Mindfulness Community

14 Tips to Boost Confidence for Mindfulness Teachers

You’re standing in front of a class full of students and your hands are shaking. You love mindfulness practice.  You’ve been meditating for years.  But it’s so dang hard to get up there and teach!  Part of you wants to crawl back under your meditation blanket and hide – but the bigger part of you […]

Meet Tonya Jones iBme

iBme is proud to welcome Tonya Jones to the Collaborative Leadership team. We look forward to evolving forward with Tonya in meeting the needs of young people and communities through mindfulness and in deepening our personal and organizational commitment to equity in all forms.  Tonya Jones is a mindfulness meditator of many years, a teaching […]

iBme Mindful Parenting Bamboo Sky

Need support as a parent? Two moms and Ibme mindfulness teachers share insights, stories, and practices on mindfulness in parenting. In this podcast, Charisse Minerva Spencer and Corinne Coppola clarify what mindfulness is and how they use it in their daily lives, for their own development and to make better choices as a parent— to […]

iBme 2018-19 Annual Report Blog Post

We are proud of the work we do to advance justice and equity in the world through mindfulness education. Please take a moment to stand proud with us by looking through our combined 2018–2019 iBme Annual Report below, a creative and engaging collaborative effort that we want to share more broadly. iBme’s primary focus has […]

iBme Big Change and Uncertainty blog post

Experiencing big changes in life as you knew it? The team at Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) wants you to have tools you can use RIGHT NOW to navigate school-from-home, social distancing, and all of the radical changes going on around and inside us. iBme has been working with teens from all walks of life […]

iBme 4 Ways of Working with Fear blog post

How do we learn not to contract — mentally, physically, emotionally — in the face of fear? In this Wisdom Talk, iBme lead teacher Jessica Morey weaves together classical teachings, stories, personal experience, and reflection to explore 4 ways of working with fear. Drawing on timeless Buddhist teachings, Jessica shares four qualities of heart and […]

A Time of Uncertainty blog post

We offer this Wisdom Talk and Guided Meditation for a Time of Uncertainty to support your journey through this unprecedented time caused by the Corona virus. Do you think there’s something wrong with you if you are having a hard time right now? Do you think there’s something wrong with you if you are NOT […]

mindful teens ibme

At iBme, we specialize in connecting teens with mindfulness. Why? Listen to this short introduction from iBme’s Mindfulness for Teens course. In just 2 1/2-minutes, you’ll learn what mindfulness is, what some of the benefits are, and the skills teens need to deal with the stresses of being a teenager. Listen now Intro to iBme’s […]

How to Be a Good Enough Parent: 5 Touchstone Principles, by Jessica Morey

Attachment theory is a popular topic in psychology these days. It posits that children who have strong and healthy attachment bonds grow up with an inner sense of stability and security that allows them to explore the world and develop their unique, authentic personalities. We call these people “securely attached.” Their basic worldview is “I’m […]

All Our Identities: Creating Space for Teens of Color

“We are in a historical intersection and support and empowerment of communities of color needs to be more than a trend, it has to be foundational in all systems and structures. I am so grateful that iBme can be here to facilitate youth and young-adult programming. It’s definitely the right time and the right action.” […]