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Calm Excitement

Dear Integral Meditators, What if you were able to enter into a state of mind where your sense of inner calm enhanced your experience of excitement in life, and your excitement was madfe more enjoyable by combining it with calm? The article below explains how! Yours in the spirit of calm excitment, Toby Calm Excitement […]

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Three Dimensions of Mindful Daydreaming

Dear Integral Meditators, Often daydreaming is set up against the idea of being mindful; to be daydreaming is not to be ‘present’ like we should be when we are mindful, right? But what if we were to make our daydreams our object of mindfulness? What if we were to really pay attention to them? The […]

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Your Long Term Self-Confidence

You can build your confidence in the short term by surrounding yourself with the familiar and the known; by surrounding yourself with friends who are like you and affirm your world view; by doing something you are already good at; by staying with the job or activity that you know well; by acting in ways […]

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Acceptance: Expanding Outward

Dear Integral Meditators, Meditation can be an act of turning inward, but it can also be a way of turning outward, a way of expanding graciously into our world, and by doing so transforming our experience of that world. The article below explores this theme. Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Tuesday 10th […]

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Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment

Dear Integral Meditators, Non-judgment is a word that it often used in mindfulness and meditation circles, but what does it really mean? I give my own thoughts on this below. In the spirit of non-judgment, Toby Honesty, Release and redirection -Three Levels of Non-Judgment Within certain types of mindfulness and meditation practice a lot of […]

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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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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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Three Levels of Inner Resilience

Dear Integral Meditators, What are the primary qualities that you rely upon for your own inner resilience? The article I have written below outlines three important areas for developing our inner resilience in an integrated way, using mindfulness. Beneath the article I have put the full details of the Mindful Resilience Online course that will […]

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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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The Dance of Relaxation and Alertness

Dear Integral Meditators, Normally when we think about meditation the image that comes to mind is that is stillness and sitting still. In the article below I describe meditation and mindfulness as a dance, and how we can take this dance into all areas of our life. I hope you enjoy it! Yours in the […]

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