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Tiny Buddha Founder Lori Deschene is the author of the Tiny Wisdom eBook series (which includes one free eBook) & co-founder of Recreate Your Life Story, an eCourse that helps you get unstuck & change your life. She's now seeking stories to include in her next book, 365 Tiny Love Challenges by Tiny Buddha. Click here to share your story! For inspiring posts and wisdom quotes, follow Tiny Buddha on Twitter & Facebook.

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Happiness in Dark Times

Happiness in Dark Times

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Tims Place

Breakfast, Lunch, and Hugs

This is so many levels of beautiful and inspiring! Tim Harris has Down Syndrome, but that didn’t stop him from opening his own restaurant, Tim’s Place, which serves breakfast, lunch, and hugs.

Everyone who enters his Albuquerque establishment gets a big serving of his joy and love before they even take a look at the menu.… Read More

Feeling Lost

When You Feel Purposeless and Fear You’re Wasting Time

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw

I wanted a guarantee.

I wanted to know for sure that if I tried to do something, I would like it; if I devoted my limited time to it, I’d end up somewhere good.

I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, and I felt certain this was a phenomenal failing—because if you don’t know right now what you need to do to make your life count, life will pass you by before you’ve ever had a chance to do something meaningful or valuable.… Read More

One Small Positive Thought

One Small Positive Thought

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Give Yourself Loving Care

Give Yourself Loving Care

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Too Positive

Too Positive

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Little Boy Lip Syncing to Roar

Children’s Hospital Performs Katy Perry’s Roar

In this inspiring, heartwarming video, children and staff members at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock let out their inner lion and perform Katy Perry’s Roar.

You can make a donation to support the kids of CHaD here, and you can learn more at chadhero.org and chadkids.org.… Read More

Things That Don't Matter

Things That Don’t Matter

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Be Part of the Next Tiny Buddha Book: 365 Tiny Love Challenges

When I started this site in 2009, after struggling for over a decade with depression, bulimia, and shame-induced isolation, I hoped it would be a place where we could all feel less alone with our struggles and more empowered to overcome them. I’m beyond thrilled to see that’s just what Tiny Buddha has become.… Read More

Make Time for Yourself

Make Time for Yourself

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What a Wise Person Knows

What a Wise Person Knows

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The Importance of Kindness

The Importance of Kindness (an Animated Video)

Adapted from a graduation speech by George Saunders in 2013, this powerful little video reminds us that the only act of kindness we come to regret is the one we did not commit.… Read More

Dont Change So People Will Like You

Don’t Change So People Will Like You

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Water Your Hearts Little Sprouts

Water Your Heart’s Little Sprouts

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Touching Strangers

Touching Strangers: Humanity As It Could Be

We all have a certain level of comfort with our friends and family that we may assume we could never feel with a total stranger. Photographer Richard Renaldi wanted to see what would happen if he created unlikely pairings and positioned them in intimate poses. The result was far from awkward and surprisingly touching.… Read More

5 Rules of Happiness

5 Rules of Happiness

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Patience

Patience Is…

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Happy Are Those Who

Happy Are Those Who…

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The Ultimate Guide to Feeling Awesome & Ultimate All the Time

If you don’t feel awesome or calm today, you may enjoy this cute, inspiring picture book, from Tiny Buddha contributor Lise Esile.Read More

Wearing a Mask

Wearing a Mask

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