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Creating your own reality | SPIRITUAL SOLUTIONS # 7 - Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra

Excerpt: Dr. Chopra on living and eating with greater awareness

With a political system – or at least one political party – that indulges in even its most unhealthy cravings, the question of self-control is one of …

Can't Concentrate When You Meditate? Read This

I’ve been witnessing a disturbing trend recently. Let’s call it the Protestant work ethic of meditation. Instantly recognizable when seen, it looks a …

11 Quotes to Help You Feel Less Alone

MEDITATION: What is it and what are its benefits? ASK DEEPAK CHOPRA!

Meditation

Meditation: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

The benefits of meditation can't be called new. For decades, the practice has been endorsed -- even by mainstream medicine -- as a proven means to reduce stress and produce relaxation. In fact, if it were not for "the relaxation response," a sanitized version of Eastern meditation that was …

I AM THAT

<b>Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj</b><p>Questioner: My own feeling is that my spiritual development is not<br>in my hands. Making one's own plans and carrying …

Spirituality

The Science of Sleep | THE RABBIT HOLE with Deepak Chopra

Consciousness

The Conscious Lifestyle: How to Start

Becoming more conscious will make you more successful in every area of life. That’s the theme I proposed in the first post of this series. This is an …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Rising Above Routine

Routine is the most common obstacle to being conscious. For most people, there is comfort and safety in following their daily routine, but …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Rising Above Routine (Part 2)

In the last post I proposed that routine is the most common obstacle to being conscious. If that is so, it's worth going into more deeply. What does …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Find Better Coping Mechanisms Part 2)

The kind of coping mechanisms that you use will have a huge bearing on how your life turns out. If you want to lead a conscious life, that goal is …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Facing Your Stress

I don't want to open the vast discussion of stress that now exists, except to make two limited points. 1. Stress isn't good for you. 2. The vast …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Short-Term Desires

To fashion a conscious life for yourself, you must address the unconscious way that most people spend their days. Activity automatically fills the …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Short-Term Desires (Part 2)

We've been discussing the obstacles to living a conscious lifestyle by focusing on the torrent of small things that will fill your day unless you …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Facing Your Stress (Part 3)

So far we've covered the stress that affects you, but the shoe also fits on the other foot. Besides reacting unconsciously to stress, there are lots …

The Conscious Lifestyle: Facing Your Stress (Part 2)

Everyone has to cope with stress, but we often don’t know how to handle our stress well. Despite the many books on stress management, the simplest …

Self-help

The Conscious Lifestyle: The Soul of Leadership

In almost every situation someone is called upon to lead. Taking up the call involves a conscious choice, and yet for many leaders, even those who …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Look and Listen

In the first post of this series on leadership, I divided the topic into seven headings using the acronym <b>L-</b><b>E</b><b>-</b><b>A</b><b>-</b><b>D</b><b>-</b><b>E</b><b>-</b><b>R</b><b>-</b><b>S</b>. In this post we'll discuss <b>L</b> = …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Look and Listen and Know How to Resolve Conflicts (Part 2)

If you examine the rise of a typical leader, the ability to look and listen decreases as power increases. That's a trend you need to be aware of. At …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Bonds Emotionally

In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S.</b> The second letter, <b>"E”</b> stands for emotional …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Bonds Emotionally (Part 2)

<i>(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym</i> <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S</b>. <i>The second letter,</i> <b>"E"</b> <i>stands for emotional</i> …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Be Aware

<i>(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym L-E-A-D-E-R-S. The second letter, "A," stands for …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Know What to Do (Part 2)

(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S.</b> The fourth letter, <b>"D,"</b> stands for doing.)<p>In the …

Leonardo DiCaprio, Deepak Chopra and Hollywood's Push Into Healthy Real Estate

Forget the home gym: The actor and wellness guru are on the board of a real estate firm creating residences that claim to boost physical well-being …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Be Aware (Part 2)

(<i>In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym</i> <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S</b>. <i>The third letter, "</i><b>A</b><i>," stands for …

The Best Advice I Ever Got

<i>Saraswati and Krishna</i><p>The best advice I got in life came from my parents. My mother was the archetypal goddess of wisdom symbolized in Saraswati, and …

The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Must Know What to Do

(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym <b>L-E-A-D-E-R-S</b>. The fourth letter, <b>"D,"</b> stands for doing.)<p>A …