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Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • life

It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • life

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • thoughts

Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • events

You can always cope with the present moment, but you cannot cope with something that is only a mind projection Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Present

Nobody Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Pain

Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Present

I can sometimes sit for two hours in a room with almost no thought. Just complete stillness. Sometimes when I go for walks, there's also complete stillness; there's no mental labeling of sense perceptions. There's simply a sense of awe or wonder or openness, and that's beautiful. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Walking

You must have failed deeply on some level or experienced some deep loss or pain to be drawn to the spiritual dimension. Or perhaps your very success became empty and meaningless and so turned out to be a failure. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Spirituality

A beggar had been sitting by the side of the road for over thirty years. One day a stranger walked by.Spare some change? mumbled the beggar, mechanically holding out his baseball cap.I have nothing to give you, said the stranger. Then he added, What's that you are sitting on?Nothing, replied the beggar, Just an old box. I have been sitting on it for as long as I can remember.Ever look inside? asked the stranger.What's the point? There's nothing in there.Have a look inside, insisted the stranger.The beggar managed to pry open the lid. With astonishment, disbelief, and elation, he saw the box was filled with gold. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Self

All inner resistance is experienced as negativity in one form or another. All negativity is resistance. In this context, the two words are almost synonymous.Negativity ranges from irritation or impatience to fierce anger, from a depressed mood or sullen resentment to suicidal despair. Sometimes the resistance triggers the emotional pain body Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Negativity

What you refer to as your Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Life

The psychological condition of fear is divorced from any concrete and true immediate danger. It comes in many forms: unease, worry, anxiety, nervousness, tension, dread, phobia, and so on. This kind of psychological fear is always of something that might happen, not of something that is happening now. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Fear

The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often also political, nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these is you. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Ego

As far as inner transformation is concerned, there is nothing you can do about it. You cannot transform yourself, and you certainly cannot transform your partner or anybody else. All you can do is create a space for transformation to happen, for grace and love to enter. Eckhart Tolle, teacher
  • Change

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