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Mindful Resilience

The more you have, the more you get (finding energy through mindset)

“If you trust yourself, then when you are under pressure, you will tend to trust your mind, your perception and ability to assess things well. This in turn means energy can flow easily in a relaxed manner through you, even when a lot is being asked of you” Dear Integral Meditators, Here is my second article […]

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Ever increasing loops of energy

Dear Integral Meditators, What if for the course of this next year  you were able to spend most of your day in a state of mind that was conducive to energy creation, thriving and affirmative action? The article below explores three such states, and I’ll be writing a second article next week with another four […]

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Self-responsibility – Becoming a self-determining entity

Dear Integral Meditators, What is the link between mindfulness and self-responsibility? This weeks article explores the interface of these two. In the spirit of self-determination, Toby         Self-responsibility – Becoming a self-determining entity We are surrounded by forces that are attempting to move us in one direction or another, capture our attention, […]

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The Art of Non-emergency

“Spending a few minutes each day recognizing and relaxing into safety can really help you take the idea of non-emergency into an actual experience that you can use to change the quality of your life.”   Dear Integral Meditators, I hope you have been enjoying the Winter Solstice period! This weeks article is a fundamental […]

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Meditating like a sponge (Cultivating singularity)

“Any activity that takes us from a state of diversity, distraction and fragmentation to a state of unity, or singularity is meditation” Dear Integral Meditators, What is meditation? How do you become a real meditator in the real sense of the word? How can you start to build ‘super-normal’ capacities on an inner level, at […]

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Giving back anxiety that is not yours

“Owning and dealing with your anxiety well is an important life skill, However, sometimes the anxiety we experience is not entirely our own, and the solution to it is to recognize this and sometimes simply to give it back.” Dear Integral Meditators, What’s the boundary between what you feel, and the feelings of those around […]

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Black & white meditation (+Samhain +Full moon)

“Where initially we thought there was just a dark, dull space, we discover a bright, clarifying, regenerative inner space that we can go to each day to center and rebuild our inner strength” Dear Integral Meditators, My daughter tried out meditation a couple of weeks ago, my article below is a response to some of […]

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Too much information! – Dealing mindfully with cognitive overload

“Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill.” – Lao Tsu Dear Integral Meditators, In the article below I outline a few practical ways to deal with cognitive overload, which is an almost ever present challenge in the information age! This weeks Tuesday and Wednesday (live and online) meditation sessions will be focused on a related practice called Not over-sharpening […]

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Making friends with overwhelm

“Work on skilfully accepting in an empowered way the often ever-present feeling of  being overwhelmed by too much to do” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on the ever present sense of their being too much to do in our lives, and what we can do about it in mindfulness terms. This weeks Tuesday and Wednesday (live and online) […]

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Working mindfully with anger – Four positions

“Anger is essentially like fire. Fire gives light and heat. If you can use it wisely its very useful. If you can’t control it however, anger, like fire can be incredibly destructive.” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores anger, its causes and how to re-work your reactive anger through self-awareness. I hope you enjoy […]

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