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Mindful Creativity

Allowing your mind to be messy

Dear Integral Meditators, Often when we need most to be mindful is often the time when we feel like doing it the least. The article below explains a method of being mindful that you can use when your mind and life are at their most chaotic and mindfulness seems most difficult! In the spirit of […]

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Structure and flow – mindful plumbing

Dear Integral Meditators, Are your thoughts and feelings working together like a team in your daily life, or does it often seem like they are often working against each other? In this weeks article we have a look at how we can integrate our mind and emotions together into a team using mindfulness. In the spirit […]

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Lazy compassion

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is about how to use mindfulness to be as ergonomic as possible in the development of your deepest compassionate potential. In the spirit of our naturally compassionate awareness, Toby Lazy compassion (compassion & care through awareness) I was doing mindfulness coaching with some executives last week. At one point […]

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Your Thoughts as Emails

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at how we can be more mindful of our thoughts by considering them in the same way that we might consider emails. I hope you enjoy it! In the spirit of mindful thinking & non-thinking, Toby Yours Thoughts as Emails In Taoist philosophy there is a saying that […]

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Witnessing – Being That Which is Not

Dear Integral Meditators, What does it really mean to ‘be the mindful witness?’ and why is it useful to us? This weeks article seeks to answer these questions in a practical way. For those in Singapore, last call for the upcoming workshop: Saturday April 30th, 2.30-5.30pm – Mindful Self Confidence: Developing your self-confidence, self-belief & self-trust through […]

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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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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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Experiencing the Mind as the Mind

Dear Toby , Often meditation and mindfulness work well when you use a short, significant phrase as your object of enquiry. In the article below I share one that I have been enjoying over the holiday season. Wishing you, your families and loved ones all the very best for the Christmas season! Toby & Integral […]

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Being the Stone in the River – Ducking Under the Flow of Thoughts

Imagine that you are a stone at the bottom of a river. The flow of the water moves over your top surface without disturbing you at all; you are stable, content and still at the bottom of the river. Build this image in your mind, and then imagine yourself to actually be the stone at […]

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Trampoline Time Bending (Meditating in the Twilight State)

Dear Integral Meditators, As your own meditation and mindfulness practice develops, you will notice that you start to become aware of more and more different ‘mind states’ (or states of body-mind-and-heart) that you learn to access at will. The article below considers the twilight state, what it is and why it is of meaningful use […]

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