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Mindful Loving

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Mindful Loving

Henry Grayson, a psychologist, relationship counselor, psychoanalyst, and former minister who has been working with couples and individuals to improve their relationships for more than thirty years, has found that most people are actually more unhappy after marriage counseling or couples therapy. In Mindful Loving he sets aside the traditional methods of therapy to show you how to look at your relationships from a completely different perspective. By getting to the root of our relationship problems, Grayson creates a whole new framework in which in which to view intimacy—one where psychology, spirituality, and science meet. He shows how to:

  • Break the vicious cycles of interaction that trap you in patterns of resentment and isolation
  • Identify the six forms of counterfeit “love” and nine barriers to love
  • Practice ten characteristics of Empowering Love
  • Create a spiritual marriage rather than an ego based one
  • Filled with techniques, exercises, meditations, and inspiring case studies, here is an indispensable guide to creating healthy and fulfilling relationships that is destined to become a classic in the field.

Chapter List

  1. Rethinking the Purpose of Marriage: The Spiritual Relationship Versus the Ego-Based Relationship
  2. The New Physics of Love: A Spiritual Approach to Relationships
  3. The Power of Thought to Heal Relationships
  4. Breaking into teh Vicious Cycle: The Though Monitoring Exercises
  5. Choosing Love, Not Fear: Making the Perceptual Shift and Seeing Others as Mirrors
  6. Going Further Upstream: Erasing Traumas and Changing Negative Core Beliefs
  7. Identifying Your Barriers to Love: The Litmus Tests to Distinguish Between Counterfeit and Empowering Love
  8. Unblocking teh Flow of Love: Unblocking the Flow of Love and Extending it to Others
  9. Learning to Trust in the True Self: The Power of Surrender
  10. A Deeper Knowledge of the Spirit Through Quieting the Mind: Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Meditation Exercises
  11. The Spiritual Divorce Versus the Ego-Based Divorce

Testimonials and Reviews

Mindful Loving has become my life line after separating from my husband (6 years together). Jumped into dating with wrong mindset- now I’m back on track after reading the book. It resonates with everything I believe in and puts it all into workable practices for everyday living. Thanks for sharing your insights!
—May 15, 2011