Avoid Burnout for You and Your Family with Eliza Huie

In this episode of Straight to the Heart, our host Rush Witt speaks with Eliza Huie, Director of Counseling at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, VA. They discuss Christian self-care, the relentless pressure to keep up with modern life, and the concerning problem of burnout among adults and children.


1:30 – Welcome

4:00 – What first interested you about the topics of self-care and counseling?

9:23 – How can the average person find the best pace for life?

16:00 – Isn’t it selfish to practice self-care?

18:30 – Keys parents can use to build margin into their kids’ lives

21:28 – What are some big emotional struggles parents should watch for in children?

24:50 – Eliza shares her own story of panic

31:06 – What reminds you to give better attention to your stress?

35:05 – What have you done to encourage others toward self-awareness?

37:21 – When do I need intensive help for my stress?

41:29 – Farewell

About Eliza Huie:

Eliza Huie, MA, LCPC, is the Director of Counseling at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, VA. She is the author of several books, including I’m StressedRaising Emotionally Healthy Kids, the minibook Teens and Anxiety, and is coauthor of The Whole Life and The World Rejoices. Eliza and her husband, Ken, have three grown children, two daughters-in-law, and a sweet grandson.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Seasons of Sorrow 1
Mobilizing Church Based Counseling Frontcover 85085
Mobilizing Church Based Counseling Frontcover 85085
Blog Posts by Eliza HuIE.
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Welcome to “Straight to the Heart,” a podcast from New Growth Press hosted by Rush Witt. Each episode includes thought-provoking conversations with leading Christian writers and thinkers. We hear who they are, what they believe, how they approach their work and ministry, and the moments and people who have changed their lives. In “Straight to the Heart,” we go beyond the books to connect with the remarkable people behind them.

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