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“uniting mind and feelings”

Acceptance & Forgiveness – The Difference

Dear Integral Meditators, In some situations it seems like we are faced with a choice of either forgiving and letting go of something difficult that has happened to us, or holding onto it and continuing to experience anger, grief and negativity about it. But is there a third option? The article below examines the relationship […]

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The Way to Deal With Feelings is to Feel

Dear Integral Meditators, Our relationship to our feelings is one of the dominant factors that determines our quality of life. The article below offers a few mindful pointers for how we can develop a good long term relationship to the way we feel, even in the face challenging and difficult emotions. Yours in the spirit […]

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Egotistic or Strong Ego?

Dear Integral Meditators, When we tell ourselves to ‘get over our own ego’ what exactly do we mean by that? Its an area that it is very easy to get mixed up and confused around! The article below explores the difference between egotism and a strong ego. We really need one, we really need to […]

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Happiness is Getting What You Want?

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores the idea of mindfulness in relations to our wants and desires and how being mindful of what we want can make a huge difference in relation to our personal happiness. Yours in the spirit of getting what you really want, Toby Happiness is Getting What You Want? What […]

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A Mind Like Water

Dear Integral Meditators, One of the challenging things about meditation and a mind of meditation is that you have to have experience of it in order to ‘get it’. Thus for those who have not experienced it, it can seem very abstract. This is where using images comes in handy, as the image itself can […]

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The Soft Strength of Mud and Blood

Dear Integral Meditators, Seems like the theme of my articles since the turn of the year seem to be centering around finding strength through softness, the article below offers a slightly different take on this… Yours in the spirit of mud and blood, Toby Upcoming Courses at Integral Meditation Asia : Special offer for 1:1 […]

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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 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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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 Caring For Your Life-force […]

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Mindfully Integrating the Animal and Instinctive Self

Dear Integral Meditators, What is your animal or instinctive self? What part is it playing in your life? Why is it important to be mindful of it? The article below offers some thoughts in this subject… If you are interested in going a bit deeper into your animal and instinctive self, then do check out […]

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