What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the practice of being fully aware and engaged with all of your thoughts and surroundings. Mindfulness can reduce stress, build resilience, build more self control, calm your body, improve memory, establish healthy coping skills, and more!

Learn more about the benefits of mindfulness:

“I can’t meditate because I can’t concentrate! My mind is NEVER blank!”

Actually, the beauty of mindfulness is that you pay attention to all your thoughts! Meditation isn’t ‘making your mind blank,’ it’s observing every thought that passes through. By doing this, you can be more aware of what your mind is focusing on and be an observer. Give it a try with our resources below.

I’m stressed ALL the time, what can I do?

You are not alone. The fact is, many youth feel this way. Hear from students your age about what mindfulness is and what it did in their lives.

Mindfulness for Teens: