Category Archives: IBD – Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Spirituality, Wellness, and IBD

In other articles, I talk about the “mind-body” connection; how our emotional well-being certainly has an impact on our physical well-being.  But what about our spiritual well being?  Many people suggest... Read More

Camp Oasis – summer camp for kids with IBD

Developmental Challenges that are Overcome Through the Summer Camp Experience For several summers, I had the wonderful opportunity to serve as the Camp Psychologist for Camp Oasis.  For those of you... Read More

The Power of Thinking Positively

I recently attended a seminar and the key note speaker, for all intent and purposes, could have titled his presentation, The Power of Thinking Positively. He invited the audience of over... Read More

IBD – Biological or Emotional?

I have been asked many times, “Could I have caused my Inflammatory Bowel Disease because I am such an emotional person?” The answer is a definitive NO. Many years ago it... Read More

Living With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

So, you’ve thought, “maybe I should go talk with someone about how I’m feeling emotionally”. But you quickly change your mind and tell yourself, “oh, they’ll never understand, or I’ll figure... Read More