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.
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.
According to spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, everything you need to be happy is already inside you; you just have to be present to access it. Watch as he explains how getting lost in your own head can keep you from feeling whole and advises how to combat that tendency.
The conditioned mind will often create feelings out of fear, and these should not be the guiding force in your life. Eckhart urges us instead to discover the deeper feelings that arise from Presence-the source of true intuition-and to let that guide your actions.