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Meditation and Psychology

Making Objects of Your Subjects

Dear Integral Meditators, How does mindfulness help you grow and develop your mind? This weeks article considers this question from the perspective of subjects and objects, and offers a simple practice to start focusing upon. In the spirit of inner growth, Toby Making Objects of Your Subjects Mindfulness essentially is about learning to watch and […]

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Independent Interdependence

Dear Integral Meditators, How can we be more mindful of the space that lies between us as individuals and ourselves as members of a community that we depend upon? This weeks article looks at how we can start to investigate important dimension of mindfulness practice in a practical way. In the spirit of our inter-relationship, […]

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The Middle Way

Dear Integral Meditators, What might a mindful path of balance & harmony look like? This weeks article examines this using the paradigm of the middle way. For those in Singapore please note in addition to the weekly Wednesday evening class there is also an additional monthly class in the centre of town starting on 21st […]

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Six Aspects of Good Psychic Self Defence

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a practical exploration of psychic self defence, specifically from a mindfulness perspective, I hope you find it practical & useful! If the topic is of interest to you and you are in Singapore, then do consider joining the event on Saturday  March 19th, 2.30-5.30pm – Psychic & Psychological Self-Defence – Practical […]

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Dropping Your Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens when you simply stop thinking about yourself for a while? What benefits might there be? The article below explores these questions in a mindfulness context, enjoy! In the spirit of the no-self, Toby Dropping Your Self When I was a Buddhist monk doing my studies there was a lot of […]

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Think Well or Don’t Think

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen to your quality of life if you chose to think more carefully about what you think? This weeks article explains a practical method with which you can start to explore this question. In the spirit of thought-art, Toby Think Well or Don’t Think Here’s a mindful game that you can […]

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Getting ‘Out of Your Head’ (Plus new Solar Infusion track from I-Awake)

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if instead of thinking all the time you were able to ‘get out of your head’ and relax when you wanted to? The article below describes a simple mindfulness technique that you can use to start doing this. This Thursday (tomorrow) is the launch of the Integral Mindfulness On line […]

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The Eye of the Storm – Finding peace in the non-peace

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if in the moments when you were feeling most disturbed and out of balance you were able to find a place of peace within that same moment? The article below explores how you can begin to do so. In the spirit of the eye of the storm, Toby The […]

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Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts

Dear Integral Meditators, When you are feeling bad, its easy to think negative. The article below explains how to use mindfulness to stop difficult feelings becoming negative thoughts in your mind. In the spirit of the journey, Toby Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts At the moment I have jet lag, which means that […]

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The Inner Sky of the Mind – Distraction, anxiety, mood and the principle of awareness 

   Imagine you were to spend a week everyday looking at the sky, just watching and witnessing it. Some days it would be bright and full of light, other days there might be light clouds, sometimes monotonously grey, or aggressively rainy with thunder and lightning. Every time that you looked, the idea would be simply […]

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