2019: The month of March is usually seen as the most stressful month in the year for the students especially appearing for the Board Exams. The ‘Exam Fear’ and the pressure to perform better than before, always keeps looming over their heads. Heartfulness through the initiative “The Wise Step – Overcome Exam Fear” over a period of 1 month will reach out to more than 200 schools in Chennai. This initiative was unveiled at a program at Sri Ramakrishna Mission Hr. Sec. School, T Nagar, Chennai.Dr. A. Kalanidhi, Former Vice Chancellor of Anna University graced the event as the Chief Guest. Also present at the session were Mr. S. Prakash, Secretary to the President and Zone Coordinator, Chennai Metro Zone, Heartfulness Institute.
Heartfulness has specially developed a one-hour module for the students of 10th, 11th and 12th standards appearing for the Board exams. The module will help the students to prepare with a stress-free mind, develop their memory power and go through the exams with confidence. The enabling module would comprise of techniques for relaxation during the preparation, Emotional Intelligence, Self-management techniques, exam taking approach along with handling tougher questions efficiently, Health-management to avoid wellbeing issues, etc. The campaign will be extensively run till February end in over 200 schools in Chennai and will touch the lives of approximately 50,000 students in a positive way in this Exam season.
“Each one of us had witnessed fair amount of stress and pressure during our school exam and this is mostly unavoidable – irrespective of how much you have already prepared. ‘The Wise Steps – Overcome Exam Fear’ from Heartfulness is a gift to the student community and is based on extensive research, designed to help the students to master themselves and face exams confidently & calmly. We are equipping the students to efficiently handle the peer pressure, parent’s pressure, boredom from studies and stress of the impact of results on future”, said Mr. S. Prakash (+91 98400 96454), Zone Coordinator, Chennai Metro Zone, Heartfulness Institute, while announcing the details of The Wise Step – Overcome Exam Fear”.
Heartfulness is an approach to the Raja Yoga system of meditation called Sahaj Marg or the Natural Path, founded at the turn of the twentieth century and formalized into the Shri Ram Chandra Mission in 1945 in India. Ongoing Heartfulness meditation training can be found at thousands of schools and colleges, and over 2 Million professionals are meditating in corporations, non-governmental and government bodies worldwide. More than 5,000 Heartfulness Centres, known as HeartSpots, are supported by many thousands of certified volunteer trainers in 130 countries. The meditation practice is offered free across the globe.