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Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts

Dear Integral Meditators, When you are feeling bad, its easy to think negative. The article below explains how to use mindfulness to stop difficult feelings becoming negative thoughts in your mind. In the spirit of the journey, Toby Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts At the moment I have jet lag, which means that […]

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Experiencing the Mind as the Mind

Dear Toby , Often meditation and mindfulness work well when you use a short, significant phrase as your object of enquiry. In the article below I share one that I have been enjoying over the holiday season. Wishing you, your families and loved ones all the very best for the Christmas season! Toby & Integral […]

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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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Dualistic Appearance – The Dance of Reality & Illusion

Dear Integral Meditators, When you look at something, what is it that you really see? This weeks article looks at the way in which our mind projects itself onto our reality, moulding it in its own image. I then offer practical method for starting to gain awareness and benevolent control of this process. In the […]

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Dropping the Self

Dear Integral Meditators, Is there one mindfulness practice that will have an immdiate effect on your sense of inner balance and wellbeing? Try the one below, it might be it! On the theme of stilling the mind, quick reminder of the next scheduled meditation workshop on 3rd October: Going From Over-whelmed to Over-well: Meditation for Quietening […]

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What is a Meditator? (Plus Soul Portrait Art special offer)

Dear Integral Meditators, What is a meditator? The article below offers 5 working definitions, each of which offer an insight into what the meditation process can offer us… For those in Singapore, a reminder of workshops this Saturday 12th September; 9.30am-12.30 – Meditations For Creating a mind of Ease & 2.30-5.30pm – Mindful Dreaming. Wednesday […]

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Riding the Waves of the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, What does it really mean to be in control of your mind and emotions? The article below explores the image of our emotions as waves, and offers mindful perspective on how we can use this image to relax into and enjoy both the highs and the lows of our inner life. Enjoy! […]

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Five Methods for Quietening the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, Some people give up or don’t even try meditation as they think their mind is just too busy, and they can’t still it. Below are five simple methods that you can use to quieten the mind when you feel the need, as well as an outline of some of the benefits. In […]

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The Tension Between What Is and what you Want

Dear Integral Meditators, How do you deal with the gap between what you want in your life and the reality of what you actually find? The article below considers how to work with this ongoing tension in a positive way… In the spirit of the journey, Toby   The Tension Between What Is and what […]

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What Happens When You Are Not Afraid of Fear?

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens if you are not afraid of fear? Actually you could just sit down and ask yourself that question like a zen koan and see where it takes you and get some productive results. But I’ve also written an article on it below! In the spirit of not being afraid, Toby […]

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