IBS can be caused by anxiety. And anxiety is currently being heightened by what’s on the news and social media everywhere.
We’ve had 2 years of non-stop anxiety-driven news about, Covid, vaccines, new variants, and deaths.… Read more
Does this sound familiar to you? I used to wake up with IBS, and my mind would take over and run the show until I went to bed. And even during the night, my mind could continue to be on overdrive.… Read more
Stress and IBS often go together, fuelling each other.
To counter stress and IBS, it is essential to understand that stress gets its power from FEAR. What kind of fears did I have deep down? Maybe you may have similar ones:
The fear of not coping;
Fear of not getting everything done;
A fear of having a flare-up;
Fear of losing your job;
The fear of not being seen as a success;
Fear of not being a good wife, parent, boss, coworker, friend…
Fear of not being enough.… Read more
Anxiety can develop alongside other IBS symptoms. This type of anxiety is an overwhelming, often uncontrollable emotion. An emotion we would prefer to never have to deal with.
This is how anxiety works
Our 5 senses let us experience the world we live in.… Read more
How can you cope with IBS flare-ups?
As well as being extremely frustrating, flare-ups just make you feel so awful. Often they seem to come out of the blue, wrecking your week, your morale and your organization.… Read more