Deepak Chopra and Intent
December 2009 Archives

This may be hard to believe, but as a doctor I’ve seen many patients with beautiful, young, so-called perfect bodies who never listen to them. They are too worried to know what their bodies are actually saying. They are too […]

By the time this post appears, the Senate will probably have agreed on some kind of health care bill. I wanted to assess the hidden side of the bill, whatever emerges. It took five months for Congress to grind its […]

It used to annoy me to be called the king of woo woo. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, “woo woo” is a derogatory reference to almost any form of unconventional thinking, aimed by professional skeptics who are […]

If I could pick one ally in the pursuit of happiness, I would pick the body, and that means everyone’s body, not just the beautiful, young, fit ones. I know how millions of people feel about their bodies. America is […]

A front-page poll in the New York Times confronts an issue no one likes to talk about: the pain of losing our job. Fifty percent of the unemployed have borrowed money from friends or relatives. Around the same number have […]

One of the most positive ways to live is to look on every obstacle as a hidden opportunity. This holiday season poses huge challenges for those among us who have lost their jobs or feel financially insecure. Even if you […]

Q: Is there such a thing as a ‘just war’? In his Nobel speech, was President Obama right to speak in these theological terms about war? He also stated that ‘no holy war can ever be a just war.’ Do […]

It’s well known that the most expensive medical technology in America is a doctor’s ballpoint pen. Doctors call for hundreds of billions of dollars in unnecessary tests and procedures every year. This has become a major thrust in healthcare reform. […]

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THE NEW YORK TIMES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009 Dear President Obama & The United States Congress, Tomorrow leaders from 192 countries will gather at The UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to determine the fate of our planet. As business […]