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The Secret of Happiness

Discovering the Source of Contentment, Peace, and Joy
Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
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When we resist the present moment, we close the door to happiness. But when we align with what is, we access the source of lasting peace and contentment. On The Secret of Happiness, Eckhart Tolle invites you to experience how your sense of joy and fulfillment radically changes through the awakening of consciousness and the realization of who you are beyond the content of your thoughts.

Eckhart begins by pointing out the dissatisfaction inherent in the life of "the little me" - or the thought-based sense of self for whom restlessness and anxiety rule the day. Our task, he explains, is to discover our "formless" identity - our essence beyond the personality and the relative concerns of a worldly life. Join Eckhart as he discusses:

  • Unconditional friendship with the form this moment takes
  • The transformational power of surrender
  • Practical ways to bring in "space consciousness" for creativity and balance in the things you do

"The present moment is a portal out of suffering and into something much deeper than any concept of happiness," teaches Eckhart. Here is your opportunity to make this liberating shift, with The Secret of Happiness.

©2016 Eckhart Tolle (P)2016 Eckhart Tolle

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A clear continuation to "The Power of Now"

Eckhart Tolle delivers a funny and interesting continuation of how to be in the now by accepting life as it is, and flow with it rather than offer resistance or try to explain it with the mind labelling. I really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to anyone living in the modern world trapped in form and the mechanic responses of our brain. Thanks Eckhart!
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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-11-2018

Humor in this one! loved it!

I've been binging on the eckhart books and I must say this one is probably the best so far. The irony of the title, the relatability, the fact that I laughed many times throughout, bravo!

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  • AnnaLisa holmkvist
  • 04-05-2018

best audio book to have on while sleeping.

always better d a ys when this book plays at night ..just push play and set by my bed

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  • Cletycat
  • 19-10-2018

Fantastic!!!!!

Eckhart Tolle is a vision of Hope For Humanity. His teachings have got me through the worst periods of my life and continue to inform my being.

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  • Zachary
  • 21-01-2020

ECKHART’s Best Live Lecture

I’ve listened to just about everything ECKHART Tolle has on Audible. While this particular recording is short in length, don’t take that to mean it is not powerful. In fact, this specific lecture series, in my humble opinion, may be one of his most powerful and transformative recordings to date. The lessons ring with deep truth. Hopes this helps you as much as it did me. Good luck on your path. May all beings be happy :)

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-01-2020

Tolle

Funny and informative. Loved it. Helped me So much. Recommend it for all to read.

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  • RYAN
  • 19-07-2019

Amazing & Life Changing

I have been listening to Eckhart and I love all his audio books, but this book gave me a newer perspective of the reality. I will listen over & over,

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  • 13-04-2019

Love this guy

Tolle states that the world is starting to awaken to what some would refer to as oneness with God. He says happiness is a term that is too simplistic for the bliss or quiet joy one experiences. It appears this is true.

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  • Kimberly
  • 12-10-2018

Wisdom in simple words

Eckhart Tolle's wisdom and his ability to get explain it in a very simple way is deeply moving and inspiring. I went from not accepting the Now to fully accepting where I am. Thank you Eckhart

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  • TMO
  • 08-07-2018

Eckhart at his best

Eckhart is the real deal and this is one of his best talks ever. Spiritual gold.

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  • Kim L. Roebuck
  • 01-05-2018

Many Pearl's of wisdom!

Being is enough. Stillness is my essential nature. ET always finds a pointer to the nameless space available now.

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  • Davie
  • 24-12-2017

One of my favourites!

As always, these talks are very special, and although this one is short, it’s one of the best! Highly worth it.

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  • MR JM FOSTER
  • 21-10-2017

Audio is subpar, content is wonderful.

The quality of the record isn't ideal, but the content is fantastic. blah blah blah

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  • SuziTHealth
  • 04-09-2018

Love Ekhart’s Humour

I love Ekhart’s humour - he chuckles through describing our insanities! Always a pleasure - I smile throughout. Such simple insights - inner peace is available underneath the struggles.

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  • taheya
  • 27-12-2019

another great listen from eckhart

eckhart tolle is such an inspration. i l8ved the power of now and a new earth i would tecommend you start with these. However here he speaks to an audience which he is brilliant at such beautiful simple teaching on how to recognise over thinking and step back for a calmer peaceful life.