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Effortless Effort – The Cycle of Mindful Growth

Dear Integral Meditators, The path of mindfulness when engaged in properly can offer us a relatively effortless, gradual, ergonomic and aesthetically beautiful path of personal growth. In the article below I break the process down into four essential stages that can be applied to any area of your life that you may wish to work […]

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Experiencing the Mind as the Mind

Dear Toby , Often meditation and mindfulness work well when you use a short, significant phrase as your object of enquiry. In the article below I share one that I have been enjoying over the holiday season. Wishing you, your families and loved ones all the very best for the Christmas season! Toby & Integral […]

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Dropping the Self

Dear Integral Meditators, Is there one mindfulness practice that will have an immdiate effect on your sense of inner balance and wellbeing? Try the one below, it might be it! On the theme of stilling the mind, quick reminder of the next scheduled meditation workshop on 3rd October: Going From Over-whelmed to Over-well: Meditation for Quietening […]

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What is a Meditator? (Plus Soul Portrait Art special offer)

Dear Integral Meditators, What is a meditator? The article below offers 5 working definitions, each of which offer an insight into what the meditation process can offer us… For those in Singapore, a reminder of workshops this Saturday 12th September; 9.30am-12.30 – Meditations For Creating a mind of Ease & 2.30-5.30pm – Mindful Dreaming. Wednesday […]

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Riding the Waves of the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, What does it really mean to be in control of your mind and emotions? The article below explores the image of our emotions as waves, and offers mindful perspective on how we can use this image to relax into and enjoy both the highs and the lows of our inner life. Enjoy! […]

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Your Emotions as Horses

Dear Integral Meditators, Because emotions are non-linear in their behaviour, quite often images can work better than direct instructions as to how we can go about working with them in a healthy way. The article below considers our emotions as horses. Final call for those in Singapore for the Positive Mindset integral meditation class tomorrow, […]

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Five Ways of Mindfully Cultivating Your Inner Peace

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below examines five mindful ways in which we can cultivate our inner peace. If you work with them together, then you end up with a practice of inner peace made more resilient by the diversity of its sources. If you enjoy it and are in Singapore then you might consider the […]

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Wolf Therapy – The Subtle Dimensions of Meditation and the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, What if there were an endlessly creative and imaginative aspect of your mind that you could learn to tap into at will? The article below explores how you can discover this domain by developing the the subtle dimension of your meditation practice. The meditation workshop this Saturday afternoon is an exploration of […]

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A Meditation Map – The Art of State Training

Dear Integral Meditators, With so many different types of meditation how can we know what it is all about? In the article below I offer one map that contains the territory of all meditation types. I hope you find it useful! The Tuesday 9th I will be giving a whole evening seminar and practicum giving […]

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What Happens When You Are Not Afraid of Fear?

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens if you are not afraid of fear? Actually you could just sit down and ask yourself that question like a zen koan and see where it takes you and get some productive results. But I’ve also written an article on it below! In the spirit of not being afraid, Toby […]

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