Balance purpose, relationships, and self-care

Empathy works. It always does.

List of feelings

Mediate Your Life Training Manual, John Kinyon&Ike Lasater, 2014, p. 10

Feelings when needs are unmet

Feelings when needs are met

Frustrated

  • Agitated
  • Annoyed
  • Disgusted
  • Impatient
  • Irritable

Peaceful

  • Calm
  • Content
  • Relaxed
  • Quiet, still
  • Satisfied

Sad

  • Despairing
  • Hurt, pain
  • Lonely, heavy
  • Sorrowful

Affectionate

  • Appreciative
  • Friendly
  • Loving, happy
  • Tender
  • Warm

Scared

  • Desperate
  • Nervous
  • Startled
  • Terrified

Glad

  • Confident
  • Delighted
  • Excited
  • Joyful

Overwhelmed

  • Exhausted
  • Helpless
  • Listless
  • Shocked
  • Tired

Playful

  • Adventurous
  • Alive, lively
  • Energetic
  • Expansive
  • Mischievous

Confused

  • Distressed
  • Embarrassed
  • Hesitant
  • Puzzled
  • Suspicious

Interested

  • Curious
  • Fascinated
  • Inspired
  • Intense
  • Surprised