IMPHAL, Nov 4: 27 Assam Rifles of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR(S) organized a four-day workshop on stress management on 04 Nov 2011. The workshop was organised to equip Assam Rifles personnel and their families deployed in Counter Insurgency environment with effective coping mechanisms for dealing with psychological stress. Brahma Kumaris said that stress was useful in limited sense, beyond which it is detrimental for one’s physical and mental well-being. They further advised that a person should know the scope of his strengths and weaknesses and instead of accusing others for the stress, he should make himself adaptable to the surrounding environment
Stress management is effective when a person uses strategies to cope with or alter stressful situations. Brahma Kumaris elaborated on the various levels of stress and the best strategies used to tackle stressful situation that will produce positive results. She also pointed out the fact that it is better to change ourselves than to put the blame on others for our failures.