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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 COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources from iBme Here are a number of COVID-19 resources and support from iBme for you and your loved ones to access any time you want. We know that these unpredictable times can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. Now more than ever a mindfulness practice can serve as an invaluable resource for […]

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 […]

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

Lovingkindness and compassion practices have always formed a 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. Here are […]