Tag: Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

Quotes October 13, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
“Connection gives purpose and meaning to our lives.”
“Talk to yourself like someone you love.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is within. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.”
Miyamoto Musashi
 
 
 
 
“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”
George S. Patton
 
 
 
 
“If one by one we counted people out for the least sin, it wouldn’t take us long to get so we had no one left to live with. For to be social is to be forgiving.”
Robert Frost
 
 
 
 
“We can say what we need to say. We can gently, but assertively, speak our mind. We do not need to be judgmental, tactless, blaming, or cruel when we speak our thoughts.”
Melody Beattie

Quotes October 01, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

 
 

“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams, who looks inside, awakens.”
Carl Jung
 
 

“You are worth the quiet moment, you are worth the deeper breath. You are worth the time it takes to slow down, be still, and rest.”
Morgan Harper Nichols
 
 
“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Micheal Jordan
 
 
“If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything, it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.”
Shunryu Suzuki
 
 
“Integrity isn’t a morality issue; it’s an energy issue.”
Gay Hendricks
 
 
“It’s time you realized that you have something in you more powerful and miraculous than the things that affect you and make you dance like a puppet.”
Marcus Aurelius
 
 
“I think something people need to understand is that others disliking you is not a bad thing. When you are embodying your true authentic self, it creates fear in people who still operate from the ego. If you want to grow, heal, and evolve you have to let go of wanting to be liked.”
Audrey Kitching
 
 
“Don’t let your fear paralyze you. The scariest paths often lead to the most exciting places.”
Lori Deschene
 
 
“Take care of the earth and she will take care of you.”
Unknown

Quotes September 17, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

 
 
“Relax. Nothing is under control.”
Adi Da Samraj
 
 
 
 
“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you never knew existed.”
Linda Wooten
 
 
 
 
“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
“Vulnerability is hard. And it’s scary, and it feels dangerous. But it’s not as hard, scary, or dangerous as getting to the end of our lives and having to ask ourselves, ’What if I would have shown up?’”
Brené Brown

 
 
 
 
We lived under extreme stress for five years, up every night with our son, constantly in the hospital. I think the only thing worse than being in a war zone is being in intensive care for twelve months and seeing children die next to you.
Thomas Westenholz
 
 
 
 
“Wounded children have a rage, a sense of failed justice that burns in their souls. What do they do with that rage? Since they would never harm another, they turn that rage inward. They become the target of their own rage.”
Woody Haiken
 
 
 
 
“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

Quotes September 02, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.”
Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
 
 
 
 
“Money is numbers. And numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.”
Bob Marley
 
 
 
 
“Nature is the best medicine for serenity. Peace. Calmness. Stillness. It’s good for the heart.”
Karen Madwell
 
 
 
 
“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”
Stephen Covey
 
 
 
 
“Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.”
John Wooden
 
 
 
 
“Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgment gives you the power to change them.”
Byron Katie
 
 
 
 
“I used to dislike being sensitive. I thought it made me weak. But take away that single trait, and you take away the very essence of who I am. You take away my conscience, my ability to empathize, my intuition, my creativity, my deep appreciation of the little things, my vivid inner life, my keen awareness of others pain and my passion for it all.”
Caitlin Jap

Quotes August 24, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.”
Albert Einstein
 
 
 
 
“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”
John Steinbeck
 
 
 
 
“If someone does not want me, it is not the end of the world. But if I do not want me, the world is nothing but endings.”
Nayyirah Waheed
 
 
 
 
“I wish for a world where everyone understands that discomfort is the price of legendary. And fear is just growth coming to get you.”
Robin S. Sharma
 
 
 
 
“The key is in learning how to live a healthy, satisfying, and serene life without being dependent on another person for happiness.”
Robin Norwood
 
 
 
 
“The more in harmony you are with the flow of your own existence, the more magical life becomes.”
Adyashanti
 
 
 
 
When You Dance with Discomfort, Surprising Things Can Happen
Denise McKen
 
 
 
 
“Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it.”
Sharon Salzberg

Quotes August 12, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“Love rests on two pillars: surrender and autonomy. Our need for togetherness exists alongside our need for separateness.”
Esther Perel
 
 
“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
Buddha
 
 
“People grow when they are loved well. If you want to help others heal, love them without an agenda.”
Mike McHargue
 
 
“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
 
 
“Cut yourself some slack. You’re doing better than you think.”
Unknown

Quotes June 21, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

“Gaslighting by parents can extend way into adulthood, but it may have particularly harmed you during your childhood. Children need to learn to trust themselves, and when they’re taught that what they see, hear, or feel isn’t real, that can lead to a lifetime of self-doubt.”
Suzannah Weiss
 
 
“Lose your mind so that you can gain a new way of knowing.”
Holly Lynn Payne
 
 
“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” Andy Rooney
 
 
“We cannot grow when we are in shame, and we can’t use shame to change ourselves or others.”
Brené Brown
 
 
“Self-love, self-respect, self-worth: There’s a reason they all start with ‘self.’ You can’t find them in anyone else.”
Unknown
 
 
“Don’t waste your time looking back on what you’ve lost. Move on, for life is not meant to be traveled backwards.” Unknown
 
 
“You don’t have to be brave all of the time. You are not damaged or defeated. Have patience. Give yourself permission to grieve, to cry, and to heal. Allow a bit of compassion, you’re doing the best you can. We all are.”
Unknown

Quotes July 07, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
“The dark night of the soul is a journey into light, a journey from your darkness into the strength and hidden resources of your soul.”
Caroline Myss
 
 
“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.”
Brené Brown
 
 
“Wherever you are, be there. Lifestyle is not something we do; it is something we experience. And until we learn to be there, we will never master the art of living well.”
Jim Rohn
 
 
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”
Dan Millman
 
 
“Disneyland is the star, everything else is the supporting role.”
Walt Disney
 
 
“Use only that which works and take it from any place you can find it.”
Bruce Lee
 
 
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”
Maya Angelou

Quotes June 28, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha

 
 
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
Marcel Proust
 
 

“The positive cannot exist without the negative.”
Alan Watts
 
 
“You can’t be fearful and grateful simultaneously.”
Tony Robbins
 
 
“You are very powerful provided you know how powerful you are.”
Yogi Bhajan
 
 
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
Martin Luther King Jr.
 
 
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi
 
 
“To change your life, you need to change your priorities.”
Mark Twain
 
 
“Fear, uncertainty, and discomfort are your compasses toward growth.”
Celestine Chua
 
 
“This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need.”
Kristen Neff
 
 
“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”
Henry David Thoreau
 
 
“Emotional pain cannot kill you but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let your yourself heal.”
Vironika Tugaleva
 
 
“You never know what someone is going through. Be kind, always.”
Unknown

Quotes June 07, 2020

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.”
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
 
 
 
 
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“The master has failed more time than the apprentice has even attempted.”
Proverb
 
 
 
 

“Everything you ever wanted is one step outside your comfort zone.”
Unknown