Tiny Buddha simple wisdom for complex lives

  • What I’ve Learned Since My Years Feeling Stuck and Unlovable
    by Joseph Binning on May 26, 2020 at 1:48 am

    This writing is in memory of my father, who—without knowing it—helped make me the man I am today. When I was a young boy, my father seemed bigger than life, like most fathers seem to young sons. I looked at … The post What I’ve Learned Since My Years Feeling Stuck and Unlovable appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • Giveaway: Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal – A Tool to Calm Your Mind
    by Lori Deschene on May 25, 2020 at 1:09 am

    Though life has become a lot less busy for many these days, I suspect a lot of us have incredibly busy minds given all the uncertainty we’re facing. It’s easy to get caught up in worst-case and what-if scenarios, trying … The post Giveaway: Tiny Buddha’s Worry Journal – A Tool to Calm Your Mind appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • What It Means to Love: 9 Steps to a Strong Relationship
    by Laura Tong on May 22, 2020 at 12:21 am

    “Be there. Be open. Be honest. Be kind. Be willing to listen, understand, accept, support, and forgive. This is what it means to love.” ~Lori Deschene They say your heart pounds when you’re in love. But the very idea … The post What It Means to Love: 9 Steps to a Strong Relationship appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • A Buddhist Chaplain Shares How to Cope with the Pandemic
    by Paula Stephens on May 21, 2020 at 2:19 am

    When I decided over two years ago to become a Buddhist Chaplain, I could’ve never dreamed that I would be experiencing our current pandemic crisis. I chose to become a Buddhist Chaplain after I lost my son in 2010. … The post A Buddhist Chaplain Shares How to Cope with the Pandemic appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • 6 Things I Do Daily to Feel Good About Myself and Life
    by Bhavin on May 20, 2020 at 12:47 am

    All I have ever wanted is for somebody to put their hand on my shoulder and tell me “Everything is going to be alright.” I couldn’t tell anybody of my need—my yearning—for this simple act, or why it mattered … The post 6 Things I Do Daily to Feel Good About Myself and Life appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How to Recreate Meaning Now That the Pandemic Has Upended Life
    by Mariama Dumbuya on May 19, 2020 at 1:27 am

    “It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.” ~Tony Robbins  Like millions of others, I lost my job in the wave of the coronavirus pandemic. I was teaching on … The post How to Recreate Meaning Now That the Pandemic Has Upended Life appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • What Hurts Us the Most in Unhealthy and Unloving Relationships
    by Marlena Tillhon on May 18, 2020 at 3:29 am

    “Once we make our relationship choices in an adult way, a prospective partner who is unavailable, nonreciprocal, or not open to processing feelings and issues, becomes, by these very facts, unappealing. Once we love ourselves, people no longer look good … The post What Hurts Us the Most in Unhealthy and Unloving Relationships appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • 8 Quick and Easy Meditation Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind
    by Lori Deschene on May 14, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    Have you ever found it hard to motivate yourself to do something that was good for you, only to eventually do it, feel amazing, and wonder why you waited so long? That’s what meditating was like for me. Even though … The post 8 Quick and Easy Meditation Techniques to Calm Your Anxious Mind appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • How I Know I’m Strong (and You Are Too)
    by Sophie Harrold on May 14, 2020 at 12:08 am

    “If there’s ever a tomorrow when we’re not together, there’s something you should remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. But the most important thing is, even if we’re apart, I’ll … The post How I Know I’m Strong (and You Are Too) appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]

  • Family Estrangement: 3 Stories and the Advice You Need to Hear
    by Jen A Hinkkala, Magdalena Silverman, and CJG on May 13, 2020 at 12:55 am

    “Home is not a place, it’s a feeling.” ~Cecilia Ahern This post is written by three people from different parts of the world who came together to share their story of family estrangement and their choice not to reconcile. To … The post Family Estrangement: 3 Stories and the Advice You Need to Hear appeared first on Tiny Buddha. […]