara. It is considered to be the end of all suffering. According to Advaita Vedanta, we can attain moksha through the realization that we are, in fact, Brahman – the source of all...Read More
My book Mind Over Medicine is full of data scientifically proving that the mind can heal – or harm – the body. But data can be dry, and sometimes what resonates most deeply within our souls are stories. So sit back, grab a cup of tea, and let’s have story time. I’m going to tell you a few true...Read More

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