The Mindful Breathing Workbook for Teens: Simple Practices to Help You Manage Stress and Feel Better Now (Paperback)
You have the power to lower stress and balance your emotions. Grounded in evidence-based mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), this engaging and empowering workbook will show you how.
Are you stressed out or overwhelmed? If so, you're far from alone. More than ever, teens are feeling the stress of academic pressure; high expectations from family, friends, and social media; and an increasingly uncertain future. This workbook will show you how mindful breathing exercises and self-care strategies can help you curb stress and difficult emotions, so you can be your best and reach your goals.
In The Mindful Breathing Workbook for Teens, you'll learn breathing skills rooted in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), so you can stay grounded, find calm, and shift out of bad moods quickly. By developing your own internal strategies for managing stress, you will feel more empowered and in control--even when faced with difficult situations beyond your control. It's kind of like having your own stress-busting superpower
As a teen, you're faced with more changes than ever--in both body and mind. The good news is that there are real tools you can use to manage life's changes, challenges, and setbacks. This workbook will be your guide.In these increasingly challenging times, teens need mental health resources more than ever. With more than 1.6 million copies sold worldwide, Instant Help Books for teens are easy to use, proven-effective, and recommended by therapists.
About the Author
Matthew D. Dewar, EdD, is a professional educator and author working at the intersection of mindfulness, self-regulation, and emotional resilience. For nearly two decades, Matt has served as an educator and well-being coordinator at Lake Forest High School in Illinois. Trained in curriculum and social-emotional learning, Matt earned his doctorate from the National College of Education. He is also former president of the Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully (COSEM), serves on its board, and consults with school districts nationally on implementing mindfulness and emotional well-being programming. Foreword writer Gina M. Biegel, MA, LMFT, is a psychotherapist, researcher, speaker, and author in the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in mindfulness-based work with adolescents. An expert and pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based approaches to youth, she is author of The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens and the Be Mindful Card Deck for Teens. For more information, visit her website at www.stressedteens.com.