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We often focus on how our gifts can help those in need. But the act of giving actually improves our own lives as well. <P><P>In The Giving Way to Happiness, Jenny Santi overturns conventional thinking about what it takes to be happy by revealing how giving to others--whether in the form of money, expertise, time, or love--has helped people from all walks of life find purpose and joy. Drawing on the wisdom of great thinkers past and present, as well as cutting-edge scientific research, Santi makes an eloquent and passionate case that oftentimes the answers to the problems that haunt us, and the key to the happiness that eludes us, lie in helping those around us. This book is filled with inspiring stories told firsthand by Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn, Noble Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, supermodel Christy Turlington Burns, Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp, philanthropist Richard Rockefeller, environmentalist Philippe Cousteau, activist Ric O'Barry, bestselling author Isabel Allende, ALS survivor Augie Nieto, and many others from all over the world. Despite their diverse backgrounds, they have all found unexpected happiness and fulfillment through giving. This book tells us not just how they changed the world but also how their acts changed their very own lives. In addition, Santi reveals:- How altruism involves far more than suppressing basic selfish urges. Rather, we are wired to give, as it activates the same pleasure centers of the brain stimulated by food, sex, and drugs- How helping others--whether by walking a friend through a struggle that you've also experienced or by supporting a cause to honor a loved one's memory--can be a healthy way to deal with adversity and process grief - The unexpected reasons why those who "gave it all up" to make a difference, and who face the direst situations, are nevertheless some of the happiest, most fulfilled, and least angst-ridden people you'll ever meet.- Practical, universally applicable lessons on what kind of giving makes people happy and what doesn't. How do you discover giving that is unique to you and makes you feel good? In this inspiring book, Santi turns conventional wisdom upside down about what it takes to be happy and reveals the surprising reasons that have led so many people to live lives full of meaning, purpose and happinessFrom the Hardcover edition.
In Deepak Chopra's powerful, groundbreaking, and imaginative new work, a unique blend of storytelling and teaching, the" New York Times" bestselling author explores the evolution of God. By capturing the lives of ten historical prophets, saints, mystics, and martyrs who are touched by a divine power, Chopra reveals a riveting portrait of a constantly changing God. Our belief--and therefore God itself--transforms with each passing century. In this new novel, Chopra brings to life the defining moments of our most influential sages, ultimately revealing universal lessons about the true nature of God. Job in the Old Testament experienced something completely different from Paul in the New Testament, Socrates chased a mercurial spirit almost unrecognizable to the strange voice that called to Rumi, and Shankara moved from town to town sharing the truth about a God that stood in marked contrast to the one that guided Anne Hutchinson--yet one sees an undeniable pattern. These visionaries took the human race down unknown roads, and Chopra invites us to revisit their destinations. Tearing at our hearts and uplifting our souls, "God" leads us to a profound and life-altering understanding about the nature of belief, the power of faith, and the spirit that resides within us all.
Deepak Chopra has discovered the delights--and frustrations--of golf, and he is passionate about the game. Confronted by the wild ups and downs of his own play, he consulted with golf professionals and developed a new approach to the game that any golfer can follow--from the novice to the expert. The results can be measured not only in increased enjoyment and skill, but also in greater wisdom about life beyond the 18th hole.Chopra's own game has improved dramatically since incorporating the elements of his program. Instead of focusing on the mechanics of a "perfect" swing, Chopra reveals how golf can be mastered through mindfulness, a form of awareness that combines sharp focus and relaxation at the same time. Expanded awareness, he tells us, can accomplish much more than external mechanics to improve one's game.But Golf for Enlightenment is also an engrossing story about Adam, an Everyman who is playing a terrible round of golf when he meets a mysterious young teaching pro named Leela. In seven short but profound lessons detailing spiritual strategies, she teaches Adam the essence of a game that has much to explain about life itself.Chopra has spent the last year taking the unique message in Golf for Enlightenment nationwide, teaching the essential tenets of his program at lectures and seminars to golfers everywhere. His message continues to help players turn an obsession into a positive life path.From the Hardcover edition.
In a new book that extends the consciousness-based approach of megabestseller Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Deepak Chopra, M.D., and his colleague David Simon, M.D., present ten practical steps that will enable readers to reset their biological age (which determines how we look and feel) as much as fifteen years lower than their chronological age. The idea for this book was born in early spring 2000, when Dr. Chopra was being interviewed on Larry King Live! As the conversation turned to aging, Dr. Chopra listed 10 steps we can take to reverse its effects. The phones at the television studio and the Chopra Center for Well Being lit up with calls from people wanting to know more. This phenomenal response clearly called for a book on the topic, and here it is. At the heart of Grow Younger, Live Longer is a complete, simple-to-follow program for personal renewal, complete with specific supplements, exercises, and mediation techniques. Among the steps are: --Change your perception of time --Access restful awareness and restful sleep --Nourish your body with anti-aging foods --Eliminate toxins --Make love the most important thing in your life.
From an internationally recognized physician who combines Eastern and Western medicine, a groundbreaking diet and total body health plan centered on digestive balance and metabolic transformation.The complaints that Dr. Suhas hears on a daily basis, from body weight chaos, low energy, and poor sleep, to headaches, unexplained congestion, and depression, all have a surprising common denominator: a weak digestive "fire." Drawing on ancient Indian practices and principles, The Hot Belly Diet shows you how to optimize your digestive powers to foster rapid weight loss and vibrant health. At the core of this three-phase diet that makes lunch the most important meal of the day is a dish called khichadi (pronounced kitch-a-de)--a complete but incredibly easy-to-make meal that helps clear out your "ama," or the digestive sludge that antagonizes weight loss, provokes hormonal imbalances, and ultimately triggers inflammation--the root cause of virtually all disease. This unique book also explains incompatible foods (milk and eggs, for example), why the sensation of hunger is essential, and how to time your meals throughout the day without snacking. The Hot Belly Diet changes your relationship with food to make healthy eating--and living--effortless. Whether you're suffering from a chronic condition, looking to prevent future illness, or just want to feel your best every day, The Hot Belly Diet will re-establish your body's natural balance, creating a thinner, healthier, and happier you.
You don't have to believe in God in order to experience God.--- Deepak ChopraThe celebrated author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success has written his most ambitious and important work yet, a runaway international bestseller that has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers to rethink their concept of God.According to Chopra, the brain is hardwired to know God. The human nervous system has seven biological responses that correspond to seven levels of divine experience. These are shaped not by any one religion (they are shared by all faiths), but by the brain's need to take an infinite, chaotic universe and find meaning in it. How to Know God describes the quest each of us is on, whether we realize it or not. For, as Chopra puts it, "God is our highest instinct to know ourselves." This book makes a dramatic and enduring contribution to that knowledge.From the Trade Paperback edition.
En Iluminación, Deepak Chopra da vida a los conceptos que ha trabajado en sus obras previas. Valiéndose de un novedoso método que incluye siete lecciones de golf -deporte que recientemente practica el autor-, Chopra presenta igual número de lecciones para la vida, por medio de las cuales el lector aprenderá a vivir con plenitud y tranquilidad aun en medio del caos cotidiano. En esta obra, el autor relata la historia de Adam, un jugador de golf que, al parecer, está conforme con su vida, pero no con su juego de golf y quien conoce a una golfista profesional, Wendy, con la que aprenderá no sólo a mejorar su juego, sino a conocerse a sí mismo y a transformar su vida. A lo largo del relato, el lector aprenderá, junto con Adam, a integrar su mente, vivir en el presente para encontrar el tiro perfecto, jugar con el corazón y apreciar el triunfo sin estar sometido a él. Como dice el autor, cualquier momento o actividad es propicio para iniciar una nueva vida, para conocernos y dejar atrás los obstáculos que nos impiden ver que, en realidad, la felicidad está a nuestro alcance por el simple y sencillo hecho de que es parte de la naturaleza humana. Iluminación es una obra en la que se muestra la madurez de pensamiento alcanzado por un hombre que ha transmitido con gran facilidad su particular visión del mundo, la cual conjunta sabidurías milenarias y actuales para brindar a todos la oportunidad de cambiar desde este momento.
"En Jamás moriremos el Dr. Chopra nos ofrece el beneficio de su singular experiencia en la vida, desde la práctica de la medicina en la sala de urgencias hasta sus aventuras en la metafísica oriental. Este libro es inspirador, reconfortante y bien informado. Presenta información convincente sobre la supervivencia a la muerte corporal, mientas nos muestra el sendero hacia la alegría y la vastedad, y el descubrimiento de quienes somos en realidad, que es mucho más que sólo un cuerpo físico." -RUSSELL TARG, médico y autor de The End of Suffering. "Chopra ilumina de manera brillante una maravillosa variedad de experiencias extraordinarias, documentadas por científicos e ingenieros, y teje con ellos un tapiz que incluye diferentes tradiciones religiosas al agruparlas, compararlas y analizarlas. Este empirismo radical se inscribe en la tradición de William James y tiene un éxito hermoso, como el de James, al arrojar la 'carga de la prueba' a los materialistas reduccionistas, a quienes por varias décadas, mientras afirmaban hablar en nombre de la ciencia, se les ha permitido ignorar la base misma de la ciencia: los hechos. Chopra compara a continuación esas experiencias e información con algunas de las metáforas con las que nosotros, en el mundo de la ciencia, nos divertimos e impresionamos a las masas. Deepak ha dejado caer el mallete y ha exigido que los materialistas reduccionistas asuman la carga de la prueba. Yo puedo predecir con confianza que lo más que harán es tratar de ignorarlo." -RUSTUM ROY, profesor de la Universidad Estatal de Pensilvania, Universidad Estatal de Arizona y Universidad de Arizona; elegido como miembro de la Academia Nacional de Ciencias o de Ingeniería de los Estados Unidos, Suecia, Japón, Rusia e India. "Con sabiduría profunda y claridad, Deepak Chopra revela una impresionante perspectiva caleidoscópica sobre las posibilidades infinitas en el campo de Akasha. Uno puede identifi carse fácilmente con la experiencia personal en el ciclo de la vida cotidiana, cristalizada en forma de historias. Cada cultura, religión e individuo puede acceder al sendero espiritual de su elección en esta obra notable donde 'el amor, la verdad, la compasión, el nacimiento y la muerte son iguales' y la eternidad es AHORA." -HERMANA JUDIAN BREITENBACH, R. N., Orden católica de las siervas pobres de Jesucristo, Centro Namaste para la Educación Holística, La Porte, Indianápolis. "Una exploración asombrosa y convincente acerca de lo que es nuestra próxima vida. Deepak Chopra nos lleva del dogma religioso a la verdad espiritual. Jamás moriremos nos permite darnos cuenta de que todos pertenecemos a una fe y somos participantes integrales de un plan divino. Nos transladamos de manera colectiva en nuestra conciencia hacia el esplendor espiritual en esta vida y en el más allá. Las preguntas exteriores encuentran respuesta y las convicciones interiores encuentran su confirmación en este gran libro, del que estoy muy agradecido." -TOM ZENDER, presidente del Consejo para el Liderazgo en Unidad; miembro
The New York Times bestselling author of Buddha captures the extraordinary life of Jesus in this surprising, soul-stirring, and page-turning novel. Uncovering the transformational "lost years" that are not recounted in the New Testament, Deepak Chopra has imagined Jesus's path to enlightenment moving from obscurity to revolutionary, from doubt to miracles, and then beyond as the role of the long-awaited Messiah. As a teenager, Jesus has premonitions of his destiny, and by the end, as he arrives to be baptized in the River Jordan, he has accepted his fate, which combines extremes of light and darkness. With his characteristic ability for imparting profound spiritual insights through the power of storytelling, Deepak Chopra's Jesus portrays the life of Christ as never before, ultimately leading us closer to understanding the nature of God and the soul. As the author shares, "I don't want the Jesus in this book to be worshiped, much less to push him forward as definitive. The events of the tale are pure fiction. But at a deeper level, the Jesus in this book feels real because we've gotten a glimpse into his mind. One flash of insight answers many prayers."
