How to Be Loving: As Your Heart Is Breaking Open and Our World Is Waking Up (Hardcover)
This is a counterculture call to gentleness, from a contemporary and accessible sage.
What happens when you begin to identify as Love––as the Soul beyond your personality constructs?
What changes when you see yourself––and others, through a Loving gaze? Everything.
Love is universal, but how we learn about it and express it is incredibly personal. Being Loving doesn’t necessarily mean feeling more. It means feeling everything with more Love. It’s the ultimate inclusiveness. Because in the heart, it’s ALL IN—your light and your shadows—and everyone else’s.
We do not need to focus on “fixing” ourselves. As we focus on living from our heart center—from Love—anything that’s not in alignment with that Light falls away. This message is so liberating. And practical.
You’ll learn that progress is more about letting go than learning new tricks. And…
• You can choose higher quality thoughts more consistently (without spiritual bypassing) and interrupt lifelong patterns of rejecting our shadow side. We can unlearn the dogma that perpetuates perfectionism.
• Your ego, which is just an exaggerated sense of a separate self, will begin to calm down. You can’t life hack your way through fear—that only creates more fear. Instead, you can invite every part of yourself into the heart to rest in Love.
• You’ll stop talking yourself out of your natural inclination to Forgive. The heart is for… giving. It’s such sweet relief to opt for the power of Love and move on.
• You repeatedly choose higher-quality thoughts. Our thinking is magnetic. We can use the intelligence of Love to calm our nervous systems and experience real peace.
• You will create conditions for healing in your life. Accepting yourself and situations as is will free up so much of your life force—energy you can use to grow in new directions.
Here it is. Heart centered, soul powered, and divinely timed. A place for nuance and Compassion, where profound acceptance has room to grow.
This is How to Be Loving.
About the Author
Danielle LaPorte is a member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100 and a former think-tank director who speaks about the intelligence of Love. Her Heart Centered Facilitators Program + Membership evolved out of her bestseller, The Desire Map, with 400+ workshop facilitators in 32 countries. Her podcast, With Love, Danielle, and site, DanielleLaPorte.com, receive millions of visits.
“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
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“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