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Mindful Loving: A Roadmap to Loving with Passion and Purpose

Mindful Loving: A Roadmap to Loving with Passion and Purpose By Diana Baysinger What is your relationship story today? Is it a story of connection and intimacy or disconnection and distraction? As you are spending more time together during the global pandemic, have you created a roadmap to maintain connection during these turbulent times or are

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Mindful Loving Practices to Help Couples Manage the 2020 Pandemic

Mindful Loving Practices to Help Couples Manage the 2020 Pandemic By Kathleen Todd We are living in unprecedented times dealing with the worldwide pandemic. Physical distancing has the risk of social isolation and separation. Staying at home with family when you are used to going out to work can leave you with a sense of

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Listen From The Heart To Understand

Listen From The Heart To Understand  By Kathleen Todd The skill of Listen from the Heart to Understand is one of the Basics of Mindful Loving. This skill is about listening mindfully from your heart – not just your head. When you listen mindfully, you listen fully, with love, care, and interest. It is about

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Create Mindful Loving Goals for 2020

Create Mindful Loving Goals for 2020 By Diana Baysinger Are you ready to take your relationship to the next level, to increase passion and fulfill a greater sense of purpose?  The beginning of a new year is a great time to review last year and set new goals for the upcoming year. Setting goals provides

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Manage Your Holidays with Intention and Gratitude

    Manage Your Holidays with Intention and Gratitude By Kathleen Todd Holidays are described as the “most wonderful time of the year”. These can be special and magical times with rituals around cooking, decorating, religious and family celebrations. Our childhood experiences and positive memories coupled with media messages about the wonders and joys of holidays

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STOP Criticism in Your Relationship!

 Criticism in Your Relationship!                                                                             By Kathleen Todd There is a growing acceptance and tolerance of criticism in

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Why We Wrote “Mindful Loving: A Guide to Loving with Passion and Purpose”

  Why We Wrote Mindful Loving: A Guide to Loving with Passion and Purpose By Diana Baysinger Mindful Loving: A Guide to Loving with Passion and Purpose is the result of our thirty-year friendship and professional collaboration. Through the years, we challenged and supported each other in our own personal and professional lives. As therapists,

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Mindful Loving Video Series

Learning to Use Communication Balance

Loving Communication is a basic component of mindful loving. The skill, communication balance, is about the balance between speaking and listening. This video helps you assess your own communication style and provides ways to enhance communication balance in the relationship.

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Mindful Loving Video Series

Listening from the Heart to Understand

Loving Communication is a basic component of mindful loving. The skill, listening from the heart to understand, means you want to listen and really hear what your partner is saying, it means you engage and understand, and it generates greater connection and intimacy.

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Mindful Loving Video Series

Using I Am Statements to Boost Your Relationship’s Communication

Loving Communication, a basic component of mindful loving, is an intentional way of communicating that results in an increase in trust, vulnerability, and intimacy. In this second video of our Mindful Loving series, we look at the use of “I” messages as a skill and practice that promotes loving communication. This practice can help you

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