"Specific conditions ('lenses') that can enhance awe-based awakening:

The lens of transience — attunement to the passing nature and therefore preciousness of living

The lens of unknowing — recognition of life's mystery and potential for change, adventure

The lens of surprise — openness to life's spontaneity and manysidedness

The lens of vastness — recognition of life's grandeur and possibility

The lens of intricacy — attunement to the subtleties of the mental and physical world

The lens of sentiment — appreciation of life's poignant emotions; deepening of the capacity to be moved

The lens of solitude — acknowledgment of the restorative nature of aloneness; befriending one's capacity to be"