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Presence and being present

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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Mindful Learning

Dear Integral Meditators, These days there is absolutely no doubt that capacity to be adaptable, flexible and to learn quickly are necessary for successfully negotiating both the professional and personal challenges of your life. How can mindfulness help you with this? This is the question that I explore in the article below. In the ‘whats […]

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Questions Leading to Empty Space – Overcoming Stubborn Distractions

Dear Toby, What if the things that most disturb you in your meditation practice could become the springboards to a deeper experience of meditation? This weeks article explores how they can become that. Yours in the spirit of inner freedom, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia: JULY Sunday July 27th, 9.30am-12.30pm –  Meditations for Developing the Language […]

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Melting the Ice of the Heart, Cooling the Inferno of the Soul

Dear Integral Meditators, One of my main inspirations Ken Wilbur was once asked what the process of growing and evolving is like. He answered simply “You laugh more and you cry more”. I’ve found that to be true, and this midweek article is something of an exploration of that. If you’re in Singapore and you […]

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Cultivating Mindful Relationships, and Meditation/Stress-Transformation for Couples

Dear Integral Meditators, This mid-week message has two main aspects to it: Firstly there is an article on how to apply mindfulness in a practical way to your relationships through self enquiry Secondly, beneath this there is a write up for my latest coaching program Meditation and Stress Transformation for Couples As usual for a new […]

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The Four “-lessnesses” of Enlightenment

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at four characteristics of enlightened awareness. Explanations of spiritual enlightenment can seem a little like riddles, and this article is a little like that, but at the same time I hope it is accessible enough for you to feel as if you can enjoy exploring enlightened awareness  for […]

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Listening to the Breathing – Free Meditation Recording (Plus Upcoming Mindful Breathing Workshop)

Dear Integral Meditators, In each moment your breathing is providing you with a wealth of insight about the way in which you are thinking, feeling and experiencing your life. I’ve just created a short, 5 minute meditation on a practice I call “listening to the breathing” that will help you access that insight and use […]

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Experiencing, Feeling, Interpreting – Mindfully Processing Our Reality

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at three domains of our reality that often get confused, and how by cultivating awareness of them we can increase our capacity to respond wisely to the challenges in our life. Beneath the article there are full details of the “Way of the Enlightened Fool” meditation class on […]

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Bringing Congruence to the Mind Through Meditation – Three Ways

Dear Toby, Congruence – To bring harmony, agreement and compatibility. This mid-week article is about how to bring congruence to the different elements of your mind. After an enjoyable Greenworld Meditation Workshop last Sunday, there is a chance for anyone who wanted to come but could not to come along this Sunday, 2nd March for the second date! Also on […]

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Mindfully Expanding into Tension, Challenges and Growth

Dear Integral Meditors, I’m keeping it very practical with this weeks article, it is a way of using your body awareness to enhance the way you approach emotions and situations you find challenging, enjoy! Quite a lot of meditation and mindfulness courses to enjoy over the next few weeks, starting this Tuesday evening with the Meditation skills class. This is […]

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