Tiny Buddha simple wisdom for complex lives

  • How I Found Healing and Happiness in a Developing Country
    by Iva Ursano on December 11, 2019 at 12:08 am

    “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” ~Jim Rohn For years I dreamed of leaving the winters of Northern Ontario, Canada and basking in the warm golden sun somewhere in Central America from October … The post How I Found Healing and Happiness in a Developing Country appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • Honoring The Death of a Loved One
    by Kimberly Hetherington on December 10, 2019 at 1:41 am

    “Death is indeed a fearful piece of brutality; there is no sense pretending otherwise. It is brutal not only as a physical event, but far more so psychically: a human being is torn away from us, and what remains is … The post Honoring The Death of a Loved One appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • What to Do If You Want More Purpose, Passion, and Meaning
    by Heather Moulder on December 9, 2019 at 12:15 am

    “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” ~Joseph Campbell Do you ever feel like there’s got to be more to life? More purpose, passion, … The post What to Do If You Want More Purpose, Passion, and Meaning appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How My Fear of the Unknown Sabotages Relationships
    by Emma Junhankit on December 6, 2019 at 1:05 am

    “Let go of the need to control the outcome. Trust the process. Trust your intuition. Trust yourself.” ~Unknown I was talking with a friend one day at work, and we were discussing dating and the rejection that comes with that … The post How My Fear of the Unknown Sabotages Relationships appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How Mother Nature and I Manage My Depression
    by Amie Gabriel on December 5, 2019 at 1:07 am

    “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” ~John Burroughs I sat on the front stoop sobbing, unable to move. Hunched over like a heaving dog hugging my knees and clutching … The post How Mother Nature and I Manage My Depression appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • The Simple Changes That Reduced My Phone-Induced Anxiety
    by Kristine Peter on December 4, 2019 at 1:19 am

    “Simple living doesn’t solve all my problems, it just removes distractions.” ~Melissa Camara Wilkins At times it’s felt like my phone was my only access to the outside world. A place to connect in the middle of the night. The … The post The Simple Changes That Reduced My Phone-Induced Anxiety appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth
    by Harriet Cabelly on December 3, 2019 at 12:55 am

    “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places.” ~Hemingway We all know of post-traumatic stress (PTS) but how many of us know of post-traumatic growth (PTG), a very hopeful and attainable way of life beyond … The post How to Reap the Benefits of Post-Traumatic Growth appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • What I Now Know After Feeling Miserable and Worthless at Work
    by Leah Masonick on December 2, 2019 at 1:04 am

    “You don’t need anyone’s affection or approval in order to be good enough. When someone rejects or abandons or judges you, it isn’t actually about you. It’s about them and their own insecurities, limitations, and needs, and you don’t have … The post What I Now Know After Feeling Miserable and Worthless at Work appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How to Love an Addict (Who Doesn’t Love Themselves)
    by Marlena Tillhon-Haslam on November 28, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    I grew up in a family of high-functioning addicts. We looked like the perfect family, but as we all know, looks can be deceiving. No one was addicted to drugs, so that obviously meant that we had no problems. Cigarettes, … The post How to Love an Addict (Who Doesn’t Love Themselves) appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • Healing from the Trauma of Narcissistic Abuse
    by Sarah Davies on November 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    “Don’t blame a clown for acting like a clown. Ask yourself why you keep going to the circus.” ~Unknown When I first experienced narcissistic abuse as an adult, it was a at a time when the term “narcissistic abuse” was … The post Healing from the Trauma of Narcissistic Abuse appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]