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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
If we look at how most people manage their day, taking time for peace and quiet is last on their list. They don’t see the difference between a brain that is multi-tasking – which our brains do brilliantly – and a brain that is overloaded. Yet finding some peace and quiet has tremendous benefits for...Read More
New Memoir from Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra! Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream In Brotherhood, Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra reveal the story of their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers. They were born in the ferment of liberated India after 1947, as an...Read More
The prescription I handed to the woman was so unlike any that she had ever received from a physician that she smiled and told me she was going to tape it to her bathroom mirror. It read: “Do something just for yourself once daily. Refills unlimited.” For many of the patients I see, the act of self-...Read More
I have come to believe that life is allied with myth in order that we may advance along an evolutionary path that carries us nearer to the spiritual source that lures us into greater becoming. It is for this that myth remains closer than breathing, nearer than our hands and feet. I think it is...Read More

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