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Mindfulness for Youth—Bridging Hearts and Minds 

Mindfulness for youth is growing in leaps and bounds in educational, clinical and community settings throughout the world. Why is this? The simple answer—mindfulness works! There is evidence-based research supporting this (click here for articles). I recently had the honor of interviewing Rick Hanson,… Read More 

  • Gina Biegel
  • January 16, 2012

Advice for Teens: Living Your Dreams 

After participating in the Wisdom 2.0 Youth conference, blogger Gina Biegel reflects on the power of perseverance. There are times when fear can prevent us from following our dreams and goals.  Fear or other such feelings are like monsters under our beds or in our closets and might lead… Read More 

  • Gina Biegel
  • October 14, 2011

Now and Then 

People often ask me how to introduce teens to mindfulness. One of the best ways to answer that question is to illustrate it through a story from my own life, such as the snorkeling adventure I mentioned in my last post. I find that mixing stories with real-life examples from… Read More 

  • Gina Biegel
  • July 8, 2011

Under the Sea 

I recently went to Hawaii for the first time, and a friend suggested we go snorkeling to experience the beautiful tropical fish firsthand. I try to be open-minded about checking out new things and I enjoy seeing with fresh eyes, so even though I had learned to swim only a… Read More 

  • Gina Biegel
  • June 13, 2011

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