Tag: Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

Quotes January 02, 2019

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
 
 
“You will never be free until you free yourself from the prison of your own false thoughts.”
Philip Arnold
 
 
 
 
“Compassionate listening is to help the other side suffer less.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
“Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary.”
Doreen Virtue
 
 
 
 
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.”
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
“The beautiful thing about fear is that when you run to it, it runs away.”
Robin Sharma
 
 
 
 
“A pause gives you breathing space so listen to the whispers of the real you waiting to happen.” Tara Estacaan
 
 
 
 
“Life is a balance between what we can control and what we cannot. I am learning to live between effort and surrender.”
Danielle Orner
 
 
 
 
“I’ve come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way. The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth.”
Marianne Williamson
 
 
 
 
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”
Melody Beattie

Quotes December 15, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“Quiet the voice telling you to do more and be more, and trust that in this moment, who you are, where you are at, and what you are doing is enough. You will get to where you need to be in your own time. Until then, breathe. Breathe and be patient with yourself and your process. You are doing the best you can to cope and survive amid your struggles, and that’s all you can ask of yourself. It’s enough. You are enough.”
Daniell Koepke

“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.”
Natalie Babitt

“Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Obstacles do not block the path, they are the path.”
Zen proverb

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
Jack Kornfield

“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.”
Alan Watts

Enthusiasm is the electricity of life.”
Gordon Parks

Quotes December 04, 2018

Courtesy of Gretchen Rubin

 
 
“Meaning is not a property of the world, but something we attach to the world.”
Karl Ove Knausgaard, My Struggle: Book 6
 
 
 
 
To a friend troubled by melancholy, Samuel Johnson suggested: “If you are idle, be not solitary; if you are solitary, be not idle.”
Samuel Johnson letter to James Boswell, October 27, 1779

 
 
 
 

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.”
Paulo Coelho
 
 
 
 
“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your own understanding.”
Khalil Gibran
 
 
 
 
“How pleasant is the day when we give up striving to be young or slender. ‘Thank God!’ we say, ‘those illusions are gone.’”
Alain de Botton
 
 
 
 
“You can have your experience without your experience having you.”
Linda Pransky
 
 
 
 
“Every moment of your life is a second chance.”
Rick Price
 
 
 
 
“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn
 
 
 
 
“Our spiritual mission is not to ignore the darkness, but to bring light to the darkness.”
Marianne Williamson
 
 
 
 
“I’m not sad about any of my life. It’s so unconventional. It doesn’t look anything like I thought it would.”
Edie Falco
 
 
 
 
“You will never be free until you free yourself from the prison of your own false thoughts.”
Philip Arnold
 
 
 
 
“Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.”
Rumi
 
 
 
 
“Its amazing how quickly someone can becomes a stranger; its even more amazing how quickly someone can become a treasured friend.”
Unknown

Quotes October 30, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
 
 
“Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.”
Swami Vivekananda
 
 
 
 
“If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”
Frank Lane
 
 
 
 
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”
Jin Ryun
 
 
 
 
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”
Amit Ray
 
 
 
 
“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”
Karen Kaiser Clark
 
 
 
 
“Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.”
Vironika Tugaleva
 
 
 
 
“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.”
Frank Crane
 
 
 
 
“Positivity is a dogmatic insistence on turning away from what is painful.”
Susan Piver, Wisdom of a Broken Heart
 
 
 
 
“Insight is not a light bulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
 
 
 
 
“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever; you just have to live.”
Natalie Babbitt

 
 
 
 
“We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”
Mary Dunbar

Quotes October 13, 2018

Courtesy of Claudia Hall Christian Everyday Kindness

 
 
 
 
No matter what hay needs grazing today — be kind. You’ll make more hay. 😉
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 
Your life energy is like a pot of boiling water. Spend it boiling over? There’s no more energy for joy, laughter, and love. Your choice.
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 
Your kindness lights up a dark and stormy night.
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 
Be kind to everyone you meet today. You have no idea how they are suffering.
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 
Green hills, warm sun, and a blue gorgeous sky lies just beyond the storm clouds you see. Focus on the clouds and you’ll miss the gorgeous green.
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 
What if every time you thought: “Oh crap. What’s happened now?” you closed your laptop, went outside and took 30 breaths? (Why 30 breaths? Check out Wim Hof’s method )
#EverydayKindness
 
 
 
 

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
 
 
“Striving for excellence motivates you, striving for perfection is demoralizing.”
Harriet Braiker
 
 
 
 
“Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency and has more to do with love of self than love of another.”
Yasmin Mogahed
 
 
 
 
“The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make unlovable, undesirable, or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy. It makes you human. “
Daniell Koepke
 
 
 
 
“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”
Joyce Meyer
 
 
 
 
“When it is obvious the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.”
Confucius
 
 
 
 
“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.”
Iain Thomas
 
 
 
 
“You just have to determine to settle for nothing less than being fully alive, to show up, be who you are, and share your gifts.”
Gabrielle Roth
 
 
 
 
“Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up. The earth must be broken to bring forth life. If the seed does not die there is no plant. Bread results from the death of wheat. Life lives on lives. Our own life lives on the act of other people. If you are lifeworthy, you can take it.”
Joseph Campbell
 
 
 
 
“Grief, no matter where it comes from, can only be resolved by connecting to other people.”
Thomas Horn
 
 
 
 
“This time, we are holding onto the tension of not knowing, not willing to press the panic button. We are unlearning thousands of years of conditioning.”
Sukhvinder Sircar
 
 
 
 
“Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“She was strong and weak and brave and broken… all at the same time.”
Unknown