Helping Youth Develop Healthy Coping Skills: Families Connected Mindfulness Workshop Series, by Kim Digilio

Helping Youth Develop Healthy Coping Skills: Families Connected Mindfulness Workshop Series, by Kim Digilio

The workshop instructor, Kimberly Digilio can relate to the pressure that today's youth experience. She shares that, “Growing up, I was never very kind to myself. I worked incredibly hard and achieved many successes but never took the time to celebrate them." For Kim, meditation was the key. "Meditation changed the way I saw myself in the world around me, and it taught me to accept the highs and lows in my life with more compassion and less judgment.” Our hope is that all youth can find that self-compassion and perspective. 

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Joan Jenkins and the MB Juvenile Diversion Program - Looking Out for Our Kids, by Laura Short McIntire

Joan Jenkins and the MB Juvenile Diversion Program - Looking Out for Our Kids, by Laura Short McIntire

I recently found out that kids who get arrested in Manhattan Beach for a misdemeanor, like having a party where minors are served or using a fake ID, are given the chance to be diverted from the juvenile court system to the office of Manhattan Beach City Prosecutor, Joan Stein Jenkins...

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