KMV Organizes an Open House Meeting on Dealing With Stress and Anxiety

Stress and AnxietyJalandhar July 21 (Jaswinder Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Ranked No.1 College in India by India Today ranking organized an Open House Meeting in the college on the topic ”Dealing With Stress and Anxiety.” The event was organized by the Student Wellness Club under the aegis of Department of Student Welfare. The resource person for this event was Dr Savita Malhotra, Former Dean & Head, Department of Psychiatry, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Also present for the occasion was Dr SP Gupta, Member KMV Managing Committee. The event was organized in order to guide the students on how to relieve themselves from stress in order to excel in the fields chosen by them. Dr Savita gave a Power point presentation during her address. During her presentation, Dr Savita explained that anxiety is a part of human nature, but it is very important to know how to overcome it. She said that youngsters most of the time find it difficult to face the changes and to cope up with such variations. Hence, this leads to stress, anxiety and tension. She also talked about the influence of mobile phones and internet on the young minds & how this addiction forces the students to cut themselves away from the realities of the life. She also suggested that we need to train our minds to think righteously by understanding the true and fundamental principles of living happy. As she explained the students about the stress management, she said that the students should always share their problems with others instead of keeping any knots in their minds. She also suggested them to be interactive during the seminar so that they could learn the art of handling stress and tension. She also emphasised about the stress relaxation, therapies related to stress that could be followed by them and different stress management techniques. Later, an interactive session was also held in which the inquisitive students asked their various queries on stress management. Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that these types of programs are essential for the healthy life. The KMV boarders had much to avail from this open house. She further maintained that more such programs should be organized for the uplifitment of the spiritual and emotional well being of human beings and society as a whole. Everyone in today’s competitive world is stress ridden and such activities provide a welcome respite from worries and tensions. She also lauded the efforts of Dr Madhumeet, Dean Student Welfare, Mrs Rashmi Sharma, Dr Monica Sharma & Dr Neeraj Sharma for organizing such meaningful and refreshing sessions.

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