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Deepak Chopra

The Inner Path to Wealth

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Abundance by Deepak Chopra is a guide to living a fulfilling life. It examines scarcity mentality and offers insights for shifting to an abundance mindset that can lead to greater happiness, success, and prosperity.

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    Living your best life is the key to ongoing abundance.

    If you’re reading this Blink, you’re probably hoping that you’ll soon know the secret to being wealthy. And if that’s the case, you’ve come to the right place! That’s exactly what’s going to happen. But we’re not going to explore investment models or financial planning. We’re going to look at how you can access abundance by being connected, aware, and authentic.

    Before we jump into it, we need to understand the context a little better. Specifically, we need to define Yoga – with a capital Y. When most people talk about yoga, they’re referring to the combination of exercise and meditation, where you contort yourself into all different types of shapes and feel chilled out afterward. That’s yoga with a lowercase y. 

    Capital-Y Yoga includes exercise and meditation – and much more. It’s a practice that aims to unite what’s happening inside you – your thoughts and feelings – with other people and the physical world. When the inside and the outside exist in harmony, you feel whole and happy. And the way you achieve this is through raising your consciousness.

    This leads us back to the reason why you’re here – money. Most people think of money as currency, or numbers in a bank account that are ideally increasing. But Yoga teaches us that money is actually a tool of consciousness. When you start increasing your consciousness, it transforms how you view money. Ultimately, your goal will shift from getting money for the sake of being wealthy to using money as a tool to help you live your best life.

    So, what is your “best life?”

    Well, when you’re living your best life, you have absolutely everything you need and aren’t struggling to get anything because abundance is flowing through you. When you have the support of your consciousness, you’re in a state where you can be endlessly generous in spirit. This has nothing to do with how much material wealth you have – it’s about attitude. Even the poorest person can be loving, wise, compassionate, creative, and honest. A person in this state is said to be “in their dharma.” And being in your dharma is the key to being wealthy.

    You already possess all the qualities you need to be in your dharma. But if you’re like most people, you probably don’t know how to tune into them. That’s where consciousness comes into it. When you tune in, you start living according to your values – and that’s when abundance can transform your life.

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    What is Abundance about?

    Abundance (2022) offers a new way of releasing you from a life of lack and scarcity. By using its meditation techniques, you can transform your life from one dogged by limitations into one where you want for nothing.

    Who should read Abundance?

    • Seekers of fulfillment wanting to live their best lives
    • Ambitious dreamers wishing to transform goals into reality
    • Yogis looking to take their practice to the next level

    About the Author

    Deepak Chopra MD is a world-famous pioneer of integrative medicine and wellbeing. He is the author of over 90 books, many of which are New York Times bestsellers. His research into stress-free and joyful living has contributed to the recent meditation revolution, and he continues to transform lives through his groundbreaking work in humanitarianism.

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