This book is an inner excellence self-help guide to help us discover our true Being, release our pain and find deeper inner peace.
When we are intensely present in the Now, we respond from deep consciousness and flow with ease and joy in life. In so doing, we can better fulfill our outer purpose ( to achieve goals and seek to create a better world) while fulfilling our inner purpose and truly changing the world at cause.
Tolle started the book by sharing the circumstance and experiences leading to his “ Enlightenment”. Like many others, he had suffered from anxiety and even suicidal depression for many years. Then, when he was 29 years old, he had a personal epiphany which brought him “ a state of the most intense joy” and changed the course of his life since.