| Being: Term for what exists.
The term 'being' tends to be used
especially in philosophies of an Aristotelian or Catholic kind, since
it is a translation of Aristotle's ousia, that he used quite
often. In English, it tends to sound a bit odd, and what adds to this
is the fact that existentialist philosophers - Heidegger, Sartre - also
have been fond of the term, that indeed enables one to formulate all
manner of apparent profundities about the being of being, the becoming
of being and the being of becoming, and so on.
Unless you are a Catholic or an
existentialist, it may be better to avoid the the term in English, and
replace it by something clearer.
One possibly useful sense for 'being' is
'body', also as in 'my body or my body image is my being, basically,
physically and subjectively'.