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A Mind Like Water

Dear Integral Meditators, One of the challenging things about meditation and a mind of meditation is that you have to have experience of it in order to ‘get it’. Thus for those who have not experienced it, it can seem very abstract. This is where using images comes in handy, as the image itself can […]

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Meditation as a Way of Life

Dear Integral Meditators, Is meditation something that you sit down and do each day as a formal practice, or is it more fundamental, a whole way of approaching life? The article below explores that latter option. Yours in the spirit of meditation, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Special offer for 1:1 Coaching […]

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Life-fullness

Dear Integral Meditators, This mid-week article explores the idea of Life-fullness, if you enjoy it, I’ve recently re-named and re-calibrated my life coaching practice “Life-fullness – The Integral Coaching Program“. If you are interested in finding out more, just click on the link! In the spirit of life-fullness, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia […]

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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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The Man or woman of No Rank

  A lot of the suffering, pain and confusion that we experience in our lives comes from the attachment that we have to the roles that we habitually play in our life. The man or woman of no rank is a meditation technique that allows us to: Become more aware of this attachment and over-identification […]

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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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