1. being intentional in our choices
    2.  being grateful for what we have
    3.  having people around us to share our love and to receive theirs
    4.  having good work (paid or unpaid)
    5.  living as close to your values as you can
    6.  being the way you want to be as much as you can
    7.  being as kind to yourself as you are to your other beloveds
    8.  holding people and things lightly