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Brahma Kumaris teams up with IMA-Mumbai West to organise a conference on self-well-being for health professionals

Indian Medical Association Mumbai West Chapter has teamed up with the medical wing of  Brahma Kumaris is organising a conference for healthcare professionals promoting the care of ‘Self’, which often gets neglected, resulting in healthcare workers making them prone to stress, depression, fatigue, that have serious consequence on their quality of life.

The one-day conference will be held on January 22, 2023, in Sion, and will feature a number of speakers, including Bk Shivani, a self-awakening expert and goodwill ambassador for the World Psychiatric Association.

Eminent speakers, including senior cancer surgeon of Nanawati Hospital Dr Ashok Mehta, Professor of Pathology at Maulana Azad Medical College, Dr Reena Tomar and Professor of Cardiology and Interventional Cardiologist at GB Pant Hospital, Delhi, Dr Mohit Gupta, will also address the delegates.

The conference is organised jointly by the medical wing of Brahma Kumaris, Global Hospital & Research Centre, Association of Medical Consultants, Mumbai, IMA – Mumbai West, with ‘Passion and Compassion’ as a central theme.

“The Purpose of this conference is to get an awareness about taking care and healing ourselves through Self-reflection and Meditation, which contributes to overall wellness,” said an organiser.

The organisers stated that the speakers at the conference will share techniques for healing the self and others through passion and compassion, emphasising the importance of happiness, love, and a divine connection in recharging the minds.

“Unconditional care and commitment towards our patients are natural to all of us in the profession,” they added.

“We are often so busy taking care of others that we do not have time to take care of our own selves. As a result, we invite stress, fatigue, burnout and depression into our life. This conference is about taking care and healing the One whom we have ignored the most - Our Self,” the organisers said.

The organisers further said that meditation and self-reflection enhance a sense of well-being, increase empathetic engagement among the doctors and cultivate a kind and non-judgmental attitude towards self and others.

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