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Meditation and Psychology

The Mind in the Heart

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores the idea and experience of the heart as a mind, and how to listen to it mindfully. I have found it a really important practice for getting and staying in contact with my inner self. Yours in the spirit of the heart-mind, Toby The Mind in the Heart […]

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Meditation as a Way of Life

Dear Integral Meditators, Is meditation something that you sit down and do each day as a formal practice, or is it more fundamental, a whole way of approaching life? The article below explores that latter option. Yours in the spirit of meditation, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Special offer for 1:1 Coaching […]

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A Butterfly in the Wind

Dear Integral Meditators, What does inner strength mean to you, and how do you go about trying to obtain it? In this weeks article I offer a personal reflection on this, and how sometimes we can create unnecessary limits on our inner strength by believing that it can only come in a certain way. Yours […]

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Life-fullness

Dear Integral Meditators, This mid-week article explores the idea of Life-fullness, if you enjoy it, I’ve recently re-named and re-calibrated my life coaching practice “Life-fullness – The Integral Coaching Program“. If you are interested in finding out more, just click on the link! In the spirit of life-fullness, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia […]

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Detached Mindfulness, Engaged Mindfulness; Your Inner Scientist and Inner Friend

Dear Integral Meditators, Engagement and detachment are two different skills. we need to develop both in order to become truly effective mindfulness practitioners. This weeks article explores how, enjoy! Yours in the spirit of engaged detachment, Toby   Detached Mindfulness, Engaged Mindfulness; Your Inner Scientist and Inner Friend Detached mindfulness is like developing an inner […]

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The Resilience of Gentleness

One of my meditation words I have taken for 2015 is self-care. Normally I take 2-3 words and focus upon them over the course of a year and let the themes and mysteries within them gradually reveal themselves. Meditation means to dwell deeply, so staying with just one, two or three words for a year […]

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Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment

Dear Integral Meditators, Non-judgment is a word that it often used in mindfulness and meditation circles, but what does it really mean? I give my own thoughts on this below. In the spirit of non-judgment, Toby Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment Within certain types of mindfulness and meditation practice a lot of […]

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Keeping the Magic

Dear Integral Meditators, From myself and Integral Meditation Asia here’s wishing you all the very best for the Winter Solstice and Christmas seasons! Toby Keeping the Magic I’m sitting in my parents’ house writing this article the day before Christmas eve, I’ve spent the afternoon with my daughter and her cousins around me getting excited […]

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Mindful of Our Conflicting Desires

Dear Integral Meditators, These days I enjoy my desires a lot, but I didn’t always do so, because they have the power to make me so uncomfortable. The article below explores how you can mindfully explore the challenge of your desires; how to become more comfortable with them and start to tap their potential. In the spirit of […]

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The Man or woman of No Rank

  A lot of the suffering, pain and confusion that we experience in our lives comes from the attachment that we have to the roles that we habitually play in our life. The man or woman of no rank is a meditation technique that allows us to: Become more aware of this attachment and over-identification […]

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