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Your Inner Fitness Trainers

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if you treated the most difficult people and circumstances in your life as ‘inner fitness trainers’? This weeks article explores this theme and mindfulness practice. Yours in the spirit of the useful in the difficult, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : March courses nearly ready!! Your Inner […]

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The Soft Strength of Mud and Blood

Dear Integral Meditators, Seems like the theme of my articles since the turn of the year seem to be centering around finding strength through softness, the article below offers a slightly different take on this… Yours in the spirit of mud and blood, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Special offer for 1:1 […]

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Mindfully Integrating the Animal and Instinctive Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What is your animal or instinctive self? What part is it playing in your life? Why is it important to be mindful of it? The article below offers some thoughts in this subject… If you are interested in going a bit deeper into your animal and instinctive self, then do check out […]

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When the Mask Cracks the Light Shines Out

Over the last few months I have had the good fortune to be able to catch up with a few old friends from school days. The conversation immediately becomes 200% more engaging and compelling between us when we discover that we have been through a similar psychological challenge or difficulty, or where we have come […]

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The Reasons We Resist Deeply Good Feelings

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen to your life if you truly committed to feeling the deepest, best feelings that were available to you in each moment? This weeks article explores this theme, and the reasons we often turn away. Courses and coaching offers for October are detailed in the upcoming courses section. Yours in […]

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The Emotions behind the Emotions, the Feelings Behind the Feelings

Dear Integral Meditators, I gave a talk last night on stress transformation, one of the observations from the participants was that, when we meditated on transforming their stress, the emotion that they thought was their issue faded away, and they were presented with another emotion that they were not aware was there. The article below […]

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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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If you feel properly you will think clearly

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article describes a simple but profound meditation process for bringing your thoughts and feelings into a state of integration and harmony. When our thoughts and feelings are on the same page, it opens up a whole new dimension of both happiness and effectiveness within us. Yours in the spirit of […]

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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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The Sea Snakes of the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, When I was young I used to enjoy snorkeling on reefs in the Philippines, where quite often I would come into contact with sea snakes, whom I really loved. The article and meditation below explains a meditation experience that that I had with them more recently. It also co-stars a seal! Yours […]

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