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Making Objects of Your Subjects

Dear Integral Meditators, How does mindfulness help you grow and develop your mind? This weeks article considers this question from the perspective of subjects and objects, and offers a simple practice to start focusing upon. In the spirit of inner growth, Toby Making Objects of Your Subjects Mindfulness essentially is about learning to watch and […]

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Dropping Your Hope & Fear

Dear Integral Meditators, What would happen if, just for a while, and on a regular basis were to put down both your fears AND your hopes? The article below explores this from a mindfulness perspective. Final reminder of the workshop this Saturday in Singapore: March 19th, 2.30-5.30pm – Psychic & Psychological Self-Defence – Practical mindfulness meditation techniques for […]

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Dropping Your Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What happens when you simply stop thinking about yourself for a while? What benefits might there be? The article below explores these questions in a mindfulness context, enjoy! In the spirit of the no-self, Toby Dropping Your Self When I was a Buddhist monk doing my studies there was a lot of […]

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The Discipline of Emptying (Emptying to Fill)

Dear Integral Meditators, I’ve had a few conversations recently with clients who really feel as if they have been mentally drained by the sheer volume of information that they have to deal with on a day to day basis. I could certainly sympathize with their story, and I think it is a challenge that a […]

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That Essential Feeling of Being Alive

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a simple reflection on mindfulness as the simple act of opening to life as you find it. Happy reading! In the spirit of the journey, Toby That Essential Feeling of Being Alive We’re all looking deep down for that essential feeling of being alive. A lot of our […]

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Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts

Dear Integral Meditators, When you are feeling bad, its easy to think negative. The article below explains how to use mindfulness to stop difficult feelings becoming negative thoughts in your mind. In the spirit of the journey, Toby Don’t Let Difficult Feelings Become Negative Thoughts At the moment I have jet lag, which means that […]

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The Inner Sky of the Mind – Distraction, anxiety, mood and the principle of awareness 

   Imagine you were to spend a week everyday looking at the sky, just watching and witnessing it. Some days it would be bright and full of light, other days there might be light clouds, sometimes monotonously grey, or aggressively rainy with thunder and lightning. Every time that you looked, the idea would be simply […]

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Being the Stone in the River – Ducking Under the Flow of Thoughts

Imagine that you are a stone at the bottom of a river. The flow of the water moves over your top surface without disturbing you at all; you are stable, content and still at the bottom of the river. Build this image in your mind, and then imagine yourself to actually be the stone at […]

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Mindful of: Your Relationship to Giving and Receiving

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below offers some simple methods for exploring and developing a healthy relationship to giving and receiving through mindfulness. In the spirit of giving and receiving, Toby   Mindful of: Your Relationship to Giving and Receiving What is your relationship to the process of giving and receiving? Every day we exchange […]

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Four Levels or Dimensions of Conscious Self Love

Dear Integral Meditators, Our relationship to ourself is the basis of our relationship to the rest of the world, this weeks article looks at how we can consistently improve that relationship by working with four levels of self-love. Final reminder of the two workshops coming up this Saturday on Mindful Inspiration and Flo of the […]

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