Understanding Mindfulness

Mindfulness is paying attention without judgement. It’s a way of connecting with yourself and the world around you. As we understand ourselves by looking at our own thoughts and feelings, we handle life in a more resilient way. We are better able to be courageous, persistent, and understanding. When things are hard, even when they seem impossible, we find that […]

Summer Camp Magic with Project Libertad 🥳

This summer we partnered with Project Libertad, an organization that provides newcomer immigrant youth and their families with legal advocacy and support, to offer mindful movement, meditation and play at their Summer Camp. We provided ten youth six sessions of laughter, learning and connection, planting seeds of resilience and wellbeing. As InnerConnected fosters youth development and resilience by increasing access […]

Honoring and Celebrating International Day of Yoga

“If there are threats to humanity, Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health. Yoga also gives us a happier way of life. I am sure, Yoga will continue playing its preventive, as well as promotive role in the healthcare of masses” – Narendra Modi, India Prime Minister,  Originating in ancient India, Yoga derives from the Sanskrit language, meaning to […]

Celebrating Cultural Diversity with Storytelling

We live in a vibrant and diverse world. Every day we have an opportunity to listen, learn, experience, and grow together as a result of our similarities and differences. Today, on World Day for Cultural Diversity For Dialogue and Development we honor this richness, and use the power of storytelling to facilitate conversations that celebrate our diversity.  Storytelling plays a […]

Supporting India Amidst COVID Surge

India is currently battling a COVID surge that has overwhelmed hospitals, causing a despairing situation of suffering and death. People around the world are rallying together to get India the supplies and support it needs to control the surge and save lives. As we send light and love to the people of India, we also wish to share resources of […]

Gratitude is the Attitude

At InnerConnected, we encourage meaningful community change through selfless service, giving without the expectation of return. Our organization is incredibly grateful for our dedicated volunteers who give selflessly to share in the vision of bolstering youth resilience through mindfulness. Ambassadors, Interns, Board Members, and other skilled professionals have given countless hours and energy to help build and sustain our organization. In […]

Highlighting the Dedicated Women of InnerConnected

We dedicate March to reflect on the often overlooked contributions of Women throughout history. This year’s theme is, “Choose to Challenge”, a call to action to challenge and call out gender bias and inequity. By standing together to create a more just world, we honor the legacy and hard earned achievements of women who have paved the way to a […]

What does Virtual Programming look like?

Adapting to Virtual Programming is imperative to the survival of InnerConnected. As an Ambassador who has implemented in-person sessions and has seen the benefits of the program in the youth served, it is crucial for the organization to adapt to the current situation. While in the midst of a global pandemic, virtually nothing happening in-person, everything has shifted into online. […]

An Ambassadors Perspective of Virtual Programming

With so many things switching to online, with so many youth being stuck behind a computer and losing the connection of reality with virtual reality, there has never been a larger need for Social Emotional Learning. In case you don’t know, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, […]