Find Your Way to “Thanks” Giving By Diana Baysinger, MC The month of November 2020 is full of milestones. We have the United States Presidential election, the ongoing management of the COVID -19 pandemic, and discovering new ways to celebrate the upcoming holidays. It may seem like an oxymoron to suggest that gratitude is what
Transitions are a natural part of life. Transitions signify movement and change in our lives – a passage from one state to another. As we experience the natural transitions of the season of Fall, we are also experiencing major transitions in our lives as the result of the COVID–19 pandemic. The transitions of the
Mindful Loving Parenting Diana Baysinger, MC Mindful Loving Parenting is a parenting practice that is especially important in these changing times. More parents are working from home and at the same time managing their children’s virtual education and activities. These added responsibilities not only increase the amount of time families spend with each other, it
Evaluate Your Current Use of Technology In this global pandemic, technology is a primary vehicle for our connection and communication. Restrictions of in-person social connections have forced us to rely on connections through technology. Out of necessity, our use and reliance on technology has been amplified and is becoming more of an integral part of
The Natural Cycles of Mindful Loving Diana Baysinger, MC The current pandemic and social unrest provide us with time to pause and align our lives and relationships in more mindful ways. It calls us to examine ourselves and our values. True change and transition start with us and then spreads to our relationships and community.
REDESIGN YOUR MINDFUL LOVING RELATIONSHIP What changes will you make to your mindful loving relationship as lockdown restrictions are lifted? Recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown presents an opportunity for you and your partner to take time together to honestly assess the current state of your mindful loving relationship. The Covid-19 Pandemic and lockdown
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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.
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
This Introduction to the Mindful Loving Video series is hosted by ourselves, Diana Baysinger and Kathleen Todd. We are hoping that we can help bring further understanding as to what Mindful Loving is and how to begin using it in your lives and relationships. So, what is Mindful Loving? Mindful Loving is about paying attention