With IBS we are often chronically aware of all our shortcomings, all that we are not. But IBS does not define all that you are. I want to pay tribute to all that you ARE, especially today, IBS Awareness Day.… Read more
So you have tried a low Fodmaps diet, reducing sugar and processed foods. You’ve been tested for SIBO and Candida, and sorted those out. And you are STILL suffering and wondering what else might be the cause?… Read more
When I was still suffering from IBS, I could not see the effects of the dark side of IBS. Now I can clearly see this spiral, and I’m sharing it with you so you can start noticing it too – and acting on it.… Read more
Life can get really serious when you have IBS. You spend a lot of time and energy trying to handle your IBS symptoms. How would you like to take your mind off your IBS and get a little respite?… Read more
In my work
with IBS sufferers, I have found that many are just like me – sensitive people.
If you are a sensitive person, you know. You are gentle, empathic and genuinely interested in others.
Yet life, and other people, often feel painful.… Read more
One of the most frustrating things someone with IBS can hear from a doctor is “It’s just stress…”
When I heard those words “It’s just stress…”, I felt even MORE hopeless than when I walked in.… Read more
We all have bodies and minds that are innately designed to rebalance.
Every time we get too hot we perspire to cool ourselves down. And rebalance.
When we get really sad, crying let’s us release some of that sad feeling, and rebalance.… Read more
At the moment it is particularly challenging for all of us to not let worry take over. So this week I’m going to share a simple but effective tip to take some of the tension off. … Read more
Self-awareness is such a major key when trying to unravel your IBS. Knowing how you think, feel and act. Understanding why. And getting help to reprogramme unhelpful reactions and behaviour.
No-one teaches us self-awareness.
We don’t generally learn it from our parents, or at school.… Read more
You may not actually feel like it’s the case, but you have more power over your IBS than you think.
I was on Facebook the other night where someone was talking about how they got some relief from IBS using a particular modality.… Read more