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We explore ideas, knowledge and experiences from the world of philosophy, mindfulness and meditation. Want to contribute? Check out our blog guidelines.

Oct 15, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Thank you, Michael!

We first came up with the idea for Medito back in April 2019. We envisioned a comprehensive meditation app that people could use freely, without having to sign …

Oct 02, 2022 — Steven Yorke

What does pinball and mindfulness have in common? Meet Will!

Will has been volunteering with Medito Foundation since the very beginning, and we're so lucky to have his voice and audio skills to bring meditation alive for …

Sep 01, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Charlie has lulled you to sleep, now it's time to get to know him!

Charlie is one of our volunteer voice artists who contributes his skills to help make Medito a wonderful free meditation and sleep app. In this conversation we …

Aug 27, 2022 — Jacob van Haaften

Origami and individualized mindfulness

A number of years ago I worked as a youth program leader. I love working with children. I find their honesty refreshing and their energy, well, energizing. One …

Jul 15, 2022 — Jacob van Haaften

The nature of mindfulness

Imagine yourself on a sandy beach listening to the waves gently landing on the shore, maybe you feel the warmth of the sun on your skin or a refreshing breeze …

Jul 07, 2022 — Steven Yorke

A round-up of the first ever Medito Mindfulness Retreat

We had such a great time at the first-ever Medito Mindfulness Retreat. It took place at a campsite called Into The Woods in Cumbria, in the North of England. …

Jun 01, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Can meditation lead to challenging or negative experiences?

Tim Palmer is a researcher from the University of Plymouth, who is looking into challenging or difficult meditation experiences. In this interview, we discuss …

May 19, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Discussing Mystical, Spiritual & Psychedelic Meditative Experiences With Dr. Daniel Ingram

Dr. Daniel Ingram co-founded the Emergent Phenomenology Research Consortium, which brings together clinical, scientific and spiritual paradigms to improve …

May 17, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Join us at the first ever Medito Mindfulness Retreat

The retreat is now fully sold out This is your opportunity to join the first ever in-person Medito Mindfulness Retreat. Meet like-minded people in a beautiful …

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 …