Concerned over the stress taking a toll in the healthy lives of police personnel, Shimla based NGO, organized a stress management workshop for them here on Saturday at Police lines, Kaithu.
The keynote speaker, Dr. Rajesh Sehgal, a holistic health consultant conducting the workshop apprised the police personnel of the factors relating to stress and provided valuable stress management tips in a capsule form. He said the positive thinking, healthy lifestyle, meditation, spirituality and social support as the important stress busters.
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Head of Cardiology Department addressing the gathering shared his knowledge about stress management and the important aspects for a healthy. He underlined the need of combating stress management for a healthy heart. He expressed concern over the youngsters falling prey to the lifestyle changes leading to various cardiac diseases. He also focused on the healthy diet and regular physical activity. Tobacco and tobacco-related products are one of the leading contributors of cardiac diseases.
Presiding over the workshop, Shimla Superintendent of Police, Sonal Agnihotri lauded the efforts of Ashadeep and expressed keenness on more such workshops and also health check-ups like cardio vascular and diabetes. He encouraged the police personnel for adopting the worthwhile tips as mentioned by the health experts. He called upon them to take up healthy dietary habits despite their hectic and work pressure that the police personnel are subjected to and advised them to improve their food habits. Emphasizing the need of overall improvement of physical, mental and spiritual health, he said that the police personnel should take up their jobs not as a burden but as a duty with positive attitude so as to deliver better.
Ashadeep President, Sushil Tanwar, said that considering the fact that even police personals were untouched by stressful conditions, Ashadeep had decided to hold such programmes as a series in near future. This being the third such programme exclusively for the police personnel for the last two years, added Tanwar.