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Meditating on the Self

Enlightenment and the Call to Awakened Creativity

Dear Toby, Those of you in Asia I hope you had a nice holiday yesterday as Wesak, or Buddhas birthday was celebrated. The article below is the result of my own reflections on the creative process of enlightenment, thinking about the Buddha in particular. Final call for those who may be interested in the 3 hour Mindful […]

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Mindful Self-Leadership Free Meditation and Talk Recording

Dear Toby, Last weekend I gave a public meditation and talk entitled: “Mindful Self-Leadership, a contemporary paradigm for conscious, integrated personal growth and wellbeing”. Many thanks to those of you who came along to participate live. If you would like to have a listen to the talk online, just click here: Mindful Self Leadership Talk and Meditation The […]

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Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety)

Dear Integral Meditators, One of the points of focus for mindful self-leadership is learning how to accept creative responsibility for our choices. This weeks article on mindful consequentialism explores this space.   Yours in the spirit of the endless dance, Toby   Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety) You may or may not have noticed that in practical […]

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Enlightened Imperfection

Dear Integral Meditators, Are you on a quest for enlightened perfection? This weeks Integral Meditations article explores what enlightened perfection looks like (or doesn’t look like) and how we can start to use it to embrace our own imperfection and the imperfection of the world. It is kind of a complementary take to the midweek article on […]

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Curiosity, Courage and Care – Cornerstones of the Mindful Encounter

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is an exploration of the mindful encounter – what it takes to stay truly alive and curious to our own life path each day. I hope you enjoy it! The article also explores three of the core components of Mindful Self-Leadership. Wishing you all the very best for the […]

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Enlightenment, Persistence and Knowing What You Really Want

Dear Integral Meditators, Do you really know what you really want? This weeks article offers a few points for contemplation on this subject. In case you missed the midweek article, you can click here to read about:  Meditating with the Tree of Yoga – A Twelve Module Online Course for just Sing$39! (Limited time offer) The offer is […]

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Does God Exist? A Meditators Perspective (and what to tell your kids)

Dear Integral Meditators, Many spiritual paths and religions and  take “God-realization” as their object of attainment, but what if you can’t find God? This weeks article takes both a playful and serious look at this issue. Complementary reading would be  the article on “The Four Less-nesses of Enlightenment” that I wrote a few weeks back. […]

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Melting the Ice of the Heart, Cooling the Inferno of the Soul

Dear Integral Meditators, One of my main inspirations Ken Wilbur was once asked what the process of growing and evolving is like. He answered simply “You laugh more and you cry more”. I’ve found that to be true, and this midweek article is something of an exploration of that. If you’re in Singapore and you […]

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The Four “-lessnesses” of Enlightenment

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at four characteristics of enlightened awareness. Explanations of spiritual enlightenment can seem a little like riddles, and this article is a little like that, but at the same time I hope it is accessible enough for you to feel as if you can enjoy exploring enlightened awareness  for […]

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Connecting to Your Spiritual Fool in the Mirror World

Dear Integral Meditators, Normally when we think of the terms ‘you fool’ and ‘being foolish’ we think of them as derogatory, names that we would want to avoid being called or thought of at all costs. This weeks article explores a way of releasing the potential of our inner fool into our lives in a […]

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