Eckhart Tolle is a Germany-born Canadian spiritual teacher and bestselling author known for his work pertaining to spiritual transformation and overcoming one’s ego to discover inner peace. He is the founder of the Eckhart Tolle Foundation and the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now and A New Earth.
Our children can be our greatest teachers. Parenting expert Susan Stiffelman writes that the very behaviors that push our buttons—refusing to cooperate or ignoring our requests—can help us build awareness and shed old patterns, allowing us to raise our children with greater ease and enjoyment.
Once you become aware, do you have to have a plan of where you are going or do you leave that up to the universe? Eckhart discusses life after awareness and how the creative impulse of the universe works through us to manifest the world we see.
Terms like groundbreaking and life-changing are often used to describe books, but not always accurately. They are when describing The Power of Now, which has become a genuine cultural phenomenon. Oprah Winfrey keeps it at her bedside and calls it “one of the most valuable books I’ve ever read.
In this talk, Eckhart speaks on a subject that nearly everyone can understand: our most cherished views of ourselves. He explains the origins of the incessant monologue that runs in our heads, pointing out that our ego feeds on that same stream of self-talk.
Be careful with the stories the mind creates. Eckhart Tolle is widely recognized as one of the most original and inspiring spiritual teachers of our time. He travels and teaches throughout the world. Eckhart is not aligned with any particular religion or tradition, but excludes none.