Inclining your heart toward freedom means to me to act with integrity. It's not doing out of obligation, it's not doing to impress, it's not manipulation or bargaining, it's action true to your real self. A conditioned pattern I lived in is expecting the other to be upset by me -- it's an old conditioning and learning. Paying attention to that in me resulted in awareness and insight which helped me lessen the conditioning and gain freedom from it. What helps me treat awakening and nonawakening as two sides of the same coin is knowing there are two sides to every coin. (Often three sides, ie, his side, her side, and the truth.) There is no up without down, no in without out, no closeness without individuality, no death without birth, no yin without yang, no awakening without nonawakening. There must be contrast for there to be noticing of differences and defining of experiences. Knowing what something is helps in knowing what it is not, and vice versa.