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Clinging

Do You Get Overly Attached in Relationships? Take This Quiz

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When you truly love someone you're not interested in possessing the person or keeping him or her in your clutches because you're afraid of losing the relationship. Instead, you respect your partner's autonomy and spirit.

Not Trying to Get Your Way May Make You Happier

Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy M. FitzPatrick, MS, L.Ac.

We want to plan. We want to control. We want to be ready and look our best and come out on top. But controlling for what is coming is no guarantee you are going to make the most of what comes -- in fact, it's probably going to hinder our ability to get the most out of it.

5 Strategies To Cling Less And Love More

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Clinging is different from healthy desire, where we have wholesome values, aims, purposes, aspiration, and commitments -- without being attached to the results.

Buddhism And Recovery: Anonymity As Spiritual Foundation

Kevin Griffin | Posted 08.08.2011 | Religion
Kevin Griffin

When you walk into a 12-Step meeting you drop a big part of your identity. The Buddha takes this idea even further when he declares that the very idea of a separate self is a misperception.