Thu, 06 May | The Wellbeing Centre

Mindfulness Course For Teens - 12-15 years

Time & Location

06 May, 18:00 – 24 Jun, 19:00
The Wellbeing Centre, 31 Gavinton St, Glasgow G44 3EF, UK

About the Event

In these challenging times supporting young people's mental health is paramount. 2021 is a critical year to support and help young people understand their own mind better and develop good mental health skills that will support them through these difficult times and beyond.

Our Mindfulness Course is a preventative approach that empowers young people to develop a greater awareness and understanding of themselves and to apply these skills in everyday life to help maintain mental, emotional and physical wellbeing.

Our charity offers young people a valuable community resource in a supportive and safe environment for small peer group courses or one to one support sessions to learn more about the nature of their own mind and develop vital skills in mindful awareness of their own thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

Never has it been so important as it is now for young people to be able to freely access training programmes to improve their own wellbeing and build resilience and confidence.

Our young people's courses are funded by donations to enable us to offer these at no cost. They run for one hour every Thursday evening at 6.00-7.00pm. The course provides support, simple and practical information and tools to improve self-awareness and to feel more empowered, confident, focused, calm and happier.

What Young People Say:

"I have learned what mindfulness is and how it can help me in my everyday life and when I'm feeling stressed or worried." - age 13 years.

"It has helped me to stay calm in certain situations" - age 15 years.

"The course has helped me to focus more and notice thoughts but not to let them take over, because I used to find it very difficult to focus and to notice what my mind was actually doing." - age 15 years.

The course is planned to take place at The Wellbeing Centre, 31 Gavinton Street, Muirend, G44 3EF adhering to strict safety guidelines however may be delivered online if Tier 4 Restrictions continue into May.

To register a young person for this course or one to one support please send us an email to; info@cultivatingmindfulness.org.uk

Parents will be invited to join a Course Introduction Session to learn more about the content of the course prior to the start date.

Alternatively you can call us on 07890 452858 with any questions you may have.

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