Medito Update - April 2021 πŸŽ‚

Apr 29, 2021 β€” Steven Yorke
Medito Update - April 2021 πŸŽ‚

It's a triple celebration! πŸ₯³

1. It's Medito's 1st birthday! πŸŽ‚

Make a wish!
Wish Medito a happy birthday on social media with the hashtag #HappyBirthdayMedito for your chance to win! See below for details.

2. Medito has just passed half a million downloads πŸŽ‰

We're so happy to have reached this amazing milestone after just one year! We couldn't have done it without you - thank you so much!

3. A shiny new app interface is rolling out πŸ’ͺ

Shiny new app
We've started rolling out the new app design! It will be released in phases to make sure it is all working correctly and you have the best experience possible. If you haven't already got the update, it will be available within the next two weeks.Β The new version of the app includes a home screen with quick links to the most popular sections and an easier way to navigate through the main courses. There is also a new 'Library' section where you can easily find your downloaded sessions.

Book Giveaway! πŸ“– πŸ“š

To celebrate, we're giving away six book bundles. To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is post, share, retweet or comment on social media with the hashtag #HappyBirthdayMedito - and don’t forget to follow us - @MeditoHQ. Good luck!

Feel free to post on all of your channels and if you like, you can even post multiple times to increase your chances of winning!

Find out more about the books that we're giving away here.

Book Bundle 1

  • A Year of Meditation: Daily Moments of Peace, Joy, and Calm by Nora Day
  • A Monk's Guide to Happiness by Gelong Thubten
  • Don't Hate, Meditate by Megan Monahan

Book Bundle 2

  • Mindful Running by Mackenzie L Havey
  • The Ikigai Journey: A Practical Guide to Finding Happiness and Purpose the Japanese Way by Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles
  • Pause, Breathe & Grow: Notes on Mindful Creative Life by Radim Malinic

Book Bundle 3

  • In Courage Journal: A Daily Practice for Self-Discovery by Alexandra Elle
  • Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within by Chade-Meng Tan
  • Pause, Breathe & Grow: Notes on Mindful Creative Life by Radim Malinic

Book Bundle 4

  • Pause, Breathe & Grow: Notes on Mindful Creative Life by Radim Malinic
  • Unwinding Anxiety: Train Your Brain to Heal Your Mind by Judson Brewer
  • The Chaos Antidote: A Fable About Mindfulness by Aimee L Morgan

Book Bundle 5

  • Pause, Breathe & Grow: Notes on Mindful Creative Life by Radim Malinic
  • Altruism: The Science and Psychology of Kindness by Matthieu Ricard
  • An Artful Path to Mindfulness by Janet Slom

Book Bundle 6

  • Pause, Breathe & Grow: Notes on Mindful Creative Life by Radim Malinic
  • The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It
    by David A Carbonell - Find out more here.
  • Savor Every Bite: Mindful Ways to Eat, Love Your Body, and Live by Lynn Rossy

Other things we've been working on in April

  • The Chronic Pain pack has now been recorded and is just being quality checked before being added to the app.
  • The Student pack scripts have been finalized and are now being recorded. (A big thank you to our student volunteers from Cardiff University - Rachel Breck, Shannon Bunney and Hannah Gill)
  • 20 minute versions of the 30-day Challenge have been created and are being quality checked, so will be added to the app soon.

(If you'd like to help out with any of the quality checking before content is added to the app, please join our Slack community and let us know in the general channel πŸ™)

In case you missed them, here are the blog posts that we published in April:

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Steven Yorke

Steven Yorke

Steven is one of the co-founders and board members of Medito Foundation. He is currently studying for his master's degree in Mindfulness Studies with Aberdeen University. Say hi on Twitter: @stevenyorke