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Tiny Buddha's Guide to Loving Yourself
40 Ways to Transform Your Inner Critic and Your Life
By Lori Deschene
Praise for Tiny Buddha's Guide to Loving Yourself
"Loving yourself is the foundation for finding inner peace, happiness, and the ability to love others. In this wonderful book, Lori Deschene does something remarkable. She makes the topic of loving yourself come alive in a way that is both highly entertaining and very practical. This is one book that shouldn't be missed."
—Jonathan Robinson, founder of FindingHappiness.com and the author of Communication Miracles for Couples
"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
"You have to love yourself to love other people and your life. In this powerful collection of stories and insights, Lori Deschene and other Tiny Buddha contributors share how they overcome shame, insecurity, and perfectionism to help you do just that. I highly recommend Tiny Buddha's Guide to Loving Yourself to anyone who needs a little help recognizing their worth and potential."
—Karen Salmansohn, bestselling author of Prince Harming Syndrome
"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
"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
Praise for Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions
"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
"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
"Tiny Buddha is a moving and insightful synthesis of evocative stories and ancient wisdom applied to modern life. A great read!"
—Jonathan Fields, author of Uncertainty
"Lori is one of a kind. Her amazing heart and wisdom shine through in everything she writes! I am a HUGE fan of Tiny Buddha, and I'm constantly inspired by Lori and her work."
—Mastin Kipp, founder of The Daily Love (thedailylove.com)
"There's nothing tiny about the extra-large dose of awesome stuffed into Lori's writing. Read it and feel good about the world."
—Neil Pasricha, founder and author of 1000 Awesome Things and The Book of Awesome
"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
"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