Chopra writes: "Insights are inner visions and they change our lives. The cosmic mind whispers to us in the silent spaces between our thoughts and there is a sudden knowingness and we are transformed. Insights are mutations in consciousness that can radically change our physical bodies and alter our experiences of the world." This book is a compilation of insights on health and healing, and is meant to be used with meditation.
Deepak Chopra has touched millions of readers by demystifying our deepest spiritual concerns while retaining their poetry and wonder. Now he turns to the most profound mystery: What happens after we die? Is this one question we were not meant to answer, a riddle whose solution the universe keeps to itself? Chopra tells us there is abundant evidence that "the world beyond" is not separated from this world by an impassable wall; in fact, a single reality embraces all worlds, all times and places. At the end of our lives we "cross over" into a new phase of the same soul journey we are on right this minute.In Life After Death, Chopra draws on cutting-edge scientific discoveries and the great wisdom traditions to provide a map of the afterlife. It's a fascinating journey into many levels of consciousness. But far more important is his urgent message: Who you meet in the afterlife and what you experience there reflect your present beliefs, expectations, and level of awareness. In the here and now you can shape what happens after you die.By bringing the afterlife into the present moment, Life After Death opens up an immense new area of creativity. Ultimately there is no division between life and death--there is only one continuous creative project. Chopra invites us to become cocreators in this subtle realm, and as we come to understand the one reality, we shed our irrational fears and step into a numinous sense of wonder and personal power.From the Hardcover edition.
"I'm trying to meditate one day but urgent thoughts keep intruding. Don't forget to take cupcakes to school! I have to prepare for my presentation for the wellness conference! Is that lunch with the other moms tomorrow or next week? My to-do list is stampeding through my mind, trampling any chance of tranquility. I feel overwhelmed, yes, but there's more: I feel...guilty. Guilty that I'm taking on too much, guilty that I'm not doing anything well, guilty that I'm giving short shrift to my kids, my husband, my job. And what about you, Mallika? a quiet voice asks. How are you shortchanging yourself?" Living with Intent is a chronicle of Mallika Chopra's search to find more meaning, joy, and balance in life. She hopes that by telling her story, she can inspire others with her own successes (and failures) as well as share some of the wisdom she has gathered from friends, experts, and family along the way-- people like her dad, Deepak, as well as Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Weil, and Dan Siegel. She also provides a practical road map for how we can all move from thought to action to outcome. Each chapter is devoted to one step on her journey and another piece of her INTENT action plan: Incubate, Notice, Trust, Express, Nurture, and Take Action. Chopra's insights and advice will help us all come closer to fully living the lives we truly intend.From the Hardcover edition.
A much-needed antidote to our modern, assembly-line approach to childbirth, this new book is designed as a guide for all who wish to participate in the wondrous process of bringing new life into the world. Its ideas derive from two sources: the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda, with its emphasis on body, mind, and spirit, and the latest Western scientific prenatal research. By integrating the best information from these two very different perspectives, this remarkable book gives readers the tools to ensure that our children are nourished by thoughts, words, and actions from the very moment of conception. Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives is rich in practical information, including strategies to help enliven the body intelligence of unborn babies by nourishing each of their five senses, as well as through Ayurvedically balanced nutrition and eating with awareness. Specific yoga poses and meditation techniques reduce the mother's stress and improve the infant's emotional environment, as do tips for conscious communication with a partner. Exercises prepare parents for the experience of childbirth itself, followed by natural approaches to dealing with the first weeks of parenting, from healing herbs to enhancing your milk supply to coping with postpartum depression. Inspiring, expansive, and remarkably informative, this unique book from acclaimed experts in mind-body medicine will profoundly enhance the experience of pregnancy and birth for both parents and baby.
