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Mindful Resilience

Meditation for cultivating vitality – Three practices

Below are three simple ways in which you can build vital energy in your body through meditation. They can be practised individually or in combination. They have the general meditation benefit of calming and focusing the body-mind, with the addition of specifically promoting the build-up and flow of life-force through the body. Method 1 – […]

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Stabilizing your pyramid of consciousness

Dear  Integral Meditators, What is the simplest, stablest and most basic way to stabilize your mind and attention? The article below explores one answer to this in a practical way. This week we have the Winter Solstice meditation tomorrow and Wednesday, as well as morning Qi gong, and the afternoon mindfulness group coaching on Saturday. In the stability, Toby Stabilizing […]

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Psychic self-defence & spiritual sources of compassion (plus new power napping track)

Dear  Integral Meditators, What is the difference between open and closed compassion? And how can you protect yourself from the attacks and imbalances of others around you without withdrawing your compassion from them? The article below explores how… Heads up for the Psychic & Psychological Self-defence half day workshop on the 8thDecember. If the article speaks to […]

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Discovering your mindful compassion – Seven ways

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at compassion, and how you can go about developing a living, experiential connection to it through mindfulness. The integral Tuesday, Wednesday  and Space2B classes will be on compassion for the rest of the month… On Saturday the 17th morning there is the The Six Qi Healing sounds: Qi gong For Self-Healing and Inner Balance […]

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Nine different forms of mindful centring

Dear  Integral Meditators, The world  you inhabit and experience is very different when you view it from your inner centre. This weeks article looks at nine different ways in which you can practice mindful centring. Different ways of enjoying your life more in an empowered way by standing in the middle of it. If you […]

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Baseballs or confetti?

Dear Integral Meditators, If you were to learn to deal with your suffering in life, what might start to happen to your access to rapture and joy? The article below explores this question in a practical way… In the spirit of baseballs and confetti, Toby ​Baseballs of confetti?  The truth of suffering One of the […]

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Simple, or aware, or positive, or creative

Dear  Integral Meditators, In this weeks article I outline four ways of paying attention that, if you get really good at will render you largely impervious to intimidation from any of the current challenges in your life. Enjoy! Beneath that you will see the program of events for September, the next weekend event being this […]

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Two fundamental mindfulness and meditation questions

Dear  Integral Meditators, What are important questions that you can use to greatly improve your meditation and mindfulness practice, whatever level you are at? The article below offers two… Final reminder of the Effortless effort insight meditation series starting tomorrow and Wednesday evening, and for those in Singapore the Language of the Shadow workshop this Saturday!In the spirit of mindful […]

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The calm of solidity – Four mindful techniques

Dear Integral Meditators, The ‘calmness of solidity’ means the calmness that can be discovered through the solidity and physicality of your body. In the article below I outline four ways that you can cultivate it both formally and informally to increase the level of your own dynamic calm, which is to say your own ability […]

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Giving your heart whole (Creating a ‘high functioning’ heart)

Dear Integral Meditators, In order to get the most out of life, you have to give yourself whole heartedly to it without holding back. But what happens when you give yourself whole heartedly to a person, a project or a cause, and you get hurt, abused, rejected or taken advantage of? This weeks article offers […]

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