If life were a house, then every room holds a story. What do we do when a room we’re in is no longer a room where we belong?

Available March 12, 2024

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Is it good to stay
or is it time to go?

What do you do when you start to feel a shift and must decide if it’s time to make a change?

When it comes to navigating big decisions about when to stay and go, how can we know for sure when the time is right?

Though we enter and exit many rooms over the course of our life—jobs, relationships, communities, life stages—knowing how and when it’s time to leave is a decision that rarely has a clear answer. You may be asking questions like:

How do I know if it’s time to move on?
What if I stay and nothing changes?
What if I leave and everything falls apart?

How to Walk into A Room will help you:

  • Know and name the caution flags in your current spaces
  • Discern the difference between true peace and discomfort avoidance
  • Navigate endings even when there is no closure
  • Find peace for when you feel ready but it isn’t time
  • Find courage for when it’s time but you don’t feel ready

For anyone standing in a threshold, here’s a book to help discern the how, when, and what now of walking out of rooms and into new ones with peace, confidence, and a whole heart. 

You don’t have to wait until March to get started!
Launch Team v_2

When you preorder How to Walk into a Room, you will automatically receive:

  • Blessings for Hellos and Goodbyes: An all new audio Collection created specifically to accompany you through various endings and beginnings of your life.*

  • Hellos and Goodbyes Workbook: A 30-page downloadable workbook to guide you through a process of naming your small, huge, terrible, lovely, and regular hellos and goodbyes. Includes process pages and question prompts as well as transcripts of all the blessings for easy keeping and printing.

  • Invitation to become a Roomie: An exclusive invitation to join our launch team with access to our Roomies only private Substack. You’ll get early chapter excerpts, weekly check-ins, fun giveaways, and behind the scenes content we won’t share anywhere else.

*Easily accessible through The Quiet Collection app for iOS and Android devices.

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Meet Emily.

Emily P. Freeman is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of five books, including The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions.

As a spiritual director, workshop leader, and host of The Next Right Thing podcast, her most important work is to help create soul space and offer spiritual companionship and discernment for anyone struggling with decision fatigue.

Emily holds a master’s degree in spiritual formation and leadership from Friends University where she also serves as a residency lecturer for the graduate program in spiritual formation. She lives in North Carolina with her family.