Being versus doing

I have been following an online training with Eckhart Tolle which was very eye opening. Among his many teachings is the thinking about doing versus being. He says there are times to “just be” and not “do”. All my life until recently I have been focused (or even caught) in the “doing” because that is how our modern society conditions us since we were children. Be first and better at school. Get the best diplomas. Make money. Succeed. Be known for what you achieved. Buy a home. Two homes. Get into the most exclusive places (business or personal). Be the best at what you do and do it bigger. Repeat and get better at it. Bigger.

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