Tag: Tiny Buddha Lori Deschene

Quotes November 12, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha


 
 
 
 
“A good rule of thumb is that any environment that consistently leaves you feeling bad about who you are is the wrong environment.”
Laurie Helgoe
 
 
 
 
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain ability to function.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
 
 
 
“Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.”
Cal Newport
 
 
 
 
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius
 
 
 
 
“Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.”
Neil Gaiman
 
 
 
 
“The opposite of sensitive is not ‘tough.’ It’s insensitive. Sensitivity is a gift. Let’s nurture it, not squash it.”
Glennon Doyle
 
 
 
 
“Even when in the midst of disturbance, the stillness of the mind can offer sanctuary.”
Stephen Richards
 
 
 
 
“Slow down. Calm down. Don’t worry. Don’t hurry. Trust the process.”
Alexandra Stoddard
 
 
 
 
“Life is what happens while we’re busy worrying about everything we need to change or accomplish. Slow down, get mindful, and try to enjoy the moment. This moment is your life.”
Lori Deschene
 
 
 
 
“Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.”
Unknown

Quotes September 24, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Who you are is what you settle for, you know?”
Janis Joplin
 
 
 
 
“The moment that you feel, just possibly, you are walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind, and what exists on the inside, showing too much of yourself… that is the moment you might be starting to get it right.”
Neil Gaiman
 
 
 
 
“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
Stephen Chbosky
 
 
 
 
“The human mind is a relational and embodied process that regulates the flow of energy and information.”
Daniel J. Siegel
 
 
 
 
“With nothing to compare yourself to, aren’t you perfect?”
Byron Katie
 
 
 
 
“Ten years from now, make sure you can say you chose your life, you didn’t settle for it.”
Mandy Hale

Quotes September 15, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.”
Eckhart Tolle
 
 
 
 
“Perfectionism doesn’t believe in practice shots.”
Julia Cameron
 
 
 
 
“If you have a bad day, remember that tomorrow is a wonderful gift and a new chance to try again.”
Bryant McGill
 
 
 
 
“Empathy’s the antidote to shame. The two most powerful words when we’re in struggle: me too.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“Stress, depression, and anxiety are caused when we are living to please others.”
Paul Coehlo
 
 
 
 
“You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind.”
Roy T. Bennett
 
 
 
 
“Feel the fear and do it anyway.”
Susan Jeffers
 
 
 
 
“Clear your mind. Your heart is trying to tell you something.”
Unknown

Quotes September 01, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“What I know for sure is that you feel real joy in direct proportion to how connected you are to living your truth.”
Oprah Winfrey
 
 
 
 
“As long as we know we’re trapped, we still have a chance to escape.”
Sara Grant
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes the most uncomfortable learning is the most powerful.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“Before someone’s tomorrow has been taken away, cherish those you love, appreciate them today.”
Michelle C. Ustaszeski
 
 
 
 
“Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.”
Marianne Williamson
 
 
 
 
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill
 
 
 
 
“You are the sky. Everything else—it’s just the weather.”
Pema Chödrön
 
 
 
 
“Whatever purifies you is the right path.”
Rumi
 
 
 
 
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.”
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
“One of the happiest moments is when you find the courage to let go of what you can’t change.”
Unknown

Quotes August 08, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Life is what happens while we’re busy worrying about everything we need to change or accomplish. Slow down, get mindful, and try to enjoy the moment. This moment is your life.”
Lori Deschene
 
 
 
 
“The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.”
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
“If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles.”
Wayne Dyer
 
 
 
 
“Time is not a cure for chronic pain, but it can be crucial for improvement. It takes time to change, to recover, and to make progress.”
Mel Pohl
 
 
 
 
“You have to be where you are to get where you need to go.”
Amy Poehler
 
 
 
 
“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, anxiety, or possessions—we cannot be free.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
“It wasn’t until I slowed the car and rolled down the windows that I realized I spend most of my days driving ‘through’ life without driving ‘in’ life. So, I’ve decided to walk because the pace is slower and the windows are always down.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough
 
 
 
 
“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Remember, you are your own best investment. Invest in yourself and your lifestyle. Quality of life is a key component in finding joy and maintaining self-confidence.”
Akiroq Brost
 
 
 
 
By Timothy James: 30 Self-Care Tips: How to Avoid Sickness, Burnout, and Exhaustion

Quotes July 25, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“You must learn to love yourself before you can love someone else.”
Sonja Mylin
 
 
 
 
“The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.”
Robert M. Pirsig
 
 
 
 
“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of ourselves.”
David Richo
 
 
 
