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Meditation and Psychology

A Benevolent Universe? (Old Men Fighting)

Dear Integral Meditators, What do you think the Universe thinks of you? Is it for you or against you? This mid-week article examines this question with a little bit of humor. For those of you in Singapore, next Tuesday evening , 17th June is the date for the free preview talk on Enlightened Flow: Finding the […]

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Non-Striving

Dear Integral Meditators, June and the summer sees a change in the pace and  of my working routine, and as a way of making the adjustment to that new routine I’ve been working this week with the practice of non-striving. Details of what it is and how to practice it are in this weeks article! […]

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A Free Meditation to Discover Your Mindful Self-Leadership

What does the experience of leading yourself mindfully look and feel like? This is a 20 minute guided meditation that I did in May 2014 in Singapore at a CLIA event that will give you a chance to really investigate this topic within yourself : Mindful Self-Leadership Meditation at CLIA (Click to listen online, right click […]

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Wake, up, Grow up, Clean up, Flow

Dear Integral Meditators, Sometimes when we think of flow states there is the idea that they should be somehow effortless, stress-free and easy. In the article below I describe a state of flow that I’ve called enlightened flow which needs a certain amount of  effort-fullness before it can become effortless. I hope you enjoy it. If you […]

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A Free Audio Meditation on Self Trust

Dear Integral Meditators, Goethe said “If you trust yourself you will know how to live”. More than  that, our trust and confidence in ourself directly affects the way in which we experience our relationship to the world at large, as Emerson said “If I have lost confidence in myself, I have the universe against me.” […]

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The Benefits of Simplicity

Dear Integral Meditators, Every now and again I write an article that I like right from the moment of completion. The one on simplicity below is one of them. The practice of mindful simplicity is one that helps us to become more effective at dealing with the ever increasing complexity of our daily lives; by […]

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Mindful Self-Leadership Free Meditation and Talk Recording

Dear Toby, Last weekend I gave a public meditation and talk entitled: “Mindful Self-Leadership, a contemporary paradigm for conscious, integrated personal growth and wellbeing”. Many thanks to those of you who came along to participate live. If you would like to have a listen to the talk online, just click here: Mindful Self Leadership Talk and Meditation The […]

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Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety)

Dear Integral Meditators, One of the points of focus for mindful self-leadership is learning how to accept creative responsibility for our choices. This weeks article on mindful consequentialism explores this space.   Yours in the spirit of the endless dance, Toby   Mindful Consequentialism (Dancing through fear and anxiety) You may or may not have noticed that in practical […]

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Enlightened Imperfection

Dear Integral Meditators, Are you on a quest for enlightened perfection? This weeks Integral Meditations article explores what enlightened perfection looks like (or doesn’t look like) and how we can start to use it to embrace our own imperfection and the imperfection of the world. It is kind of a complementary take to the midweek article on […]

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Curiosity, Courage and Care – Cornerstones of the Mindful Encounter

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is an exploration of the mindful encounter – what it takes to stay truly alive and curious to our own life path each day. I hope you enjoy it! The article also explores three of the core components of Mindful Self-Leadership.   Wishing you all the very best for […]

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