Today the Department of English and Modern European Languages, in collaboration with the Counselling and Guidance Cell, University of Lucknow, has...
Today the Department of English and Modern European Languages, in collaboration with the Counselling and Guidance Cell, University of Lucknow, has organized an online interactive session on the topic, "Dream it. Achieve it." The program was organized as an initiative under the Mental Health Management and Empowerment program.
The online interactive session was scheduled at 3 p.m. on the Zoom App and ended at 5 p.m. (IST). The guest speaker for the program was Dr. Bhupendra Singh, Additional Professor, Department of Geriatric Mental Health, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, U.P.
The session began with an introduction to the title and concept note by the student coordinators, followed by the introduction of the guest speaker by Prof. Ranu Uniyal, Head, Department of English and MEL, University of Lucknow.
Prof. Madhurima Pradhan, Director Counselling and Guidance Cell, was also present throughout the event. She had introduced the students to the inception, role, and initiatives taken up by Counselling and Guidance Cell, University of Lucknow. Along with this, she had also shared many motivating ideas on the process of turning dreams into reality.
The Guest speaker, Dr. Bhupendra Singh laid down in simple yet motivating and fun-filled pointers the true essence and meaning of pursuing our dreams. He divided the word "DREAM" into 3D, 3R, 3E, 3A, 3M.
● 3 Ds: Decide, Divide, Dedicate
● 3 Rs: Realistic, Regular, Rhythmic
● 3 Es: Eagerness, Enthusiasm, Empathy
● 3 As Acceptance, Avoidance, Anger management
● 3 Ms: Management of time, Management of Mind, Meditation
The guest speaker's session was followed by an interactive "Question and Answers session", in which the students asked their queries regarding dreaming and achieving the desired aim through mental resilience, and how to manage the anxiety of managing work-life balance. In the later part of the online interactive session, four student speakers from the Department of English and MEL presented their views on the concept note through inquisitive and inspiring speech presentations.At the end of the session, Prof. M. Priyadarshini proposed a formal " Vote of Thanks". It was overall an inspiring session that taught and reminded students of the importance of self-love, self-appreciation, self-discipline, and self-reliance.