Topic: THE CHOPRA WELL

Watch Deepak Chopra Give The Coolest Explanation of How Butterflies Are Made, Ever

Watch Deepak Chopra Give The Coolest Explanation of How Butterflies Are Made, Ever

Most people know that caterpillars become butterflies, but unless you’re studying biology, you probably don’t know much more than that. If the only thing you can think of is “cocoon,” you should check out Deepak Chopra‘s version of the story: This week, on his show, “Rabbit Hole,” Deepak explains how something called ‘imaginal cells’ are responsible for the metamorphosis from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly. More »

Mercury In Retrograde: What It Is, And Whether It Really Causes Your Technology Glitches

Mercury In Retrograde: What It Is, And Whether It Really Causes Your Technology Glitches

Whether you believe in astrology or not, you’ve most likely heard of “Mercury in Retrograde”–everyone’s favorite excuse for missing emails, broken cell phones, and computer malfunctions. But most of us don’t actually know what it is. To learn more about what’s really happening with the planet (and why everyone thinks it’s to blame for their technology problems), check out this week’s Holy Facts on The ChopraWell. More »

Gotham Chopra Talks Bunnies And 8-Foot Phalluses

Gotham Chopra Talks Bunnies And 8-Foot Phalluses

What do bunnies and bachelorette parties have in common? They’re both rife with references to fertility, according to Gotham Chopra, whose new Holy Facts video is all about symbols and celebrations of fertility in various cultures. Gotham’s explorations are interesting, but the real star of the video is probably the eight-foot phallus carried around the Honen Matsuri festival, where attendees have come to increase their chance of fertility (and bountiful harvest and prosperity) for hundreds of years. More »

Welcome THE CHOPRA WELL To Blisstree!

Welcome THE CHOPRA WELL To Blisstree!

Here at Blisstree, we give you all kinds of advice, stories, and debates about how to live well and be healthy. So we’re happy to join forces with The Chopra Well, Deepak Chopra‘s new YouTube channel. As his son, Gotham Chopra, has explained, he’ll explore less of the how to (we’ve got that covered) and more about the how come with the help of his family and friends. The channel will feature new episodes every Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday, exploring all kinds of spiritual questions and more…and you can watch them all here at Blisstree. More »

If These Guys Can Pierce Their Faces With Bikes, You Can Meditate

If These Guys Can Pierce Their Faces With Bikes, You Can Meditate

A lot of people complain that it’s hard to find time to meditate, despite their best intentions and real belief in its mental and physical benefits. But if it’s painful for you to carve out 15 minutes a day for peace of mind, I’d encourage you to spend three watching this video, from ChopraWell‘s new web series, Holy Facts, about the physical extremes some people go to in the name of devotion. More »