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Integrating Ego, Soul and Spirit

Appreciating Uncertainty & Change – Wabi-Sabi Mindfulness

“Work creatively, appreciatively  with impermanence, imperfection, uncertainty in a way that invites curiosity and excitement (rather than debilitating anxiety)” Dear Integral Meditators, At the moment, we are going through a time of unprecedented uncertainty and change. The article below explores practical ways of responding mindfully and creatively to the challenge. I’ve called it “Wabi-sabi mindfulness”, […]

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Mindful use of willpower (And stress-transformation coaching offer)

Dear Integral Meditators, Willpower is an important domain to be mindful of because the way in which we use or abuse it in our life has a major influence 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 our […]

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Your Shadow Child

d “To connect to our child within us and draw upon its creative power, we need to connect with it on its level without judgment, to learn to speak its language.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on mindfulness of your inner child, and ways to connect to its power in ways that can add […]

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Trusting Yourself (Your first Guardian Angel)

Dear  Integral Meditators, This Sunday I will be doing a workshop on your meditation with your Guardian Angels. Before you start thinking about how you relate to ‘spiritual guardians’, its really important to realize that your first personal guardian is yourself, your mind and your ‘inner signals’. The article below explores in a practical way […]

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Four levels of intention for meditating

Dear  Integral Meditators, Why do you meditate? This weeks article looks at four possible ways of answering that question, and also a simple way of starting to meditate on intention. In the spirit of mindful intention Toby Four levels of intention for meditating If you are interested in establishing a meditation and mindfulness practice, its […]

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Seven essential dimensions of meditation practice

Dear  Integral Meditators, Once you go beyond the initial beginners level of meditation, what are the essential building blocks that you need to create a well rounded meditation practice? The article below offers a list of seven practices that you can use as a simple template. In relation to it, heads up for a workshop I’ll […]

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The body within the body (infinitely small, infinitely big)

Dear  Integral Meditators, In your body, according to the great meditation traditions, there is another body, which when discovered is a wonder. The article below explains a simple(ish) technique to discover it for yourself! for those in Singapore: The Qi gong meditation/workout this Saturday 8th is currently FULL, but the one on the 29th still has places. […]

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Giving your heart whole (Creating a ‘high functioning’ heart)

Dear Integral Meditators, In order to get the most out of life, you have to give yourself whole heartedly to it without holding back. But what happens when you give yourself whole heartedly to a person, a project or a cause, and you get hurt, abused, rejected or taken advantage of? This weeks article offers […]

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Meditating with Your Inner Family

Dear Integral Meditators, What if as well as an outer family, you had an ‘inner family’ as well that you could draw upon for support as you go through the challenges of your life? The article below invites you to discover just such a family. In the spirit of your inner family unit, Meditating with […]

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Facing what you cannot face (Mindful inoculation)

Dear integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the idea of ‘mindful inoculation’, how you can become stronger and more resilient by deliberately turning and facing your most difficult inner issues. It’s a dimension of the ‘shadow work’ that I do. In the spirit of turning and facing, Toby   Facing what you cannot face (Mindful […]

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