Core Desired Feelings List by Danielle Laporte

I do not own the rights to this list, better yet, these are a list of words from people around the world who have contributed to building such a complex thesaurus for people to figure out their Core Desired Feelings.


Thanks to thousands of Desire Mappers in many countries, we’ve noticed a pattern in Core Desired Feelings—fundamental feelings that many of us long for and identify with at some point in our lives. Here are the twelve key themes that have emerged:




Alluring, Balance, Beatific, Dance, Desire, Ecstasy, Embodied, Enchanted, Enthralled, Erotic, Eros, Fervor, Gorgeous, Graceful, Harmony, Indulgence, Intimate, Irresistible, Lush, Luxury, Orgasmic, Passion, Passionate, Pleasure, Pride, Sacred Feminine, Sacred Masculine, Savouring, Sensual, Sensuous, Sexy, Succulent, Wild, Whole, Yoga


Adventurous, Assured, Audacious, Autonomous, Badass, Birth, Bold, Boundless, Brave, Brave Heart, Bravery, Brilliance, Brilliant, Charged, Clear, Confident, Courageous, Curious, Daring, Dominion, Dynamic, Ease, Effectual, Electric, Elevated, Emboldened, Empowered, Empowering, Epic, Expansion, Expansive, Exploring, Fierce, Generosity, Generous, Gumption, Gutsy, Heroic, Holistic, Hope, Hopeful, In Charge, Independence, Independent, Influencing, Influential, Innovative, Integrity, King/Queen, Liberated, Magnificent, Majestic, Mastery, Maverick, Mighty, Open, Openhearted, Outspoken, Phenomenal, Potent, Power, Powerful, Regal, Release, Resilience, Resilient, Sovereign, Sovereignty, Spacious, Strength, Strong, Substance, Superman, Tenacious, Trailblazer, Unleashed, Vocal, Voice, Voicing, Warrior, Wild, Wisdom, Wise, Wonder Woman, Zeal


Alive, Artful, Beautiful, Beauty, Bliss, Blissed, Blissful, Bright, Brilliance, Brilliant, Buoyant, Celebration, Cheerful, Colourful, Contributing, Creating, Creative, Curious, Deeply Well, Delight, Delightful, Delighting, Driven, Dynamic, Dynamism, Eager, Ebullient, Effervescent, Elation, Electric, Encouraged, Energetic, Enjoyment, Euphoria, Euphoric, Excited, Excitement, Exciting, Expressive, Extraordinary, Exuberance, Fecund, Felicity, Fertile, Fertility, Festive, Flourish, Focused, Fresh, Fruitful, Fun, Giddy, Given, Giving, Glee, Gleeful, Happiness, Happy, Health, High, Hope, Hopeful, Illumined, Imaginative, Invigorated, Jazzed, Joy, Joyful, Joyous, Jubilant, Keen, Light, Lightness, Lit Up, Lively, Luminary, Luminous, Magic, Manifesting, New, Nourished, Offering, Optimism, Optimistic, Playful, Poetic, Prolific, Rapture, Rested, Restorative, Restored, Shakti, Spark, Stimulated, Stoked, Sunrise, Sunshine, Thrill, Thriving, Unleashed, Upbeat, Verve, Verdant, Vibrancy, Vibrant, Visionary, Vital, Vivacious, Vivacity, Vivid, Well, Wellness, Wild, Wisdom, Wise, Young at Heart, Youthful

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Abundance, Abundant, Adoring, Adoration, Affection, Altruistic, Authentic, Beauty, Being, Beingness, Belonging, Beloved, Brotherhood, Camaraderie, Care, Caring, Caritas, Celebrated, Cherish, Chosen, Choosing, Close, Collaborative, Commitment, Committed, Communion, Community, Compassion, Compassionate, Complete, Dance, Deserving, Devotion, Devoted, Earnest, Embrace, Embracing, Enamoured, Encourage, Family, Father, Fathering, Friendship, Gaia, Generous, Generosity, Gentle, Genuine, Giving, Grace, Harmony, Heartened, Held, Humanity, In Circle, Intentional, Intimacy, Joy, Kin, Kind, Kindness, Kindred, Lovable, Love, Lover, Lovely, Loving, Meeting, Met, More Than Enough, Mother, Mothering, Natural, Nourishment, Nurtured, Nurturing, One, Partnering, Partnership, Peace, Precious, Presence, Present, Receptive, Recognition, Remarkable, Resilient, Respect, Seen, Sharing, Sisterhood, Sweet, Tender, Thoughtful, Together, Treasure, Trust, Unconditional, Understood, Union, Unification, Unified, Unifying, Unity, Valuable, Warmth, Whole, Wholehearted


