The balancing act with pratishtha - Zee jagran's new program - of teens, for teens..

The balancing act with pratishtha - Zee jagran's new program - of teens, for teens..


Mumbai: Zee Jagran - India?s First Wellness Channel ?that has carved a niche as a television channel which offers a fine blend of Physical, Psychological & Spiritual Wellness, has now taken up the challenge to enrich the lives of teenagers. Continuing its tradition of enriching the lives of its viewers, Zee Jagran is launching a unique program called ?The Balancing Act?. Spearheaded and anchored by India?s ace Yogacharya and Mind Therapist, Pratishtha Sharma, ?The Balancing Act? is a talk-show targeted at the youth especially teenagers and their parents and primarily addresses issues and problems related to this sensitive age i.e. teenage. The program gains more relevance because of the ever increasing issues that the teenagers of today?s generation are faced with. ?The Balancing Act? will be aired on every Saturday & Sunday at 7:30 PM, starting 14th April 2012.

?The Balancing Act? is designed to identify and address the age-old and new challenges faced by teenagers and offers practical and highly doable solutions. Some of their major problems ? like increasing competition and parent?s expectations from the growing children besides new age issues like ?Mobile and Internet? - will be taken up and tackled during the program, and it will also have teenagers as live audience along with a distinguished panel of experts. Today, teenagers are far more restless and confused as compared to earlier which is leading to a plethora of psychological and mental ailments like depression, anxiety neurosis, etc. Some of the common issues which will be taken up during the course of the program are Severed Parent-Child Relationships, Unstable Teacher-Student Relationships, Peer Group Rivalry, Infatuation, Labelling Children, Sibling Rivalry, Examination Pressure, Depression, Adolescent Smoking & Drinking, Over Exposure to New Age media (Internet Etc.) and early exposure to Techno Gadgets (i-phones, i-pods, mobiles etc.)

While speaking about the program, Mr. Anil Anand, Zee Jagran - Business Head quotes famous author & psychotherapist/specialist in family therapy, Virginia Satir: ?Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves!!!? Hence it was thought to offer a solution driven platform to this young audience along with those who are a critical part of their environment ? parents, teachers, friends, siblings, etc. It?s a show targeted to provide some ?take home value for the teenage generation of the country!?

Zee Jagran along with India?s first women Yogacharya and Mind Therapist Pratishtha Sharma present the show The Balancing Act which brings together Teens, Parents and Teachers on a single platform where they can freely speak their heart out. The show will also have eminent guests to give their expert views and counsel the students. The main motto of the program is to help teenagers to reduce their tensions by counseling and providing solutions to the challenges they face in day-to-day life so that they can build a bright future for themselves and for the country as a whole.

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