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Life-fullness

Benevolence – Your Big-Heartedness

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, when under the pressure of your daily life your heart was able to remain strong, generous & open? The article below explores benevolence as a way of moving from coping to thriving in your life. Next Wednesday, June 24th 7.30-9pm, I’ll be starting a new Wednesday Evening Meditation Session twice […]

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The Spectrum of Mindful Enjoyment

Dear Toby, All of us want to experience enjoyment in our life, but sometimes it can feel a little elusive. The article below explores how we can go about consciously cultivating our experience of enjoyment and integrating it into a wide variety of our activities. In the spirit of enjoyment and fun, Toby The Spectrum of […]

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Moving From Anxiety to Excitement

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if you could respond to the uncertainty and absence of control that you sometimes have in your life with excitement rather than anxiety? The article below explores how you can mindfully start going about doing this… Yours in the spirit of opening to excitement, Toby Moving From Anxiety to […]

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Natural Happiness

Dear Integral Meditators, To be a meditator means to get in touch with your natural happiness. The article below explains something of what I mean by this. Yours in the spirit of natural happiness, Toby Natural Happiness I feel happy because… A common tactic and one that I use myself for becoming happier is simply […]

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Intending, Abiding, Determining – Three Aspects of Effective Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, If you want to be good at something, then you need to have a clear model around which you base your attempts to improve. The article below explains a very simple three stage model that you can apply to your meditation practice to improve its effectiveness. In the spirit of deeper competence […]

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For Every Suffering a Joy (Cultivating Positive Non-Attachment)

Dear Integral Meditators, Can your practice of non-attachment be joyful? Can you be joyful without clinging tightly to the things that make you happy? The article below explores how you can start… Yours in the spirit of the joyfully non-attached, Toby For Every Suffering a Joy (Cultivating Positive Non-Attachment) In the Buddhist practice that I […]

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You’ve Already Won! – Mindful Appreciation and Ambition

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at one of the foundations of traditional mindfulness practice,  the healthy ambitions that we can generate from it and the particular type of resilience that it helps us to develop. For those interested, the upcoming workshop relating to this article quite closely is the Growing Your Mindful Freedom – […]

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Defence Against Bliss

Dear Integral Meditators, Sometimes it is tough to accept pain, sufffering and disappointment, but wierdly it can be equally tough to accept bliss, love and wellbeing. The artlcle below offers a personal reflection on why this can sometimes be so. Beneath the article there is some information on the Schumman Holophonic Meditationfrom I-Awake. It is […]

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Your Long Term Self-Confidence

You can build your confidence in the short term by surrounding yourself with the familiar and the known; by surrounding yourself with friends who are like you and affirm your world view; by doing something you are already good at; by staying with the job or activity that you know well; by acting in ways […]

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Willpower as Your Object of Mindfulness

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

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