Oh lovelies, I’m thrilled to present one of my greatest business mentors on the podcast today: Danielle LaPorte!
Danielle’s body of work is powerful, especially if you’re looking for clarity on where to go in the next chapter of your life. Or if you’re just tired of spinning your wheels, consuming, numbing, and doing it all again and again. Friends, there is a better way, and it all starts in the heart.
Danielle LaPorte simplifies how to create your life with intention
This is truly how to create goals with soul, reconnecting with your heart’s desires, and set the focus back on joy for deeper contentment.
In this episode, you will learn:
- What The Desire Map is and how to determine your Core Desired Feelings
- how you can use these ideas to create your life with intention
- Where goal setting goes wrong
- why it’s common not to feel satisfied when you reach a goal
- How to center yourself when you’re going through heart-breaking change or suffering
- What has surprised Danielle the most in doing The Desire Map work in her own life
- How to use the wisdom of The Desire Map to truly make a positive impact in the world through your work
- …and what that requires from us
If you love tuning in to The Simplifiers Podcast, you’re definitely going to enjoy Danielle’s new podcast, With Love, Danielle. It’s a twice weekly, sermon style one-woman show. Here, Danielle poetically shares her thoughts, wisdom and insight on real topics that affect all of us women.
It’s raw, it’s real, it’s profound and it’s a delight. I know you’ll love it, as well. Find it wherever you’re listening to the podcast – just search With Love, Danielle.
My challenge for you this week:
List down all the ways you can become a creator in your own life. Are there situations where you play a victim? Can you instead begin to create your life with intention? Share it with me, privately or publicly, by snapping a photo of you doing the thing and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!
Links, people and apps mentioned:
Podcast episode recommendation: How to Simplify the 5 Love Languages – with Dr. Gary Chapman
Podcast episode recommendation: How to reclaim your time & energy – with Kate Northrup
Book: 2020 Desire Map Planner Collection. Discount code listeners of The Simplifiers Podcast – Get $5 off any 2020 Planner of your choice by using the code: simplifiers
Book: Becoming Supernatural: How Common People are Doing the Uncommon – Dr. Joe Dispenza
Favorite quotes from this episode:
[03:58] “Everybody’s core desired feelings—whether it’s courage, authenticity, connection, communion, rock and roll, water—they’re all qualities of the heart. It’s all about getting back to your heart.” – Danielle
[04:41] “I love that this is about simplifying, because I think that the true wisdom is always really simple.” – Danielle
[12:10] “If your business is not including making a social contribution and healing the planet, it’s not that you’re neutral and you’re doing no harm. You’re actually part of the problem if you don’t have a healing, contributive objective in your business.” – Danielle
[17:23] “You cannot rely [getting] your core desired feelings on someone else giving this to you. It can only be things that you give yourself.” – Mary
[26:18] “Our capacity to be in our feelings, know our feelings, express our feelings and P.S, be aware of everybody else’s feelings in the room, is a superpower. It’s the superpower that’s gonna heal the planet, and bring people together.” – Danielle
[30:19] “I write in pen. There’s no reason to erase. This is it. This is the truth.” – Mary
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Danielle LaPorte is a member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100. The group, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “Is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.”
She is the creator of The Desire Map, “A heart centered approach to finding your true power”, which has been translated into ten languages. In addition to the book, The Desire Map series includes a day planner system, a multimedia course, a Top 10 iTunes app, and workshop and coaching programs (with leaders in 15+ countries).
Danielle is also the author of White Hot Truth: Clarity for Keeping It Real on Your Spiritual Path from One Seeker to Another, and The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms.
Forbes recognized daniellelaporte.com as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women”, and Eve Ensler calls Danielle “A force field of energy, wonder, humour, and love.”
Danielle’s charities of choice are VDay, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. And also charity: water, whose mission is to bring safe drinking water to everyone in the world.
Where Danielle hangs out online:
Danielle’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:
Terri Cole – a trained Clinical Psychotherapist who specialises in helping women to set healthy boundaries.
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