 
“The most creative act you will ever undertake is the act of creating yourself.”
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
Reminder:
“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.”
Mark Twain

Quotes July 18, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”
C.S. Lewis
 
 
 
 
“To love yourself right now, just as you are, is to give yourself heaven.”
Alan Cohen
 
 
 
 
“One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up instead of what they have to gain.”
Rick Godwin
 
 
 
 
“Pain changes your life forever. But so does healing from it.”
Kayil York
 
 
 
 
“There’s no such thing as what you ‘should’ be doing with your life.”
Lori Deschene

Quotes July 03,2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
Henry Ward Beecher
 
 
 
 
“Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.”
Lao Tzu
 
 
 
 
“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.”
“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“Express yourself. There is nothing to fear. There is nothing to lose. There is just you being lived.”
Marlena Tillhon
 
 
 
 
“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”
Amy Bloom
 
 
 
 
“If you spend your life pleasing others, you spend your life.”
Cheryl Richardson
 
 
 
 
“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”
Sam Keen
 
 
 
 
“A great attitude becomes a great mood. A great mood becomes a great day. A great day becomes a great year. A great year becomes a great life.”
Unknown

Quotes June 16, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Note to self: Beating yourself up for your flaws and mistakes won’t make you perfect, and you don’t have to be. Learn, forgive yourself, and remember: We all struggle; it’s just part of being human.”
Lori Deschene
 
 
 
 
“In this world, an ordinary life has become synonymous with a meaningless life.”
“Shame corrodes the very part of us that believes we are capable of change.”
Brené Brown
 
 
 
 
“I want to dare to exist, and more than that, to live audaciously, in all my imperfect, lumpy, scarred glory, because the alternative is letting shame win.”
Shauna Niequist
 
 
 
 
“The body is a multilingual being. It speaks through its color and its temperature, the flush of recognition, the glow of love, the ash of pain, the heat of arousal, the coldness of nonconviction. It speaks through its constant tiny dance, sometimes swaying, sometimes a-jitter, sometimes trembling. It speaks through the leaping of the heart, the falling of the spirit, the pit at the center, and rising hope.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Women Who Run With the Wolves
 
 
 
 
“No feeling is final.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
 
 
 
 
“Congratulations on becoming successful and best wishes on becoming happy.”
John Mayer
 
 
 
 
“When we get angry, we suffer. If you really understand that, you also will be able to understand that when the other person is angry, it means that she is suffering. When someone insults you or behaves violently towards you, you have to be intelligent enough to see that the person suffers from his own violence and anger. But we tend to forget … When we see that our suffering and anger are no different from their suffering and anger, we will behave more compassionately.”
Thich Nhat Hanh
 
 
 
 
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
“Always engage in the quest for life’s meaning, which is inner peace.”
Longchenpa
 
 
 
 
“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
Ernest Hemingway
 
 
 
 
“How much pain has cost us the evils that have never happened.”
Thomas Jefferson
 
 
 
 
“You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself in your head. Be kind to yourself.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“Don’t hide from your feelings. Press into them. Learn from them. Grow from them.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes in life all you need is a hug. No words, no advice, just a hug to make you feel better.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“I have endured, I have been broken, I have known hardship, I have lost myself. But here I stand, still moving forward, growing stronger each day.”
Unknown
 
 
 
 
“You leave the present moment every time you check your phone.”
Deirdre Jayko

Quotes May 30, 2018

Quotes courtesy of Lori Deschene/Tiny Buddha
 
 
 
 
“Sometimes I think I need a spare heart to feel all the things I feel.”
Sanober Khan
 
 
 
 
“When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another—and ourselves.”
Jack Kornfield
 
 
 
 
“When the wrong people leave your life, the right things start to happen.”
Zig Ziglar
 
 
 
 
“I’d rather be honest and authentic and disappoint some people than to exhaust myself trying to keep up the façade of perfection.”
Crystal Paine
 
 
 
 
“We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known…”
Brene Brown
 
 
 
 
“There isn’t enough room in your mind for both worry and faith. You must decide which one will live there.”
Sir Robertson
 
 
 
 
“Waiting is not mere empty hoping. It has the inner certainty of reaching the goal.”
I Ching
 
 
 
 
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”
Dan Millman
 
 
 
 
“Remember how far you’ve come, not how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.”
Rick Warren
 
 
 
 
“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.”
Charles Bukowski
 
 
 
 
“As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you, no matter how ill or how despairing you may be feeling in a given moment.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn
 
 
 
 
“Love yourself like your life depends on it. Because it does.”
Danielle LaPorte
 
 
 
 
“Give without remembering. Receive without forgetting.”
Unknown