Why do we feel the way we feel? How do our thoughts and emotions affect our health? Are our bodies and minds distinct from one another or do they function together as parts of an interconnected system? In this groundbreaking audiobook, Candace Pert -- a neuroscientist whose extraordinary career began with her 1972 discovery of the opiate receptor -- provides startling and decisive answers to these and other challenging questions that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries. From explaining the scientific basis of popular wisdom about phenomena like "gut feelings" to making comprehensible recent discoveries in cancer and AIDS research,Molecules of Emotionis an intellectual adventure of the highest order. Yet the journey Pert takes us on is one of personal as well as scientific discovery. Woven into her lucid explanations of the science underlying her work is the remarkable story of how -- faced with personal and professional obstacles -- she has grown as a woman and a mother, and how her personal and spiritual development has led to breakthroughs in her remarkable career. Molecules of Emotionis a landmark work. Full of insight and wisdom, it is among those rare audiobooks which possess the power to change the way we see the world and ourselves.
Historical fiction story about the life of Muhammad. Born into the factious world of war-torn Arabia, Muhammad's life is a gripping and inspiring story of one man's tireless fight for unity and peace. In a world where greed and injustice ruled, Muhammad created change by affecting hearts and minds. Just as the story of Jesus embodies the message of Christianity, Muhammad's life reveals the core of Islam. Deepak Chopra shares the life of Muhammad as never before, putting his teachings in a new light. Following the historical record but offering a unique perspective, Chopra's Muhammad captures the historical prophet but more importantly shows us why his teachings are more important now than ever before.
Join Deepak Chopra on a wondrous journey. . . "The Path to Love." Philosophical, inspiring, and ultimately very practical, The Path to Love is a book that can change lives as it invites the spirit to work its wonders on the most complex and richly rewarding terrain of all: the human heart.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Deepak Chopra's passionate new book, Peace Is the Way, was inspired by a saying from Mahatma Gandhi: "There is no way to peace. Peace is the way." In a world where every path to peace has proved futile, the one strategy that hasn't been tried is the way of peace itself. "We must not bring one war to an end, or thirty," Chopra tells us, "but the idea of war itself."How can this be done?By facing the truth that war is satisfying, and then substituting new satisfactions so that violence is no longer appealing. "War has become a habit. We reach for it the way a chain smoker reaches for a cigarette, promising to quit but somehow never kicking the habit." But Chopra tells us that peace has its own power, and our task now is to direct that power and multiply it one person at a time. Behind the numbing headlines of violence running out of control there are unmistakable signs of a change--Chopra believes that a majority of people are ready to see an end to war. "Right now 23 million soldiers serve in armies around the world. Can't we find ten times that number who will dedicate themselves to peace? A hundred times?"Peace Is the Way challenges each of us to take the next leap in personal evolution. "You aren't asked to be a saint, or to give up any belief. You are only asked to stop reacting out of fear, to change your allegiance from violence to peace." In a practical seven-step program, Chopra shows the reader how to become a true peacemaker. "Violence may be innate in human nature, but so is its opposite: love. The next stage of humanity, the leap which we are poised to take, will be guided by the force of that love." This is more than a hope or an aspiration. It is a new way of being in the world, giving each individual the power to end war in our time.From the Hardcover edition.
or the millions of Americans whose digestive disorders fail to respond to conventional medical treatments, Dr. Chopra offers an alternative approach based upon the principles of Ayurvedic medicine. Among the topics covered are the relationship between emotions and intestinal functions, biological rhythms and neuromuscular integration, and the importance of diet. LG Alternate.
