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What Lies Beyond Stillness? – Meditation and heightened creativity

 Dear Integral Meditators, What happens when you have learned to still the mind in meditation? That is the question I explore below in this weeks article. Yours in the spirit of deeper creativity, Toby   What Lies Beyond Stillness? – Meditation and heightened creativity For many of the people who do coaching with me or […]

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Mixed Mindfulness Arts, Animals and Starlight

Dear Integral Meditators, If you look at the martial arts scene these days you will see that a lot of the top guys are mixed martial artists, that is to say that they have trained in and mastered more than one form of martial arts, and this has made them better overall. Similarly training in […]

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Trusting Your Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, Our mind is our fundamental tool of survival in the world; the better it functions and the more we are able to trust it, the happier and more successful we will tend to be. The article below outlines a few points around how you can start to build genuine self confidence by […]

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What do I Need to Focus Upon Now?

Dear Integral Meditators, Consciously learning to focus your mind where it needs to be is a primary life skill that we can develop through meditation and mindfulness, the article below explores how you can begin today. For those of you interested in meditative art; When I do a soul portrait for someone, I don’t always […]

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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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Dealing Mindfully with Guilt and Shame

Dear Integral Meditators, Part of a mature meditation and mindfulness practice inevitably involves getting cozy and comfortable with feelings and emotions that most people run from as soon as they see or sense them. The article below explores two such emotions, and why we should be interested in getting to know them better. Yours in […]

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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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Mindfulness: The Co-Creation of Happiness and Performance

Dear Integral Meditators, This is an article that I prepared with some corporate clients in mind, it is another answer to the ever young question “what is mindfulness”. Also, the practical exercise at the end is short but can have HUGE results. Yours in the spirit of mindful flow, Toby   Mindfulness and the Co-Creation […]

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The Hidden Calm Within the Body

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article focuses on finding aspects of enlightened flow through your physical body, the technique is simple in its basic elements, but you can investigate it in almost infinite depth. I have created a  seven minute video on enlightened flow for a fee talk I will be giving on the  17th, you […]

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