out loud…. and reduce your stress levels. We have all heard about the power of prayer…. Now let’s add another level. A study done at Duke University discovered that study participants that regularly prayed out loud cut their stress level by 22 percent. Repeating the measured lines of a prayer can slow respiration…. Which helps prevent our bodies from from spewing out the stress hormones and then stimulates the brain areas that produce oxytocin. Like I said…..