Being a teenager is hard. Mindfulness Techniques can help!

Learning mindfulness techniques can provide coping tools and skills to help you through all of life’s challenges!

Mindfulness may mean many things to different people. But, to keep it simple, it is any meditative practice focused on cultivating moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness.

According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, a famous mindfulness instructor, mindfulness meditation is “the awareness that arises from paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally”.

Mindfulness isn’t about “fixing you”, “stopping your thoughts”, or “escaping reality”.

Mindfulness is, simply, the ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.

What are the benefits of mindfulness meditation? Mindfulness can;

Improve well-being
Improve physical health
Improve mental health

And, the best part is, the more we practice mindfulness, the better we become at being mindful!

All that is required is a little bit of time and the willingness to try it!

join BrittanySalvador, of Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness presents, for a FREE, IN-PERSON, Mindfulness Techniques workshop!

When: Thursday September 9, 2021
4:00 – 5:00 pm

Where: Ela Area Public Library
275 Mohawk Trail
Lake Zurich, IL 60047
tel: 847-438-3433
web: 222.eapl.org

Register: https://eapl.libnet.info/event/5359056

Register at Ela Area Public Library!

(you will be redirected to Ela Township Library website)

Brittany Salvador

MA, LCPC

Brittany Salvador is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has been in the field since 2009 in a variety of settings including community, private practice, institutions, and hospitals.

Utilizing mindfulness and acceptance strategies, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy, Brittany strives to help clients develop the self-awareness and coping skills to manage problems as they arise.

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