Summer is over already? How to start the new school year without all the stress.

Aug 11, 2017

The start of a new school year can be as exciting as it is stressful! We’ve put together a list of resources to help you and your family stress less during this busy time.


Ease into It. Helping your children get in the right frame of mind before school starts can lessen anxiety and calm nerves. Mindful Living Network® discusses five tips to reduce back-to-school stress for the whole family.

Practice makes perfect. The start of the school year is hectic! Kathy Walsh, writer for the Huffington Post, gives six ways to incorporate mindfulness into your routine today.

Keep it simple. If you’re looking for simple ways to build meditation into your kids’ day, look no further than this article from psychologist Chris Willard, PsyD, of Mindful Magazine. Chris discusses two great breathing techniques kids can use at school to help boost their mood and focus.

Smooth transitions. From making school shopping an adventure to taking care of yourself, Dr. Jill Emanuele explains five ways to make that back-to-school transition go smoothly in her article, 5 Ways To Help Your Child Go Back to School, Stress Free, for Mind Body Green.