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Tiny Buddha is about reflecting on simple wisdom and learning new ways to apply it to our complex lives—complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams, and relationships. Founded in 2009, Tiny Buddha has emerged as a leading resource for peace and happiness, with close to three million monthly readers.
  • 5 Ways Journaling Can Help You Get Through the Hard Stuff

    Posted 2017-07-21 03:03:12 by: Dave A

    “In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself. The journal is a vehicle for my sense of selfhood. It represents me as emotionally and spiritually independent. Therefore (alas) … The post 5 Ways Journaling Can Help You Get Through the Hard Stuff appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • How to Be There for Others Without Taking on Their Pain

    Posted 2017-07-20 01:05:32 by: Dave A

    “Letting go helps us to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to … The post How to Be There for Others Without Taking on Their Pain appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • Boost Your Happiness: 10 Mindfulness Tips for Busy People

    Posted 2017-07-19 00:21:37 by: Dave A

    “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Do you ever feel as though you would be happy if only things were a little different? You know that happiness is important, but you keep putting … The post Boost Your Happiness: 10 Mindfulness Tips for Busy People appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • How to Get Out of Your Head and Stop Overthinking Everything

    Posted 2017-07-18 00:38:40 by: Dave A

    “It’s not a matter of letting go, you would if you could. Instead of ‘Let it go,’ we should probably say ‘Let it be.'” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn I always believed that a busy mind was a bad thing. And for a … The post How to Get Out of Your Head and Stop Overthinking Everything appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • Take a Chance: Don’t Let Your Inner Saboteur Hold You Back

    Posted 2017-07-17 03:31:00 by: Dave A

    “Life can only be understood backwards, but must be lived forward.” ~Soren Kierkegaard On my first day back in college, I sat on a bench outside a classroom and wrote in a tiny notebook. Glancing around at the young students … The post Take a Chance: Don’t Let Your Inner Saboteur Hold You Back appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • 5 Reasons Why I Tried Mindfulness and How It’s Changed My Life

    Posted 2017-07-14 01:09:53 by: Dave A

    “I still have a long way to go, but I’m already so far from where I used to be, and I’m proud of that.” ~Unknown Almost two years ago, I kept seeing the word “mindfulness” pop up everywhere I was … The post 5 Reasons Why I Tried Mindfulness and How It’s Changed My Life appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • Watch Me Dance: Why I Stopped Playing Small and Hiding from Life

    Posted 2017-07-13 02:30:34 by: Dave A

    “There is no passion to be found in playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” ~Nelson Mandela When I was a kid I’d get up early on Saturday mornings to … The post Watch Me Dance: Why I Stopped Playing Small and Hiding from Life appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • Letting Go of the Worry That Weighs Us Down

    Posted 2017-07-12 13:14:05 by: Dave A

    “There is a big difference between giving up and letting go. Giving up means selling yourself short. It means allowing fear and struggle to limit your opportunities and keep you stuck. Letting go means freeing yourself from something that is … The post Letting Go of the Worry That Weighs Us Down appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • What I Learned from Loving the “Wrong Person” and Why I Don’t Regret It

    Posted 2017-07-11 03:34:34 by: Dave A

    “Some people come into your life for a reason, some a season, and some a lifetime. However long it was, be thankful for the gifts you received from them.” ~Unknown When I first met him, we instantly clicked. We became … The post What I Learned from Loving the “Wrong Person” and Why I Don’t Regret It appeared first on Tiny ...

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  • Learning How to Confront Someone When You’re a People-Pleaser

    Posted 2017-07-10 02:05:05 by: Dave A

    “The more room you give yourself to express your true thoughts and feelings, the more room there is for your wisdom to emerge.” ~Marianne Williamson I have always been a people-pleaser, a trait that on the surface seems positive. … The post Learning How to Confront Someone When You’re a People-Pleaser appeared first on Tiny ...

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