Acceptance, Accepting, Accommodating, Agreeable, Aligned, Allowing, Anchored, At Home, Attuned, Authentic, Balanced, Beingness, Bliss, Blissful, Breezy, Centered, Certain, Comfort, Comfortable, Comforting, Complete, Cool, Cozy, Deep, Earthy, Ease, Easeful, Effortless, Embodied, Engaged, Essential, Evolution, Flexible, Fluid, Free, Generosity, Generous, Grace, Graceful, Gracious, Grounded, Harmony, Immersed, Inclusive, Intentional, In My Element, In Sync, In the Zone, In Tune, Lithe, Masterful, Momentum, Natural, On Purpose, Presence, Present, Protected, Protection, Purposeful, Ready, Relaxed, Renewal, Renewed, Resonance, Resonating, Rest, Restorative, Restored, Rooted, Safe, Secure, Soul, Synchronous, Synergy, Tuned-in, Water, Zen


Ablaze, Allied, Amazement, Angels, Anointed, Ardent, Ascension, Awakened, Awe, Awesome, Beauty, Beloved, Blazing, Blessed, Bright, Brilliant, Celestial, Chosen, Communion, Conscious, Contemplative, Cosmic, Dazzling, Deep, Devotion, Divine, Divine Feminine, Divine Masculine, Divinely Favoured, Emanating, Enlightened, Essence, Ethereal, Expansive, Faith, Fire, Glowing, God, Goddess, Gold, Gratitude, Guided, Heart, Heart-centered, Heartful, High Spirits, Holy, Hopeful, Illuminated, Infinite, Lit Up, Lovely, Lucid, Luminous, Mindful, Miracle, Nirvana, Prayerful, Pure, Radiance, Radiant, Rainbow, Reflection, Reverence, Sacred, Sacred Feminine, Sacred Masculine, Satisfied, Shimmering, Simplicity, Spark, Sparkle, Spirit, Transcendence, Transcendent, Truth, Truthful,

Turned On, Uplifted, Vast, Voice, Wakeful

Some cool and quirky CDFs we’ve heard over the years: Agora, Aloha, Atmospheric, Caliente,

Creatrix, Crème de la Crème, Empress, Feral, Firecracker, Halcyon, High Voltage, Hygge, Kali, Kind of a Big Deal, Lambent, Lioness-hearted, Masterpeace, Meraki, Mermaid, Mother, Neon, Ocean, One of a Kind, Quite at Home, Rollin’, Sea, Soul Sassy, Spicy, Sunshine, Supernova, Symphonic, Wanderlust, Warrior, Water, Waves, Welcome, Wicked, Yellow

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-A –

Ablaze, Abundance, Abundant, Acceptance, Accepted, Accepting, Accommodating, Accomplished, Acknowledged, Adaptable, Admiration, Adoration, Adoring, Advancing, Adventure, Affection, Affectionate, Affluent, Agile, Agreeable, Alchemical, Aligned, Alive, Allied, Allowed, Allowing, Alluring, Altruistic, Amazement, Amazing, Ambitious, Ambrosial, Amour, Anchored, Angels, Animated, Anointed, Anticipation, Appreciated, Appreciation, Ardent, Ardor, Artful, Articulate, Artistic, Ascension, Assertive, Assured, Astounding, Attentive, Attractive, Attuned, Audacious, Auspicious, Authentic, Awake, Aware, Awe, Awesome

-B –

Badass, Balance, Balanced, Beatific, Beautiful, Beauty, Being, Beingness, Belonging, Beloved, Benevolent, Birth, Blazing, Blessed, Blessing, Bliss, Blissed Out, Blissful, Blooming, Blossoming, Bold, Boundless, Bountiful, Brave, Brave Heart, Bravery, Breakthrough, Breezy, Bright, Brilliance, Brilliant, Brimming, Brother/Sisterhood, Buoyant, Buzzing

