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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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Baseballs or confetti?

Dear Integral Meditators, If you were to learn to deal with your suffering in life, what might start to happen to your access to rapture and joy? The article below explores this question in a practical way… In the spirit of baseballs and confetti, Toby ​Baseballs of confetti?  The truth of suffering One of the […]

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Making your body your castle (And watch Toby’s Mindfulness TedX Talk!)

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article gives some simple mindful suggestions for bringing real stability to your life, literally, and even when under pressure! Also, I recently discovered that a TedX talk I gave on mindfulness is up on the web. Its a pretty decent 15min primer on the vision of engaged and integral mindfulness, do have a view! In […]

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The calm of solidity – Four mindful techniques

Dear Integral Meditators, The ‘calmness of solidity’ means the calmness that can be discovered through the solidity and physicality of your body. In the article below I outline four ways that you can cultivate it both formally and informally to increase the level of your own dynamic calm, which is to say your own ability […]

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Dynamic Calm – Free meditation and summer online meditation course

Dear Integral Meditators, Summer is fully upon us, and to celebrate I’ll be offering a four module online course on Dynamic Calm. Full details are below, there is a special pre-launch price offer as well… You can Listen to my 5 minute talk and 10 minute meditation on Dynamic Calm HERE! For those in Singapore, a quick reminder that the details […]

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The Mindful Warrior – Using concepts as weapons

Dear Integral Meditators, Think of your thoughts as being like a weapons, that can be used for good or ill. The article below offers a few pointers to help ensure that you are using your ‘inner weapons’ in ways that are helpful to yourself and others, rather than just using them to cut yourself down all […]

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