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Zen Mountains, Zen Doorways

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article outlines two simple meditation techniques. ‘Zen mountain’ is a sitting form that I have been using in the recent Zen series as a basic practice. This Tuesday & Wednesday  classes are on the theme of  “Host and guest in Zen meditation”, so if you enjoy the article, do feel free to join us, live […]

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Smiling meditation & your psychosomatic health

“The essential skill we are developing with the smiling meditation is to generate positive mental and emotional energy, then direct it into the physical body for the purposes of emotional and physical healing” Dear Integral Meditators, An entirely new series of meditation sessions this week, Tues/Wednesday 4th/5th May –Meditations for physical, emotional & environmental health & regeneration – A […]

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Meditating cold turkey (quality over quantity)

“Short ‘power meditations’ train our mind to focus quickly on the tasks immediately at hand in our life. This in turn helps us to achieve the goals that we have set ourself, save time and get more out of the opportunities that we have each day” Dear <<First Name>>, My article below  explores how you […]

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Creating singularity through imagination

“To create singularity, strongly imagine that the past and future have ceased to exist, or have disappeared. All that remains is our experience of the immediate present; what appears to our senses, and the sensations on the body” Dear Integral Meditators, What if you were able to bring the energy of your body-mind into a […]

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Meditation – Dwelling deeply

“Meditation is an activity where we deliberately go deeper than we usually would into a subject by focusing on it for an extended period” Dear Integral Meditators, What is meditation and how do you do it? This weeks article looks at one paradigm for answering this question! In the spirit of seeking, finding and abiding, […]

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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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Meditating like a sponge (Cultivating singularity)

“Any activity that takes us from a state of diversity, distraction and fragmentation to a state of unity, or singularity is meditation” Dear Integral Meditators, What is meditation? How do you become a real meditator in the real sense of the word? How can you start to build ‘super-normal’ capacities on an inner level, at […]

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Making friends with overwhelm

“Work on skilfully accepting in an empowered way the often ever-present feeling of  being overwhelmed by too much to do” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on the ever present sense of their being too much to do in our lives, and what we can do about it in mindfulness terms. This weeks Tuesday and Wednesday (live and online) […]

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Meditating like a baby – Six breathing meditations

“Consciously make your breathing as soft, even and harmonious as you can, and your mind will settle more quickly in meditation” Dear Integral Meditators, Everyone knows that breathing is an important part of meditation, and there are many ways to do it. The article below explores six different techniques you can try, as well as how to […]

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Finding refuge from Time Oppression – Dropping out of time and into stillness

W “One point about dropping out of time and into stillness is that we can then return to our experience of time more enjoyably and effectively.” W Dear Integral Meditators, Were in the gap now between Christmas and the new year, the article below offers a few hints on how to use the in between space […]

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