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Toby

An Enlightenment Visualization

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article uses a series of six simple images to try and communicate the basic enlightenment experience. In June I’ll be doing a workshop on meditation for cultivating the enlightenment experience, this article is one way of exploring this space. I’ll be facilitating the three hour Mindful Self-Leadership workshop again on the 7th June […]

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A Free Audio Meditation on Self Trust

Dear Integral Meditators, Goethe said “If you trust yourself you will know how to live”. More than  that, our trust and confidence in ourself directly affects the way in which we experience our relationship to the world at large, as Emerson said “If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.” […]

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Locating Your Deep Centre

Dear Integral Meditators, If you are in the centre of the energy of your life, then you are general going to be and feel in control. If you are on the edge of the energy in your life, being pushed around and buffeted by its currents, then things can really feel like a struggle. This […]

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Enlightenment and the Call to Awakened Creativity

Dear Toby, Those of you in Asia I hope you had a nice holiday yesterday as Wesak, or Buddhas birthday was celebrated. The article below is the result of my own reflections on the creative process of enlightenment, thinking about the Buddha in particular. Final call for those who may be interested in the 3 hour Mindful […]

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The Benefits of Simplicity

Dear Integral Meditators, Every now and again I write an article that I like right from the moment of completion. The one on simplicity below is one of them. The practice of mindful simplicity is one that helps us to become more effective at dealing with the ever increasing complexity of our daily lives; by […]

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Mindful Self-Leadership Free Meditation and Talk Recording

Dear Toby, Last weekend I gave a public meditation and talk entitled: “Mindful Self-Leadership, a contemporary paradigm for conscious, integrated personal growth and wellbeing”. Many thanks to those of you who came along to participate live. If you would like to have a listen to the talk online, just click here: Mindful Self Leadership Talk and Meditation The […]

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Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety)

Dear Integral Meditators, One of the points of focus for mindful self-leadership is learning how to accept creative responsibility for our choices. This weeks article on mindful consequentialism explores this space.   Yours in the spirit of the endless dance, Toby   Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety) You may or may not have noticed that in practical […]

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What is Self-Awareness?

Dear Integral Meditators, Self awareness is one of the foundation tools for both mindfulness and meditation in general, and Mindful Self Leadership in particular. As the article points out, self awareness is relatively easy to understand, not quite so easy to do! Yours in the spirit of self awareness, Toby What is Self-Awareness?  Self Awareness is a commitment […]

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Enlightened Imperfection

Dear Integral Meditators, Are you on a quest for enlightened perfection? This weeks Integral Meditations article explores what enlightened perfection looks like (or doesn’t look like) and how we can start to use it to embrace our own imperfection and the imperfection of the world. It is kind of a complementary take to the midweek article on […]

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That Which Solves All Your Problems and None

Dear Integral Meditators, All of us crave a final solution to all our problems, a place where we can go and find true peace. The good news is that such a solution it always available to us in each moment.  The challenge is that after we have solved all our problems in this way, we […]

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