Body Mind and Spirit
Dealing with Teen Stress: Middle School (Online Only)
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Three Sundays, Jan 30 - Feb 13
Every semester, Dr. Ann Friedman of The Jung Center's Mind, Body Spirit Institute will lead us on an ever-renewing exploration of the transformative, healing, and calming powers unleashed when we integrate mindfulness practices into our daily lives. Join us – as you can – for Mindful Being.
Anxiety is on the rise in younger generations. It affects behavior, school performance, and relationships. When we feel threatened socially, emotionally, intellectually, financially, or physically, we can go into a tailspin: the more we worry, the less realistic we are. We cannot focus, and tend to lose perspective.
Join Dr. Ann Friedman, Psychologist and Certified Mindfulness Facilitator, for an introduction to ways to calm your anxiety. This course is especially designed for students who are experiencing anxiety with some aspect of their life: school work, relationships, or outside activities. It is in no way intended to be a replacement for therapy for those who need it. Many people – whether or not they are seeking professional help – practice mindfulness for better mental health.
Over the course of 3 sessions, students will learn techniques to train attention and increase the sustainability of their focus, establish contact between the mind and the body, understand the ways our cognitive distortions and biases affect our minds and the world around us, and calm the mind through the practices equanimity and self-compassion.
This livestreaming program can be taken from home or anywhere with an internet connection. If you register, you will be emailed viewing instructions either the evening before or the morning of the event. Please be sure to check "spam" and "junk" folders!
This class will not be recorded.
All times are CDT. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
Please register early. Programs with four or fewer participants are subject to cancellation, 48 hours prior to their start.
About the instructor
Ann Friedman, Ph.D. is a Psychologist and Certified Mindfulness Facilitator from UCLA. She has also completed classes through Mindful Schools, A Still Quiet Place, and other programs. She is currently in the Teacher Certification program for CBCT through Emory University. In 2015, she opened Mindful Being, a company which provides training in schools, corporations, and nonprofits. She has taught mindfulness across Southeast Texas, Puerto Rico and Florida with Mental Health America and UNICEF following hurricanes.
Date & time
January 30, 2022
Number of sessions
Continuing Education Units
- January 30, 2022 21:30 Dealing with Teen Stress: Middle School (Online Only) - Day 1
- February 6, 2022 21:30 Dealing with Teen Stress: Middle School (Online Only) - Day 2
- February 13, 2022 21:30 Dealing with Teen Stress: Middle School (Online Only) - Day 3
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