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Toby

Discovering your mindful compassion – Seven ways

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at compassion, and how you can go about developing a living, experiential connection to it through mindfulness. The integral Tuesday, Wednesday  and Space2B classes will be on compassion for the rest of the month… On Saturday the 17th morning there is the The Six Qi Healing sounds: Qi gong For Self-Healing and Inner Balance […]

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Developing your inner vision (Mindful composting)

Dear  Integral Meditators, As we meditate we develop our inner vision. This gives rise over time to various experiences of ‘spiritual light and darkness’ that it’s worth spending a bit of time pausing and reflecting upon before jumping to conclusions. In the article below I offer one of my own stories about this. We’ll be exploring […]

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Playing your roles with freedom

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks articles looks at how you can live your life and play your life-roles with greater freedom and authenticity, using mindfulness. If you enjoy the article, then do consider coming along to the mindfulness group coaching sessions this month, which will be on this topic… Reminder of the Samhain meditations Tuesday and Weds, and […]

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Nine different forms of mindful centring

Dear  Integral Meditators, The world  you inhabit and experience is very different when you view it from your inner centre. This weeks article looks at nine different ways in which you can practice mindful centring. Different ways of enjoying your life more in an empowered way by standing in the middle of it. If you […]

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Four ways of working with your inner voice

Dear  Integral Meditators, Whats your relationship to the voices that you find chatting away in your head? The article below offers four ways of becoming more conscious of your inner conversation, and getting it working for rather than against you! Meditation classes this week will be on how to work with your inner chatter, so same […]

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Four levels of intention for meditating

Dear  Integral Meditators, Why do you meditate? This weeks article looks at four possible ways of answering that question, and also a simple way of starting to meditate on intention. In the spirit of mindful intention Toby Four levels of intention for meditating If you are interested in establishing a meditation and mindfulness practice, its […]

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Visual keys to subtle meditation states

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at how we can start to access subtle levels of consciousness in meditation using simple visual keys. Subtle states of consciousness can make us more creative, calmer, wiser and give us access to greater self awareness and self healing. So all in all they are well worth cultivating! […]

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Learning to conserve, build and circulate your energy

Dear  Integral Meditators, How can mindfulness improve your energy levels and energy efficiency? The article below looks at this question in general, but also specifically from a qi gong perspective. Two classes related to this topic, firstly the Qi gong workout and meditation class this Saturday morning. Secondly this week sees the beginning of a new series:  Five stages […]

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Seven essential dimensions of meditation practice

Dear  Integral Meditators, Once you go beyond the initial beginners level of meditation, what are the essential building blocks that you need to create a well rounded meditation practice? The article below offers a list of seven practices that you can use as a simple template. In relation to it, heads up for a workshop I’ll […]

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Qi Gong 101: Mindfully increasing & harmonizing your subtle energy 

Dear  Integral Meditators, Qi gong is a way of working mindfully with the subtle energy in your body. This week’s article reflects upon two fundamental questions: What is Qi Gong? And what are the different elements of qi gong practice? I have placed the answers in six parts or divisions. You’ll see links embedded in […]

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