Bhubaneswar, Aug 9: On the face of mental stress emerging as a health issue during the ongoing global pandemic, a Cross Country Webinar on “Stress in the Pandemic Times” was organized last night under the joint aegis of Parichay Foundation and Karma Foundation from New Delhi on facebook platform.
The youths, professionals and the experts from different countries participated in the webinar moderated by Founder of Parichay Rosalin Patasani Mishra. Initiating the discussion, Mishra said “The main objective of the webinar is to help people to tide over such an unprecedented situation”.
Addressing the webinar as Chief Speaker, Additional Secretary and OSD to Chief Secretary, Odisha Dillip Routrai lighted upon the serious impact of psychological stress on physical and mental wellbeing of the persons across all age, sex and class. As an expert in the subject, Sri Routrai suggested the Mantra of ABC to cope with the crisis.
He explained A refers to “Attitude”, B stands for a firm “Belief” in one’s own self and C represents a sterling “character”. “A synchronization of these eternal 3-Doctrines of life”, added Sri Routrai “will be a brawny capsule to mitigate the impact of stress”.
An open house discussion and question answer session was a marked feature of the seminar. The participants raised a number of inquisitive queries on various dimensions of the suggestions presented by the Speakers.
Routrai as the Chief Speaker met their queries and diluted their fears with suggestive solutions from practical life. The question answer was moderated by Dhwani Jain, Founder of Karma Foundation.
The speakers of the webinar univocally advocated, “The times of stress are also the signals for growth. We can convert the adversity to the opportunity by staying firm and positive”.