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What is a Meditator? (Plus Soul Portrait Art special offer)

Dear Integral Meditators, What is a meditator? The article below offers 5 working definitions, each of which offer an insight into what the meditation process can offer us… For those in Singapore, a reminder of workshops this Saturday 12th September; 9.30am-12.30 – Meditations For Creating a mind of Ease & 2.30-5.30pm – Mindful Dreaming. Wednesday […]

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The Quickest Way Through the Rain

Dear Integral Meditators, When you have a ‘dark cloud’ in your life, do you habitually walk toward it or run away from it? Its an important question, the article below explores why, with the help of a few large furry friends! In the spirit of walking towards, Toby The Quickest Way Through the Rain The […]

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What is Mindfulness? (Hint – you are doing it already!)

Dear Integral Meditators, If someone asked you ‘what is mindfulness’, how would you reply? The article below offers one working definition of mindfulness and how we can start practically applying it to our daily life. In the spirit of the art of mindfulness, Toby     What is Mindfulness? (Hint – you are doing it […]

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Keeping your Meditation Short & Effective

Dear Integral Meditators, How long do you have to meditate every day for it to make a real difference? As I explain below, not very long! If you have five minutes, then that is all you need to get an effective pratice started… As you can also see below, there is a 48 hour offer […]

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Deeper Meaning, Meaningless, Deeply Meaningless

Dear Integral Meditors, What do we mean by ‘spiritual?’ the article below explores the relationship between spirituality as a quest for meaning and spirituality as a discipline that requires going beyond the quest for meaning. You’ll see what i mean when you read it! In the spirit of the journey, Toby Deeper Meaning, Meaningless, Deeply […]

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Increasing to Your Inner Strength – Eight Ways

Dear Integral Meditators, Want to know how you can go about systematically developing and increasing your inner strength? The article below considers eight ways! If you are in Singapore and around on Wenesday July 22nd 7.30-9pm  then do consider joining us for the meditation class Integral Meditation Session @ Basic Essence – Meditating with your inner strength of heart & mind. […]

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Letting Ideas Grow Mindfully Though You

Dear Integral Meditators, Why meditate? One reason worth thinking about is that it is a way of keeping yourself creatively energized by learning to tap into deeper levels of our collective consciousness. The article below explores this theme… Two workshops in Singapore this Saturday, details are immediately below! In the spirit of Toby This Saturday […]

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Humble Self-Assertion

It is important to cultivate the quality of humility, but it is important not to mistake it for negative self-effacement. Humility is based upon an accurate picture of ourselves as just one human being whose wishes and needs exist within the context of the needs and wishes of others. Based upon a healthy, positive self-image […]

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When Vulnerability Ceases to be a Problem – Three levels of self-confidence

Dear Integral Meditators, If you look back at the key times in your life when you really did something that helped your self confidence, you may find that it was a time when you had to confront your own sense of vulnerability. The article below looks at how we can mindfully approach our vulnerability on […]

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Benevolence – Your Big-Heartedness

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, when under the pressure of your daily life your heart was able to remain strong, generous & open? The article below explores benevolence as a way of moving from coping to thriving in your life. Next Wednesday, June 24th 7.30-9pm, I’ll be starting a new Wednesday Evening Meditation Session twice […]

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