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Toby’s new book ‘Engaged Mindfulness’ is out!

Dear Integral Meditators, I’m really happy to announce that my new book ‘Engaged Mindfulness – What mindfulness is and how we can apply it to our daily lives’ is out! I’ve been writing blog articles on meditation and mindfulness or a long time now, this first book of mine looks specifically at some of the […]

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Allowing your mind to be messy

Dear Integral Meditators, Often when we need most to be mindful is often the time when we feel like doing it the least. The article below explains a method of being mindful that you can use when your mind and life are at their most chaotic and mindfulness seems most difficult! In the spirit of […]

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Mindful concentration in an age of distraction

Dear Integral Meditators, How can we build our mindful concentration when oftentimes we find ourselves in environments that encourage us to do the opposite? The article below offers a structure for us to get started! In the spirit of mindful concentration, Toby Mindful concentration in an age of distraction In an age where we are […]

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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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Six Aspects of Good Psychic Self Defence

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is a practical exploration of psychic self defence, specifically from a mindfulness perspective, I hope you find it practical & useful! If the topic is of interest to you and you are in Singapore, then do consider joining the event on Saturday  March 19th, 2.30-5.30pm – Psychic & Psychological Self-Defence – Practical […]

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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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Experiencing the Mind as the Mind

Dear Toby , Often meditation and mindfulness work well when you use a short, significant phrase as your object of enquiry. In the article below I share one that I have been enjoying over the holiday season. Wishing you, your families and loved ones all the very best for the Christmas season! Toby & Integral […]

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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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The Dance of Mindful Supression and Repression

Dear Integral Meditators, Meditation and mindfulness encourage states of mental and emotional flow, but achieving these states consistently is tough if we are habitually supressing and repressing the content of our consciousness in an unhealthy way. The article below looks at how we can mindfully grow a positive relationship to suppression and repression, so that […]

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What’s the Difference Between Your Higher Self and ‘Big Mind’? (The Doorway)

Dear Integral Meditators, After last week’s article on Connecting to Your Big Mind I was asked ‘What is the difference between your Higher Self and your Big Mind’. Since it is a good question, I thought I may as well address it in an article, which you will find below! Final call for the Engaged Mindfulness Course […]

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