Meditation for Teenagers
by Patrice Thomas; Simon Blow (9316512000577)

Meditation for Teenagers
Patrice Thomas; Simon Blow
Release Date: 15 April 2011
Format: CD 55 minutes
Category: Ambient & New Age Music
ISBN: 9316512000577

Welcome to Meditation for Teenagers. This CD has been designed for use by teenagers, and/or teachers & other people who work with teenagers to introduce the process of mindful meditation & relaxation to help them incorporate the practice of meditation into their daily lives. It is designed for teenagers to use at home but it can also be used in group settings and at school.

Mindful Meditation - which is really about bringing teenagers into the present moment & allowing them to bring calm, stillness & relaxation into their lives & also enables them to alleviate stress & anxiety by resting, calming & rejuvenating their bodies, minds & spirits.

Why is stress a problem in teenager's lives?

There are societal concerns about the growing numbers of chronically unhappy, hyperactive, depressed, lethargic and unmotivated children, now being seen by clinicians. In today's fast-paced society there are few opportunities for quiet, reflective time for teenagers where they can simply "be". Pushing teenagers too hard, too fast and expecting them to achieve too much can cause them to bur-out. Bullying at school has become rampant in recent times, as has the peer pressure to engage in substance abuse and over sexualised behavours at very young ages.

Teenagers are often left feeling lonely, inadequate, helpless and despondent - with no way to communicate this desperation to others. Making time to simply "be", where teenagers can slow down, let go of their anxieties and worries for a while, rejuvenate and replenish physically, emotionally and spiritually is one of the most important life lessons they can learn.

1. Guided Muscle Relaxation - Simon 7.54
2. I Just Need Some Time Alone For a While - Simon 11.42
3. Breathing My Way Into Calm - Patrice 11.52
4. Gentle relaxation music only - Astral Cosmos original 1 11.42
4. Gentle relaxation music only - Astral Cosmos Space 2 11.50
Total Time 55.01

About the Authors
Patrice Thomas has been a educator in the early childhood, primary and special education field for thirty years. She currently lectures part time at a university in the Sydeny area and is director of Mindful Connections, a wellbeing practice in North Sydney that supports children, parents and professionals with stress management, relaxation, mindfulness and holistic learning strategies.

Simon Blow is a Sydney, Australia based master teacher of Qigong (Chu-Kung). the ancient Chinese art of relaxation, healing and rejuvenation. He is the author numerous books, DVD's and Meditation CD's, as well as a sought after speaker and workshop presenter. Simon has been working for over thirty years to help spread the benefits of meditation, peace and lover. He works with many different groups helping them to de3velop self-healing skills to manage their stress levels and imrpove their quality of life. Simon has been initiated into Dragon Gate Daoism and given the name of Xin Si meaning Genuine Wisdom and is a 29th generation of the ancient Dayan - Wild Goose Qigong. He also is a Stan ding Council Member of the World Academic Society of Medical Qigong. Beijing China.

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