It is the perfect time of year to rewind and relax or in fact with the rush towards the holidays probably not just yet. But the time between Christmas and New Year, will give some downtime to sit back and relax. Most of us plan the future during this time, but the best way to plan the future is living in the now. At least that is the thoughts from the author of one book which is worth reading, that can help you reset for the next year.
“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” This quote from the book “The Power Of Now” by Eckhart Tolle sums up the premise of this thrilling read that acts as a visit to a psychotherapist all in the portable comfort of a book.
The book dives into several key themes of life from our relationship with time, with other people and with ourselves. Two of the most noteworthy themes from the book that people should start adopting to live a more inspired life is: Monitoring Negativity and Surrendering to the Now.
Monitor Your Negatives Thoughts
Have you ever felt that their is a little gremlin in side of you full of negativity and acting like a child sometimes, according to Eckhart Tolle this is a part of the mind which thrives on negativity and drama and is always focused on what has happened and what will happen. We need to take control and take pleasure in the now. This impactful book tells you how with captivating stories you will be able to identify with the now and not worry about things that have or will happen. One way of doing this is to become a spectator of the negative comments your mind might produce, and rather than give in to them, simply view them as if you would view a TV program. Overtime you will lead to disidentify with the minds opinion and take control of situations in a stronger way.
Surrender to the Now
Another great trick the book teaches the reader is to stop and pause, dotted throughout the book are symbolic moments when the reader should put down the book and talk to themselves. In one case the author asks the reader to visual the now, only that very moment and Eckhart Tolle highlights by surrendering to the now, almost no problem exists. Our problems always exist in the past or in the future, but the likelihood of a problem being in the now, is very unlikely.
New Years Resolutions are Good, Living in the Now is Better
One of the most profound messages from the book came in the passage that declared through becoming vulnerable, one discovers their invulnerability. Are you ready for a supercharged upcoming year, surrendering to the present moment and in control of your inner minds negativity? This book and its teachings will surely help you achieve more this coming new year.
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