Another word for enlightenment is enlivenment. Enlivenment is the idea that you are aware of the fact that you are alive and that this is a wonderful gift. You want to and do make the most of every minute. You savor every minute. You appreciate life. You cultivate life. You offer encouragement to others. You think positive thoughts. You do positive deeds. You seek to uplift yourself and others. You practice speech, thought, deed that benefits all living beings. You practice meditation. You do this because you know that by doing this you get closer to life itself. You are more aware, attentive, and appreciative, the three keys to being awake.