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Motivation and scope

Why Mindfulness Primes You for Success

Dear Toby, What would happen to your enthusiasm and commitment to mindfulness and meditation practice if I were to convince you that practicing it gives you the greatest chance for success in your chosen endeavors, both professionally and personally? In the article below that is exactly what I try and demonstrate to you. The mindful resilience courses that I am putting on this month, […]

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You Always Have a Choice

Some of you familiar with meditation and mindfulness will be familiar with the practice of choice-less awareness. Choice-less awareness essentially involves learning to be a witness to your consciousness and its contents; just sitting there and allowing whatever comes up in your mind to come up without interfering, like watching clouds in the sky. However, […]

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Mindfully Deepening Your Inner Resources

Dear Integral Meditators, When you think about deepening your inner strength and resources perhaps you think about developing a new set of skills or reading about a new practice. Using mindfulness you can deepen your inner strength and resilience simply by being more fully conscious of what you already know. This weeks article looks at how […]

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Appreciating the Past to Liberate the Present

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen to our experience of the present if we learned to have a deeply good relationship with our past, even that part of our past that is wounded and damaged? This is the theme that I explore in the article below. Yours in the spirit of the healed psyche, Toby Upcoming […]

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Complementricizing Your Archetypes

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks a little at our personal experience of archetypes and how we can create a complementary harmonic between the different ones that we have within ourselves. Other bits and bobs: In case you missed the mid-week article, there was a free talk and meditation Enlightened Flow as well as what […]

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A Benevolent Universe? (Old Men Fighting)

Dear Integral Meditators, What do you think the Universe thinks of you? Is it for you or against you? This mid-week article examines this question with a little bit of humor. For those of you in Singapore, next Tuesday evening , 17th June is the date for the free preview talk on Enlightened Flow: Finding the […]

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What is Self-Awareness?

Dear Integral Meditators, Self awareness is one of the foundation tools for both mindfulness and meditation in general, and Mindful Self Leadership in particular. As the article points out, self awareness is relatively easy to understand, not quite so easy to do! Yours in the spirit of self awareness, Toby What is Self-Awareness?  Self Awareness is a commitment […]

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Leaping Like a Tiger: Mindful Self-Leadership

Dear Integral Meditators, What sort of ideas spring into your mind when you think of the words self-leadership? Integral Meditation Asia is excited to bring you three opportunities to learn about mindful self-leadership this May! Before I talk more about that, just a quick reminder for anyone interested in the‘Meditating with the Tree of Yoga – […]

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The Five Stages of Meditation Practice from Beginners to Advanced

Dear Integral Meditors, With so many different types of meditation practice around, how do you identify what the stages of meditation training common to all systems really are? This weeks article is an attempt to answer that. At Integral Meditation Asia I am trying to develop systems of meditation that are easy to follow and practice, and […]

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The First Task (and Achievement) of Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, At its best meditation is a practice that leads over time to a personal, direct and stable experience of enlightened awareness that is not defined by any religion, theory or philosophy. This weeks article explores the first step… Toby The First Task (and Achievement) of Meditation The first task and result of a […]

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