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Sarah Prout

Seven Ways to Unlock Your Heart and Manifest Happiness

4.5 (339 ratings)
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Be the Love by Sarah Prout is a guide to manifesting the love you want in all areas of life. Drawing on her own experiences, Prout shares practical techniques to cultivate self-love and attract healthy relationships.

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    You are worthy.

    The full title of Prout’s book is Be The Love: Seven Ways to Unlock Your Heart and Manifest Happiness. And we’re going to look at each of the seven ways you can create more happiness in your life.

    As with many things in life, it all starts with you. Whatever you want to manifest begins with the kind of energy you emit and the feelings you have about yourself and your own potential. So the first step is to believe in yourself – to believe that you are worthy of the positive change you want to create. 

    Affirmations can be deeply effective in changing your mindset and manifesting new realities. An affirmation is simply a phrase, like “I am worthy,” that you repeat to yourself on a regular basis.

    So close your eyes, take a deep breath, and repeat: “I am worthy . . . I am worthy . . . .” It may feel silly at first, but this kind of repetition can have a profoundly positive effect. And when you say it like you really mean it, it’s deeply empowering. I. Am. Worthy.

    Whether we’re conscious of it or not, many of us are stuck with deep-seated feelings of self-doubt, shame, or self-loathing. Prout spent years in an abusive relationship with her first husband. Even though she always knew she wanted to be a creative entrepreneur, years of feeling undervalued had caused her to be hobbled by self-doubt.

    When she found the strength to leave her husband, things didn’t just turn around. She was now a single mom, relying on welfare and making dinners of pasta and ketchup to get by. She had to convince herself. She had to keep telling herself, I am worthy. She had to believe in her own magic. She had to trust that she could transform her reality into something completely different than what it was at the time.

    That’s why believing in yourself is the first step. This is where the transformation begins. While you may find yourself feeling less than worthy now, you need to start the process of reclaiming control over your own emotions – and your future. No one but you can dictate how you react to your circumstances. So instead of unconsciously reacting, pause. Take perspective. Think it over. Recognize your worth. Recognize your power, and respond with compassionate kindness. Be the love you want to receive from the universe.

    We all have the magical ability to transform our lives. But it still takes persistence and hard work. It requires looking inward and resolving issues that may have us stuck in feelings of low self-worth. This is why Prout often recommends a combination of therapy and journaling as a way to reclaim your magic.

    Next, we’ll take a look at another kind of magic we all have: intuition.

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    What is Be the Love about?

    Be the Love (2022) offers valuable insights on how to overcome the hardships of everyday life. It provides helpful tools and a mindset to thrive and become more resilient in the face of daily challenges. 

    Be the Love Review

    Be the Love (2021) by Sarah Prout is a book that offers profound insights into finding love and happiness within ourselves and in our relationships. Here's why this book is definitely worth reading:

    • It provides practical tools and exercises to help us cultivate self-love and attract healthy, fulfilling relationships.
    • Drawing from the author's personal experiences, the book offers relatable stories that inspire and empower readers to transform their love lives.
    • With its gentle and empowering approach, the book keeps readers engaged, challenging conventional beliefs and promoting a deeper understanding of love.

    Who should read Be the Love?

    • Overwhelmed people seeking guidance
    • Anyone looking for a new practical philosophy
    • Fans of inspirational stories

    About the Author

    Sarah Prout is a best-selling author and host of the popular Manifest podcast, where she discusses how to manifest positive change in your life through concepts like “emotional empowerment” and “heart-based healing.” Her personal journey of being a single mom living on welfare to becoming a successful entrepreneur has inspired a devoted following. Her other books include Dear Universe.

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    The main message of Be the Love is about embracing love as a powerful force for transformation and healing.

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