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Benevolence – Your Big-Heartedness

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, when under the pressure of your daily life your heart was able to remain strong, generous & open? The article below explores benevolence as a way of moving from coping to thriving in your life. Next Wednesday, June 24th 7.30-9pm, I’ll be starting a new Wednesday Evening Meditation Session twice […]

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Moving From Anxiety to Excitement

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if you could respond to the uncertainty and absence of control that you sometimes have in your life with excitement rather than anxiety? The article below explores how you can mindfully start going about doing this… Yours in the spirit of opening to excitement, Toby Moving From Anxiety to […]

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Letting Come, Letting Go, Going With the Flow

Dear Integral Meditators, ‘Letting go’  is easy to say, more difficult to do well. The article article presents of a few pointers as to how we can deepen our experience of letting go by combining it with the practice of letting come. In the spirit of letting come & letting go, Toby Letting Come, Letting […]

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Natural Happiness

Dear Integral Meditators, To be a meditator means to get in touch with your natural happiness. The article below explains something of what I mean by this. Yours in the spirit of natural happiness, Toby Natural Happiness I feel happy because… A common tactic and one that I use myself for becoming happier is simply […]

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Intending, Abiding, Determining – Three Aspects of Effective Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, If you want to be good at something, then you need to have a clear model around which you base your attempts to improve. The article below explains a very simple three stage model that you can apply to your meditation practice to improve its effectiveness. In the spirit of deeper competence […]

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The Way to Deal With Feelings is to Feel

Dear Integral Meditators, Our relationship to our feelings is one of the dominant factors that determines our quality of life. The article below offers a few mindful pointers for how we can develop a good long term relationship to the way we feel, even in the face challenging and difficult emotions. Yours in the spirit […]

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Choosing to be on Your Own Side

Dear Integral Meditators, Are you for yourself or against yourself? This is one of the most productive mindfulness questions to ask yourself, every day. The article below explores how we can begin to truly be a force for ourself, every day. In the spirit of the power we find within ourselves, Toby Choosing to be on […]

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Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 2 – Meeting Your Deeper & Higher Needs Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This is the second in the series of ‘Motivating yourself to meditate’ articles, you can read the first HERE if you have not done so already. Hot of the press; new workshop on 7th December ‘Meditations for activating, healing and awakening our ancestral karma‘ follow the link to have a look! In the spirit […]

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Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 1 – Looking at How You Can Meet Your Needs Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, Why meditate, why continue meditating? Why is it worth persisting? The article below considers these questions…. Thanks for reading! Toby   Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 1 – Looking at How You Can Meet Your Needs Through Meditation One reason why people find it difficult to hold down a regular meditation practice […]

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Seriously Light/Lightly Serious

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below is an encouragement not to forget to to be playful, no matter how serious it gets! Yours in the spirit of the deep and the light, Toby Seriously Light/Lightly Serious It is very easy to mistake taking something seriously for taking something ‘heavily’. It is very easy to use […]

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