Intermittent Fasting

“Why are you trying to lose weight when you’re already so skinny?” This is always the first question I get when I say I practice intermittent fasting. No, I’m not trying to lose weight. I'm giving my digestive system a break and practicing self-control.

The Mind-Body Connection

What we think, we feel. Let's look at the Mind-Body Connection.

Exercise and IBD

Joint pain and fatigue are common when you have IBD. It can be so hard to motivate ourselves to exercise when we are in pain and already exhausted but exercise is so important for pain relief and improving our health.

10% Happier

Book review 10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story by Dan Harris

Productive Pain

Don't let pain keep you from the life you want.

Insight Timer

Building a meditation practice with the Insight Timer app.

Pain Hierarchy

Acknowledging their pain doesn't devalue yours.

10 Days of Silent Hell

10 days of silent meditation hell! A hell I'm grateful for having gone through.

Childhood Crohn’s Diagnosis

Being diagnosed with Crohn's as a child made life very difficult. Feeling like I had no one to talk to made that struggle so much harder than it needed to be.

Crohn’s Disease and Yoga

Crohn’s disease has always been a giant obstacle in my life. I began having obvious symptoms at 7 years old. I was terrified. I was so scared that I did not tell anyone for over a year. My life since has been a blur of doctors, pills, hospital beds, IVs, intense pain, and crippling depression … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease and Yoga