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Integrating Ego, Soul and Spirit

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 (Plus Kids mindfulness coaching & gamma -wave medi technology)

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. Before the article, you can see the details of a […]

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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. If you enjoy the article, then do consider joining me for the workshop on 28th […]

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What is spiritual practice? And why bother engaging in it?

Dear Integral Meditators, Back in 2010 I did a course on ‘Essential Spirituality’. Below are some edited notes on what spirituality is, and what having your own spiritual practice offers you in terms of  value. It also has a practical meditation at the end that you can start working with! Live in Singapore this week: The Tuesday & Wednesday evening […]

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Earth Dog Days (& CNY live & online meditation)

Dear Integral Meditators, How can you use meditation to enrich your imagination in a way that has a positive, practical impact your life? The article below explores how… Beneath the article you will see the details of next weeks Chinese New Year meditation. You can do it live or online, all welcome! In the spirit of […]

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Wrestling with your Dark Angels

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens when your meditation practice becomes difficult or challenging due to your life circumstances, and how can you keep going? The article below explores this using the image of our having ‘Dark Angels’. Enjoy! For those in Singapore, a final reminder for the Integral meditation & mindful walking deep dive half day […]

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Light reborn from darkness (& Online Winter Solstice meditation 20/21 Dec)

Dear Integral Meditators, I hope you are enjoying the run up toward Christmas! In the article below I share a meditation practice that I use quite a lot at this time of year s a way of aligning myself with the seasonal energies, I hope you enjoy it! Beneath the article there are the details […]

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