-C –

Caliente, Calm, Calming, Camaraderie, Capable, Care, Cared For, Carefree, Caring, Caritas, Catalyst, Celebrated, Celebration, Celebratory, Celestial, Centered, Certain, Certitude, Charmed, Cheer, Cheerful, Cherished, Cherishing, Childlike, Chosen, Clarity, Classy, Clean, Clear, Close, Cocooned, Cocreator, Collaborative, Colourful, Comfort, Comfortable, Comforting, Commitment, Committed, Communing, Communion, Community, Compassion, Compassionate, Complete, Confidence, Confident, Connected, Connection, Consciousness, Content, Contentment, Continuous, Cool, Cosmic, Courage, Courageous, Cozy, Crafted, Creating, Creation, Creative, Creativity, Curious, Current

-D –

Dance, Daring, Dauntless, Dazzling, Decisive, Declare, Dedicated, Deep, Deeply Well, Deliberate, Delicious, Delight, Delighted, Delightful, Delighting, Depth, Deserving, Desire, Desired, Determination, Determined, Devoted, Devotion, Diligence, Disciplined, Discovery, Divine, Divinely Favoured, Driven, Dynamic, Dynamism

-E –

Eager, Earnest, Earth, Earthy, Ease, Easeful, Easy, Ebullient, Eccentric, Ecstasy, Ecstatic, Effective, Effervescent, Elated, Elation, Electric, Elegance, Elegant, Elemental, Elevated, Eloquent, Embodied, Emboldened, Embrace, Embracing, Emergent, Empowered, Empowering, Enamoured, Enchanted, Encouraged, Encouragement, Encouraging, Endless, Enduring, Energetic, Energized, Energy, Engaged, Enjoyment, Enlightened, Enlightening, Enraptured, Enriched, Enthralled, Enthusiasm, Enthusiastic, Enticing, Epic, Equanimity, Eros, Erotic, Essential, Ethereal, Euphoria, Euphoric, Ever-expanding, Evolution, Evolved, Excellence, Exceptional, Excited, Excitement, Exciting, Exhilarated, Exhilarating, Expansion, Expansive, Explorer, Exploring, Expressed, Expressive, Exquisite, Extraordinary, Exuberance

-F –

Fabulous, Faith, Faithful, Family, Fantastic, Fantastical, Fascinated, Fascinating, Fascination, Father, Fathering, Fearless, Fecund, Felicity, Fellowship, Feminine, Femininity, Fertile, Fervent, Fervor, Festive, Fierce, Firecracker, Fit, Flamboyant, Flexible, Flirtatious, Flourish, Flourishing, Flow, Flowing, Fluid, Flush, Focus, Focused, Forgiven, Forgiving, Fortunate, Fortune, Free, Free Spirited, Free-flowing, Freedom, Fresh, Friendliness, Friendly, Friendship, Fruitful, Fulfilled, Full, Fun, Fun Loving

-G –

Gaia, Gallant, Generative, Generosity, Generous, Gentle, Gentleness, Genuine, Giddy, Given, Giving, Glad, Glamorous, Glee, Gleeful, Glorious, Glory, Glowing, God, Goddess, Gold, Golden, Goodwill, Gorgeous, Grace, Graceful, Gracious, Grateful, Gratified, Gratitude, Grit, Groovy, Grounded, Growth, Guidance, Guided, Gumption, Gutsy

-H –

Happiness, Happy, Harmonious, Harmony, Heal, Healed, Healing, Healthy, Heard, Heart, Heart-centered, Heartened, Heartful, Heaven-sent, Held, Helpful, Heroic, High, High Spirits, Holistic, Holy, Home, Homey, Honest, Honor, Hope, Hopeful, Hot, Humanity, Humility, Hunger, Hygge

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-I –

Ignited, Illuminated, Imaginative, Immersed, Impactful, Important, Impractical, In Awe, In Circle, In Communion, In Flow, In Love, In My Element, In My Full Essence, In Service to Others, In the Flow, In the Zone, In Tune, Incandescent, Included, Inclusive, Incomparable, Incredible, Independence, Indigo, Indomitable, Indulgence, Indulgent, Ineffable, Infamous, Infinite, Influencing, Influential, Innovating, Innovation, Innovative, Inquisitive, Insightful, Inspiration, Inspirational, Inspired, Inspiring, Instinctive, Integrity, Integrous, Intent, Intentional, Interdependent, Intimate, Intoxicating, Intrepid, Intrigued, Intriguing, Intuitive, Invigorated, Invincible, Invocation, Irrepressible, Irresistible

– J-

Jazzed, Joie de Vivre, Joy, Joy-filled, Joyful, Joyous, Joyride, Jubilant, Jubilation, Juiced Up, Juicy

– K-

Karmic, Keen, Kick-ass, Kind, Kindness, Kindred, King, Kinship, Knowing, Knowledgeable

