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Dropping Your Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens when you simply stop thinking about yourself for a while? What benefits might there be? The article below explores these questions in a mindfulness context, enjoy! In the spirit of the no-self, Toby Dropping Your Self When I was a Buddhist monk doing my studies there was a lot of […]

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That Essential Feeling of Being Alive

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a simple reflection on mindfulness as the simple act of opening to life as you find it. Happy reading! In the spirit of the journey, Toby That Essential Feeling of Being Alive We’re all looking deep down for that essential feeling of being alive. A lot of our […]

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The Inner Sky of the Mind – Distraction, anxiety, mood and the principle of awareness 

   Imagine you were to spend a week everyday looking at the sky, just watching and witnessing it. Some days it would be bright and full of light, other days there might be light clouds, sometimes monotonously grey, or aggressively rainy with thunder and lightning. Every time that you looked, the idea would be simply […]

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Mindful of: Your Relationship to Giving and Receiving

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below offers some simple methods for exploring and developing a healthy relationship to giving and receiving through mindfulness. In the spirit of giving and receiving, Toby   Mindful of: Your Relationship to Giving and Receiving What is your relationship to the process of giving and receiving? Every day we exchange […]

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Four Levels or Dimensions of Conscious Self Love

Dear Integral Meditators, Our relationship to ourself is the basis of our relationship to the rest of the world, this weeks article looks at how we can consistently improve that relationship by working with four levels of self-love. Final reminder of the two workshops coming up this Saturday on Mindful Inspiration and Flo of the […]

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The Dance of Mindful Supression and Repression

Dear Integral Meditators, Meditation and mindfulness encourage states of mental and emotional flow, but achieving these states consistently is tough if we are habitually supressing and repressing the content of our consciousness in an unhealthy way. The article below looks at how we can mindfully grow a positive relationship to suppression and repression, so that […]

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Mindfulness – Facilitating Your Own Experiential Learning

Dear Integral Meditators, This week I have led a couple of mindfulness workshops and discussions where I have defined mindfulness as an activity that facilitates and enhances your own experiential learning. In the artile below I explain a bit about how this works. In the spirit of the journey, Toby Mindfulness – Facilitating Your Own […]

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Connecting to Your Big Mind (Plus 30% sale on all I-Awake Tracks)

Dear Integral Meditators, Where is your mind? In your body, in your brain, somewhere else? The article below offers a meditators perspective! For those in Singapore, a quick reminder of the Engaged Mindfulness workshop coming up on the morning of Saturday 31st October. Finally, beneath the article you’ll see some info regarding the I-Awake Meditation […]

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Dropping the Self

Dear Integral Meditators, Is there one mindfulness practice that will have an immdiate effect on your sense of inner balance and wellbeing? Try the one below, it might be it! On the theme of stilling the mind, quick reminder of the next scheduled meditation workshop on 3rd October: Going From Over-whelmed to Over-well: Meditation for Quietening […]

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The Pendulum Swing of Happiness and Sadness

Dear Integral Meditators, How much happiness does your aversion for or resistance to sadness cost you? This is the topic the article below explores. Beneath the article you will see some information on i-Awake technologies latest track Profound Releasing. You can read my own thoughts on this type of meditation technology HERE. In the spirit of the […]

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