Workshop on Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness for Grade XI and XII ( 23rd Dec 2017)


“If you are tuned out of your own emotions, you will be poor at reading them in other people.”



A fructiferous workshop was conducted for the students of Grade XI and XII in Mayor World School on 23rd December, 2017. The main purpose of this workshop was to impart empathy, self- regulation, self- awareness, motivation and social skills in the students. Ms. Poornima Mahindru, a renowned Clinical Psychologist and Psycho- therapist and Dr. Lakshmi, Psychiatrist guided the students to understand and manage their emotions in their adolescence period. In this age, the students hesitate to share their problems and weaknesses with their family and peers. She motivated the students to monitor one’s own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between sympathy and empathy, She further guided the children to use emotional information to direct thinking and behavior. She counseled them how to overcome stress and to cope with illness and pain. She imparted knowledge about different career choices and not to be influenced by society and multimedia.



The Senior Heads- Mr. Sumit Puri, Ms. Harpreet Bajwa and Head Mistress Mayor Galaxy, Ms. Charu Trehan, teachers and the students thanked her for guiding them to handle emotions with intelligence and mindfulness. It was indeed an interactive and productive workshop under the able guidance of Ms. Pooja Arora.