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The Resilience of Gentleness

One of my meditation words I have taken for 2015 is self-care. Normally I take 2-3 words and focus upon them over the course of a year and let the themes and mysteries within them gradually reveal themselves. Meditation means to dwell deeply, so staying with just one, two or three words for a year […]

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The Top Meditation and Mindfulness Articles of 2014

Dear Integral Meditators, I wrote over one hundred articles over the course of 2014. Of these  the top 10 most read meditation and mindfulness articles are listed below. Were they the best? Maybe, maybe not, but they were the most clicked on. I’ve certainly enjoyed revisiting them and taking a little time to digest the […]

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The Stability of Uncertainty

Dear Toby, I wrote the article below at the beginning of December, as the new year comes in I would like to wish you all the gift of the stability of uncertainty. If you have it, then whatever sort of year you have in store ahead of you, you will be fine. Thanks for reading in […]

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Keeping the Magic

Dear Integral Meditators, From myself and Integral Meditation Asia here’s wishing you all the very best for the Winter Solstice and Christmas seasons! Toby Keeping the Magic I’m sitting in my parents’ house writing this article the day before Christmas eve, I’ve spent the afternoon with my daughter and her cousins around me getting excited […]

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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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The Four Subtle Experiences in Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the path of meditation in three stages, focusing in particular on the second stage, developing and engaging subtle experiences. It is useful to know about these ‘intermediate’ levels of the meditation experience because it enables us to appreciate and explore them without the danger of thinking that […]

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What Real Power Does Mindfulness Give You?

Dear Integral Meditators, When you think of mindfulness, do you think of power? If not the article below explains why you should!   What Real Power Does Mindfulness Give You? We talk about mindfulness in terms of relief from stress, bringing more presence to our life and so on, but what about power? One way […]

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The Easiest Way to Avoid Death

  Dear Integral Meditators, What does it mean to live like you are alive? That could have been another title for the article below. Yours in the spirit of being alive, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia in December: Sunday December 14th, 9.30am-12.30pm – An Introduction to Meditation From the Perspective of  Zen The Easiest Way to […]

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The Gifts and Wounds of Our Ancestors (+Soul Portrait Sale, +3 Free Meditations)

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores how we can consciously bring to light the way in which our ancestors have played a role in who we are and what we experience today. If you are in Singapore and are interested in exploring this theme further, then do check out the details of the Meditations for […]

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Caring For Your Life-force Through Meditation: Four Levels

Dear Integral Meditators, I’ve been focusing in my own practice over the last week on taking care of my life-force or libido through meditation. The article below is really some thoughts I have put together as a result. I hope you enjoy it! Yours  in the spirit of the journey, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral […]

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