• knowing what your needs are and how to get them met;
  • expressing emotions in ways that communicate what you are experiencing to other people;
  • acting assertively, and not passively or aggressively;
  • enjoying your body by means of adequate nutrition, exercise and physical awareness;
  • being engaged in projects that are meaningful to you;
  • knowing how to create friendships with others;
  • responding to challenges in life as opportunities to grow in strength and maturity; rather than feeling beset by “problems”;
  • creating the life you really want, rather than just reacting to what “seems to happen;”
  • relating to troublesome physical symptoms in ways that bring improvement in conditions as well as increased knowledge about yourself;
  • enjoying a basic sense of well-being, even through times of adversity;
  • knowing your own inner patterns...emotional and physical... and understanding “signals” your body gives you;
  • trusting that your own personal resources are your greatest strength for living and growing;
  • and experiencing yourself as a totally, Wonderful Person!