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“power of mind”

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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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 Quickest Way Through the Rain

Dear Integral Meditators, When you have a ‘dark cloud’ in your life, do you habitually walk toward it or run away from it? Its an important question, the article below explores why, with the help of a few large furry friends! In the spirit of walking towards, Toby The Quickest Way Through the Rain The […]

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Riding the Waves of the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, What does it really mean to be in control of your mind and emotions? The article below explores the image of our emotions as waves, and offers mindful perspective on how we can use this image to relax into and enjoy both the highs and the lows of our inner life. Enjoy! […]

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What is Mindfulness? (Hint – you are doing it already!)

Dear Integral Meditators, If someone asked you ‘what is mindfulness’, how would you reply? The article below offers one working definition of mindfulness and how we can start practically applying it to our daily life. In the spirit of the art of mindfulness, Toby     What is Mindfulness? (Hint – you are doing it […]

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Trampoline Time Bending (Meditating in the Twilight State)

Dear Integral Meditators, As your own meditation and mindfulness practice develops, you will notice that you start to become aware of more and more different ‘mind states’ (or states of body-mind-and-heart) that you learn to access at will. The article below considers the twilight state, what it is and why it is of meaningful use […]

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Five Methods for Quietening the Mind

Dear Integral Meditators, Some people give up or don’t even try meditation as they think their mind is just too busy, and they can’t still it. Below are five simple methods that you can use to quieten the mind when you feel the need, as well as an outline of some of the benefits. In […]

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The Tension Between What Is and what you Want

Dear Integral Meditators, How do you deal with the gap between what you want in your life and the reality of what you actually find? The article below considers how to work with this ongoing tension in a positive way… In the spirit of the journey, Toby   The Tension Between What Is and what […]

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Keeping your Meditation Short & Effective

Dear Integral Meditators, How long do you have to meditate every day for it to make a real difference? As I explain below, not very long! If you have five minutes, then that is all you need to get an effective pratice started… As you can also see below, there is a 48 hour offer […]

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Why Meditate on & with Animals?

I was asked the other day why I continue to guide workshops and classes on meditating with animals, given that to some of my client group it may seem a bit ‘strange’. Here are a few reasons to consider why meditating with animals is of great value, with a short practice at the end to […]

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