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Eckhart Tolle : How to be yourself

Eckhart Tolle about being ourself.

This is not easy. Because we’ve grown with experiences and masks for years, trying to be
someone else, pleasing our parents, our friends, the society around us.

And then, we discover that we’re unhappy. And we start to feel bad… to feel sick, and our body begins to feel sick too and so on.

Tolle - Dalai Lama
Tolle – Dalai Lama

And we search everywhere, we go to doctors, we start eating gluten-free, we start to do sport, we start to do things in order to feel better. Sometimes it works for a while, but then we’re falling down again.

Eckhart Tolle says that we need to learn how let go thoughts, and try to be present. Only in that moment, when we’re not thinking how sad and miserable we are, we are connecting with our true self.

The more we can do it, the more we’ll get better. And Tolle in his books explains how it is to feel always in the present moment and in peace. This is one of his best seller book:
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

Take the time (6 minutes) to watch this short video

 

Acceptance is the key to avoid suffering

Stop suffering, let go. Acceptance is the key.

Learn to accept who you are and reality it’s one of the hardest things to do in life, but it’s definitely the most important. It is easy to see all those things that we don’t like, but you need to count all the things that you are thankful for that bring out your natural beauty. Remember that it’s your own opinion that really counts.
When you accept your current reality you start to see more clearly.
Reality is not good or bad, sad or happy. Reality just is. Qualitative statements like bad, good, compassionate or cruel come from a brain that tries to imagine and compare.

Part of the real beauty of life is that it’s unpredictable. Nothing is permanent, everything changes; and of course, a lot of things can happen that will transform who you are and have an impact on your life. The problem is that we need to cultivate the ability to truly accept whatever comes and embrace it.
The way everyone should live is a balanced et stressless way. Being able to accept the facts of life as they are is very hard, but the only way to be not fall down and taken by negative feelings. Acceptance is somehow impossible pour someone, but

Eckhart Tolle explains us in a short speech how to avoid suffering by accepting life as it is