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Summer Reading 2017: The Mindful Teen

Find the book you want to read this summer!

Charlotte is excited for you to read this book because...

Have you always wanted to try some mindfulness practices but never got around to it? Are you curious why adults keep telling you that mindfulness will help you with stress? Here is a chance to read a very accessible and teen-friendly book about mindfulness with some simple ideas you can practice. There are videos too if you find learning easier that way.

About the book

The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time

by Dzung X. Vo

Being a teen is stressful! Whether it's school, friends, or dating, the teen years are full of difficult changes - both mentally and physically. If you're like many teens, you may have difficulty dealing with stress in effective ways. You aren't alone, and there are things you can do to stay calm, no matter how stressful life becomes. All you need to do is stop, breathe, and be mindful and aware in the present moment. The Mindful Teen offers a unique program based in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to help you deal with stress. The simple, practical, and easy-to-remember tips in this book can be used every day to help you handle any difficult situation more effectively - whether it's taking a test at school, having a disagreement with your parents, or a problem you are having with friends. If you're ready to uncover your own inner strength and resilience through mindful awareness and take charge of your life, this book will show you how.

For fans of

  • being less stressed!


About the reader

Charlotte Worsley, Assistant Head for Student Life

Charlotte has previously recommended the following book:

  • Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Beals