ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
‘Discover the Power
self-reflective, motivational and goal setting workshop was conducted by Ms.
Shqipe Malushi, a USA-based consultant, women’s Rights activist, gender
trainer, writer and motivational speaker.
interactive workshop was held over two sessions of 2/ ¼ hours each, with a
lunch break in between. It was attended by almost 65 faculty members and about
20 post-graduate students.
Malushi began the session with a story describing the importance of Self-Love,
Relaxation, Self – Realisation, to reconnect with ourselves. She then went on
to relate some of her own transformative life experiences, particularly her
strife-torn growing-up years and her love for India.
of the participants were then asked to introduce themselves, and to tell three
things about themselves that they love.
Malushi then created awareness about how are life paths are created through our
own experiences and the conditioning we are subjected to.
When born, we are
alive, positive, open and unconditioned. As we grow up…the words, ‘stop!
Don’t!’ control our lives.
Conditions put on us
impact us. Impact of parents, teachers, politics… Environment confines socially,
participants were asked to talk about their fears.
Malushi explained how we need to work on our fears. We need to identify our
fears and face them rationally, to analyse them and see how:
We repeat all the time the same thing. Mind
controls and we don’t know ourselves. Slowly negativity comes up.
We feel ashamed of our
qualities we should feel proud of.
We need to recognize
the good qualities, slowly bring them up and handle things better by
controlling our mind.
We are the only person
to control our mind and heart.
3: Challenges and obstacles:
What do we feel when are afraid,
Participants responded with the
following list of negative emotions:
What do we feel when we are unafraid,