Things We DID…
Mind hacks for a happier you
IITR organized an interactive workshop on “Mind hacks for a happier you” on 22nd January 2020. Ms. Puroitree Majumdar conducted this workshop. Ms. Majumdar began by elaborating stress which we encounter almost every day in our lives through an engaging activity.
She explained both positive and negative aspects of stress and gave simple tips to handle it. This workshop was very interactive as people took part in Q&A sessions actively and enthusiastically. Venue: MAC Auditorium
Date: 22nd January 2020
Student Peer Mentoring Session & Faculty Sensitization Session
The Wellness Centre organised Student Peer Mentoring . The session was facilitated by Prof Santosh Kumar Chaturvedi, Head, Mental Health Education, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. Prof Aalok Misra, Associate Dean of Students’ Welfare (Student Wellness) and Prof Manoranjan Parida, Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee felicitated the resource person.
Venue: MAC Auditorium
Date: 4th November & 5th November 2019
Intro Talk and Prize Distribution
This event was a surprise Prize distribution Ceremony of our last two events namely “IITR ko dekha to aisa laga!” and “Artspire- Using Art to inspire”.Intro Talk event was organized with the aim to make people aware of our campus and non campus activities, our offline and online confidential counselling services.
Venue: Mac Auditorium
Date: 30th Sep, 2019
Artspire-Drawing and Painting Event
“A picture is worth a thousand words”.We organized a painting event with the theme, “Artspire” which is Art to Inspire. It was not mere filling canvas with colors but putting down one’s thoughts on a piece of paper that would increase one’s emotional strength and resilience in others. The event saw a huge participation from all the age groups.
Venue: Architecture Dept
Date: 4th Sep 2019
Emotional Intelligence Workshop
Around 300 students actively participated in the session, which aimed at helping students build interpersonal relationships. Dr. Seema Sharma conducted the workshop. She talked about issues faced by the students as well as their solutions. Overall, the session was helpful in understanding the importance of Self-Awareness and Self-Management.
Venue: MAC Auditorium
Date: 7th August 2019
“IITR ko dekha to aisa laga!”
“Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle.”-Criss Jami
We organized an essay writing competition for the dreamy eyed freshers with the theme of “IITR ko dekha to aisa laga!”.
We received some interesting and well descriptive entries.It was a compilation of their stay at IITR in the very first week, the orientation session, the culture, the expectation and the reality checks by them.
Type: Online/Offline mode
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
It is well said that “You don’t need heroin to be the hero”. Illegal use of drugs is increasing day by day; both in teenagers and adults. Wellness center, IIT Roorkee, invited speakers with the aim of creating awareness regarding drugs, it’s abuse, and its bad effect on physical as well as mental health.
Speakers: Dr Jeetinder Singh (Psychiatrist) , Dr Sudhi Agarwal (Anesthetist) , Ashfak Ahamed (Clinical psychologist)
Date: 26th June 2019
Venue: MAC Auditorium
International Day Of Yoga
Wellness centre, IIT Roorkee, celebrated International Yoga Day in order to spread the benefits of practising yoga among the students, faculties and even the whole world.
Date: 21th June 2019
Venue: Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium IIT Roorkee
Online letter writing event- “A letter to my friend”
Wellness center, IIT Roorkee, organized an online letter writing competition on the occasion of “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking”. with the theme of spreading awareness about Drugs abuse among the students.
The compition was to write a letter to your loved one who was suffering from drug abuse. The competition saw a huge participation from students .
Venue: online event
Date: 14th June 2019
Counselling Cell IIT Roorkee is very pleased to have hosted Ms Apoorva Sharma. Her talk was focused on how to get a better control over our lives and maximizing the productivity of our everyday life.
Mental And Emotional Support
HACKING YOU COLLEGE LIFE
Facing the college life may sometimes not be easy. Sometimes it needs guts to face challenges and capitalise on the small happy moments that one gets in the way. Just to help our friends out and give them some comprehensive tips for the same, Counselling Cell IITR organised a Guest Talk by the IITR alumnus and CEO and Co-founder of hackerearth Mr. Sachin GuptaW
WORKSHOP ON EFFECTIVE SPEECH
Wellness Center conducted a small speech therapy session for students to help them overcome the fear of speech and deal with problems like stammering, stuttering etc. We strongly believe that one must be facing his fears instead of running away from them and we encourage each and everyone to do so! We are very fortunate to have a speech therapist in our campus.
An energetic and mind-refreshing workshop was organized by notable motivational speaker Mr. Vivek Bindra via Wellness Center Roorkee which was attended by a huge number of students. Dean of Student Welfare. His sheer presence filled the atmosphere with energy and positivity.