It’s not fun to talk about it. In fact, most folks are embarrassed to mention it. Many individuals suffer from IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome). But worse than talking about Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), is experiencing its debilitating and distressing symptoms. Painful cramping, bloating, gas, headache, diarrhea or constipation – each person experiences IBS differently.
But what does your bowel movement have to do with your emotional or mental wellbeing? Actually, quite a bit!
Haven’t you had moments when you’ve struggled to make a decision and been advised to go with your gut feeling?! It may come as a surprise that you have more than one brain and that your second brain is not in your head but in your gut. You know – the one that you refer to right before you make a decision or something is not settling well – yup, your “gut feeling”.
Whichever symptoms you personally experience, it almost certainly impacts the quality of your life. The psychological impact of living with IBS can be equally devastating. It can be hard to plan your daily activities, let alone social occasions. Read More… Your life becomes controlled by the disorder and this causes stress. Thus, creating a vicious cycle since stress is known to be a major factor.
The good news is that both the physical and psychological effects of IBS can be reduced and managed very effectively with the help of hypnotherapy. The power of your mind is an amazing thing.
In one of my hypnosis sessions, one of my clients discovered how something that triggered her first year in college, continued to affect her into her adulthood. Through hypnotherapy, one can get to understand the emotional cause. Once she identified the trigger and understood her body’s reactions to date, she felt better. You can’t have changes in one without producing changes in the other.
Your body wants to run as nature intended and hypnosis can help by guiding your subconscious and body experience comfortable bowel movements! Your gut can bring your emotions and whole system back into balance.
I can help you feel more confident and in control of your body, attend social gatherings and live your life with more ease! The body is a wonderful messenger. As William Morrow says in his book ‘Happy Gut’, if our gut isn’t healthy, we can’t be healthy.