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Two meditation gateways

Dear Integral Meditators, Wishing all in the norther hemisphere a very happy winter solstice, and those in the southern hemisphere a happy summer solstice! As we sit in the middle space between the solstice and Christmas, you might enjoy exploring the two ‘meditation gateways’ that I describe below. In the spirit of inner doorways, Toby […]

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The yoga of limitation and choice

Dear Integral Meditation, Is choice always a good thing for us? How can we use limitation to our advantage? The article below looks at how we can use mindfulness to approach both choice and limitation with confidence… In the spirit of the journey, Toby The yoga of limitation and choice The yoga of limitation and […]

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Mindfulness, Meditation & Non-Ordinary Reality

Dear Integral Meditators, Its the Easter weekend, which is potentially a time for a little bit of deeper reflection, so this weeks article focuses on the relationship between mindfulness, meditation and altered states of mind. I hope you enjoy it! On a slightly different note, you can see a 15 minute video of me talking about […]

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What’s the Difference Between Your Higher Self and ‘Big Mind’? (The Doorway)

Dear Integral Meditators, After last week’s article on Connecting to Your Big Mind I was asked ‘What is the difference between your Higher Self and your Big Mind’. Since it is a good question, I thought I may as well address it in an article, which you will find below! Final call for the Engaged Mindfulness Course […]

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Connecting to Your Big Mind (Plus 30% sale on all I-Awake Tracks)

Dear Integral Meditators, Where is your mind? In your body, in your brain, somewhere else? The article below offers a meditators perspective! For those in Singapore, a quick reminder of the Engaged Mindfulness workshop coming up on the morning of Saturday 31st October. Finally, beneath the article you’ll see some info regarding the I-Awake Meditation […]

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Breaking Like a Wave (plus new ‘Turning-In’ meditation track)

Dear Integral Meditators, Often we find ourselves struggling in our life to ‘keep it together’, but what if we were to learn how to ‘break apart’ in order to come back together effortlessly and easily? This is one of the main benefits of skillful meditation, and it is what the article below explores. There is […]

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Benevolence – Your Big-Heartedness

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, when under the pressure of your daily life your heart was able to remain strong, generous & open? The article below explores benevolence as a way of moving from coping to thriving in your life. Next Wednesday, June 24th 7.30-9pm, I’ll be starting a new Wednesday Evening Meditation Session twice […]

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You’ve Already Won! – Mindful Appreciation and Ambition

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at one of the foundations of traditional mindfulness practice,  the healthy ambitions that we can generate from it and the particular type of resilience that it helps us to develop. For those interested, the upcoming workshop relating to this article quite closely is the Growing Your Mindful Freedom – […]

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Your Tree of Personal Inspiration

Dear Integral Meditators, As an artist and a meditator, I have a healthy appreciation of the power of the imagination to affect the way we expereince our reality in very real and tangible ways. The article below explores a fun and imaginative method to receive inspiration through meditation and visalization. Enjoy! The program of events […]

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The Absence of Reference Points – The Evolutionary Advantage of the Meditator

Dear Integral Meditators, Every day we look for reference points, markers in our life that give us security, familiarity, a feeling of safety. The article below explores the process of meditation as learning to get comfortable with an absence of reference points, and the freedom that it gives. This Saturday afternoon; Meditations for Creating A Mind […]

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