Mindfulness for Teens in 10 Minutes a Day: Exercises to Feel Calm, Stay Focused & Be Your Best Self (Paperback)

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Calm your mind and find your best self with 10-minute mindfulness exercises for teens

Learn how to use mindfulness, or the ability to be fully aware in the present moment, to reduce everyday stress. Mindfulness for Teens in 10 Minutes a Day shows you how to take control of your feelings and focus your attention with short, simple mindfulness activities.

Discover a wide variety of mindfulness techniques that will fit easily into your routine and help you thrive in every area of life. These engaging exercises show you how to find peace in the face of stress, improve relationships with friends and family, boost your self-esteem, and increase your focus to help you succeed at school and work.

This book about mindfulness for teens includes:
  • Short practice, big benefits—Take just a few minutes each day to find calm, focus, reconnect with your emotions, and respond to challenging situations.
  • Exercises for going deeper—Find suggestions for connecting more deeply with each activity, including journal prompts and meditations for further reflection.
  • Breathing techniques—Learn three key breathwork techniques to help you relax, reduce anxiety, and energize your body.

Improve focus, reduce stress, and be fully present with help from Mindfulness for Teens in 10 Minutes a Day.

About the Author

JENNIE MARIE BATTISTIN MA, LMFT, is a licensed marriage family therapist and the founding director of Hope Therapy Center. As a mother of five grown children, she has a passion for helping teens and parents develop tools and resources to navigate challenges and mental health concerns.

Praise For…

"I enthusiastically recommend this book. I think that using these exercises in the classroom would aid in creating a more enriching teaching environment. A mindful student becomes a successful student."—Mary Jane Heater, M.Ed, Co-author of Team Teaching Science: Success for All Learners

"This book is a great tool for teens and adults alike—whether they’re in therapy or not. The exercises are simple, quick, and well-organized into easily-digestible sections. With world stress levels at an all-time high and attention-spans at an all-time low, mindfulness has never been more important to have. Especially useful for our teens and young adults who are under increasing pressure to achieve at all costs and navigate an ever-changing social and technological landscape, this book serves up bite-sized morsels to help sooth stress, forge focus, and prevail in the present."—Julia Young, MA, LMFT, LPCC, Founder & CEO of Caring Connected

"Navigating the day-to-day stress and anxiety of teens can be a challenge! As a junior high school teacher and mom of two, I found Jennie Marie's practical daily mindfulness exercises to be the perfect complement to my work both at home and school. 'Procrastination Pit' and 'Show Me the Love' are just two examples of relatable exercises that have proven to reduce stress and help my students and me become more productive. This is a must-read for all parents, teachers, and teens!"—Aimee Bastin, Department of Exceptional Learners Chairperson and Resource Teacher in Fishers, Indiana

"Teens live at the heart of the digital age, bombarded with images that only compound the natural developmental stressors and pressure that come with adolescence. In this straightforward guide to mindful ways of being, Jennie Marie Battistin has taken the mystery out of mindfulness and compiled an easy-to-read and utilize guide to informing everyday activities with awareness, self-regulation, and increased calm—the counterbalance to stress. This is a ‘must-read’ for teens and parents alike!"—Rhea Harris-Junge, MFT, Certified EMDR Therapist, Certified Havening Practitioner, Eating Disorder Specialist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641524377
ISBN-10: 1641524375
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: September 24th, 2019
Pages: 136
Language: English