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Stillness Speaks

by Eckhart Tolle

About

As the foreword of this book says, “In this age when our minds are running to nowhere on treadmills, and getting there fast, Eckhart’s message in Stillness Speaks is loud and clear. Stillness is also an inner peace, and that stillness and peace are the essence of your Being. It is inner stillness that will save and transform the world.”

Stillness Speaks is an absolutely essential book for anyone looking to bring mindfulness, peace, and ultimately a deeper joy and power into their lives. Enjoy!

About the Author

Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and author who was born in Germany and studied in London, and he now divides his time between Canada and California. At the age of 29, he had a profound spiritual transformation that radically changed the course of his life. He is now recognized as one of the most original and inspiring spiritual teachers of our time, and he travels and teaches his messages throughout the world.

Great ideas from this book

Stillness

1. Practice stillness using nature.

2. Let your words and actions come from stillness.

3. Overcome mental-emotional reactive patterns.

4. Use feelings of "bored and restless" to overcome a state of "not enough"

5. Use the energy of your whole body to access a deeper intelligence.

6. Be okay with not knowing.

7. Gain freedom from a victim identity.

8. Gain freedom from your overactive inner voice.

9. Feel every moment fully.

10. Use affirmations to be in the Now.

11. Moving beyond your stories to who you truly are.

12. Deeply accept where you are right now.

13. Gain the greatest success through deep surrender to the present moment

14. Learn "surrendered" action to gain "empowered" action.

15. Let nature teach you stillness.

16. Let the sounds of nature take you deeper within yourself

17. Bring attention to your breathing for deep healing.

18. Allow silent time with a loved one to create a deeper relationship.

19. Listen beyond words and anticipation to create deeper relationships.

20. Move beyond repetitive emotional drama in your relationships.

21. Use full attention to create powerful connections with others.

22. Use every day endings to gain a greater understanding of death.

23. Go from deep loss to peace.

24. Be comfortable with the uncomfortable as a route to happiness.

25. Move beyond problems in order to end suffering.

26. Use a daily dialogue to help with deep acceptance and surrender.