|Venue||Sector 17 Plaza, Chandigarh|
|Timing||2:00 pm – 4:45 pm|
|Participants (as in image ,left to right )||Gorav Datta ————Yamuna Nagar (09996774239) Balwinder Singh ——-Ambala (07357310610) Sh Jasbir Singh ——–Chandigarh (09915006377) Anupinder Singh ——Patiala (09779977441) Manish kumar ———Ambala (09729406167)|
Our meeting was started with Laughter Therapy. Jasbir sir told that we (stutterers) are full of worries, fears and tension etc. and laughter is a very good therapy to get rid of them. It relaxes our mind and makes us feel good. Then we did some deep breathing and also Anuloom Viloom Paranayam. Jasbir sir told us about the importance and necessity of deep breathing and Paranayam in our life .Then we had an introduction round in which along with introduction we shared our experiences of life. Then Jasbir sir told us that stuttering cannot be cured but it can be controlled or managed upto 99 %, he gave us example of Dr Sachin ,Hrithik Roshan , Kangana Renawat ,Newton and he(Jasbir sir) himself do not stutter at all although he used to be a severe stutterer. Then Jasbir sir told us about Jacobson’s relaxation exercises and how positive thoughts & attitude is important and necessary for a stutterer. He told us that we must LOVE our speech no matter how bad it seems to be now but ACCEPT & LOVE your speech as you love your other parts of the body. Then we had a cup of tea and did some volunteering stuttering, Jasbir sir used to start volunteering stuttering first. We did some discussion about organizing a 1 day workshop in Chandigarh and we will soon post a blog if day is finalized. The meeting was over by 4:45 pm.