Mindfulness, General

iBme Climate Resilience Webinar

In this 1-hour Climate Resilience & Response mindfulness webinar, iBme co-founder Jessica Morey guides an honest consideration of the current environmental crisis on our planet and what, if anything, we can do about it. Concerned about the planet and the creatures we share it with? Don’t know what to do? This webinar presents perspectives and […]

Teaching Mindfulness to Teens Blog Post image

How do you teach mindfulness to teens? What’s the secret sauce?  iBme is one of only a few organizations that specializes in connecting teens with mindfulness through highly immersive programs. These excerpts from our Teen Retreat Teacher’s Manual shine light on our underlying values and beliefs — the ingredients for our signature approach. We share […]

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

It’s April 2020 and we are in the middle of a global crisis caused by the Corona virus. We offer this Wisdom Talk and Guided Meditation for a Time of Uncertainty to support your journey through this unprecedented experience. Do you think there’s something wrong with you if you are having a hard time right […]

Beyond Stress Reduction

It is estimated that 18 million people in the United States meditate — a full 8 percent of the population — and as many as 200 to 500 million people worldwide. Over the last two decades, scientific focus on mindfulness, meditation, and contemplative practice has lauded the stress-reducing, resilience-building, and compassion-creating outcomes. Yet beyond stress […]

Mindful Teens podcast with Susan Stiffelman

Mindful Teens with Jessica Morey: from the Parenting without Power Struggles Podcast, hosted by Susan Stiffelman How can parents enjoy the journey of parenthood, while raising joyful, resilient kids? Marriage and family therapist Susan Stiffelman has explored the answers to this question in her best-selling book Parenting Without Power Struggles and with thousands of parents […]

IBME 4 Compassion Practices

4 Compassion Practices Lovingkindness and compassion practices have always formed part of mindfulness tradition and teachings. The word “lovingkindness” is a translation of the word metta in the Pali language. In a simple way, we might describe the practice of metta as the intentional cultivation of positive thoughts and emotions for oneself and for others. […]

Benefits of an IBME retreat blog post infographic

We are often asked what benefits of an iBme retreat are: What are the skills that teens learn? We worked with illustrator Tanmay Vora to create a visual image of the benefits of an iBme retreat. We love the results! The overall result of going on retreat is less stress, more ease, with confidence in […]