Breathe: The Stress Less Podcast
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This 1 Thing Can Lower Your Child’s Stress & Avoid School Burnout (Including Yours) #84

August 14, 2023
00:00 18:53
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Studies show parents’ mental health suffers when their kid’s anxieties and depression increase and mental health suffers. Learn to combat one of the biggest stresses the CDC named that students suffer from — a sense of feeling alone in their stress.

Learn one of the most powerful benefits to lower stress for children & prevent school burnout to meet social & academic challenges: emotional health benefits of spending time together & the family meal.

Practice a simple Breath Prayer meditation to release stress. Bonnie shares a soul care tip based on scripture & science to lower your stress and avoid burnout.


  • Signal your body to rest & Combat your body’s stress response
  • Emotional health benefits of spending quality time together
  • Practical Ideas to add touchpoints to connect with your kids
  • Mental Health benefits of family meals


Scripture:  “Let my soul be at rest again for the Lord has been good to me.” - Psalm 116:7

Soul Care Tip: Breath Prayer, Benefits of Listening, Being Present & Family Meals

Bonnie teaches this week’s Breath Prayer to restore calm, based on Scripture and the science of well-being to release stress.


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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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