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meditation and creativity

Taking the big picture view

W “One big source of stress and dis-ease in our life is that we often get caught in the small picture, the details of what we are doing or participating in. We lose our sense of the big picture, and the objectivity and balance that it gives us”  W Dear Integral Meditators, One ‘mindful position’ […]

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Meditation: Expanding your state-vocabulary

W “The discipline and art of the meditator is to keep yourself in a balanced, positive state of mind as much as possible as you go through the day, despite what obstacles may come up.”   W Dear Integal Meditators, What is meditation? How can we understand the principles of it, in order to practice it […]

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Letting your inner landscape come alive

C “When you turn and face the inner landscape of your mind, you start to see things about your inner self that are interesting and magical, and that unless you sat still and watched, you would never be aware of” C Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article invites you to see your inner world as […]

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Letting your mind come home to roost

W “Imagine your mind is like a bird that has been flying around busily from this place to that, never resting. Meditation is like that bird coming back to its nest, it’s home, to rest, to regenerate and gain strength.”  W Dear Integral Meditators,This weeks article uses an image as its object of meditation, I […]

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On appreciation, gratitude and impermanence

W “When you truly know what you have is transient, then you can short-circuit the natural tendency that we all have to take things for granted. This in turn gives us a powerful incentive to appreciate what we have, and make the most of it today.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a personal reflection […]

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Still water that moves – Meditation for greater creativity

W After we learn to still our mind, we then move onto another stage in meditation where we experience a heightened state of creativity. It becomes like “Still water that moves, and moving water that is still”. Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores how to access deeper creativity through meditation, and explains a simple […]

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Taoist meditation: Moving toward harmony (plus offer on Qi gong healing sessions)

k “Life is always changing, the point of balance in our circumstances is always changing. The challenge of meditating with the Tao is to be aware of this continuous flux, and make appropriate adjustments in your consciousness and action to keep in balance”. Dear Integral Meditators, Taoist and Qi gong meditation was the first formal […]

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Mindful of your inner and outer wealth – Six practices

T Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article outline six mindfulness practices for creating a feeling of being both inwardly and outwardly wealthy in your life. We will be doing a meditation on these practice at the Tuesday and Wednesday meditation classes this week. Finally, a reminder of this weekends workshop: Saturday 11th May, 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Mindful self confidence – Developing your self-confidence, self-belief and self-trust In […]

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Mindfully unhooking your mind

Dear Integral Meditators, Why not take a bit of time each day to ‘mindfully unhook’ yourself from the repeating thoughts and feelings that are tearing you up, and return your body, mind and heart to health and balance…the article below explains one way you can do this! A quick reminder of the  Stress-transformation coaching offer details below, and […]

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Mindful of what you believe is possible

b “If you look at your thoughts from moment to moment, you’ll see that they are often affirmations of your beliefs. They capture in a phrase what you believe is or is not possible”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the relationship between our thoughts and what we believe is possible (or […]

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