Review and Giveaway: In the Garden of Happiness

In the Garden of Happiness

Update: The winners for this giveaway have already been chosen:

Ken Golden


Be inspired. Be strong. Be happy.

These words pop from the peaceful imagery on the back cover of Dodinsky’s In the Garden of Happiness, nicely summarizing the benefits of perusing this uplifting illustrated book.

If you’ve read his first book, In the Garden of Thoughts, you know what to expect from this bestselling author: whimsical imagery and powerful wisdom in a deceptively tiny package.

His work provides encouragement when you’re feeling hopeless or helpless; reassurance when you’re feeling insecure or insignificant; and comfort when you’re feeling regretful or remorseful.

Some of my favorite passages include:

Whenever you manage to smile in spite of the hardships you’re facing, it means your soul is refusing to be a prisoner of your sorrows.

To find the star that sparkles the most, you need to look inward—because not all stars are settled in the sky.

It is sometimes the uphill struggles that will give you the best view of life’s most forgotten and beautiful landscapes.

Colorful, insightful, soothing, and empowering, In the Garden of Happiness is the perfect gift for anyone—of any age—who appreciates vibrant art and bite-size pieces of inspiration.

I’ve left my copy where I can easily access it for an instant pick-me-up. Simultaneously simple and profound, it never fails to comfort and uplift me.

As a huge fan of Dodinsky, I couldn’t be more thrilled to share In the Garden of Happiness with you, and I’m grateful he’s offered two free copies for Tiny Buddha readers.

To Enter the Giveaway

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You can enter until midnight PST on Friday, January 9th. The book launches tomorrow, and is available for pre-order on Amazon now.

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About Lori Deschene

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha. She started the site after struggling with depression, bulimia, c-PTSD, and toxic shame so she could recycle her former pain into something useful and inspire others do the same. She recently created the Breaking Barriers to Self-Care eCourse to help people overcome internal blocks to meeting their needs—so they can feel their best, be their best, and live their best possible life. If you’re ready to start thriving instead of merely surviving, you can learn more and get instant access here.

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