- Promise to offer joy, help to relieve the suffering of others, to see others' joy as your own, learn the way of nonattachment and equanimity.
- Stop reading now and spend some minutes listening, as if you are hearing sounds for the very first time.
- Have a repentant nose - many of our physical appetites are stimulated by smells. If we find ourselves led toward gluttony or intemperance by odors (etc.) we should stop and consider how our mind is being moved thoughtlessly and without any consideration of consequences.