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High School and College Years: How Mindfulness Can Help You Find Well-Being and Clarity (Hybrid)

Ann Friedman

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High School and College Years can be tough. There is immense pressure on today’s youth to perform academically, through extra-curricular activities, and socially. Studies and reports show that technology and social media are worsening anxiety and depression in the recent decade. Kids are at a loss, and so are their parents. Join Dr. Ann Friedman, psychologist and certified mindfulness facilitator, to learn mindfulness practices that can help you reduce stress, create a sense of wellbeing, reduce anxiety and depression and help you find clarity.

The classes cover the following topics:
June 23: An introduction to mindfulness, quick practices to relieve stress, mindful eating and bringing mindfulness into the day.
June 30: Training the mind for more presence through breath, hearing, and body sensations as you sit and walk.
July 7: Understanding negative thinking, cognitive distortions and biases and learning to let them go.
July 14: Practicing self-compassion and compassion for others.

This program will be offered both in-person and via livestreaming. Please use the registration form to select which way you plan to participate. If you register to attend online, 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 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

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.

General details

Date & time


Four Thursdays,
June 23 - July 14,
5:30 - 7pm CT

6 h

Number of sessions




$125.00 USD


$135.00 USD


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