White Hot Truth

Has your self-help become self-criticism? White Hot Truth is a wise and often (hilariously) relatable exploration of the conflicts between spiritual aspiration and our compulsion to improve, from Oprah Super Soul 100 member, Danielle LaPorte. Danielle cheerleads seekers to fully own their wisdom by having a good laugh (and maybe a good cry) at all the ways we’ve been trying to improve on our self-improvement.

With all love and no apologies, she takes a deep philosophical dive into:

– The myths we fall for on our way to truth: The Lies of Inadequacy, Authority, and Affiliation.
– The “Discipleshit” that happens when we give our power away.
– Signs that you Love yourself and how to not “slip out of your fullness and into your halfness.”
– Why “tolerance” as a so-called spiritual course of action can lead to insane loyalty and foolish compassion.
– How to spot Spiritual Glamour, and the big difference between discernment and judgement.
– Boundaries for Spiritual People. Faux freedoms: “If I’m ‘evolved’, do I have to want an open relationship?” “If I’m a feminist, do I have to like porn?” Um, no.
– Conscious Optimism: We’re all asking, “What can I do to help a hurting world?”
– Being a super human instead of trying to be a superhuman. How to love the mundane on your way to the holy.
– And thoughts on the complexity of forgiveness, sneaky self-loathing, and a “Soul perspective” on suffering.

Danielle brings it home with the hottest truth of all: You are your own guru.

This is a provocative call to applying discernment to our inner and outer worlds. To see when we’re bypassing our own feelings, and when we’re falling for other people’s well-branded dogma. The searing refrain is both simple and surprisingly radical: “Our fulfillment stems from our motives. It’s not how we seek spiritual growth; it’s why we seek it.”

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Danielle LaPorte

About the Author | Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte is an invited member of Oprah’s Super Soul 100, a group who, in Oprah Winfrey’s words, “is uniquely connecting the world together with a spiritual energy that matters.” She is author of White Hot Truth: Clarity for keeping it real on your spiritual path—from one seeker to another. The Fire Starter Sessions, and The Desire Map: A Guide To Creating Goals With Soul—the book that has been translated into 8 languages, evolved into a yearly day planner system, a top 10 iTunes app, and an international workshop program with licensed facilitators in 15 countries. Named one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women” by Forbes, millions of visitors go to DanielleLaPorte.com every month for her daily #Truthbombs and what’s been called “the best place online for kickass spirituality.” A speaker, a poet, a painter, and a former business strategist and Washington-DC think tank exec, Entrepreneur Magazine calls Danielle, “equal parts poet and entrepreneurial badass…edgy, contrarian…loving and inspired.” Her charities of choice are Eve Ensler’s VDay: a global movement to end violence against women and girls, and charity: water, setting out to bring safe drinking water to everyone in the world. She lives in Vancouver, BC with her favourite philosopher, her son.

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