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The Stability of Uncertainty

Dear Integral Meditators, I wrote the article below at the beginning of December, as the new year comes in I would like to wish you all the gift of the stability of uncertainty. If you have it, then whatever sort of year you have in store ahead of you, you will be fine. Thanks for […]

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The Man or woman of No Rank

  A lot of the suffering, pain and confusion that we experience in our lives comes from the attachment that we have to the roles that we habitually play in our life. The man or woman of no rank is a meditation technique that allows us to: Become more aware of this attachment and over-identification […]

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The Four Subtle Experiences in Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the path of meditation in three stages, focusing in particular on the second stage, developing and engaging subtle experiences. It is useful to know about these ‘intermediate’ levels of the meditation experience because it enables us to appreciate and explore them without the danger of thinking that […]

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Motivating Yourself to Meditate Part 2 – Meeting Your Deeper & Higher Needs Through Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This is the second in the series of ‘Motivating yourself to meditate’ articles, you can read the first HERE if you have not done so already. Hot of the press; new workshop on 7th December ‘Meditations for activating, healing and awakening our ancestral karma‘ follow the link to have a look! In the spirit […]

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Six Mindful Questions for Effective Decision Making

Dear Integral Meditators, Decisions, choices, options. The article below invites you to start making these parts of your life a mindfulness practice. Last call for this Sundays Mind of Ease Workshop, details on the whats on section. Yours in the spirit of mindful decision making, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia in October: Sunday October […]

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Your Emotional Colour Palette

Dear Integral Meditators, What makes a colour beautiful? The answer is a bit deeper than first glance. Similarly with our emotions, it is not always the bright, shiny ones that of the most value, or even the most beautiful. Yours in the spirit of emotional depth and beauty, Toby Your Emotional Colour Palette As some […]

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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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Fly on the Wall Mindfulness

Dear Integral Meditators, What would it be like to observe yourself s a stranger, and follow yourself around for a while? Would you like what you see? And what might you learn about yourself? The article below explores this theme… Yours in the spirit of observation, Toby   Fly on the Wall Mindfulness This is […]

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Four Methods for Cultivating Mindful Relationships

Dear Integral Meditators, Do you have a strategy for integrating mindfulness into your relationships? This mid-week article is an invitation to investigate four simple techniques that I have found effective.   Yours in the spirit of mindful relationships, Toby   Four Methods for Cultivating Mindful Relationships The following are four techniques for cultivating more mindfulness […]

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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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