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mind body connection

Shifting Down the Gears – On Meditation and Power Napping

Dear Integral Meditators, I’m a great believer in power napping, in fact I am quite a believer in napping in general! This is not just because it is a good way of relaxing, from a meditation training point of view a nap offers a great opportunity to bring the experience of our ordinary everyday mind […]

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The Story of Your Breathing

Often times when we are taught to meditate on the breathing it is primarily as an exercise in concentration, and/or where we alter our breathing in some way in order to achieve a certain effect, such as relaxation. The technique I explain below is a free form method of working with the breathing that invites […]

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Love as the Journey Towards Wholeness; Three Awareness Perspectives

Dear Integral Meditators, I hope you have had a good week, the last few weeks for me seem to have been a period of adjustment making on different levels, and challenges that reflect those adjustments. Of course adjustments, changes and the challenges that go with them are all a fundamental part of the fabric of […]

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Yoga and Meditation Should Make You More Peaceful Right? (Reflecting on Kundalini Awakening)

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on the issues arising from the increased power that can come from meditation and yoga practice, in particular looking at the effects kundalini can have our consciousness. I think this is an important area to be aware of in terms of negotiating it appropriately, and recognizing that it as a […]

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Re-Contextualizing Our Biological Fear

Dear Toby, This weeks article looks at biological fear, and how we can work to mindfully re-direct its functioning in our mind so that it is working for us rather than against us in our life. This re-directing of our biological fear and learning to relax into a mind of safety and ease is one of the topics […]

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Meditation at Christmas – Mindful Eating

Dear Integral Meditators, Sincerest best wishes to you and your family for the Christmas season  from myself and Integral Meditation Asia. Enjoy this weeks article! Yours in the spirit of the journey, Toby Mindful Eating As Your Object of Meditation The Christmas season is upon us, which, amongst other things involves gathering together to enjoy […]

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Energetic Self-Healing

Hi Everyone, I hope this message finds you well, this weeks article focuses on a practical healing technique that you may be surprised at both the simplicity and effectiveness of, enjoy! The other practical piece of news from Integral Meditation Asia is that there are now structured meditation and life coaching programs, lasting from 3-6 months available. […]

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How to Stop Painful Feelings Becoming Negative Emotions

Dear All, Normally in conversation we use the word feelings and emotion as if they were the same. This weeks article looks at the distinction that can be made between emotions and feelings, and how this can be used in order to prevent difficult emotions arising from painful feelings. I think you will find it […]

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Insight Meditation – Improving your subjective experience by developing your Objective Perspective

Hi Everyone, This week’s newsletter has a new dimension added to it that I am hoping to make a regular feature, which is regular short meditation recordings that I will be creating and posting on my meditation blog for people to listen to and download. This week’s guided meditation is a nine minute insight meditation […]

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Guided Insight Meditation: Care of the Physical Body

This is a nine minute guided insight meditation on caring for the physical body, you can simply play it from this page Press play icon below) or download it onto your computer (right click on text below) for personal use. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Care for Physical Body Insight Medi (9mins) Here is the […]

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