a preliminary meditation
First, basic needs.
food/water, shelter/clothing/bedding, comfort/health/sanitation
intimacy, love, friendship. transportation, communication.
safety, security, activity/variety (e.g. books for prisoners "escapist")
stimulus (music, movies, tv, magazines, books, internet)
travel, restaurants, money
decrease/eliminate craving, aversion (attachment), ignorance
religion/spirituality, education/inculcation, goodness/ethics/morality
strength, fitness, health, wellness, sanity
improvement, progress, development
joy, happiness, kindness, harmony, goodwill, beneficence
forgiveness, repentance, renewal, rebirth
educated, informed, empowered, curious, intelligent
appreciated, respected, rewarded, satisfied
creative, artistic, productive, engaged, efficient, alive!
thriving, in love
first, do no harm
at one with the universe
joy, bliss, happiness, cheer, merriment, frivolity, frolic, jollity
fun, play, laughter
humor, comedy, satire
snort, guffaw, cackle, chortle
mellow, chill, r and r (rest and relaxation), calm and tranquil
enlightenment, nirvana, satori
contentment, equanimity, understanding, comprehension
pleasure, satisfaction, comfort, ease, warm and fuzzy feelings, belonging, community
know thy enemy, know thyself, ignorance is bliss
see dukkha list! LINK
short form: pain, agony, suffering, torment, misery, anguish, despair, oppression, repression, war, hell, violence, butchery, slaughter, abuse, ruthlessness, viciousness, sadism, cruelty, brutality, torture, evil, hatred...
1 year ago