– L-

Laughter, Lavish, Lean, Legacy making, Legitimacy, Letting Go, Liberated, Liberation, Life-giving, Light, Lighthearted, Lightness, Limitless, Lion(ess)-hearted, Lit, Lit Up, Lithe, Lively, Living On My Creative Edge, Loose, Lovable, Love, Loved, Lovely, Loverly, Loving, Loyal, Lucid, Lucky, Lucrative, Luminary, Luminous, Lupine, Lusciousness, Lush, Luxurious

– M-

Magic, Magical, Magnetic, Magnificent, Maitri, Maker, Making a Difference, Manifesting, Masculine, Masculinity, Masterful, Masterpiece, Mastery, Maverick, Meaning, Meeting, Mesmerizing, Mighty, Mindful, Mindfulness, Miracle, Miraculous, Mobile, Momentum, More Than Enough, Mother, Mothering, Motivated, Motivational, Mouthwatering, Moved, Moxie, Multidimensional, Mysterious, Mystical

– N-

Natural, Neon, New, Nimble, Nirvana, Noble, Nourish, Nourished, Novaturient, Nurtured, Nurturing

– O-

Ocean, Oceanic, Of Service, Offering, Olympic, On, On Fire, On Purpose, One, Oneness, Open, Open-minded, Openhearted, Openness, Optimistic, Opulence, Opulent, Order, Organic, Organized, Orgasmic, Original, Otherworldly, Outrageous, Outspoken, Overflowing, Overjoyed

– P-

Partnering, Partnership, Passion, Passion-driven, Passionate, Patient, Peace, Peaceful, Perfection, Perfectly Imperfect, Perseverance, Phenomenal, Philanthropic, Phoenix, Pioneer, Pizzazz, Playful, Pleased, Pleasure, Plenty, Pluck, Plucky, Plugged In, Poetic, Poetry, Positive, Potent, Power, Powerful, Practical, Precious, Prepared, Presence, Present, Pretty, Pride, Primal, Prime, Productive, Professional, Profound, Progressive, Prolific, Prosperous, Protected, Protection, Proud, Prowess, Pulsating, Pumped, Pure, Purpose, Purposeful

– Q-

Queen, Quenched, Quiet

– R-

Radiant, Radical, Rainbow, Rapport, Rapture, Rapturous, Ready, Real, Realized, Receptive, Recognition, Recognized, Refreshed, Regal, Regenerative, Relaxation, Relaxed, Relaxing, Released, Reliable, Relief, Relieved, Remarkable, Renewal, Renewed, Replenished, Repose, Reposed, Resilience, Resilient, Resolute, Resonance, Resonating, Respect, Respected, Resplendent, Rest, Rested, Restorative, Restored, Revealed, Reverence, Reverent, Rich, Riches, Righteous, Rock ’n’ Roll, Rollin’, Romance, Rooted, Rosy, Royal

– S-

Sacred, Sacred Feminine, Sacred Masculine, Safe, Satiated, Satisfied, Savour, Secure, Seductive, Seen, Self Kindness, Self Nurtured, Self-actualized, Self-care, Self-sufficient, Sensual, Sensuous, Serene, Serenity, Service, Sexual, Sexy, Shakti, Shimmering, Shine, Shining, Significant, Silly, Simplicity, Sisterhood, Smart, Soft, Softness,

The Desire Map Course | Support Tools |


Solace, Solar, Solid, Solid Gold, Soothed, Sophisticated, Sophrosyne, Soul, Soul Centered, Soul Filled, Soul Satisfied, Soulful, Soulmate, Sound, Sourced, Sovereign, Space, Spacious, Spark, Sparkle, Spectacular, Spicy, Spirit, Spirit Guided, Spirited, Spiritual, Spunky, Stable, Star, Steadfast, Steady, Steeped, Still, Stimulated, Stoked, Strength, Strong, Structured, Sublime, Substance, Successful, Succulent, Sultry, Sunrise, Sunshine, Super, Superb, Superdeluxe, Supernova, Supple, Supplied, Supported, Supportive, Supreme, Sure, Surreal, Surrender, Sweet, Symphonic, Synchronous, Synergy

-T –

Tadasana, Thanks, Temperance, Tenacious, Tenacity, Tender, Tethered, Thankful, Thoughtful, Thrilled, Thrilling, Thriving, Timeless, Together, Touched, Trailblazer, Tranquil, Tranquillity, Transcendence, Transcendent, Transformative, Transformed, Treasure, Treasured, Treasuring, Triumphant, True, Trust, Trustworthy, Truth, Truthful, Tuned-in, Turned On

