Here are 10 of them :

  1. A tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than on fears based on past experiences.

  2. An unmistakable ability to enjoy each moment.

  3. A loss of interest in judging other people.

  4. A loss of interest in interpreting the actions of others.

  5. A loss of interest in conflicts.

  6. A loss of the ability to worry.

  7. Frequent, overwhelming episodes of appreciation.

  8. Contented feelings of connectedness with others and nature.

  9. Frequent attacks of smiling.

  10. An increased susceptibility to the love extended by others as well as the uncontrollable urge to extend it.

This beautiful list was composed by Peace Pilgrim as she walked a twenty-eight-year pilgrimage for peace from 1953 until 1981. Read more of her work here.

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