Eckhart Tolle on Living in the Now

Ray: What changes for people in their day-to-day lives when they begin to live in the now? Eckhart: I have spoken to many people who have begun to live in presence, and they find many changes come into their lives. Sometimes these changes happen as inner realizations — “This is what I have to do”…

Eckhart Tolle on Bringing Awareness to Everyday Life

Ray: If awareness means recognizing being conscious as our inner purpose and living accordingly, does awareness encourage passivity by making specific life goals irrelevant at the most important level? Eckhart: Some people say they can be conscious only when they sit quietly. One woman said to me, “I can be spiritual when I sit alone…

Eckhart Tolle on Enthusiasm and Awakened Doing

Ray: Eckhart, the idea of enthusiasm plays a vitally important part in your work and approach to life. Why? Eckhart: There are three ways of awakened doing. If you are not in any one of these three modalities — the modalities of awakened doing — that means you are not aligned with life. You are…