I Believe In the Power of Now

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    "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I've now read "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle, twice, the first time a bit too quickly, the second time a lot more carefully.  For anyone who cares to know my opinion, below is a sort of 'review' of Tolle's book, and the effect it had on me...
    NobodyParticularly NobodyParticularly
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jul 6, 2013
    smiles2you smiles2you
    46-50
    Jul 26, 2014

    Watching The Thinker

    I have read this book a couple times. The first time I read it around 8 years ago it was amazing to me that I had not thought of these things before. That in itself is the issue that is detailed in the power of now. The fact that our own thinking minds are under control of our...
    allenbird allenbird
    36-40, M
    1 Response May 22, 2012

    Relief

    I was in a very dark period full of anxiety for don't even know what. We are talking way back, post teen years, so it's all normal. Divorced parents, too much freedom, no gf, no control. Doctor prescribes me some drops to calm the anxiety. Then one day a friend suggests to read...
    kant801 kant801
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 27, 2013

    A Gift

    The past is behind me, and the future is not yet here.  All I have is now.But "now" has the power to change the future.  I choose to use this "now" to make my future a better and brighter place to be.  I choose to not let the past taint the present.Because every day I live is...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 2, 2011

    Now Is All There Is

    I'm currently reading "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle and while the ideas that he presents in the book aren't exceptionally new to me, I'm still fascinated by his words and find myself letting go of harsh memories and emotions that are nothing to me. I get jealous (who doesn...
    livelustlove livelustlove
    22-25, F
    May 7, 2012
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