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Five Steps To Creating Your Own Meditation Objects

Dear Integral Meditators, Is it possible to create your own, personal objects of meditation, your own ‘mindful vocabulary’? The article below explores how you can start doing exactly that, today! In the spirit of creative awareness, Toby PS: If you are in Singapore final call for this Saturdays’s Qi gong workshop. Five steps to creating […]

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The spectrum of mindful attention

Dear Integral Meditators, Not all mindful states require the same level or type of focus. If you understand how you can vary the intensity of your mindful state, you can be more effective in applying it to your daily life. The article below explores how… In the spirit of mindful focus, Toby The spectrum of […]

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Being mindful of the non-present moment

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, instead of being mindful of the present moment, you decided instead to be mindful of the non-present moment? The article below explores this theme…. In the spirit of studying the non-present, Toby Being mindful of the non-present moment Trying to stop all the different ways in which your mind moves […]

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The freedom of limitation

Dear Integral Meditators, If we normally think of limitations as an obstacle to our freedom, how can deliberately creating limitations in our life paradoxically help us find the freedom that we crave? The article below explores this theme! In the spirit of liberated limitation, Toby The freedom of limitation One way of thinking about meditation […]

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Calm abiding, beautiful breathing (Inner air conditioning)

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if you were able to focus your mind in a state of calm abiding at will, or at least more often? This weeks article explores this theme and how you can start developing this skill today! In the spirit of the strength of calm, Toby Calm abiding, beautiful breathing […]

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Mindful concentration in an age of distraction

Dear Integral Meditators, How can we build our mindful concentration when oftentimes we find ourselves in environments that encourage us to do the opposite? The article below offers a structure for us to get started! In the spirit of mindful concentration, Toby Mindful concentration in an age of distraction In an age where we are […]

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Moving From Being a Consumer to a Producer

Dear Integral Meditators, Is your life a product of your own creative and independent thinking, or is it merely a pastiche of the ideas that you have received from others around you? Possibly it is a mixture of both. This weeks article examines the idea of the ‘mindful producer’ and how we can start to […]

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Think Well or Don’t Think

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen to your quality of life if you chose to think more carefully about what you think? This weeks article explains a practical method with which you can start to explore this question. In the spirit of thought-art, Toby Think Well or Don’t Think Here’s a mindful game that you can […]

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The Warrior and the Lover – Establishing Your Basic Mindful Flow State

Dear Integral Meditators, Meditation and mindfulness are about developing flow-states. The article below shows you how you can build your basic flow state from the ground up into a stable, diverse and enjoyable mindfulness practice. In the spirit of flow, Toby The Warrior and the Lover – Establishing Your Basic Mindful Flow State Effective meditation […]

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Keeping your Meditation Short & Effective

Dear Integral Meditators, How long do you have to meditate every day for it to make a real difference? As I explain below, not very long! If you have five minutes, then that is all you need to get an effective pratice started… As you can also see below, there is a 48 hour offer […]

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