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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.

Jul 31, 2021 — Natascha Niekamp

Am I a bad person when I struggle with loving kindness?

Loving Kindness Meditation can be a tricky thing. We often find ourselves confronted with emotions that we didn’t quite expect to feel. You might be practicing …

Jul 27, 2021 — Sean Barker

Natural ways to alleviate stress

Stress is a part of our lives. We can blame it on modern living with its fast pace and social pressures, but human beings have always felt stress as a means to …

Jul 16, 2021 — George Longovitis

Mindfulness, kids, and parents - An introduction to meditation for children

“Our children are our greatest treasure. They are our future.” Nelson Mandela We want children to be happy, healthy, and live the best of their lives. After …

Jun 29, 2021 — Steven Yorke

Medito Update - June 2021

What we've been up to in June... Fixing the issues with the new design Sorry for the delay with the release of the new design! We had some issues that had to …

Jun 27, 2021 — George Longovitis

Reading the signs – The five pillars to evaluate your mindfulness progress

How can we measure the benefits that we gain from meditation? Over the years, we have invented various metrics/indicators to measure things with actual …

Jun 20, 2021 — Steven Yorke

Live session with Prof Jennifer Daubenmier, PhD

Professor Jennifer Daubenmier is a member of Medito Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board and she is an Associate Professor in the Holistic Health Studies …

May 31, 2021 — Steven Yorke

Medito Update - May 2021

And the winners are... In last month's update, in celebration of Medito's 1st birthday, we launched a competition to win bundles of books on meditation, …

May 30, 2021 — Steven Yorke

Which meditation apps are 100% free, nonprofit and open source?

We've been scouring the internet to find meditation apps that are 100% free, nonprofit and open source. There are hundreds of apps out there, but as far as we …

May 23, 2021 — Michael Martin

Medito Foundation's stance on racism

Medito Foundation's mission is to create a more mindful world. We believe that discrimination cannot exist in a mindful world, because mindfulness is a tool to …

May 16, 2021 — Susan Verdes

The link between journaling and mindfulness

While journaling has been around for centuries, it feels like the pandemic has brought a new life to the habit. This makes sense given that keeping a diary is …

May 08, 2021 — Natascha Niekamp

Why do guided meditations always tell me to focus on my breath?

I was first officially introduced to mindfulness when I did an 8-week course at the Oxford Centre of Mindfulness in 2018. At the time, I was about to start my …

Apr 29, 2021 — Gareth Yorke

Win a bundle of must-read mindfulness & wellbeing books

UDPATE: A big thank you to everyone who entered and wished Medito a happy birthday. The winners are: Book Bundle 1: @letitbea (Instagram) Book Bundle 2: …