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Non-Striving

Dear Integral Meditators, June and the summer sees a change in the pace and  of my working routine, and as a way of making the adjustment to that new routine I’ve been working this week with the practice of non-striving. Details of what it is and how to practice it are in this weeks article! […]

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Finding Your Spiritual Flow

Dear Toby, This is an article on how to find your spiritual flow. In this article there is what I consider to be a really great and useful definition of the word ‘spiritual’. We often use ‘spiritual’ conversationally as if we have a clear idea what it means, but when we check our understanding is often a lot more nebulous. This article on spiritual flow is once […]

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Wake, up, Grow up, Clean up, Flow

Dear Integral Meditators, Sometimes when we think of flow states there is the idea that they should be somehow effortless, stress-free and easy. In the article below I describe a state of flow that I’ve called enlightened flow which needs a certain amount of  effort-fullness before it can become effortless. I hope you enjoy it. If you […]

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The Benefits of Simplicity

Dear Integral Meditators, Every now and again I write an article that I like right from the moment of completion. The one on simplicity below is one of them. The practice of mindful simplicity is one that helps us to become more effective at dealing with the ever increasing complexity of our daily lives; by […]

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What is Self-Awareness?

Dear Integral Meditators, Self awareness is one of the foundation tools for both mindfulness and meditation in general, and Mindful Self Leadership in particular. As the article points out, self awareness is relatively easy to understand, not quite so easy to do! Yours in the spirit of self awareness, Toby What is Self-Awareness?  Self Awareness is a commitment […]

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Enlightened Imperfection

Dear Integral Meditators, Are you on a quest for enlightened perfection? This weeks Integral Meditations article explores what enlightened perfection looks like (or doesn’t look like) and how we can start to use it to embrace our own imperfection and the imperfection of the world. It is kind of a complementary take to the midweek article on […]

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Curiosity, Courage and Care – Cornerstones of the Mindful Encounter

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article is an exploration of the mindful encounter – what it takes to stay truly alive and curious to our own life path each day. I hope you enjoy it! The article also explores three of the core components of Mindful Self-Leadership.   Wishing you all the very best for […]

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Leaping Like a Tiger: Mindful Self-Leadership

Dear Integral Meditators, What sort of ideas spring into your mind when you think of the words self-leadership? Integral Meditation Asia is excited to bring you three opportunities to learn about mindful self-leadership this May! Before I talk more about that, just a quick reminder for anyone interested in the‘Meditating with the Tree of Yoga – […]

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Melting the Ice of the Heart, Cooling the Inferno of the Soul

Dear Integral Meditators, One of my main inspirations Ken Wilbur was once asked what the process of growing and evolving is like. He answered simply “You laugh more and you cry more”. I’ve found that to be true, and this midweek article is something of an exploration of that. If you’re in Singapore and you […]

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Fridge Magnet Spiritual Happiness

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article continues the theme of spiritual happiness. The approach to spiritual happiness is different from that which we employ on other levels of our life, and it is important to understand this difference in approach! If you missed the mid-week article here it is: “Applying mindful curiosity to your relationships” I am […]

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