The original mind/body classic, now fully revised and updated for the 21st century. In the ten years since PERFECT HEALTH: THE COMPLETE MIND/BODY GUIDE was published, Deepak Chopra has become the leading name in the biggest health revolution of our time. PERFECT HEALTH is the ultimate do-it-yourself guide to harnessing the healing power of the mind and the body -- and a must for anyone seeking perfect health. This best selling book provides the basic principles of Ayurveda -- the ancient system of health care that Dr. Chopra incorporates in his practice of medicine. In simple, easy-to-follow steps, this book takes the reader through the entire range of self-care techniques that raise personal prevention to the level of perfection. The revolutionary Perfect Health program unites the best of Chopra's medical school training with the wisdom of ancient India's holistic healing system. The result brings you a complete, personally tailored program of diet, stress reduction, exercise and daily routines that will help you: *** Strengthen the mind/body connection *** Reestablish your essential balance with nature *** Tap into your inner pharmacy *** Stimulate regenerative growth *** Transcend disease and aging From determining your individual body type, to acting at the deepest level of the mind/body connection, Perfect Health can generate healing within your body and changes in your life. The new edition is fully updated and includes: *** new healing techniques developed by Dr Chopra with patients at the Chopra Centre, including guided visualisations and meditations *** new ways to nourish the body through the five senses to waken the body's "inner pharmacy", in response to new research about mind / body interactions *** new exercises to stimulate the connections with our inner world *** fully updated sections on nutrition and herbal medicines *** text fully revised -- easier to read and more attractive
Deepak Chopra shows you how to: Achieve your ideal weight without conting calories Eliminate food cravings and compulsive eating habits individualise your weight maintenance programme Choose foods that use your metabolism to produce energy instead of fat Discover a new way to eercise without strain Know when to start eating-and when to stop In this concise and reliable programme, Deepak Chopra, the world's leading proponent of mind-body medicine, teaches you how to recognize your individual body type and use the enormous healing power of nature -present in every living cell - to make eating the source of health, vigour and beauty it is meant to be. By restoring the body's natural rhythms you will regain your perfect weight and feel every bit as great as you look.
¿Cuál es su tipo físico?TIPO VATA 1. Mi temperamento es entusiástico y vivaz. 2. Soy delgado, y no engordo fácilmente. 3. Me es difícil dormirme o dormir por la noche entera. 4. Mi mente es muy activo, a veces desasosegado, pero también imaginativo. 5. Aprendo cosas rapidamente, pero también las olvido rapidamente.TIPO PITTA 1. En mis actividades, soy meticuloso y ordenado. 2. Aunque no siempre lo muestro, me pongo irritable o me enojo fácilmente. 3. Si pierdo el comer, o si como tarde, me pongo incómodo. 4. Me gustan comidas o bebidas muy fríos, como el helado. 5. Tengo un intelecto muy perspicáz y me expreso muy bien.TIPO KAPHA 1. Me engordezco más fácilmente que la mayoría de la gente, y bajo de peso con mas dificultad. 2. Tengo un temperamento tranquilo--no me perturbo fácilmente. 3. Necesito dormir ocho horas cada noche por lo menos, y usualmente más. 4. Tiempo frío o húmedo me molesta. 5. Tengo gran vigor y resistencia física, y un nivel estable de energía.Una vez que ha determinado su tipo físico con la prueba más detallada en la página 26, este libro le provee con un programa personalmente diseñado de dieta, reducción de presión, ejercício, y rutinas diarias. El libro está basada en el sistema de medicina cuerpo/mente de cinco mil años de edad que se llama Ayurveda. La Ayurveda provee la base para reestablecer el equilíbrio natural del cuerpo, para reforzar la connección entre el cuerpo y la mente, para usar el poder de la curación cuántica para trascender la enfermeza y la vejez--para lograr La perfecta salud.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Here is an extraordinary new approach to healing by an extraordinary physician-writer -- a book filled with the mystery, wonder, and hope of people who have experienced seemingly miraculous recoveries from cancer and other serious illnesses.Dr. Deepak Chopra, a respected New England endocrinologist, began his search for answers when he saw patients in his own practice who completely recovered after being given only a few months to live. In the mid-1980's he returned to his native India to explore Aruyveda, humanities most ancient healing tradition. Now he has brought together the current research of Wetern medicine, neuoscience, and physics with the insights of Ayurvedic theory to show that the human body is controlled by a "network of intelligence" grounded in quantum reality. Not a superficial psychological state, this intelligence lies deep enough to change the basic pattenrs that design our physiology -- with the potential to defeat cancer, heart disease, and even aging itself. in this inspiring and pioneering work, Dr. Chopra offers us both a fascinating intellectual journey and a deeply moving chronicle of hope and healing.From the Trade Paperback edition.
