The Prepped and Polished Podcast
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The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.Read more »
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P&P Episode 192: Gina Biegel "How to Help Teens Reduce Stress"
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The Prepped and Polished Podcast is an educational and inspirational show that offers tutoring and test prep tips as well as interviews with celebrities and leaders in education. It is hosted by Alexis Avila, founder of Prepped and Polished LLC, a tutoring and test prep firm for K-college.
On today's show, Alexis talks with Gina Biegel
a psychotherapist, researcher, speaker, and author in the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in mindfulness-based work with adolescents. She is founder of Stressed Teens, which has been offering mindfulness-based stress reduction for teens (MBSR-T) to adolescents, families, schools, professionals, and the community for over a decade.
Today, Gina shares how she uses mindfulness to help teens reduce their stress and live better lives.
Did you know: Kids today are pre occupied with social media, which has changed the climate of communication among teens. Gina finds that social media often adversely affects teenage self-esteem, especially with females.
Gina’s mindfulness tip: You should always bring mindfulness into everything you’re doing.
Being mindful is being aware and paying attention to your senses.
Gina’s other tips for reducing stress: Sleep better and reduce your social media time. Everything in moderation!
Gina’s advice for bullying: Bullies want response and reaction, so it’s best to step away from those kids and not respond. And parents need to take action! go on your child’s social media and make sure your child is communicating with good people.
Gina’s final advice for teens:
Pay attention to yourself and tune into your needs and wants.
Quote: “I am enough, I am me with my gifts and flaws and for that I am grateful”
Enjoy, Thanks for Listening and remember at The Prepped and Polished Podcast, We Empower You to Take Control of Your Education!
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