Posts by Lovelyn

Lovelyn Bettison is an author and artist who helps people conquer their fears and reclaim their dreams. She has made a worksheet just for Tiny Buddha readers to help you change your limiting beliefs and start the journey of change in your life. You can get the worksheet at her website.

How to Change Your Life by Changing the Stories You Tell Yourself

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~Norman Vincent Peale

I used to watch people on the streets and in restaurants and think that their boisterous conversations and broad smiles were evidence that they lived a life much better than mine.

I assumed that they were happier than me, smarter than me, and worth more than me. All around me was evidence that this was true: my meager bank account, my junky car, my thrift store clothes.

I would sit in my apartment and try to imagine what it would be like to be someone else.

I wondered what …