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Meditating on the Self

Cultivating your positive imperfectionist

“Even when inactive our positive imperfectionist is a benevolent and supportive feeling/atmosphere in our psyche, encouraging us to get stuck in to the activities that we feel motivated around and not to live in fear of trying” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores some ways to begin freeing yourself from the ‘negative perfectionist, with […]

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The quickest way to de-stress

“The quickest way to de-stress…is to stop thinking about yourself“ Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is an ‘instant insight’ type piece, if you get it, a lot of good things follow! It also aims to give some context for the practice of dropping the self, it is designed to strengthen, not weaken our overall, […]

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Peace or victory?

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on mindfulness around conversations and arguments. we all know the expression “Do you want to be right or to be happy”, I explore a few of the nuances of this. This weeks Tuesday & Wednesday meditations are an exploration of this theme in combination with that of ‘engaged equanimity’, you […]

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Fundamental sensuality, fundamental wealth & sustainable compassion

Dear Integral Meditators, Where is your fundamental wealth and abundance to be found? This weeks article explores this question, and how to develop your connection to your inner resources. If you enjoy the article, then we will be exploring it in some depth in this week’s Tuesday & Wednesday class, and final reminder for this Saturday’s […]

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Honesty, enemies, friends, mindfulness – Three ‘warrior meditations’

“The invitation is to look at ourself and our life and embrace it fully, to accept it in an un-reserved and pro-active manner. When we ‘love our fate’ in this way we look honestly at the difficulties of our life, and open to them”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on three short […]

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Working Samadhi – The way of the mindful warrior

“With working samadhi, all our actions an expression in one form or another of the confidence, generosity & compassion that arises from meditative presence in action” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores a practice called ‘Working Samadhi’ which for me is one of the most compelling ideas in meditation! If you enjoy it then […]

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The path of no escape

“Ground your quest for inner freedom in non-seeking and the path of no-escape!” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores how you can explore the boundaries of your inner freedom through meditation.  It is a subject we will explore in this  Tuesday and Wednesday evenings meditation session, you’d be welcome, live-in-person, or online. Final reminder for […]

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Four levels of mindful trust

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores trust as an object of mindfulness. Trust is a wonderful quality to experience in your life, facilitating both enjoyment and effectiveness. What if you were to begin integrating it consciously today? What differences might you start to notice?” Wishing all of you all the very best for the upcoming […]

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Sitting in equality

“When we sit in meditation, we can put all of our roles and the baggage that comes with them down and relax. Phew, what a relief!” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the relief and the sense of inner power that comes from sitting in a state of equality. If you enjoy the article, […]

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Meditating with your ancestors

“Our ‘spiritual’ ancestors, those that we feel related to in terms of shared values, experience and interest. Sometimes we can feel as close of not closer to our spiritual ancestors than our blood ancestors.” Dear Integral Meditators, Becoming aware of this and working with our ancestors is an important dimension of our spiritual practice that […]

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