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03/17/2014 10:42 am ET Updated Mar 17, 2014

Deepak Chopra Encourages Baby Boomers To Focus On Perspective And Mindful Eating

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Mind-body medicine pioneer Dr. Deepak Chopra plans to inspire millions of older adults to redefine age and maximize wellness. Collaborating with the popular lifestyle website and community Grandparents.com, Chopra and team recently launched Timeless You: The Biology of Youth & The Wisdom of Experience. One of the global leader’s favorite components of the six-part interactive online course for the 45+ audience is the deliberate focus on shifting perception.

Says Chopra, “Being someone who’s focused his entire life on the deeper aspects of consciousness, I think the fundamental shift has to be in consciousness, which means the way you see the world, the way you interpret the world, the way you see your body, the way you interpret your body. So, how you shift perception is really key to everything else.” Chopra notes that those age-old beliefs of progressive downhill decline are myths and that eliminating those thoughts is key to psychological, spiritual, and physical well-being.

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