Stress management workshop for police personnel



Shimla (July 2:): Concerned over stress taking a toll on the healthy lives of people, Ashadeep, a Shimla-based NGO, organized stress management workshop for police personnel here on Saturday at the Police Lines in Kaithu.

Keynote speaker Dr. Rajesh Sehgal, a holistic health consultant, apprised the cops of factors relating to stress and provided valuable stress management tips in a capsule form. He said positive thinking, healthy lifestyle, meditation, spirituality and social support are important stress busters. Indira Gandhi Medical College head of cardiology department Dr PC Negi addressing the gathering underlined the need for combating stress for a healthy heart. He expressed concern over youngsters falling prey to lifestyle changes leading to various cardiac diseases. He also focused on healthy diet and regular physical activity.

Presiding over the workshop, Shimla superintendent of police Sonal Agnihotri lauded the efforts of Ashadeep and expressed keenness on more such workshops. Ashadeep president Sushil Tanwar said that considering the fact that even police personals were not untouched by stressful conditions, Ashadeep had decided to hold such programmes as a series in near future.

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