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Limit use of gadgets to reduce stress: Dr Sahoo to students

‘Jeevan’ holds session on �Empowering oneself to be able to handle stress in life� at Church School, Beldih

Jamshedpur, June 13: With the stress level increasing among the school students, ‘Jeevan’, the only registered suicide prevention centre of the city organised a workshop on �Empowering oneself to be able to handle stress in life� at Church School, Beldih on Wednesday.

Dr Manoj Sahoo, a well-known psychiatrist presided over the session and informed about the causes of stress among students and how to handle them. It was an interactive session followed by a Q and A session where students cleared their doubts and queries. Around 400 students of class 9 and 10 benefitted from the interactive session.

Today�s youth especially students lead a much stressed life, Dr Sahoo suggested to improve inner strength students should follow meditation regularly. He explained the importance of communication, sharing one�s anxiety and phobias with the parents, realising one�s own potential and doing self-counselling. He also suggested limiting the usage of gadgets. Dr Sahoo recommended making oneself emotionally strong to be able to handle the stress.

Volunteers of Jeevan played a few mind games with the students and gave tips on how to release stress as it is a part of life and is bound to come from time to time.
The Principal, Vice Principal and teachers present during the workshop found it to be very effective. A workshop on the same topic would be conducted for the students of classes 11 and 12 on June 14.

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