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Teen Resources

Mindfulness Resources for Teens

Books and magazines

Biegel, Gina. The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal with Stress. Instant Help Books, 2009.

Bluth, Karen. The Self-Compassion Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness and Compassion Skills to Overcome Self-Criticism and Embrace Who You Are. Instant Help Books, 2017.

Ciarrochi, Joseph, Louise Hayes, and Ann Bailey. Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for Teens: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life. Instant Help Books, 2012.

Saltzman, Amy. A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions. Raincoast Books, 2016.

Sedley, Ben. Stuff That Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can. New Harbinger Publications, 2017.

Siegel, Dan. Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain. Random House, 2015.

Teen Breathe magazine, GMC Publications. www.teenbreathe.co.uk.

Vo, Dzung. The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time. New Harbinger Publications, 2015.

Willard, Christopher. Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School, and Everywhere Else. Instant Help Books, 2014.

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Apps

Stop, Breathe, and Think (http://stopbreathethink.org) — Web and mobile app for youth under 25, featuring meditations for mindfulness and compassion.

Breathr (http://keltymentalhealth.ca/breathr) — Dr. Dzung Vo helped to develop this app for youth together with the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (British Columbia, Canada).

Headspace (www.headspace.com) — “Meditation made simple.” This app has a free introductory period, after which a paid subscription is required.

Calm.com (www.calm.com) — A free website and mobile app with guided meditation and relaxation exercises.

Insight Timer (https://insighttimer.com) — A wonderful free mobile app with virtual “bells” to time and support your meditations, plus access to many guided meditations.

MindShift (www.anxietybc.com/mobile-app) Free mobile app for teens developed by Anxiety Canada (formerly AnxietyBC) to further mindfulness and other coping skills for anxiety.

Smiling Mind (www.smilingmind.com.au) — Free mindfulness mobile app for young people (from Australia).

Websites

Change to Chill (www.changetochill.org) — Website for teens.

Stressedteens.com (www.stressedteens.com) — A mindfulness-based stress reduction program for teens.

Mindfulnessforteens.com (Mindfulnessforteens.com) — Official site for Dr. Vo’s book, The Mindful Teen.

Guided Mindfulness Meditation Recordings

Biegel, Gina. Mindfulness for Teens: Meditation Practices to Reduce Stress and Promote Well-Being. (Available on CD and as MP3.)

Mindful.org. Audio Resources for Guided Meditations. Collection of free online guided meditations.

Rosen, Larry. The Buddha and the Fig Tree. Available on CD and MP3 from https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/drlarryrosen.

Saltzman, Amy. Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Teens (CD).

Vo, Dzung. Mindfulnessforteens.com. Free guided meditations.

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