Do I Have To Feel Guilty When I Feel Okay?

Do I Have To Feel Guilty When I Feel Okay?

When we ache, oh, how we ache! But when we feel half-decent, then what? Do we sit at home and dread the moment in which the chronic pain returns? Or do we run out and catch up on a bit of life and have some fun while the going is good? This is the quandry of living with chronic illness....

Hypnotherapy And Self Esteem

Hypnotherapy And Self Esteem

Why can't we succeed? What exactly is holding us back from reaching our goals? What makes us grasp onto our habits and phobias and not want to let them go? Our self-esteem....

Living With An Ostomy

Living With An Ostomy

When you first meet your Ostomy, say "hello" and make friends he/she will be with you! It is overwhelming the thoughts that enter you mind. Your thinking, is this for me?...

Ambushed From Within: Ulcerative Colitis - The Other IBD

Ambushed From Within: Ulcerative Colitis - The Other IBD

Ulcerative colitis is not a disease you hear about very often. It is referred to in hushed tones, thought only to be suffered by elderly people. Patients go to the grocery stores late at night to buy Imodium in bulk to help alleviate their diarrhea. They make excuses to not go to functions or out with their friends for fear that they will not be able to get to a bathroom in time....

Celebrating 100,000 HealingWell Members

Celebrating 100,000 HealingWell Members

Last week HealingWell.com hit a major milestone, surpassing 100,000 registered community members. I decided it might be appropriate to share what HealingWell means through the eyes of its members....