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May 17, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Join us at the first ever Medito Mindfulness Retreat

This is your opportunity to join the first ever in-person Medito Mindfulness Retreat. Meet like-minded people in a beautiful countryside setting, practice …

Apr 26, 2022 — Steven Yorke

It's a double celebration!

We have two big reasons to celebrate: It's Medito's 2nd birthday! 🎂 We've just passed 1 million downloads! 🥳 As we pass these two milestones, we want to say a …

Apr 23, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Adonis? Who on earth is Adonis??

In the latest interview on the Medito YouTube channel, I interviewed Hamza Ahmed, the YouTube star who is helping young men to become more mindful, grateful …

Apr 23, 2022 — Gareth Yorke

Five ways to foster self-care during times of societal crisis

It has been two months since the invasion of Ukraine began. The rest of the world has looked on in horror at the destruction and disregard for human life. The …

Mar 28, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Can violence be eradicated from the world by teaching mindfulness to children?

In this interview with Dr. Heather Grace-Bond from the Midnfulness Association, we discuss the benefits of teaching meditation and mindfulness to children. …

Mar 22, 2022 — Billy Cole

OCD and me

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( OCD ) is when obsessive and compulsive thoughts and behaviours intrude on your everyday life. These obsessive thoughts can …

Mar 12, 2022 — Steven Yorke

New sleep sessions for World Sleep Day!

It's really important to get good sleep! Getting consistently good quality sleep has been shown to enhance memory, increase creativity, lower food cravings and …

Mar 08, 2022 — Gareth Yorke

5 Great Women in Mindfulness

In recent years, gender equality has become an increasing priority for communities around the world. A global study by PEW Research center found that 94% of …

Mar 05, 2022 — George Longovitis

Meditating with furry sidekicks: connecting to our pets through mindfulness

Photo: Huxley, Medito's Chief Kitty Officer. Photo credit: Steven Yorke. “I have lived with several Zen masters; all of them cats” — Eckhart Tolle. Do our pets …

Mar 04, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Your opportunity to take part in mindfulness research

At Medito Foundation, we're always keen to support the scientific community in advancing our understanding of mindfulness. That's why we're happy to share an …

Feb 24, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Medito Foundation partners with the Mindfulness Association to deliver even more free mindfulness content

Medito Foundation and the Mindfulness Association are both nonprofit organizations dedicated to building a more mindful and compassionate world. We’ve …

Feb 23, 2022 — Gareth Yorke

The difficulty of defining mindfulness

In studying for my Master’s degree in Mindfulness Studies at Aberdeen University, I have found that there has typically been ambiguity and a lack of consensus …