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mind body connection

Meditations on the dance of gentleness and courage

Dear Integral Meditators, “Sometimes we long for strength, but sometimes the very way in which we conceive that strength gets in the way of our finding it. How might it be if we tried to express the courage of gentleness sometimes in our life rather than ‘hard’ strength that is brittle and inflexible?” Meditations on […]

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Matching your expectation with reality (the sleeping or waking baby)

“How can I align my expectations and my reality in this situation?” Dear Toby, There are plenty of ways of building your inner peace and resilience, the article below explores one that I’ve found to be very important over the years! You can also watch my short video on the subect here. Heads up for the Mindful […]

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Five aspects of high-performance mindfulness

“Committing to being self-aware, and really knowing and understanding how you function is a primary skill” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article offers a few thoughts on mindfulness and sustainable high performance. I’ve a course on this coming up (no date set yet), if you are interested, then feel free to let me know! In the spirit of […]

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Meditating like a baby – Six breathing meditations

“Consciously make your breathing as soft, even and harmonious as you can, and your mind will settle more quickly in meditation” Dear Integral Meditators, Everyone knows that breathing is an important part of meditation, and there are many ways to do it. The article below explores six different techniques you can try, as well as how to […]

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Qi gong energy medi recording (Plus Wabi-Sabi & Full moon meditations)

“Qi gong meditation transforms the energies both of our physical body and consciousness, resulting in improved physical health, greater mental and emotional balance, and, for those that wish it, access to deeper levels of awareness and spiritual insight.“ Dear Toby, This weeks meditation recording is an 8 minute power meditation on the microcosmic orbit . It is […]

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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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Re-sensitizing your body

“As we start to re-sensitize our body, we start to feel more energy, which is a resource that you can then direct towards any positive purpose that you want to in your life.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the subject of re-awakening the sensitivity of your body, I hope you enjoy it! And […]

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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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