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Jul 25, 2023 — Medito Foundation

Revisiting Attention Restoration Theory: the mindfulness of rest in nature

𝑻𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒃𝒍𝒐𝒈 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒘𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒕𝒆𝒏 𝒃𝒚 𝑴𝒆𝒅𝒊𝒕𝒐 𝑭𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒗𝒐𝒍𝒖𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒆𝒓𝒔, 𝑱𝒂𝒄𝒐𝒃 𝑽𝒂𝒏 𝑯𝒂𝒂𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒏 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑬𝒃𝒓𝒂𝒉𝒊𝒎 𝑴𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒇𝒂 In an earlier blog post for Medito, I (Jacob) talked about …

Jul 19, 2023 — Steven Yorke

Are you able to watch your breath without controlling it?

In many of our guided meditations, we guide people first to breathe deeply, to help settle the mind, and then to let the breath return to its natural rhythm, …

Jun 06, 2023 — Katie Nicholas

How can we cope with our intersectional identity?

Why is Intersectionality Important? So why intersectionality? Well it shapes who we are and our experiences. Intersectionality allows us to have a better …

Jun 01, 2023 — Steven Yorke

We had an incredible time at the second Medito Retreat!

The second Medito Mindfulness Retreat took place in May 2023 at the absolutely stunning Barefoot & Bower site in Gloucestershire. We practiced meditation …

May 30, 2023 — Dipanjan Bosu

Less is more

Are you tired of being weighed down by all the stuff in your life? Do you find yourself buried under piles of clothes, gadgets, and trinkets, feeling …

May 20, 2023 — Georg Engel

Long-haul COVID and mindfulness

I have been suffering from long-haul COVID for more than a year now. The best thing that ever happened to me?––of course not. But still, from some …

Mar 30, 2023 — Dipanjan Bosu

The power of pausing: Embracing micro-mindfulness

Picture this, you are sitting at your desk, staring at your PC, trying to concentrate on the task at hand. But your mind keeps wandering off to the movie you …

Mar 05, 2023 — Rebekah Hayward

The power of mindfulness and learning

Learning So, let’s talk about the power of mindfulness and learning. As we know, learning can take place in many forms and many settings. From studying in the …

Mar 02, 2023 — Chris Cade

My journey with meditation: A beginner's guide

This post is a submission from one of Medito’s users, Chris Cade. Chris shares his mindfulness journey and explains how meditation has changed his life. If …

Feb 12, 2023 — Joni Bianca

Why yoga and mindfulness are crucial for sporty lifestyles

With origins dating back centuries, yoga and meditation remain popular as approaches that connect the body and the mind through a combination of physical …

Feb 12, 2023 — Steven Yorke

Second date added for Medito Retreat 2023!

Meet like-minded people in a beautiful woodland setting, practice mindfulness and relax! This is hosted on a nonprofit basis, so any surplus proceeds will go …

Dec 04, 2022 — Dominic O'Neill

Is mindfulness the key to unlocking flow?

If you have ever stepped onto a sports pitch or picked up a paintbrush - or even a crayon in your toddler days - there's every chance you have experienced the …