THE LANDMARK BESTSELLER--NOW COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED More than twenty-five years ago, Quantum Healing helped transform Deepak Chopra into a cultural phenomenon. Now Dr. Chopra, hailed by Time as "the poet-prophet of alternative medicine," returns to this groundbreaking work, adding the latest scientific research as well as expanded thoughts on the connection between body and mind. Inspired by the unexplained recovery of patients in his own practice who had been given just a few months to live, Dr. Chopra began his search for answers. After returning to his native India to explore humanity's most ancient healing tradition, Ayurveda, he combined those insights with Western medicine, neuroscience, and physics. What he discovered--a "network of intelligence" in the human body with the potential to defeat cancer, heart disease, even aging itself--forms the basis of Quantum Healing. In this new edition, Dr. Chopra once again offers a fascinating intellectual journey and a deeply moving chronicle of hope and healing. Praise for Quantum Healing "Quantum Healing didn't set out to cure cancer or Alzheimer's or any other intractable disease. It set out to see the human body, and human existence in general, through wiser eyes. As a scientist I'm passionate about genes and the brain; as a person I'm totally fascinated by the origins of consciousness. Quantum Healing galvanized my intuition that these areas do not have to be separated."--Dr. Rudolph Tanzi, from the new foreword "Deepak Chopra illuminates our true innate capacity for healing, growth, and evolution. With the wisdom of an experienced doctor, girded by science, he guides us to reclaim our natural power towards thriving. Chopra's work is paradigm-changing for medicine and helpful beyond measure for every human being seeking to evolve, flourish, and know our true nature."--Lisa Miller, Ph.D., author of The Spiritual Child and director of clinical psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University
"Todo lo que tememos y deseamos cambiar puede transformarse mediante la felicidad, nuestro más simple anhelo y también el más profundo". -Deepak Chopra La felicidad es algo que todos deseamos, pero cómo encontrarla sigue siendo un misterio. En La receta de la felicidad, Deepak Chopra nos muestra siete claves para descubrir los verdaderos secretos de la alegría, llevándonos en un inspirador viaje hacia nuestro yo verdadero, el único lugar indiferente a los problemas y las desgracias. "La finalidad de la vida es la expansión de la felicidad", nos dice Chopra. Pero en el exigente mundo de hoy, lograr esta meta puede parecer difícil, si no completamente fuera de nuestro alcance. La sociedad refuerza la creencia de que la satisfacción es el resultado del éxito, la riqueza y las buenas relaciones. Sin embargo, Chopra nos enseña que lo contrario es cierto: todo el éxito en la vida es el producto de la felicidad, no la causa.Entonces, ¿cuál es la causa? La receta de la felicidad comparte los principios espirituales de una vida basada en el yo verdadero que existe en cada uno de nosotros, un sentido que se encuentra más allá del ir y venir de la vida diaria, y unos simples ejercicios a través de los que podremos eliminar las causas de la infelicidad y alcanzar un nivel de alegría más profundo. Y después de que todas las vías hacia la felicidad se hayan explorado, sólo quedará una ruta: el viaje hacia la iluminación. En La receta de la felicidad, el intimidante reto de encontrar la felicidad se convierte accesible paso a paso.
TRASCIENDE LOS OBSTÁCULOS QUE AFECTAN A TU CUERPO Y A TU ESPÍRITU 15 años después de su gran clásico Cuerpos sin edad, mentes sin tiempo, Deepak Chopra revisa el "milagro olvidado"--la capacidad infinita de renovación y cambio del ser humano. "Tu cuerpo físico es una ficción" nos dice Chopra. Cada célula está compuesta de dos elementos básicos: conciencia y energía. Aquí aprenderás a aprovechar esos elementos para cambiar los patrones de energía distorsionados que son la causa de las enfermedades y el envejecimiento. Pero la transformación no trata solo del cuerpo; debe incorporar también el alma. El alma --aparentemente invisible, distante, y apartada del mundo material-- en realidad crea al cuerpo. Y solo al llegar a ella alcanzarás tu máximo potencial, y conseguirás mayor percepción, inteligencia y creatividad en todos los aspectos de tu vida. Reinventar el cuerpo, resucitar el alma ofrece 10 pasos --cinco para el cuerpo y cinco para el alma-- que nos llevarán a la auto transformación. Con su estilo claro y accesible, Chopra nos invita a vivir con él los milagros que suceden cuando conectamos el cuerpo directamente a los maravillosos misterios que dan sentido y significado a la vida-- directamente al alma.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.