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What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth
     

What If This Is Heaven?: How Our Cultural Myths Prevent Us from Experiencing Heaven on Earth

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by Anita Moorjani
 

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Following her near-death experience as shared in the New York Times bestseller Dying to Be Me, Anita Moorjani knows well the truths that exist beyond common knowledge and acceptance. The clarity she has gained has led her to further understand who she was born to be.

Part of that truth has involved contemplating the cultural myths infused

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Following her near-death experience as shared in the New York Times bestseller Dying to Be Me, Anita Moorjani knows well the truths that exist beyond common knowledge and acceptance. The clarity she has gained has led her to further understand who she was born to be.

Part of that truth has involved contemplating the cultural myths infused into our everyday lives. Passed down from generation to generation, these myths are pervasive and influential. From the belief we reap what we sow to the idea we must always be positive, cultural myths are often accepted as truths without questioning. Moorjani asserts it is now time for questioning in order to help us reach our fully informed, authentic selves.

Moorjani explores these common myths in their real-world existence while presenting examples from her own life that reveal the falsehoods beneath the surface. By freeing ourselves from these ubiquitous expectations, we can break open an honest pathway to life as it was meant to be lived.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401943318
Publisher:
Hay House, Inc.
Publication date:
09/13/2016
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
37,153
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author


Anita Moorjani is the New York Times best-selling author of Dying to Be Me (published by Hay House in 2012), an account of her nearly four-year battle with cancer that culminated in a fascinating and moving near-death experience in 2006, which vastly changed her perspective on life. The book, which reached the bestseller list within two weeks of its release and remained there for nine weeks, has since been translated into more than 45 languages and sold more than one million copies worldwide. In February 2015, Scott Free Productions (owned by internationally acclaimed Hollywood producer Ridley Scott) optioned the rights to make Dying To Be Me into a full-length feature film.
Now completely cancer-free, Anita travels the globe, giving talks and workshops as well as speaking at conferences and special events to share the profound insights she gained while in the other realm. She’s regularly interviewed on various prime-time television shows around the world, having appeared on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, Fox News, The Jeff Probst Show, the National Geographic Channel, and the Today show in the U.S., as well as The Pearl Report in Hong Kong, Headstart with Karen Davila in the Philippines, and many others.
Anita was born in Singapore of Indian parents. When she was two years old, her family moved to Hong Kong, where Anita grew up. Because of her background in British education, she is multilingual and has spoken English, Cantonese, and an Indian dialect simultaneously from an early age, later learning French. Before becoming an author and international speaker, Anita worked in the corporate world for many years. Anita and her husband Danny recently moved from Hong Kong to the U.S. Website:www.anitamoorjani.com

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sandrabrazier 11 months ago
Most people know Anita Moorjani from her best-seller, Dying to Be Me. That book was about her near death experience and how it taught her to live a better life. That was an awesome book! This new one is even better! In this next best seller, she presents her ideas for living a joy-filled, satisfying life by loving yourself and being your true self. Anita gives the reader ten widely accepted myths that our culture blindly accepts and that most of us take for granted, and she shows why these are false and even detrimental to us. Like in her other book, she is straight-forward, encouraging, down-to-earth, and engaging. Many how-to books can be dry or at least a bit tedious. As Anita explains why each myth is no longer effective, she tells stories from her own life as explains, fully engaging the reader. Her gentle, knowledgeable voice speaks clearly. And her advice is spot-on. This is an effective and engrossing book. I highly recommend it! I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased review.