Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha, a multi-author blog that shares stories and insights from readers from all over the globe. Launched in 2009, TinyBuddha. com has grown into one of the most popular inspirational sites on the web, with 1 million monthly visitors. Lori's work has also appeared in Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Shambhala Sun, and other publications.
Few people in our time have more passionately or more creatively
applied wisdom teachings to a new digital generation than Lori
Deschene. I am continually inspired by her writing, and also by her
sincere dedication to learning, growth, and wisdom. I feel
tremendously fortunate to have had the chance to get to know her
work through Tiny Buddha, and to know her as a person. Both
embody the same essential truths. --Soren Gordhamer, founder
and author of Wisdom 2.0-- "Reviews"
How can we find happiness and peace--right now, right here? In her engaging, thought-provoking book Tiny Buddha, Lori Deschene explores this enormous question to help readers grapple with challenges like money, love, pain, control, and meaning, in order to find greater happiness. --Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project-- "Reviews"
I spent months retweeting posts from a mystery handle called @tinybuddha. I wasn't the only one: Hundreds of thousands of people followed the daily messages. I was intrigued and made it a point to meet the woman behind the message. Today, Lori Deschene is a friend and fellow author who spreads truth and inspiration throughout the twittersphere, her blog, and now her new book! Lori has shifted the energy of the Internet with her loving daily posts and now she is sharing more with the world throughout her incredible book! --Gabrielle Bernstein, author of May Cause Miracles and Spirit Junkie-- "Reviews"
Lori Deschene doesn't claim to be anybody's guru. But it's that lack of pretense and her total candor--how she tells her own often-wild story without flinching--that is so magnetic, inviting a sense of ease with our own wrinkles, too, and fostering a sense of personal possibility. As she asks: Are you ready to be free? --Margaret Roach, author of And I Shall Have Some Peace There-- "Reviews"
Reading Lori Deschene's wonderful new book, Tiny Buddha's Guide to Loving Yourself, is like listening to a good friend who reminds you of who you are when you need to hear it the most. Deschene and her contributors write about real-life situations with real-life solutions and they do it with the same unflinching honesty that has made TinyBuddha.com so popular. If you are ever hard on yourself--and who isn't--you need to read this book. --Amanda Owen, author of The Power of Receiving-- "Reviews"
This wonderful collection of personal stories and words of wisdom will help you become kinder and more compassionate to yourself, and ultimately show you how to lead a happier and more fulfilling life. --Kristin Neff, author of Self-Compassion, Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind-- "Reviews"
We can all feel broken, wounded, and alone at times, but never while reading this beautiful, wise guide to taking good care of ourselves. Some of us need permission to do that. All of us can find inspiration and powerful lessons in Tiny Buddha's openhearted, generous community of teachers. I'm so grateful to have found them. --Priscilla Warner, author of Learning to Breathe: My Yearlong Quest to Bring Calm to My Life-- "Reviews"