Tiny Buddha's
Inner Strength Journal

Creative Prompts and Challenges to Help You Get Through Anything

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Learn to get up and get stronger when life knocks you down so you can get a lot more out of life.

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We live in a world of constant challenges and obstacles. We all deal with sickness, trauma, tragedies, losses, and life’s daily stressors, and it’s all so unpredictable. Just when things start feeling manageable, something unexpected happens and we start feeling anxious and overwhelmed again.

We can’t change that life is hard, but we can learn to cope and adapt. We can learn to protect our energy, manage our emotions, and take good care of ourselves so we feel our best—and feel prepared for the worst.

We can also learn to change how we interpret our failures and disappointments so that it all feels purposeful and perhaps even crucial for our healing and personal growth.

That’s why I created this journal—so we can learn to get up and get stronger when life knocks us down so we can get a lot more out of life.

With four sections, focusing on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual exercises, this journal presents a holistic journey to fostering inner strength.

Including questions for reflection and both writing and doodle prompts, Tiny Buddha’s Inner Strength Journal will help you create your own personal roadmap to resilience so you can change what you can and make the best of the rest.

Why Buy Tiny Buddha’s Inner Strength Journal?

  1. You’ll feel more confident in your ability to handle life’s challenges and adapt to the unknown.

The questions and exercises will help you identify your strengths and improve upon your weaknesses, so you feel prepared for the unexpected and capable of coping with whatever life throws at you.

  1. You’ll start seeing your struggles as opportunities for growth and be better able to find gifts in your pain.

By reflecting on the good that’s come from your struggles, you’ll start to see gains in your losses and strengthen your reframing muscle so that it becomes like second nature.

  1. You’ll develop a greater sense of emotional awareness and will feel less overwhelmed by your feelings.

With one-fourth of the journal devoted to building emotional resilience, you’ll develop a better understanding of your triggers and how you can respond to them more skillfully.

  1. You’ll be less apt to act on emotion and say or do things you regret.

With a greater sense of emotional intelligence, you’ll develop the ability to evaluate your emotions (which means they’ll sting far less) and pause before reacting.

  1. You’ll identify the people and things that empower you and set boundaries to limit your exposure to the people and things that drain you.

Through exercises designed to construct your ideal physical environment, you’ll recognize who and what gives you energy and what needs to change—and make a plan to change it.

  1. You’ll recognize how technology is helping or hindering you and create guidelines to use it more to your benefit.

Instead of spending hours mindlessly swiping and scrolling, bringing yourself down without conscious awareness, you’ll start using technology in a way that better supports your overall well-being.

  1. You’ll chart a plan to take good care of yourself so that you’re strong enough to handle whatever comes at you.

With a section devoted to self-care, the journal will help you identify the habits and practices that help you feel your best.

  1. You’ll decrease your odds of struggling with depression and anxiety and bounce back from difficulties more quickly, with less stress.

Studies have shown that increasing your psychological resilience can boost your mental health. Instead of falling into a pit of despair when life knocks you down, you’ll learn to bounce back stronger than before.

  1. You’ll reduce your risk of contracting stress-related illnesses—such as gastrointestinal problems, heart disease, headaches, asthma, and diabetes—and increase your longevity. 

By improving your response to stress, you’ll protect yourself from a host of physical illnesses that could reduce your quality of life and shorten your lifespan.

  1. You’ll enjoy the process of becoming a healthier, happier, more powerful you.

With creative writing prompts, doodle prompts, and coloring elements throughout, Tiny Buddha’s Inner Strength Journal will help you use your imagination for good (instead of imagining worst-case scenarios) and put you into a joyful state of flow.



Tiny Buddha has been helping people empower themselves, heal, and find peace since 2009. What started with one simple quote on Twitter has grown into an inspirational empire, with thousands of blog contributors, millions of readers and followers, and almost a dozen books and eBooks.

A true group effort, the site features stories and insights from people of all ages, from all over the globe—all bound by a common goal: to help themselves and others.

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Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and the author of Tiny Buddha's Gratitude Journal, Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal, and other books. She's also co-founder of the popular online course Recreate Your Life Story (recreateyourlifestory.com).

After struggling with depression, bulimia, and self-loathing for over a decade, she launched tinybuddha.com as a community blog, where anyone could share their experiences, lessons, and insights. She hoped to recycle her former pain into something useful to others, and to empower others to do the same.

A mom to two poor-sleeping yet adorable boys—now one and three—Lori spends her days feeling a mélange of gratitude, wonder, stress, and exhaustion.

Especially now that she has minimal time for self-care, Lori believes strength comes from the little things: getting in nature a little every day; getting out of her head and into her body, even if just for ten minutes; and getting honest about her feelings and needs instead of pretending to be fine when she’s not.

She also believes in the darkest times strength is often fueled by love—whether it’s love for someone else or from someone else that gives us a reason and the will to go on.



“This little book was surprising for me but totally what I needed at this moment. For me this one it's more like a journey than a book and in these trying times, I think it's exactly what we need to center ourselves and build inner strength in ourselves and project it to the world.” ~Joselyn Moreno


“Tiny Buddha's Inner Strength Journal by Lori Deschene is the companion you will want as you weather the personal struggles of the day to day.” ~Andrea Pole


“This may be my favorite journal I’ve picked up. All the prompts really made me pause and think before I answered them. I also loved that each section started with a lovely quote.” ~Joni Owens


“As someone that loves to journal I have found this journal to be very insightful and helpful. Beautifully written HIGHLY RECOMMEND.” ~Michelle Wightman


“Really love this journal and all of Lori’s work! This is the right size and easy to use!” ~Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino