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Interviews with Big Bloggers

Interview with Lori from Tiny Buddha

No Comments 04 February 2012

This week’s interview is with Tiny Buddha founder, Lori Deschene. Lori created this amazing site 3 years ago as a way to help individuals “reflect on simple wisdom and [learn] new ways to apply it to our complex lives – complete with responsibilities, struggles, dreams and relationships. Over the last three years, Tiny Buddha has emerged as a leading resource for peace and happiness, with more than 15 million views to date” (tinybuddha.com).

Tiny Buddha is a unique and intriguing blog for several reasons – first of all, Lori has managed to create an active site that not only accepts but encourages and utilizes user-participation. Many of the site’s posts are submitted by guests, and she encourages a community-like feel and approach. Second, her website effectively blends my two greatest loves – self-improvement and inspirational quotes – into one streamlined platform. Third, she has both written her own books (Tiny Buddha: Simple Wisdom for Life’s Hard Lessons and Tiny Buddha’s Handbook for Peace and Happiness) and features a spiritual bookstore on her site, as well. Continue Reading


Testimonials

Jen, MsMorphosis herself, writes with a wisdom that belies her age (astoundingly only 25) and speaks from a place that seems like you’re listening to your big sister, or a dear friend that you’ve never met. For me, the connection was instant, and the material has always been almost so personally intertwined and touching that I feel like the singer-story-teller in the song, ‘Killing Me Softly.’ — Sheanna Caban

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