259: How to be loving – with Danielle LaPorte (PART TWO)

By September 30, 2022The Simplifiers Podcast

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Earlier this week, we shared part one of this conversation, all about how to be loving. Her latest book takes a deep dive into seven virtues that are at the root of this work: Divine Love, compassion, forgiveness, wisdom, loving kindness, resiliency, and radiance. We touch on quite a bit of this today, too as we unpack what Love really is with a whole new perspective.

Now, if you haven’t heard part one, go back and listen to that one first. But if you’re ready to continue on, let’s pick back up here with my conversation with author Danielle LaPorte as she simplifies how to be loving.

It’s time to simplify… Here’s how.


My special guest today is Danielle LaPorte and she is simplifying how to be loving.

We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:

  • How she simplified her life over the last few years to clear the way and find her way home to Love
  • What it means (to her) to lead a “heart-centered life and how to have self-compassion
  • Where her belief systems have evolved from writing “The Desire Map” to where she is now, focused on embodiment
  • Why she sees healing as a non-linear process, especially as it relates to forgiveness
  • …and ultimately, how to trust the heart intelligence of Love (rather than fixating on a guru) to make wise decisions, calm your nervous system, and experience greater peace.

All this month, we focused on the theme of “Refresh,” helping you bring in a new energy and make positive changes in your work or life. Today is a fresh start and a new beginning.

Your 1000 daily choices will help you get there. 

We explored what that meant on every level this month, both personally and professionally.  Make sure to go back and listen to the other episodes this month for the full experience of expansion.

As always, ping me over on Instagram @thesimplifiers – and tell me your thoughts:

  • What new ideas did this conversation spark for you? 
  • What does Love mean to you?

Share this episode with a friend and discuss it together.  The accountability found in just one trusted friend or colleague is immeasurable in helping you make forward progress.

You can do it, I believe in you… it’s time to simplify!

Q: Are you ready to learn how to be (more) loving? If yes, this one is for you.

It’s time to #DoTheThing

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My challenge for you this week:

How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and try to be (more) loving this week? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!

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About Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte – She is a member of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100—a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.” The former director of a future studies think tank in Washington, DC, where she managed a team creating global scenarios. She now speaks about the intelligence of the heart.

Her most recent book, How To Be Loving… when your heart is breaking open and the world is waking up, is also an audiobook + eBook, with a companion deck and journal. Danielle is also the author of The Fire Starter Sessions, The Desire Map, White Hot Truth, and producer of dozens of meditation kits and online programs for spiritual support.

Danielle is the creator of the Heart Centered Membership and the Heart Centered Leadership Program with 400+ leaders in 30 countries hosting conversation circles, retreats, and workshops in all kinds of communities and businesses.

Where Danielle hangs out online:

Website: DanielleLaPorte.com

Instagram: @DanielleLaPorte

Twitter: @DanielleLaPorte

Pinterest: @DanielleLaPorte

Facebook: @Danielle.LaPorte.Inc

Danielle’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Zainab Salbi – She is a celebrated humanitarian, author, and journalist. Oprah Winfrey identified her as one of the 25 women changing the world to People Magazine and Foreign Policy Magazine called Zainab one of “100 Top Global Thinkers”.

Zainab is the co-founder for DaughtersforEarth.com, Chief Awareness Officer at FindCenter.com, and host of Redefined podcast. Zainab is also the author of a few books, including the national bestseller Between Two Worlds and her latest Freedom Is an Inside Job. She is also the creator and host of several shows, including #MeToo, Now What? on PBS, and Through Her Eyes with Zainab Salbi at Yahoo News.

Zainab started her career when she was 23 years old as the founder and former CEO of Women for Women International, an organization to help women survivors of conflicts. She built the group from helping 30 women to reaching nearly half a million women and raising 146 million dollars in aids and microloans to help them and their families rebuild their lives.

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