Stress and Colitis

 

Stress is a major factor in Ulcerative Colitis.

Obsessive thoughts and anxiety riddle the day.

Each negative thought you have becomes exasperated in your gut, as you feel a punch, stab, pull, and gurgle.

Every worry becomes anxiety.

Lingchi, or death by a thousand cuts, would be a more suitable name for this invisible disease.

One method to release stress is floating. Imagine it, an hour to yourself, no worries, no bills, no kids, no driving, no work, NOTHING. Just you in the womb, giving up and letting go forĀ 60 minutes.

Imagine it, an hour to yourself, no worries, no bills, no kids, no driving, no work, NOTHING. Just you in the womb, giving up and letting go forĀ 60 minutes.

I admit, my first couple of floats were a little off. I was still getting used to the idea and the feeling of bobbing around. But after my third float, my body was relaxed for two days. I felt almost perma-stoned and didn’t have a care in the world. The magnesium in the Epsom salt really got under my skin that time and made me chill the fuck out for once.

Here’s a little Simpon’s Clip to explain the floats. They’re about the same price as a massage at $60/hour and can be found near most cities. Search for one near you today to see if this will help keep you in remission from Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s, or another autoimmune disease exasperated by stress.

 

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