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Detached Mindfulness, Engaged Mindfulness; Your Inner Scientist and Inner Friend

Dear Integral Meditators, Engagement and detachment are two different skills. we need to develop both in order to become truly effective mindfulness practitioners. This weeks article explores how, enjoy! Yours in the spirit of engaged detachment, Toby   Detached Mindfulness, Engaged Mindfulness; Your Inner Scientist and Inner Friend Detached mindfulness is like developing an inner […]

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The Resilience of Gentleness

One of my meditation words I have taken for 2015 is self-care. Normally I take 2-3 words and focus upon them over the course of a year and let the themes and mysteries within them gradually reveal themselves. Meditation means to dwell deeply, so staying with just one, two or three words for a year […]

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The Top Meditation and Mindfulness Articles of 2014

Dear Integral Meditators, I wrote over one hundred articles over the course of 2014. Of these  the top 10 most read meditation and mindfulness articles are listed below. Were they the best? Maybe, maybe not, but they were the most clicked on. I’ve certainly enjoyed revisiting them and taking a little time to digest the […]

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The Stability of Uncertainty

Dear Toby, I wrote the article below at the beginning of December, as the new year comes in I would like to wish you all the gift of the stability of uncertainty. If you have it, then whatever sort of year you have in store ahead of you, you will be fine. Thanks for reading in […]

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Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment

Dear Integral Meditators, Non-judgment is a word that it often used in mindfulness and meditation circles, but what does it really mean? I give my own thoughts on this below. In the spirit of non-judgment, Toby Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment Within certain types of mindfulness and meditation practice a lot of […]

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What Real Power Does Mindfulness Give You?

Dear Integral Meditators, When you think of mindfulness, do you think of power? If not the article below explains why you should!   What Real Power Does Mindfulness Give You? We talk about mindfulness in terms of relief from stress, bringing more presence to our life and so on, but what about power? One way […]

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The Easiest Way to Avoid Death

  Dear Integral Meditators, What does it mean to live like you are alive? That could have been another title for the article below. Yours in the spirit of being alive, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia in December: Sunday December 14th, 9.30am-12.30pm – An Introduction to Meditation From the Perspective of  Zen The Easiest Way to […]

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Mindfully Integrating the Animal and Instinctive Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What is your animal or instinctive self? What part is it playing in your life? Why is it important to be mindful of it? The article below offers some thoughts in this subject… If you are interested in going a bit deeper into your animal and instinctive self, then do check out […]

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Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 2 – Meeting Your Deeper & Higher Needs Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This is the second in the series of ‘Motivating yourself to meditate’ articles, you can read the first HERE if you have not done so already. Hot of the press; new workshop on 7th December ‘Meditations for activating, healing and awakening our ancestral karma‘ follow the link to have a look! In the spirit […]

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Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 1 – Looking at How You Can Meet Your Needs Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, Why meditate, why continue meditating? Why is it worth persisting? The article below considers these questions…. Thanks for reading! Toby   Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 1 – Looking at How You Can Meet Your Needs Through Meditation One reason why people find it difficult to hold down a regular meditation practice […]

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