Centre for Spiritualism and Human Enrichment (C-SHE) – School of Management Sciences, Varanasi in association with Stress Management Academy (SMA) organised M-Power (Mindful Parenting Power ) – A training cum interactive workshop based on the concept of psychology and spirituality.
The workshop was organised at Gundecha Club , Valley of flowers , Thakur Village, Kandivali East on August 24, 2013.
Spiritual teacher and motivational speaker Sri Sri Shuddhaanandaa Brahmachari(Founder of course in Mindfulness) along with Ms Meera Kothari , Director, GAET – Counselling & NIOS) and Dr. Nimrat Singh – Founder & Director Tangram HR, Ahmedabad conducted the workshop for more than 100 Parents.
The session began by Ganesh Vandana by Shri Kirti Anurag, a famous music director and singer .Mr. Manish Asthana, General Manager – MDP, in his introductory speech informed the audience & guests about SMS Varanasi and C-SHE. Mr. Asthana then introduced all the eminent speakers to the participants. The speakers were felicitated by presenting them bouquets.
Session 1): The first session was conducted by Ms. Meera Kothari- Director Counseling & NIOS at GAET (Goenka Associates and Educational Trust). Ms. Kothari has a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from University of Mumbai and has over 25 years of experience in Counseling. She stressed upon the emotional and behavioral aspects of Parenting. She highlighted various problems that parents face in bringing up today’s children and explained in detail all stages of Parenting. Due to her vast experience in this field she immediately connected to the participants who appreciated her session very much.
Session 2): The second session was conducted by Dr. Ms. Nimrat Singh. She is the founder and Director of a company called Tangram in Ahmedabad. Her company specializes in counseling and making psychometric tests for corporates and leading educational institutes. She is an author of a forthcoming book called Powerful Parenting. Dr. Nimrat touched upon the important points in Proactive Parenting .She highlighted how the self-esteem of a parent affects the upbringing of the child. Audience highly appreciated the session
Session 3): The third session was conducted by Sri Sri Shhuddhananda Bhramchari (Baba)-founder of the Course in Mindfulness. Babaji stressed on the fact that the most important point in today’s world is conscious parenting as compared to age-old asserting parenting. Babaji said that parents should not focus on children but essentially on their own inner life till they are centered and calm to awaken the power of spirit. Audience found the idea of blending spirituality with parenting to be unique in nature.