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Presence and being present

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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Using your senses to support your mind

Dear Integral Meditators, When you are in a mental tangle, one of the simplest ways to untie yourself is by returning to your senses. The article below explains how! For those in Singapore, a reminder of this coming Saturday’s Free book talk on Engaged Mindfulness at 2pm, all are most welcome! In the spirit of […]

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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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Finding the center of the wheel

Dear Integral Meditators, Do you have to still your mind to experience inner stillness and centeredness? The article below explores how to mindfully sustain the experience of stillness amidst all the busyness and activity of your mind and daily life…. If you are in Singapore, the Wednesday meditation class re-starts this evening! In the spirit of mindful […]

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The ordinary and the unexceptional (the everyday, the unremarkable)

Dear Integral Meditators, When does striving for something special get in the way of our attempts to be mindful? This weeks article explores this theme. In the spirit of the journey, Toby The ordinary and the unexceptional (the everyday, the unremarkable) One of the challenges that we often face finding peace of mind through mindfulness […]

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The yoga of limitation and choice

Dear Integral Meditation, Is choice always a good thing for us? How can we use limitation to our advantage? The article below looks at how we can use mindfulness to approach both choice and limitation with confidence… In the spirit of the journey, Toby The yoga of limitation and choice The yoga of limitation and […]

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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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Three levels of non-striving

Dear Integral Meditators, Is it possible by letting go of our striving to then learn how to strive better? That is the topic of this weeks article! Mindful goals coaching offer ends tomorrow, 8th June. In the spirit of non-striving, Toby Three levels of non-striving In a previous article on non-striving I defined non-striving as […]

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