-U –

Unconditional, Unconditional Love, Understanding, Understood, Unfolded, Unification, Unified, Unifying, Union, Unique, United, Unity, Unleashed, Unwrapped, Upbeat, Uplifted, Useful

-V –

Validated, Valor, Valuable, Valued, Vast, Versatile, Verve, Vibrancy, Vibrant, Victorious, Vigor, Visceral, Visible, Visionary, Vital, Vitality, Vivacious, Vivacity, Vivid, Vocal, Voice, Voicing, Voluptuous, Vulnerable

-W –

Wakeful, Wanderlust, Warm, Warmth, Warrior, Water, Wealthy, Welcome, Well, Well-being, Well-crafted, Whimsical, Whimsy, Whole, Wholehearted, Wholesome, Wild, Wild-hearted, Willing, Wisdom, Wise, Witty, Wonder, Wonder Woman, Wonderful, Worldly, Worthy

-Y –

Yoga, Young at Heart, Youthful

-Z –

Zeal, Zealous, Zen, Zoetic


-A –

Abandoned, Addicted, Afraid, Aggravated, Aggressive, Alarmed, Alienated, Ambivalent, Angry, Annoyed, Anxious, Apprehensive, Ashamed, Awkward

-B –

Bereaved, Betrayed, Bitter, Blocked, Blue, Bored, Bothered, Broken, Burdened

-C –

Cautious, Cold, Complacent, Compulsive, Concerned, Conflicted, Confused, Contemptuous, Contributing, Contrite, Controlling, Cranky, Crestfallen, Critical, Cruel, Crushed

-D –

Defeated, Defensive, Defiant, Dejected, Depressed, Detached, Devastated, Devious, Disappointed, Disconnected, Discouraged, Disdainful, Disenchanted, Disengaged, Disgusted, Disillusioned, Disinterested, Dismayed, Dismissive, Distant, Distracted

-E –

Embarrassed, Empty, Enraged, Envious, Exhausted

-F –

Fatigued, Fearful, Flawed, Flustered, Foolish, Frightened, Frozen, Frustrated, Furious

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-G –

Gloomy, Greedy, Grief-stricken, Grouchy, Grumpy, Guarded, Guilty

– H-

Heartbroken, Helpless, Hesitant, Hopeless, Horrified, Humiliated, Hurt

– I-

Ignorant, Impatient, Impertinent, Inadequate, Indifferent, Insecure, Irked, Irrational, Irritable, Irritated, Isolated

– J-

Jaded, Jealous, Judged, Judgmental

– K-


– L-

Lackluster, Lazy, Leery, Lethargic, Listless, Lonely, Lost

– M-

Mad, Malevolent, Manic, Manipulated, Manipulative, Mean, Meek, Melancholy, Melodramatic, Miserable, Misunderstood, Moody, Mopey, Morose

– N-

Nasty, Needy, Neglected, Neglectful, Nervous, Numb

– O-

Obligated, Obsessive, Offended, Outraged, Overpowered, Overstimulated, Overwhelmed, Overworked

– P-

Pained, Panicked, Paranoid, Passive, Peeved, Persecuted, Perturbed, Pessimistic, Petrified, Petty, Petulant, Powerless, Preoccupied, Pressured, Prickly

– Q-


– R-

Rattled, Reluctant, Remorseful, Repressed, Repulsed, Resentful, Restless, Rigid

– S-

Sad, Sarcastic, Scared, Scornful, Selfish, Serious, Shocked, Shy, Sick, Skeptical, Sorrowful, Spiteful, Startled, Stressed, Stubborn, Stuck, Suffocated, Suspicious

-T –

Temperamental, Tense, Terrified, Threatened, Timid, Tired, Tiresome, Torn, Trapped, Triggered, Troubled

– U-

Ugly, Unappreciated, Uncertain, Uncomfortable, Undecided, Uneasy, Ungrateful, Unhappy, Unheard, Unimpressed, Unnerved, Unruly, Unseen, Unsettled, Unsteady, Unsure, Uptight, Used, Useless

– V-

Vain, Vacant, Vexed, Victimized, Violent, Volatile

– W-

Wary, Wasted, Weak, Weary, Weepy, Whiny, Wired, Withdrawn, Woeful, Worn, Worthless, Wronged, Worried

– Y-


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