- The recognition that all people have complex, meaningful inner experiences;
- A belief that each person is capable of personal growth, regardless of the psychological, social or physical difficulties they might experience;
- Respect of diverse, inclusive and intersectional social identities, including those based on race/ethnicity, gender, sexual/attractional identity, class/socioeconomic status, age, ability/disability and religious/irreligious perspectives;
- A commitment to protecting and nurturing the biosphere, including green spaces, wildlife and wilderness—from inner cities through suburbia, to the countryside and beyond;
- The acknowledgement of historical, cultural and ecological factors—immediate and distant—that always contextualize and influence personal experiences and relationships;
- The promotion of empathetic and authentic communications—both personal and professional—that highlight creativity, freedom, fairness, inclusion and care.