Deepak Chopra has been an influential figure in the alternative health movement and an accomplished medical, alternative practitioner. His most significant books are Timeless Mind, Ageless Body and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, each printed in 1994 and 1993 respectively. However, it was not till sometime in the late eighties he ventured into the realm of self-help writing, with his first book, Think and Grow Rich.
Although a controversial figure who presents himself as a guru, his books attract a broad range of readers. The principles he boosts have had the effect of establishing him as a pioneer in the alternative self-improvement circles. But, there have always been critics who question the methods he adopts. Deepak Chopra critics claim that he takes a haphazard approach to self-improvement through motivational saying and self explanatory books. They also point out that his teachings contradict the common belief that knowledge alone will bring about self-improvement.
Deepak Chopra’s method of achieving personal development isn’t far removed from other alternative medicine practices. His basic assumption is that one can attain a state of personal development by fostering positive believing in oneself and boosting one’s self-confidence degree. By applying such teachings as the eight-limbed ladder of self-help, one can attain self-actualization, which then results in the achievement of the goals set by the mind. Therefore, Deepak Chopra presents himself as a prominent figure within the alternative medicine community.
However, this does not mean that Deepak Chopra’s influence goes beyond the boundaries of alternative medicine. He’s still very much a part of the mainstream health care community. For Instance, when he wrote the book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, he used the book to launch an initiative for the United States Army. The book was later turned into a television series and currently has over one million copies in print. There’s even a movie version of the publication available on DVD.
In addition, Deepak Chopra continues to hold many credentials beyond the classroom. For instance, he’s the author of numerous medical publications and is a certified chiropractic physician. Additionally, Deepak Chopra is a former contestant on the reality TV series”Survivor.” In this show, he was portrayed as a contestant who fought with a serious heart condition. As a result of this, he held many discussions about improving one’s self-health through diet books, seminars, and speaking engagements.
One of those things that Chopra’s talk radio shows address is self-improvement. Many of his videos and books address this matter. He discusses how to use the ability of the mind to deal with a few of the difficulties we encounter in our lives. For example, he talked about the need to change our negative mindset. According to Chopra, if we continue to think that way, then we will remain stuck in our misery.
But some people may wonder whether there is any validity to the notion of motivational self-improvement. In response to this question, the solution is that while the idea of self-improvement might be new to most people, self-help generally is a relatively long tradition. Many ancient philosophies, spiritual texts, and motivational speakers have addressed the issue of self-improvement. Most of them have also tried to make sense of the concept of motivation and self-improvement.
By way of example, some of the top speakers will tackle issues such as self-esteem, confidence, motivation, and perseverance. All these are important and may contribute to our overall happiness and well-being. What many speakers do is highlight that there are many ways to approach self-improvement. They encourage us to think about what it means to be motivated. As they say,”motivation starts with a desire to change.”