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Meditating on the Self

Your bright shadow – The one who can do what you can’t

“The sum total of all the hidden strengths that you have within yourself but are in denial around is sometimes called the ‘bright shadow’.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores a topic that has been very present and important in my own practice for a good while now, the bright shadow. Some parts require […]

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Liberation from your roles & labels – Three examples

“The essential art of mindfully liberating ourself from our roles and names is to recognizing a role, name or label that we identify with closely, Learn to “drop” or dis-identify ourself from that role and then to then pick up and play the role with freedom in a newly interpreted and useful way” Dear Integral […]

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Messiness, unlabelling, unknowing

“Drop the labels that most affect your peace of mind and effectiveness in life. Learn how you can change your experience in real time around real issues using unlabelling.” Dear Toby, This weeks article explores how you can change your experience by becoming aware of and dropping your labels. Enjoy! I will be doing the Sunday […]

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Your first (&most important) relationship

“We project the health or lack of it in our relationship to self onto everything and everyone else.” Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores how to be mindful around our relationship to self, which I always say is our first and most important relationship! In the spirit of our first relationship, Toby PS: If […]

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Re-sensitizing your body

“As we start to re-sensitize our body, we start to feel more energy, which is a resource that you can then direct towards any positive purpose that you want to in your life.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the subject of re-awakening the sensitivity of your body, I hope you enjoy it! And […]

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Working with the ‘Big Dog’ of your shadow self (Building inner strength)

W “By making friends with the ‘big dog’ of your shadow, a lot of the difficult and challenging parts of yourself that previously you ran away from will cease to feel threatening to you.”  W Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses upon how you can build a positive relationship to your shadow self, and […]

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Getting comfortable in your own skin

W “We all want a place where we can feel ‘at home’. We can change house, town or country in order to feel more at home, but the one thing we cant change is our physical body. If we feel at home in our body, then wherever we are in life, we can ‘sit’ in […]

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Mindful of your inner artist (Being solar not lunar) article & video

W “The ‘mindful artist’ first of all notices that their thoughts, actions and interactions are creative, fundamentally. The next position they take is to choose to direct that creativity in a deliberate way so that s/he ‘creating’ the best things that they can in your life” W Dear Integral Meditators, What does it mean to become the ‘artist of your […]

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Combining your Beginners Mind & your Wise Mind

W “There is an art to combining your beginners and experienced mind that will enable you to be successful in your chosen endeavors, as well as derive more pleasure and enjoyment from them”  W Dear Integral Meditators, As we sit in between the Western new year and the Chinese Lunar year, it can be an interesting time […]

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Allowing & Participating – Rethinking ‘being in control’

W “By mindfully combining allowing and participating we can control things better, without feeling the need to be so ‘in control” M  Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article offers a couple of practical thoughts on how to re-frame our idea of being in control in a way that means less stress and more effectiveness. This weeks Wednesday […]

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