World renowned author and speaker will hold 2 events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi
He’s the uncle of all agony uncles — a world renowned speaker, author, physician, philosopher and Hollywood’s favourite go-to person for all things wise and wonderful.
From the late great Michael Jackson to Oprah Winfrey, he’s been everyone’s best friend, offering advise and healing to some of our planet’s most trying problems. So much so that Time magazine named him one of the 100 heroes and icons of the century. And oh, even Kanye West felt compelled to give him a shout out in one of his songs from his latest album, Yeezus.
No small feat for someone who just wants to be known as a doctor and writer.
Before Deepak Chopra comes to inspire the UAE for two events — on September 17 in Dubai and September 18 in Abu Dhabi — Sparky from Gulf News Broadcasting’s Radio 2 recently spoke with him to talk life, celebrities, Hollywood, healing and what he wants to be best known for. Just don’t call him a new age guru.
The first lecture or show in the UAE is in Dubai on the September 17 at the Madinat Jumeirah, named ‘the Future of Wellbeing’ and will apparently leave everyone in a state of peace, happiness, heightened awareness and true wellbeing. Now that’s a big ask for one evening?
Well I can certainly promise heightened awareness and offer anyone who attends the tools for transformation if they want to use them. But there is an expression — ‘A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still’.
How much can you actually fit into one of these evenings as I’m sure you’ve a lot to impart and instil in people?
I get through a lot even in a short period of time. I’m in Toronto now and will speak to 3,000 people tonight at a sold out event and we’ll have fun and cover a lot in just three hours. I’ll touch on social wellbeing, personal wellbeing, career wellbeing, financial wellbeing, physical wellbeing, and ultimately community wellbeing and spiritual wellbeing.
I want to do the same in Dubai. Interestingly the UAE scores higher than the US when it comes to wellbeing at the moment.
Now that is interesting. According to what criteria or to who?
I am a senior scientist at Gallup and we have very specific research that measures social, personal, career, financial and physical wellbeing. And for now the UAE is ahead of the US. I’ll be going over this material when I speak in Dubai as well as sharing the latest research in neuroplasticity, which is shows how your mind affects your brain. As well as genetic indeterminism, how 95 per cent of your genres respond to your lifestyle and are not deterministic.
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Find out more about Deepak's personal appearances in Dubai here: https://www.deepakchopra.com/event/view/130/dubai__deepak_chopra_