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A picture speaks a thousand words

p “As the saying goes, ‘a picture speaks a thousand words’. If you can find an image that speaks to you personally about the positive mind-state that you are looking to generate, then you can use it as your object of meditation.”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the use of images […]

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Mindful of what you believe is possible

b “If you look at your thoughts from moment to moment, you’ll see that they are often affirmations of your beliefs. They capture in a phrase what you believe is or is not possible”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the relationship between our thoughts and what we believe is possible (or […]

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Meditation for cultivating vitality – Three practices

Below are three simple ways in which you can build vital energy in your body through meditation. They can be practised individually or in combination. They have the general meditation benefit of calming and focusing the body-mind, with the addition of specifically promoting the build-up and flow of life-force through the body. Method 1 – […]

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Mindful sitting – Three centring positions

“The way you sit and stand are psychological positions as well as a physical ones. Its worth doing them consciously.” Here are three simple ways to centre yourself while sitting. You can practise them individually or together, one after the other. Each of them has a slightly different effect and benefit, all of them are […]

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Understanding and working with your Guardian Angel

Dear  Integral Meditators, Every now and again I do an article on something a little esoteric, usually informed by what is going on in my own meditation process. This week’s article is on how to understand work mindfully with the idea of your Guardian Angel. If you enjoy it, then on Sunday 27th January, 2-5pm I’ll be […]

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Six aspects of mindful self-leadership – (Channeling your inner mountain-goat)

Dear  Integral Meditators, Setting your own pace and direction in life is a big key to personal fulfilment and esteem. In the article below I detail six aspects of self-leadership that I have found to be useful in terms of my own path. In next weeks evening classes the monthly astrological meditation will be on Capricorn, where […]

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Relaxing into your potential – Renewal meditation & recording

Dear  Integral Meditators, I hope your winter Solstice and Christmas breaks are going great! We’re now in that little pocket of time between Christmas and the new year. Here’s a half hour meditation on renewal that I recorded in class recently (click to listen and/or download). It’s one that I really enjoy and find useful. A basic […]

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Mindful of your moods, emotions and dispositions

Dear  Integral Meditators, In the the foreground or background of each moment you experience, there is a mood, emotion and ‘atmosphere’. The article below explores how to start working with these mindfully in your life. If you enjoy the article, then do consider coming down to this Saturday  mornings’ group coaching session, where we will be […]

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Discovering your mindful compassion – Seven ways

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at compassion, and how you can go about developing a living, experiential connection to it through mindfulness. The integral Tuesday, Wednesday  and Space2B classes will be on compassion for the rest of the month… On Saturday the 17th morning there is the The Six Qi Healing sounds: Qi gong For Self-Healing and Inner Balance […]

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Developing your inner vision (Mindful composting)

Dear  Integral Meditators, As we meditate we develop our inner vision. This gives rise over time to various experiences of ‘spiritual light and darkness’ that it’s worth spending a bit of time pausing and reflecting upon before jumping to conclusions. In the article below I offer one of my own stories about this. We’ll be exploring […]

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