This list is intended merely as a sample. You can build your own, written or otherwise, set of words that you find useful both for personal reflections (words as mantras) and suggestive terms in guided meditation. Think of what aspect of experience you are exploring and associated words that evoke feelings and emotions in relation to that. Other headings could include: Energy, Motivation, Pain, Light, Confusion, Love.

 

FEAR:
tense
anxious
afraid
nervous
worried
condcerned
scared
insecure

GUILT:
ashamed
judged
damned
convicted
condemned
undeserving
sentenced
disgrace
villain
remorse
contempt

SPACE:
expanse
vast
void
empty
universe
astronomic
boundless
colossal
enormous
sweeping
tremendous
unbounded
unlimited

SAD:
dejected
depressed
manacholy
sorrwful
dismal
blue
down
gloomy
glum
forlorn
low

LONELY:
empty
abandoned
void
hollow
nothing
alone
sunken
desolate
bleak
withdrawn
detached
aloof
distant

HAPPY:
cheerful
delighted
glad
pleased
elated
thrilled
smile
humour

LOW SELF-WORTH:
rejected
worthless
useless
unimportant
ignored
left out
humiliated
pathetic
shy
timid

BEAUTY:
charm
elegance
glamour
grace
superior
excellence
lovely
delightful
charming

CONFIDENCE:
assured
sure
certain
positive
safe
stable
balanced
grounded
brave
proud

UPLIFTING:
height
towering
overhead
elevated
lofty
magnificent
surpassing
sublime
glorious
grand
transcendent

TRAVEL:
journey
procede
ramble
adventure
dive
soar
trek
voyage

TIME:
generation
interval
space
endless
interval
season
era
span
life time