Teens

Mindfulness resources for tweens and teens. Tips to help mentors build motivation for contemplation at the middle school and high school level. Topics for group discussions and sharing the social benefits of mindfulness.

Rejection – ouch!

Rejection – ouch!

Rejection.  In one form or other we’ve all felt it’s sting.  And we use words like “pain” and “hurt” to describe the feeling of being socially spurned for good reason.  A study conducted at the University of Michigan tells us that social rejection and physical pain activate the same areas…

How to Be Disappointed

How to Be Disappointed

“I’m disappointed….. I’m disappointed in you.”  Most of the time the word ‘disappointed’ shows up in a sentence it’s a cover up for thoughts like “I’m really, really, ticked off”, or “I feel deeply sad at the outcome of this situation.”  Our reaction to disappointment can range from mild annoyance…