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Meditation and Art

Making it Beautiful

Dear Integral Meditators, What if instead of seeing yourself as a consumer of beauty, you focused upon becoming a source and creator of beauty in the world? The article below examines how we might go about doing this… There is a special 2 day Easter sale on at Integral Meditation Asia, with two of the […]

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The Laughter of the Young and the Ancient

Dear Integral Meditators, What if when something in your life went seriously wrong, the first thing that you did was laugh open-heartedly? Perhaps there is a part of us that already does, and the article below explores how to connect to him/her/it! This Saturday if you are in Singapore we have two meditation workshops, do […]

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Happiness is Getting What You Want?

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores the idea of mindfulness in relations to our wants and desires and how being mindful of what we want can make a huge difference in relation to our personal happiness. Yours in the spirit of getting what you really want, Toby Happiness is Getting What You Want? What […]

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The Soft Strength of Mud and Blood

Dear Integral Meditators, Seems like the theme of my articles since the turn of the year seem to be centering around finding strength through softness, the article below offers a slightly different take on this… Yours in the spirit of mud and blood, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Special offer for 1:1 […]

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The Emotions behind the Emotions, the Feelings Behind the Feelings

Dear Integral Meditators, I gave a talk last night on stress transformation, one of the observations from the participants was that, when we meditated on transforming their stress, the emotion that they thought was their issue faded away, and they were presented with another emotion that they were not aware was there. The article below […]

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Your Emotional Colour Palette

Dear Integral Meditators, What makes a colour beautiful? The answer is a bit deeper than first glance. Similarly with our emotions, it is not always the bright, shiny ones that of the most value, or even the most beautiful. Yours in the spirit of emotional depth and beauty, Toby Your Emotional Colour Palette As some […]

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Body-Mountain, Cloud-Thought, Sky-Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, The context in which you experience your thoughts and feelings determines how much significance and power they have over you. The article below explains a simple way of re-contextualizing your thoughts in a way that makes it easier to enjoy their ups and downs, their comings and goings with a greater sense of stability and clarity. Final […]

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The Wisdom of Age, the Shadow of Time

Dear Integral Meditators, In the same why that thee is a child within all of us, there is also an old man or an old woman. The article below explores this theme, it may be considered in some ways a companion to my previous article on the shadow child. The old wo/man and the child self […]

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The Dance of Being and Becoming

Dear Integral Meditators, The last official Integral Meditations newsletter for 2013. As I look back on the year one thing emerging for me has been a sense of the ongoing dance of being and becoming in life, and that is what this weeks article is about; how to begin working with this idea through image, […]

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Getting Wet in the Rain (Meditation and Images)

Dear Integral Meditators, We all know the expression “A picture paints a thousand words”, sometimes this can be particularly true when trying to explain meditation as it is fundamentally an inner state of mind that cannot be seen or described directly. This weeks meditation article describes one such image that I have been working with […]

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