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meditation and creativity

Positive non-attachment (plus emotional intelligence & breathing masterclasses)

” To cultivate positive non-attachment is to create a kind of joyful, enthusiastic appreciation that is tempered by even-mindedness & equanimity” Dear Integral Meditators, I became a father again last week for the second time. Observing my experience, and trying to capture it made me think quite a lot about how our joys and sufferings are inextricably interlinked. […]

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Appreciating Uncertainty & Change – Wabi-Sabi Mindfulness

“Work creatively, appreciatively  with impermanence, imperfection, uncertainty in a way that invites curiosity and excitement (rather than debilitating anxiety)” Dear Integral Meditators, At the moment, we are going through a time of unprecedented uncertainty and change. The article below explores practical ways of responding mindfully and creatively to the challenge. I’ve called it “Wabi-sabi mindfulness”, […]

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Beginners mind recording (& New moon visualization sessions)

Dear Integral Meditators, Here is a 20 minute beginners mind meditation that I recently recorded. Actually it is morel like a beginners body, mind and heart meditation. In it we use the image of a new moon, and a new-born baby as a way to re-invigorate ourselves with new life and new possibilities. Enjoy! Its a great […]

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What are you imagining right now?

W “Notice and work with images that open up possibilities for you in the moment, and that invite fuller participation in your life!”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses upon conscious use of your imagination, and offers practical ways for you to start to work with what you notice going on there!This Saturday […]

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On mindful visualization & envisioning (And tree meditation recording)

Dear Integral Mediators, Wishing you a happy and fulfilling Wesak day! If you read this in time you are welcome to join us for the Online Wesak Meditation on Compassion tonight at 6.30pm Singapore time. This week’s newsletter features an 8 minute Tree visualization & envisioning form you can just click the link to listen! We will be exploring […]

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Guided meditation for emotional wellbeing

Dear Integral Meditators, Here is an eight minute guided meditation that is designed to help you cultivate your emotional wellbeing, strength and harmony: 8minute power meditation on emotional wellbeing It explores two positions essentially: Becoming aware of and acknowledging emotions that are present in order to process them more fully Connecting to energies within landscape […]

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Traveling while staying indoors: How to meditate with landscape

Dear Integral Meditators, How can you travel while staying indoors? This is a good question to ask! I’ve been meditating on landscape for decades now. Its a simple way to enjoy meditation time, and often a surprisingly quick path to deep meditation states. Here’s a 25minute guided meditation on how to meditate on landscape from […]

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Guided meditation recording: Three aspects of the positive mindfulness game

Dear Integral Meditators, Here’s a 10 minute recording of Three layered meditation practice to help you build your mindful positivity. It combines focusing on sensory, emotional and cognitive objects, to help you build a more resilient approach to your inner wellbeing! The Qi gong foundations workshop will now be done as a livestream workshop, and don’t forget you can […]

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Working with the ‘Big Dog’ of your shadow self (Building inner strength)

W “By making friends with the ‘big dog’ of your shadow, a lot of the difficult and challenging parts of yourself that previously you ran away from will cease to feel threatening to you.”  W Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses upon how you can build a positive relationship to your shadow self, and […]

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Mindfully getting outside of your comfort zone

W “Often, discovering the best that is possible for us in life involves deliberately, soulfully and mindfully getting out of our comfort zone! What can you start with today?”  W Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the relationship between comfort and discomfort, and how to create a complementary relationship between the two. You can […]

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