How To Be Loving: As Your Heart Is Breaking Open and Our World Is Waking Up (Hardcover)Regular price
How to use the genius of your heart to create conditions for healing—yourself and the collective.
A heart centered life is a reflective life, and when we live more reflectively, we operate less reactively. With her signature relatability, Danielle LaPorte turns self-help right side out. “Don’t try to life-hack your way through fear—that only creates more fear.” And stop suppressing your ego: “It will put up a fight, but the ego just wants to be loved—integrated, not segregated.”
The bestselling author explains why self-acceptance is counterculture, how virtues can turn into dangerous vices, and why healing is a nonlinear process that leads to gentleness. The most liberating message might be, “We don't need to focus on ‘fixing’ ourselves. As we focus on living from our heart center, anything that’s not in alignment with that light will fall away.”
Designed with reflective practices and inspirational mini posters, the tone is calm and steady, but there’s an urgency to this content. “The heart-mind is our greatest and often most neglected form of intelligence," teaches Danielle. “There’s no polarization in the heart space. It can hold fear and compassion, shadow and light—yours and theirs. We’re yearning to come into balance with love. It’s the antidote to polarization.”
LaPorte examines the misidentifications that cause suffering and helps us identify with our Divine Nature. “You are not the wound. You're the healer.” Her wisdom is relief in anxious times.
“Danielle is a force field of energy, wonder, humor, and love.” ―V (formerly Eve Ensler), author of The Vagina Monologues and In the Body of the World
“When I think of Danielle LaPorte, what comes to heart and mind is a woman who practices what she teaches. She radiates authenticity, compassion, deep caring, intelligence, and a true desire for others to transform their lives into their greater yet-to-be. She’s the real deal!” ―Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center, author of Life Visioning
“Danielle LaPorte is a bright light in the modern priestesshood. She keeps it spiritual, she keeps it real, she keeps it good.” ―Marianne Williamson, New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love
“Our souls are yearning for Danielle’s liberating message―that discernment is crucial to our true spiritual freedom. She’s as compassionate as she is fiery, and every contemporary seeker will see themselves in her.” ―Shefali Tsabary, PhD, New York Times bestselling author of The Awakened Family
“Danielle is . . . a woman who’s made a tremendous impact on my life with her brave and badass approach to living a heart centered life.” ―LeAnn Rimes, singer/songwriter, host of the Wholly Human podcast
“Danielle is the living embodiment of heart centered leadership. Her approach to her life and her offerings ooze love and generosity and show us how we can live and give full out.” ―John Wineland, founder of The New Men’s Work Project, author of From the Core
“Danielle is a real-deal, no-BS teacher with an incredible depth of wisdom. She’s built a timeless library of content. Her content is unique and highly relevant, and her style of delivery makes it so lovely to consume. Danielle leads with both her heart and super intelligent mind. Her words are medicine; her body of work is life changing.” ―Christine Hassler, master life coach, author of Expectation Hangover
“Danielle LaPorte never disappoints as this generation’s go-to truth-teller and visionary, always leading by being ahead of the curve. She intuits what is needed and provides it at the exact right moment.” ―Terri Cole, psychotherapist, author of Boundary Boss
“Danielle’s voice is medicine for self-help fatigue and ambition overdrive. Her deep clarity and realness are a healing combination―and it’s right on time for our culture.” ―Mark Hyman, MD, ten-time New York Times bestselling author
“A beacon of compassion, Danielle is an extraordinary human. A woman devoted to helping people transcend their limitations, and access their potential, and truly self-actualize. Honest, accessible, and authentic to the core.” ―Rich Roll, host of The Rich Roll Podcast, vegan activist, athlete
“Danielle lights the way in reconnecting people to their true voice and authentic self. Her words hold the power to validate, heal, and free the hearts and souls of humankind.” ―Anthony William, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Medical Medium series
Print length: 312 pages
Publisher: Sounds True
Publication date: Oct. 11, 2022
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