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Presence and being present

Breaking the cycle of negative stress with compassion

Dear Integral Meditators, What is the relationship between your stress and your compassion? If you brought a bit more mindful compassion to bear upon your stress, what might change? The article below explores these questions. Enjoy! In the spirit of compassion, Toby PS: If you are in Singapore we shall be doing a class on […]

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The spectrum of mindful attention

Dear Integral Meditators, Not all mindful states require the same level or type of focus. If you understand how you can vary the intensity of your mindful state, you can be more effective in applying it to your daily life. The article below explores how… In the spirit of mindful focus, Toby The spectrum of […]

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Mindfully ‘eating’ your thoughts

Dear Integral Meditators, There are three ways in which we can use our mind in order to ‘digest’ our thoughts and experiences. The article below explores how we can use mindfulness to consciously integrate these three into our daily life, so that they are supporting each other, and helping us to enhance the quality of […]

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Being mindful of the non-present moment

Dear Integral Meditators, What if, instead of being mindful of the present moment, you decided instead to be mindful of the non-present moment? The article below explores this theme…. In the spirit of studying the non-present, Toby Being mindful of the non-present moment Trying to stop all the different ways in which your mind moves […]

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How to do walking meditation (plus free ‘Mindful moments’ video course)

Dear Integral Meditators, This week’s post has two components. The second is a series of five free videos for you to follow along to that I did with the Movement for modern life yoga website in the summer. The first is an article on how to do walking meditation. In the spirit of mindfulness in […]

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Relaxing your way to enlightenment

Dear Integral Meditators, What is the relationship between relaxation and enlightenment? Is it possible to do both at the same time? The article below explains a mindfulness practice for doing just that; relaxing your way to an experience of your own enlightened nature! In the spirit of the journey, Toby Relaxing your way to enlightenment […]

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Being the center of your universe (not the universe!)

Dear Integral Meditators, There’s a big difference between being the center of the universe and the center of your universe. The article below explores how to make mindful use of your position in the big scheme of things! Final reminder for those in Singapore of this Saturday’s Tree of Life meditation workshop… In the spirit […]

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Two types of choice-less awareness

Dear Integral meditators, This weeks article focuses on two different ways of being mindful of your choice-making process. As well as the article I have two free videos for you: This first is a short presentation on how to Quieten the Mind (scroll down the page) The second is a five minute mindfulness of the body […]

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Creating a unified body-mind (No future)

Dear Integral Meditators, The achievement and experience of a unified body-mind is one of the biggest pleasures of practising mindfulness. It also has huge practical benefits in terms of building our real-time inner strength and resilience. The article below explains a simple method you can start practising yourself…. Final reminder for those in Singapore of the Engaged Mindfulness […]

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Dualistic appearance – What you see, and what you think you see

Dear Integral Meditators, What you think you see and what you actually see are two separate things, often going on simultaneously. The article below explores how this happens in our life, why its important, and how we can start to work with it mindfully. In the spirit of clear vision, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral […]

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