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Being You: A Girl's Guide to Mindfulness

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Do you ever feel stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed? As a teen girl, you're under a lot of pressure at home, at school, and in a confusing world of frenemies and social media. It can be hard to figure out what you really want and who you really are. Mindfulness can help. It's a simple but powerful way to center yourself and tap into your own inner wisdom and strength. In ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published October 1st 2019 by Prufrock Press
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Oct 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Perhaps more than any other age group, teenagers could be said to need mindfulness the most. Between the stress that has always been inherent in an adolescent's life and the fast-paced life-style of the modern world, something like mindfulness can help a teen weather life's storms.

This workbook is aimed at teen girls, with relevant topics like body image and social media use. Author Catherine Hannay discusses things like breathing meditation, mindfulness and self-compassion in an approachable
Oct 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
First of all, where was this book back when I was a girl? It would have been a great help to me as I was struggling through my tween, teen, and young adult years. Even though I am an adult, I thoroughly enjoyed it now. It's packed full of helpful information without being overwhelming. The chapters are short enough to hold a young girls attention. I love the interactiveness of this book. It starts off with a quiz, ends with a quiz and has 52 activities in between; this is where you practice what ...more
Oct 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is a valuable introduction to mindfulness for teenage girls. The conversational tone used throughout the book makes it easy and fun to read. The mindfulness-based exercises offered are practical and relevant for teenage girls today. The author cites many personal anecdotes from her own teenage years, offering understanding and compassion for what the teenage reader might be experiencing. As a children’s mindfulness facilitator, I highly recommend this book for all teenage girls.
Nov 14, 2019 rated it liked it
It's a nice guideline for teens but I would have to say to parents who give this book please remind them to use their own common sense and to talk to their parents.

I received this from LibraryThing Early Reviewers for an honest review.
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Catharine Hannay is the founder of, an internationally-respected resource on mindfulness in education. She is the author of Being You: A Girl's Guide to Mindfulness, a workbook for teen girls on mindfulness, compassion, and self-acceptance.