Tiny Wisdom: 3 Truths for Purpose and Success

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.” -Lao Tzu

“‘Tiny’ is the new big. I’ve seen this phrase used in context with iPods, cell phones, purses, cars, businesses, and even houses. It might not be a phrase you’d think to apply to purpose and success, but I’ve found that the smallest of things can sometimes have the most power. Today I’d like to share with you a little of my journey to Tiny Buddha, as well as three tiny truths for a meaningful, successful life.”

And thus began my presentation for Bonfire Heights in September. I’ve been waiting to share this video because my name is misspelled in the opening, but I’ve decided to embrace my inner Lorie and share it with you now. If you’ve been struggling to create a sense of purpose, these three tiny truths may help:

(Note: This is around 23 minutes, so it might be best to watch later if you’re at work!)


Parts of this presentation came directly from my book Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life’s Hard Questions.

About Lori Deschene

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha. She’s also the author of Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal, Tiny Buddha's Worry Journal, and Tiny Buddha's Inner Strength Journal and co-founder of Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you love. For daily wisdom, join the Tiny Buddha list here. You can also follow Tiny Buddha on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

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