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One Minute Mindfulness

Body-heart-mind scanning

Dear Integral Meditators, Is it possible to release physical, emotional and mental stress in a single practice? This weeks article is principally a description of a meditation technique for doing just that, and implicitly building a stronger, more resilient body-mind connection within yourself. In the spirit of an integrated body,mind and heart, Toby   Body-heart-mind scanning If […]

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Happiness or impulse fulfilment?

Dear Integral Meditators, In this day and age when so many of our impulses can be fulfilled at the click of a button or browser, managing your impulses mindfully is an increasingly important life skill. The article below looks at how we can distinguish between impulse fulfilment and actions that lead to genuine happiness. In the spirit […]

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Mindful Mobility – Stepping in and out of the river

Dear Toby, Building inner flexibility and mobility are really core parts of an integrated mindfulness practice, in the article below I explain two core practices for building mindful mobility. In the spirit of mindful perspective taking, Toby Mindful Mobility – Stepping in and out of the river (& from self to other) One of the fundamental […]

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Calm abiding, beautiful breathing (Inner air conditioning)

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if you were able to focus your mind in a state of calm abiding at will, or at least more often? This weeks article explores this theme and how you can start developing this skill today! In the spirit of the strength of calm, Toby Calm abiding, beautiful breathing […]

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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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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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Independent Interdependence

Dear Integral Meditators, How can we be more mindful of the space that lies between us as individuals and ourselves as members of a community that we depend upon? This weeks article looks at how we can start to investigate important dimension of mindfulness practice in a practical way. For those in Singapore, quick reminder […]

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Five Ways of Mindfully Cultivating Your Inner Peace

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below examines five mindful ways in which we can cultivate our inner peace. If you work with them together, then you end up with a practice of inner peace made more resilient by the diversity of its sources. If you enjoy it and are in Singapore then you might consider the […]

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Big Enough, Specific Enough (Dealing with spiky minds)

Dear Integral Meditators, What can you do when your mind feels spiky, insecure and uncomfortable? The article below explores a contemplative approach that involves working consciously with the scale of your mind. In case anyone missed it, you can see the schedule of live classes in May at Integral Meditation Asia HERE. In the spirit of […]

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A Butterfly in the Wind

Dear Integral Meditators, What does inner strength mean to you, and how do you go about trying to obtain it? In this weeks article I offer a personal reflection on this, and how sometimes we can create unnecessary limits on our inner strength by believing that it can only come in a certain way. Yours […]

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