The Chopra Center Newsletter     August 2011 Edition 

Be the Change

Never have we needed enlightened leadership more than we do now. While humankind has faced wars, economic and social injustice, natural disasters, and terrorism since its earliest days, for the first time in history we have the technological capacity to obliterate our existence and life on the planet. At this critical juncture, each of us must step into the role of the leader and, in the words of Mahatma Gandhi, become the change we wish to see in the world.

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On the Path

by Andrea DeBell

In July, Chopra Center University concluded a teacher certification program, graduating 47 instructors. I had the pleasure of being one of them.

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Meditation Challenge

With the Summer Meditation Challenge set to begin next week, thousands of participants are signing up to experience meditation’s power to help them grow younger, live longer, and be happier.


By Tim Brieske, M.D.

As many great wisdom traditions teach, whatever we put our attention on expands in our experience. We can focus on grievances, shortcomings, and pain, and those qualities will grow in importance to us. Or we can instead choose to shift our attention to beauty, love, and laughter, and we will perceive their expansion in our life.

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Chopra Center Radio:

Don't miss our interview with special guest John Gray, author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.

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Let Go of Stress

The Law of Least Effort is the principle that we can accomplish more by doing less.

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7 Practices for Staying Present

In every aspect of life there are cycles of rest and activity. When we honor these natural rhythms, we nurture an internal state of present moment awareness that expands peace, balance, and love in our lives. 

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