We could all use a little more mindfulness in our lives. Sometimes simply taking a deep breath to ground yourself into the present moment can work wonders in calming your mind.
Join YA librarian Paul on Zoom to review the basics of mindfulness and take some time to meditate and reflect with mindfulness practices featured in Anxiety Relief for Teens, by clinical psychologist Regine Galanti.
About the Book
Anxiety Relief for Teens: Essential CBT Skills and Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Anxiety and Stress
Regine Galanti. PhD
With proven CBT-based skills and mindfulness techniques, this book can be your guide out of the spiraling stress of anxiety and get you back on track to living a happy and healthy life. Getting good grades, keeping up with social media, maintaining friendships... you have a lot on your plate and it's more difficult when you add anxiety to the mix. You may even be avoiding situations, events, or people that could trigger your anxiety. So, how do you stop yourself from missing out on life' With Anxiety Relief for Teens, Dr. Regine Galanti teaches you how CBT-based skills and mindfulness techniques can help you manage your anxiety and reverse negative patterns. Through simple and effective exercises that help you change your thoughts, behaviors, and physical reactions, this helpful guide gives you the tools you need to navigate all of life's challenges. Anxiety Relief for Teens features: Quizzes and self-assessments to better understand your anxiety and emotions and discover their respective triggers. 30+ CBT-based tools to manage your anxiety along with practical strategies for dealing with challenging emotions such as anger and sadness. 30+ mindfulness practices to cope with your anxiety in the present moment through visualizations, breathing, meditation, and other exercises.