Simple mindfulness practices for teens that build self-esteem, grow compassion, and reduce stress.
The demands and pressures of everyday life can really stress you out! School, work, relationships, social media, and the like can leave you pulled in so many directions it can make your head spin. When you need help fast, these simple accessible mindfulness-based practices will help bring you relief and ease right away. If you make these mindfulness and self-care practices part of your routine, you’ll discover little life-hacks to get through even the toughest days.
“This book brings mindfulness down to earth with many wonderfully simple ways to savor life and come home to yourself. It's also rich with methods for self-compassion and self-care. Gina Biegel writes with remarkable clarity, simplicity, and heart. A truly beautiful, thorough, helpful book.”—Rick Hanson, Ph.D., author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence
“Be Mindful and Stress Less provides teens and young adults with the tools they need to navigate their way through life. This book is full of accessible and practical skills to bring mindfulness, acceptance, self-care, and compassion into your life. I wish I had these practices when I was younger."—Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13)
About the Author:
Gina M. Biegel, MA, LMFT, is a psychotherapist who teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in multiple settings. She adapted the MBSR program typically for adults for a teen population, and created Stressed Teens. She conducts workshops and conferences on MBSR/MBSR-Teens with a variety of populations including professionals, teachers, parents, and teens in the US and internationally. She is the author of The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens.