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Awareness and insight

Self-responsibility – Becoming a self-determining entity

Dear Integral Meditators, What is the link between mindfulness and self-responsibility? This weeks article explores the interface of these two. In the spirit of self-determination, Toby         Self-responsibility – Becoming a self-determining entity We are surrounded by forces that are attempting to move us in one direction or another, capture our attention, […]

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Intention, dedication, meditation (Start the new year on purpose)

“We can use our intention and dedication to start to radiate out ripples of good energy into the world. We may not know the precise effects they have, but we start to feel the energy we give returning to us many-fold in all sorts of different ways.” Dear Integral Meditators, Wishing you a 2021 full […]

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Working mindfully with your subconscious mind

“As the conscious mind you are trying to connect to your subconscious mind with a sense of care and warmth, inviting co-operation and teamwork” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at how you can start using mindfulness to work with your subconscious mind, enjoy! Beneath the article is the full line up for classes and workshops […]

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Your bright shadow – The one who can do what you can’t

“The sum total of all the hidden strengths that you have within yourself but are in denial around is sometimes called the ‘bright shadow’.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores a topic that has been very present and important in my own practice for a good while now, the bright shadow. Some parts require […]

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Meditating on time

“There is much value in focusing on being present (as we are often so un-present!). Ideally however, our meditation should include developing our skills in experiencing the past and the future as well” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a simple meditation practice to help you master your experience of time, I hope you […]

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Optimizing your experiential learning – Article & video

“What do I notice about this situation right now? Is a good question to ask yourself. It helps differentiate what’s actually going on from your mental projections. This then helps you to stay ‘reality oriented’, and build confidence in your capacity to deal with any presenting challenge.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the […]

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Matching your expectation with reality (the sleeping or waking baby)

“How can I align my expectations and my reality in this situation?” Dear Toby, There are plenty of ways of building your inner peace and resilience, the article below explores one that I’ve found to be very important over the years! You can also watch my short video on the subect here. Heads up for the Mindful […]

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Five aspects of high-performance mindfulness

“Committing to being self-aware, and really knowing and understanding how you function is a primary skill” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article offers a few thoughts on mindfulness and sustainable high performance. I’ve a course on this coming up (no date set yet), if you are interested, then feel free to let me know! In the spirit of […]

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Positive non-attachment (plus emotional intelligence & breathing masterclasses)

” To cultivate positive non-attachment is to create a kind of joyful, enthusiastic appreciation that is tempered by even-mindedness & equanimity” Dear Integral Meditators, I became a father again last week for the second time. Observing my experience, and trying to capture it made me think quite a lot about how our joys and sufferings are inextricably interlinked. […]

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What are you imagining right now?

W “Notice and work with images that open up possibilities for you in the moment, and that invite fuller participation in your life!”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses upon conscious use of your imagination, and offers practical ways for you to start to work with what you notice going on there!This Saturday […]

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