Mindfulness, General

David Treleaven blog post

We asked David Trelevean, guest faculty with iBme’s Mindfulness Teacher Training, to share his expert wisdom on incorporating trauma-sensitive mindfulness into working with youth. A writer, educator, and trauma professional, David’s personal experience led him to create Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness. 3 Tips for Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven In 2006, I ran into trouble on […]

Four teens sitting on the couch

It’s a fact: teens find love and acceptance at iBme. That’s one reason we hear from a lot of parents something along the lines of, “The iBme retreat was the best decision I ever made for my teen.” “I’ve always kind of struggled with not belonging,” says Nikita M. after her third teen mindfulness retreat. […]

13 Benefits of iBme Retreat

In-person or online, why take a mindfulness retreat with iBme at all? What are the benefits? We talked to some teens to find out. We get it. Mindfulness and meditation can seem like “woo-woo, hippie-dippy stuff” — boring, uncomfortable, and irrelevant. Or something that you only do sitting on a cushion with your eyes closed. […]

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 […]

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 […]

iBme Retreat Benefits

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

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 […]