Deepak Chopra has been an influential figure in the alternative health movement and an accomplished medical, alternative practitioner. His most important novels are Timeless Mind, Ageless Body and The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, each printed in 1994 and 1993 respectively. However, it wasn’t till sometime in the late eighties that 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 wide assortment of readers. The principles he boosts have had the effect of establishing him as a leader in the alternative self-improvement circles. However, there have always been critics who question the methods he adopts. Deepak Chopra critics claim that he takes a random approach to self-improvement through inspirational saying and self explanatory books. They also point out that his teachings contradict the common notion that knowledge alone will bring about self-improvement.
Deepak Chopra’s method of achieving personal development is not far removed from other alternative medicine practices. His basic assumption is that you can attain a state of personal growth by fostering positive believing in oneself and boosting one’s self-confidence level. By applying such teachings as the eight-limbed ladder of self-help, one is able to attain self-actualization, which in turn leads to the achievement of the goals set by the mind. As such, Deepak Chopra presents himself as a prominent figure within the alternative medicine community.
However, this does not necessarily mean 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 example, when he published the book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, he used the book to launch an initiative to the United States Army. The book was later turned into a television series and now 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. By way of example, 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 show”Survivor.” In this show, he was depicted as a contestant who struggled with a serious heart condition. Because of this, he held many talks about improving one’s self-health through diet books, seminars, and speaking engagements.
One of the things that Chopra’s talk radio shows speech is self-improvement. Many of his books and videos address this matter. He discusses how to use the ability of the mind to deal with some of the difficulties we encounter in our own lives. For instance, he spoke about the need to change our negative mindset. According to Chopra, if we continue to think this way, then we will stay stuck in our distress.
However, some people may wonder whether there’s 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 in general is a relatively long tradition. Many ancient philosophies, spiritual texts, and motivational speakers have addressed the dilemma of self-improvement. Most of these have also tried to make sense of the idea of self-improvement and motivation.
For example, some of the very best speakers will tackle issues like 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 a number of ways to approach self-improvement. They encourage us to think about what it means to be moved. As they state,”motivation starts with a desire to change.”