Teens

Mindfulness resources for tweens and teens. Tips to help mentors build motivation for contemplation at the middle school and high school level. Topics for group discussions and sharing the social benefits of mindfulness.

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Why Teens Should Meditate

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Having trouble convincing a teen to try meditation? Look at this tip sheet Why a Teen Would Want to Meditate

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Using Technology Mindfully

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Tips to stay in control of technology as opposed to having technology control you Using Technology Mindfully PR

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 Mindful Nutrition for You and Your Kids

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

-Teach kids to be more aware of what they are eating Mindful family eating

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Mindfulness for a Broken Heart

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

– Mindfulness can help you heal Minding your heart    

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Quantity vs. Quality

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

– Let mindfulness help you minimize activity and maximize satisfaction Q v Q

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Using Mindfulness to Manage Anger

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

– Mindfulness tips to help tame triggers anger

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Be Nice to Yourself – Self compassion 101

by Donna Torney on March 22, 2015 · 0 comments

– Practicing Self-Compassion is healthy for you and everyone you come in contact with Be nice to yourself

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Last year I worked with a young man who just ended a three-year relationship. I watched as he went through the process of desperately holding on, blaming himself, and feeling completely shattered and rejected.  As a therapist I am able to stay detached from the suffering and let compassion lead the way, but If you […]

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Here in the Northeast we are making our way through the first blizzard of 2015.   Blizzards can be fun!  I spent the day with my kids, making cookies and curry, and teaching our new puppy how to poop in the snow.  I am aware however, that snow days can feel isolating and boring.  Not […]

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The Gift of a Broken Laptop …….. I had been planning on paying a visit to the Apple geniuses after the holidays but alas, my laptop became stuck between two operating systems on December 23, making it impossible for me to access any of my documents.  I quietly tried to ward off my panic.  I […]

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