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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 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 […]

Why #defundthepolice

“What we know to be true is that last week we witnessed a black man die for allegedly forging a $20 bill while the police officer looked into a live broadcast for over 8 minutes. My personal belief is aligned with the reality that black people face – these measures to reform the police, micro […]

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 […]

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 […]