Why Gratitude?

Over the past several years, we are hearing more and more about the positive impact of gratitude. Amy Morin, psychotherapist, wrote an article for Psychology Today and reports the 7 scientifically proven benefits of gratitude (see article): • Improves physical health • Opens the door to more relationships • Improves psychological health • Enhances empathy […]

The Cost of Clinging

Several years ago, I was introduced to the concept of clinging attachment and specifically how it promotes individual suffering. Since I was not raised in this tradition, the concept was very foreign to me. My initial reaction was “what is clinging attachment?” A concept taught in Buddhism, clinging attachment is loosely defined as an intense […]