Famous Lori Deschene Quotes

Lori Deschene Biography

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha, a blog with over 3 million readers. She’s on a mission to teach you how to live your best life now and she does this by sharing her own personal journey through self-help guides, meditations, and more.

Lori Deschene is the CEO of Tiny Buddha and best-selling author. She has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, MindBodyGreen.com, and more.

Lori Deschene is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur. She graduated from Georgetown University with degrees in Economics and Psychology. Lori’s blog posts on life lessons are often featured on The Huffington Post. Her work has been shared by Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, and President Barack Obama.

Famous Lori Deschene Quotes

  1. “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” – Lori Deschene
  2. “If you want to be happy, just imagine what would make you happy!” – Lori Deschene
  3. “I feel like nothing is my fault. Kind of a common theme with mothers.” -Lori Deschene
  4. “I used to think stuff like this was cool, but now? I just feel kind of dumb.” -Lori Deschene
  5. “There’s something universal about the messiness of motherhood that not only shows up in our personal relationships with our kids but also with other women in our lives and in the world around us.” – Lori Deschene
  6. “I love that I can cry for a full minute and no one will know, not even my kids.” – Lori Deschene
  7. “I am so tired of being the Mom who reads big thoughts on t-shirts and laughs at her own jokes. I want to be the Mom who drives her kid to art class and says, ‘Wow, your mom is amazing.’” – Lori Deschene
  8. “I try to remember that it’s OK for my kids to see me fall down, and they don’t need to be afraid of all of this change. They just need me to get up every time I fall. And every time I don’t, they’ll help me. They love that part!” – Lori Deschene
  9. “I want there to be a million social media posts about mothers who are striving and failing and making mistakes while doing the best they can. And I want to be part of the movement. That’s the kind of world I want to live in.” – Lori Deschene
  10. “There is no such thing as a “right” way to parent, and I include myself in that statement. We all have our own way of doing things and it should be celebrated.” – Lori Deschene
  11. “If you want to be happy, just imagine what would make you happy!” – Lori Deschene
  12. “Our kids deserve to live in a world where both the men and women who raise them are celebrated.” – Lori Deschene
  13. “I’m exhausted by the myths that mothers are martyrs, victims, or heroes. And even more exhausted by the people who really do think martyrs, victims or heroes is what we want to be.” – Lori Deschene
  14. “We don’t have to be superwomen. We just have to be real women.” – Lori Deschene
  15. “My job as a mom isn’t to make sure my kids have everything they need all the time, it’s to help them appreciate stuff that lasts and realize that some of the most important things they need – like friendship and compassion – can’t be bought for money.
  16. “What I want my kids to know is not so much the importance of education, or driving a car, or cooking a meal – I want them to understand the simple truths about fear. How it can take over our lives even when we’re not scared, how it wears us down and how we have to face it head-on every day.” – Lori Deschene
  17. “I don’t want my kids to be scared of the unfamiliar, to question things that they need to go out and figure out on their own. They need to know how to push through fear – how it’s OK not to know something, how most things get better when we learn about them.” – Lori Deschene
  18. “I want my kids to feel brave enough for change, which is why I try not to over-plan what our family is going do each day together. I’m teaching them how to roll with change. I want them to know that they’re safe in that place between ‘what was’ and ‘what is.’ And I want them to be super comfortable there for a long time.” – Lori Deschene
  19. “I want to give my kids a chance to feel their way through the world, make mistakes, try new things and then get back up again and try something different. I want them to know that it’s OK not to know, it’s OK to fail – and it’s also OK to be super successful.” – Lori Deschene
  20. “I honestly don’t care if my children spend 30 days of their summer at camp or on a family trip together. I just want them to have those experiences and to talk about them later.” – Lori Deschene
  21. “I want my kids to know that they are loved no matter what – including the parts of themselves that they don’t necessarily like. And I want them to know that even though some of those things might change, I will always love them.” – Lori Deschene
  22. “I want my kids to know how to think for themselves and that means I have to give them the space and freedom to do so.” – Lori Deschene
  23. “I want my kids to know that they have permission to be excited about anything, including their own failures. I want them to know that we live in a good world – even if it sometimes makes us uncomfortable or seems scary because we don’t understand it yet.” – Lori Deschene
  24. “I want my kids to realize that there are really only two things in life that matter: love and respect. We can only really experience them when we give them to ourselves and others.” – Lori Deschene
  25. “I want my kids to stop caring so much about what everyone else thinks of them – including family, neighbors, teachers, classmates and even total strangers. I want them to know how important it is to just be who we were meant to be, and that’s it.” – Lori Deschene
  26. “I want my kids to know that their family loves them unconditionally – even when they are chronically late for everything, including meals.” – Lori Deschene
  27. “I want my kids to know that we will always try again when we fail, even if it’s the 100th time. If I can show them that nothing is permanent, maybe they won’t worry as much about it.” – Lori Deschene
  28. “I want my kids to know that they are loved so fiercely and so deeply.
  29. “You don’t have to like something to accept it.” – Lori Deschene
  30. “Your parents were in love and it didn’t matter one bit if you didn’t like it or not.” – Lori Deschene
  31. “I want my kids to know that anything they don’t like can be changed and that all of us must be willing to give up our time, our energy, and our resources for the greater good.” – Lori Deschene

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