You are relaxed and serene; at peace with yourself and the world. You can think
clearly and deeply now.
- Quiet, serene, at peace.
- Low activation and arousal
Synonyms include: quiet, placid, peaceful, serene, tranquil. Not agitated,
aroused, stimulated, excited, or surprised. You can be highly alert while
The Autonomic Nervous System
Fear, anger, anxiety, . . . The emotional brain. Activation levels of
emotions (mood map).
Rumination, obsession, peace-of-mind, flow
The Yerkes-Dodson Law
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers,
by Robert Sapolsky
Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness, by Jon Kabat-Zinn