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Oct 18, 2020 — Dominic O'Neill

The benefits of mindfulness in education

Mindfulness is the awareness achieved when you intentionally focus on the present moment in a non-judgmental way, observing your experience unfold moment by …

Oct 09, 2020 — Dr William Van Gordon

Mindfulness: A path to mental health and wellbeing

From the Greek philosopher Plato to the Buddha to modern psychology forefathers William James and Wilhelm Wundt, the value of contemplation as a means of …

Sep 18, 2020 — Harshil Shah

How meditation can change the way we experience anger

First things first, the relation between anger and meditation might be confusing. But, truth be told, there is a deep relation between anger and meditation. …

Sep 01, 2020 — Susan Verdes

Unpacking racism (meditation technique)

The Black Lives Matter movement has grown under the spotlight, causing a lot of us to think about our behaviour towards Black people. This is a good thing and …

Aug 28, 2020 — Steven Yorke

How mindfulness research has been affected by COVID-19

The worldwide pandemic has affected us all, and the scientific community is no exception. Here are just a few examples of current mindfulness research projects …

Aug 25, 2020 — Steven Yorke

A Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Muslim and Atheist discuss meditation & mindfulness

In this interfaith conversation, we discuss the benefits of mindfulness and meditation and how they can be used by people from different religious and …

Aug 22, 2020 — Steven Yorke

5 types of meditation to try out

For people who are unfamiliar with meditation, the practice can appear to be just sitting with your eyes closed. People sometimes think that it’s about trying …

Aug 02, 2020 — Glynnis Mapp Jacquard

How to bring mindfulness to your anti-racism work

Working against systemic racism was important before the Black Lives Matter movement and continues to be so now. And while everyone does their best to …

Jul 21, 2020 — Steven Yorke

Diversity & inclusion brought front and center at Medito Foundation

At Medito Foundation, one of our commitments is that the resources that we produce will always be: 🤲 Made for everyone Negative states of mind can affect …

Jul 15, 2020 — Gareth Yorke

10 mindfulness exercises you can add to your daily routine

When developing a meditation practice it can be really beneficial to build moments of mindfulness into your daily routine. Mindfulness isn't just about sitting …

Jul 11, 2020 — Benjamin Dalsgaard Hughes

What a skeptical person learned from meditating for a month

Getting myself to actually try I have for a long time wanted to get into meditation. I had read about all the incredible benefits, listened to people …

Jun 21, 2020 — Dr. Ananya Awasthi

8 steps for practicing holistic yoga

Understanding of Yoga in popular culture is often limited to the practice of postures (or “asanas”), as an addition to work-out regimes. But there's a lot more …