1. An increased tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen.

2. Frequent attacks of joy, unexplained smiling and random bursts of laughter.

3. Feelings of being closely connected with others and nature.

4. Frequent overwhelming, almost dizzying, episodes of appreciation.

5. A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than from fears based on past experience

6. An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment.

7. A loss of ability to worry.

8. A loss of desire for conflict.

9. A loss of interest in taking things personally.

10. A loss of appetite for drama and judgment.

11. A loss of interest in judging yourself.

12. Prone to give love without expecting anything in return.

  1. What a wonderful list! I couldn’t agree more.

  2. Lisa says:

    Oh, i love this! To truly Live!

  3. Stephanie says:

    This list is really inspiring.  Losing the ability to worry really struck a nerve with me.  Great post!

  4. Andrea says:

    My dears, I truly love this. And it is true, and I like to add that true awakening guides us through the dark night of the soul, which is a heroic journey in itself, that requires much courage and endurance!