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Defence Against Bliss

Dear Integral Meditators, Sometimes it is tough to accept pain, sufffering and disappointment, but wierdly it can be equally tough to accept bliss, love and wellbeing. The artlcle below offers a personal reflection on why this can sometimes be so. Beneath the article there is some information on the Schumman Holophonic Meditationfrom I-Awake. It is […]

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Willpower as Your Object of Mindfulness

Dear Integral Meditators, Willpower is an extremely important domain to be mindful of because the way in which we use or abuse our willpower in life has a major bearing on both the quality and the quantity of what we experience and achieve. The article below considers how we can start making better use of […]

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The Four Subtle Experiences in Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the path of meditation in three stages, focusing in particular on the second stage, developing and engaging subtle experiences. It is useful to know about these ‘intermediate’ levels of the meditation experience because it enables us to appreciate and explore them without the danger of thinking that […]

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Caring For Your Life-force Through Meditation: Four Levels

Dear Integral Meditators, I’ve been focusing in my own practice over the last week on taking care of my life-force or libido through meditation. The article below is really some thoughts I have put together as a result. I hope you enjoy it! Yours  in the spirit of the journey, Toby Caring For Your Life-force […]

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Seriously Light/Lightly Serious

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below is an encouragement not to forget to to be playful, no matter how serious it gets! Yours in the spirit of the deep and the light, Toby Seriously Light/Lightly Serious It is very easy to mistake taking something seriously for taking something ‘heavily’. It is very easy to use […]

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When Your Energy Level Follows Your Mind and Imagination

Dear Integral Meditators, How much does your mind and imagination have to do with your energy levels? The article below explores this question and invites you to participate mindfully in the creation of energy in your body by using your mind and imagination well. This is a theme that I will be exploring extensively and […]

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Seven Ways to Mindfully Save and Create More Energy

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores how one approach to mindfulness can save and create energy in our life, which is always useful as we often find ourself struggling to keep up with the demands of our daily life. In the spirit of a mind of ease,   Toby Seven Ways to Mindfully Save […]

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Taking Care of Your Nervous System Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explains a brief self-healing meditation that can be performed at any time, specifically to calm and balance your nervous system. In the spirit of mindful self-healing, Toby Taking Care of Your Nervous System Through Meditation  Due to the busyness and stress of our daily life we often find ourselves […]

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The Sea Snakes of the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, When I was young I used to enjoy snorkeling on reefs in the Philippines, where quite often I would come into contact with sea snakes, whom I really loved. The article and meditation below explains a meditation experience that that I had with them more recently. It also co-stars a seal! Yours […]

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Body-Mountain, Cloud-Thought, Sky-Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, The context in which you experience your thoughts and feelings determines how much significance and power they have over you. The article below explains a simple way of re-contextualizing your thoughts in a way that makes it easier to enjoy their ups and downs, their comings and goings with a greater sense of stability and clarity. Final […]

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