Submission 2024

A man looking at himself in the mirror.
Submitted by:Ritika Sharma
Department:Rehab Medicine (FGSR)
Faculty:Rehabilitative Medicine

Resilience “In the depths of adversity, the mirror becomes more than just a reflective surface; it becomes a portal to resilience, a testament to the power within.”

As we navigate the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are confronted with the stark reality of post-COVID syndrome. For many, the battle extends far beyond the initial illness, lingering as a haunting echo of fatigue, breathlessness, and uncertainty. But amidst the shadows of despair, there exists a beacon of hope: guided imagery and biofeedback, forging a path towards healing from within. In the image is a man, weary and weathered by the storm of illness, his reflection in the mirror mirroring his struggle. Yet, in the shimmering glass lies a subtle shift, a glimmer of possibility. As he gazes into his own eyes, a metamorphosis unfolds before us. The once-slumped shoulders now stand tall with newfound strength. The mirror, symbolic of biofeedback, becomes a conduit for his inner journey towards recovery. In the realm of guided imagery and biofeedback, the mind emerges as a formidable ally in the fight against post-COVID syndrome.

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