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A picture speaks a thousand words

p “As the saying goes, ‘a picture speaks a thousand words’. If you can find an image that speaks to you personally about the positive mind-state that you are looking to generate, then you can use it as your object of meditation.”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the use of images […]

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Meditation for cultivating vitality – Three practices

Below are three simple ways in which you can build vital energy in your body through meditation. They can be practised individually or in combination. They have the general meditation benefit of calming and focusing the body-mind, with the addition of specifically promoting the build-up and flow of life-force through the body. Method 1 – […]

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Understanding and working with your Guardian Angel

Dear  Integral Meditators, Every now and again I do an article on something a little esoteric, usually informed by what is going on in my own meditation process. This week’s article is on how to understand work mindfully with the idea of your Guardian Angel. If you enjoy it, then on Sunday 27th January, 2-5pm I’ll be […]

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Six aspects of mindful self-leadership – (Channeling your inner mountain-goat)

Dear  Integral Meditators, Setting your own pace and direction in life is a big key to personal fulfilment and esteem. In the article below I detail six aspects of self-leadership that I have found to be useful in terms of my own path. In next weeks evening classes the monthly astrological meditation will be on Capricorn, where […]

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Relaxing into your potential – Renewal meditation & recording

Dear  Integral Meditators, I hope your winter Solstice and Christmas breaks are going great! We’re now in that little pocket of time between Christmas and the new year. Here’s a half hour meditation on renewal that I recorded in class recently (click to listen and/or download). It’s one that I really enjoy and find useful. A basic […]

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Stabilizing your pyramid of consciousness

Dear  Integral Meditators, What is the simplest, stablest and most basic way to stabilize your mind and attention? The article below explores one answer to this in a practical way. This week we have the Winter Solstice meditation tomorrow and Wednesday, as well as morning Qi gong, and the afternoon mindfulness group coaching on Saturday. In the stability, Toby Stabilizing […]

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Psychic self-defence & spiritual sources of compassion (plus new power napping track)

Dear  Integral Meditators, What is the difference between open and closed compassion? And how can you protect yourself from the attacks and imbalances of others around you without withdrawing your compassion from them? The article below explores how… Heads up for the Psychic & Psychological Self-defence half day workshop on the 8thDecember. If the article speaks to […]

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Developing your inner vision (Mindful composting)

Dear  Integral Meditators, As we meditate we develop our inner vision. This gives rise over time to various experiences of ‘spiritual light and darkness’ that it’s worth spending a bit of time pausing and reflecting upon before jumping to conclusions. In the article below I offer one of my own stories about this. We’ll be exploring […]

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Playing your roles with freedom

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks articles looks at how you can live your life and play your life-roles with greater freedom and authenticity, using mindfulness. If you enjoy the article, then do consider coming along to the mindfulness group coaching sessions this month, which will be on this topic… Reminder of the Samhain meditations Tuesday and Weds, and […]

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Four ways of working with your inner voice

Dear  Integral Meditators, Whats your relationship to the voices that you find chatting away in your head? The article below offers four ways of becoming more conscious of your inner conversation, and getting it working for rather than against you! Meditation classes this week will be on how to work with your inner chatter, so same […]

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