Right knowledge: Understanding the Buddha’s view of life as set out in the Four Noble Truths
Right attitude: Goodwill and peacefulness should take the place of desire and hateful thoughts
Right speech: Communication should be wise, truthful, kind, helpful and harmonious
Right action: Buddhists should live according to the Buddhist precepts, and take responsibility for the consequences for their actions
Right livelihood: A Buddhist’s occupation must not harm others
Right effort: Buddhists must make a consistent effort to overcome unhelpful motivations and cultivate wholesome ones
Right mindfulness: Consider all things with care, and act, speak, and think with awareness, not desire.
Right meditation: Intense concentration, following the path of Buddhist meditation