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Four levels of intention for meditating

Dear  Integral Meditators, Why do you meditate? This weeks article looks at four possible ways of answering that question, and also a simple way of starting to meditate on intention. In the spirit of mindful intention Toby Four levels of intention for meditating If you are interested in establishing a meditation and mindfulness practice, its […]

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Visual keys to subtle meditation states

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at how we can start to access subtle levels of consciousness in meditation using simple visual keys. Subtle states of consciousness can make us more creative, calmer, wiser and give us access to greater self awareness and self healing. So all in all they are well worth cultivating! […]

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Learning to conserve, build and circulate your energy

Dear  Integral Meditators, How can mindfulness improve your energy levels and energy efficiency? The article below looks at this question in general, but also specifically from a qi gong perspective. Two classes related to this topic, firstly the Qi gong workout and meditation class this Saturday morning. Secondly this week sees the beginning of a new series:  Five stages […]

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Seven essential dimensions of meditation practice

Dear  Integral Meditators, Once you go beyond the initial beginners level of meditation, what are the essential building blocks that you need to create a well rounded meditation practice? The article below offers a list of seven practices that you can use as a simple template. In relation to it, heads up for a workshop I’ll […]

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Baseballs or confetti?

Dear Integral Meditators, If you were to learn to deal with your suffering in life, what might start to happen to your access to rapture and joy? The article below explores this question in a practical way… In the spirit of baseballs and confetti, Toby ​Baseballs of confetti?  The truth of suffering One of the […]

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Making your body your castle (And watch Toby’s Mindfulness TedX Talk!)

Dear  Integral Meditators, This weeks article gives some simple mindful suggestions for bringing real stability to your life, literally, and even when under pressure! Also, I recently discovered that a TedX talk I gave on mindfulness is up on the web. Its a pretty decent 15min primer on the vision of engaged and integral mindfulness, do have a view! In […]

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Simple, or aware, or positive, or creative

Dear  Integral Meditators, In this weeks article I outline four ways of paying attention that, if you get really good at will render you largely impervious to intimidation from any of the current challenges in your life. Enjoy! Beneath that you will see the program of events for September, the next weekend event being this […]

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Two fundamental mindfulness and meditation questions

Dear  Integral Meditators, What are important questions that you can use to greatly improve your meditation and mindfulness practice, whatever level you are at? The article below offers two… Final reminder of the Effortless effort insight meditation series starting tomorrow and Wednesday evening, and for those in Singapore the Language of the Shadow workshop this Saturday!In the spirit of mindful […]

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Incremental Breathing – Relaxing and energizing at will

Dear  Integral Meditators, How can you use your breathing consciously to both energize and relax yourself at will? The article below offers a simple, easy to practice technique. For those in Singapore, a reminder that the weekly evening meditation classes start again this week, full details here. This Saturday we also have a new  Qi gong meditation […]

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Four ways of being mindful in relationships

Dear  Integral Meditators, How can you use mindfulness to improve your relationship wisdom? The article below offers some specific pointers for practice! A reminder of the new class series (can be participated in live or online) starting on August 14th: Effortless effort – Insight meditation for self-healing and transformation – a five week course. Beneath the […]

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