Simple mindfulness practices for teens that build self-esteem, grow compassion, and reduce stress.
GINA M. BEIGEL, 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.
"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
"By avoiding a prescriptive tone, Biegel offers an intuitive resource for readers seeking to gain greater control over their emotions and perceptions. Ages 13-up>"--Publishers Weekly "Without talking down to anyone, Biegel identifies simple actions that young people can take for self-care, easing anxiety, and cultivating more ease. This book will help in the vital work of empowering teens to improve their own wellness."--Mindful