I first become familiar with Eckhart's work in 2005. I was 23 at the time.
I had been studying "spirituality" for quite some time, but I had never read a book that put things as clear as The Power of Now.
I finished the book in one session and experienced immediately a reduction in thought. Over the course of a few years I feel, although no way to prove this, that I had reduce my thoughts by almost half what they use to be. I say half because I have half as less thoughts that deal with daily anxiety, worry, doubt and fear. And the small thoughts that do so up in those areas fade much quicker than before.
Eckhart has been the most influential spiritual Sherpa in my journey.
Now I take what I've learned from Eckhart (and others) and bring it to my various ventures. Especially in the world of raw food.
I've included a video in the URL for you to get an idea of what I mean.
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