Tiny Buddha, Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions

Tiny Buddha, Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions

By Lori Deschene; Arielle DeLisle (Narrated by)

Tantor Audio, Compact Disc, 9781452636436

Publication Date: February 2012

The Web site Tiny Buddha began as a quote-a-day Twitter account, @tinybuddha, in 2008. Lori Deschene's daily wisdom posts about mindfulness, nonattachment, and happiness became so popular that she now has more than 200,000 Twitter followers who share quotes and stories about inspiration in their daily lives.Deschene asked her Twitter followers to contribute their thoughts and perspectives on the difficult questions that influence how we live our everyday lives: thoughts about the meaning of life, pain, happiness, fate, and more.Tiny Buddha, Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions is a combination of the amazing responses that she received along with her own insightful essays, and insights from wise teachers around the world and throughout time. Deschene explores how these issues have played out in her own life and offers action-oriented suggestions to help people empower themselves, even in a world with so much uncertainty. The result is a guide that helps listeners discover the endless possibilities for a life lived mindfully in the present and connected to others.

About the Author
Lori Deschene is the founder of tinybuddha.com, a community of people interested in sharing wisdom for a happier life.

Arielle DeLisle is a narrator, voice actor, and commercial producer based in Phoenix, Arizona. She has recorded more than sixty audiobooks, including dystopian young adult titles and Michael Wallace's Righteous series. She lives with her two young, dinosaur-loving kids and several mischievous cats.

Praise For Tiny Buddha, Simple Wisdom for Life's Hard Questions

"This fresh, practical guide to mindfulness and meaning will resonate with those facing the grim financial outlook, the vagaries of online dating, and the pressures and boons of social media." ---Booklist