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Session for mind management, stress relief
KATHMANDU, March 22: With 90 faculty members of Kathmandu Engineering College (KEC), Kalimati, The Art of Living Nepal Foundation on Tuesday successfully conducted a corporate program ‘I Excel, I Integrate-Excellence at Workplace’ (Tier II) at the college premises.
According to a press statement released by the foundation, the three-day session which started on Sunday was facilitated by international corporate trainer and volunteer at the AOL Nepal Neeva M. Pradhan. Over the period of three days, the participants were taught different techniques of rhythmic breathing including Ujjayi breathing, Bhastrika breathing, OM chanting and a unique and powerful technique of Sudarshan Kriya, the statement added.
Also in the session, the participants learned the importance of having overall health and mental well-being, tips and techniques of effective communication, stress management, team work, mind management, leadership as well as how to maximize brain functions and attain inner peace, the statement read. The KEC faculty also got the opportunity to share their experiences within and among the groups in those three days.
“In today’s busy life, humans go through many levels and different types of stress. With too much information and no means to de-stress, everything gets piled on day after day, ultimately disturbing the state of one’s mind,” Pradhan was quoted in the statement underlining the importance of having a peaceful mind.
Addressing the closing session, Chairman of the College Professor Hirendra Pradhan thanked instructor Pradhan and AOL Nepal for the training. “I intended to bring this program to my staff, colleagues to help them cope with the stress that arises in the workplace. Having a sound, healthy mind is very important to perform well in the workplace and home, which is why I offered them the opportunity. I’m happy with the faculty’s zeal and commitment to participate in this training and on days to come,” he was quoted in the statement.
The statement also read that KEC became the pioneering educational institution to incorporate and integrate ‘I Excel, I Integrate’ training for its staff. With this, the foundation intends to spread the importance of mindfulness and shared their intention to approach other institutions as well.