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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.

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

There has typically been ambiguity and a lack of consensus around the definition of mindfulness in academic literature. This is perhaps due to the subjective …

Feb 14, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Why we should add compassion to our mindfulness practice

As humans, we have an innate propensity for compassion. We have evolved to become highly social animals, meaning that we naturally want to support our friends …

Feb 06, 2022 — Ekta Chheda

Physical Fitness: The ‘All-In-One’ Cure?

Ekta Chheda is a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics. She has extensive clinical experience …

Feb 03, 2022 — Paul Billington

How a school in Wales is benefiting from mindfulness

Mindfulness and meditation as tools to cope with the complex challenges we face in life have grown in popularity over the last decade. In the UK, we are even …

Jan 25, 2022 — Steven Yorke

Can meditation apps improve mental wellbeing? What the science says

2022 is lining up to be an exciting year for Medito in terms of scientific research. We have several projects in the pipeline to help us to further our …

Dec 31, 2021 — Steven Yorke

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported Medito in 2021

As the year draws to a close, we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has donated , volunteered with us or has written a review on the App Store or …

Dec 20, 2021 — Alex Mackenzie

‘Editation’? – how meditation helps me edit

As an editor of English language learning materials I have to focus entirely on cross-checking whether the author’s original Word document has been transformed …

Dec 15, 2021 — Carl Lee

The 8 life improvements I’ve experienced since I started meditating

After meditating for half a year, I've overcome a lot of problems. I've gained a new life and become more hopeful. As many issues that bothered me have …