The Power of Now

A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Ranked #1 in Enlightenment, Ranked #1 in Meditationsee more rankings.

Eckhart Tolle is emerging as one of today's most inspiring teachers. In The
Power of Now, a #1 national bestseller, the author describes his transition
from despair to self-realization soon after his 29th birthday. Tolle took
another ten years to understand this transformation, during which time he
evolved a philosophy that has parallels in Buddhism, relaxation techniques,
and meditation theory but is also eminently practical. In The Power of Now
he shows readers how to recognize themselves as the creators of their own
pain, and how to have a pain-free...

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Valeria Mercado @Ye_Ali The best book (Source)

Roxana Bitoleanu [One of the books that had the biggest impact on ] The power of now, as time is a limited resource and we should spend it as wonderfully as possible. (Source)

Darrah Brustein Others include The Power Of Now which is powerful reminder that all we have is the present and helps give you meaningful ways to live in it, not in the past or the future. (Source)

Jules Schroeder Helped me cultivate presence & staying in the moment - how to be adaptable, and pivot when needed quickly. (Source)

Catherine Plano The one that really resonates with me and still to this day is The Power of NOW from Eckhart Tolle ​because as an entrepreneur we get so caught up in the future that we fail to be 'present'. The reality of it all when you really think about it - the present is all we have that is real, it requires no effort, nor time. I practice this daily, if I feel uncomfortable then I know I am trying too hard and not being present but when I am being present it is easier to think about what I have to do right now, because now is all that matters. (Source)

Mehdi Kajbaf I think that every career path begins with an understanding of who you are and what matters to you. In that light I will suggest some self discovery books. And of course some great business books. (Source)

Patricia Reed "The Power of Now", by Eckhart Tolle, as well as "A New Earth". Understanding the ego, and being able to separate it from self, is a powerful thing. It has changed my outlook on people and situations, and made me able to see my inner critic for what it is, and choose how I want to engage or respond to situations. (Source)

Bill Liao The human world occurs in language so best get good at it! (Source)

Kristen Ulmer It was so powerful because it outlines non-dual states—a.k.a something bigger than my own personal, limited view of the world. (Source)

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