Archives for Gratitude

Happiness Quiz

The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire was developed by psychologists Michael Argyle and Peter Hills at Oxford University. Take a few moments to take the survey. This is a good way to get a snapshot of your current level of happiness. You can even use your score to compare to your happiness level at some point in the future by taking the survey again. If you are using some of the interventions presented on this site to raise your happiness level, you can see whether your score on the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire goes up as a result. Instructions Below are a number
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Categories: Depression, Gratitude, LOVE, Quiz, RESEARCH, and Resources.

Personal boundaries could save you a trip to the hospital.

True then and even more true today What you release doesn’t have to be forever Simply focus on the here and now Surrender to your intuition To what you need most In this case It was temporary For a long while Days Weeks Months Until there was a change A reunion It Was Beautiful Don’t be afraid to give up what no longer serves you in your current lifestyle Your current situation It could be the best decision you’ll ever make The strongest medicine No Insurance Plan or Co-Pay needed Your physical body will relax and start to feel better
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Categories: Abdominal Bloating, Abdominal Pain, Anxiety, BREATHE, Case Study, Cramps, Emotional, Friendships, Gratitude, Headache, Inflammation, Joel's Story, LOVE, Meditation, Mood Changes, Parenting, Prednisone-Deltasone, Relationships, Self Love, STORIES-OF-HOPE, TREATMENT, and Ulcerative Colitis.

IBD ranks as 1 of the 5 most expensive GI disorders despite its being the lowest in prevalence among the list of GI disorders.

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs. Today’s blog post is not just about this growing problem, but also a few solutions I recommend you research and take action on today! I wish more people understood this. Including family, friends, doctor’s offices, hospital finance departments, and debt collectors. The title of this blog post came from the title of an article published in 2016. A study published May 21, 2019 where researchers examined data from 2007 to 2016 for almost 53,000 people with IBD who had either private health insurance or Medicare Advantage coverage with both medical and pharmacy
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Categories: Alcohol, Crohn's Disease, Depression, Documentary, Gratitude, Hospital, LIVE, One Great Gut Collection, Recommended Resources, Relationships, RESEARCH, Resources, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Dear Doctor Bagley

I’m hopeful this is one way we turn around the broken healthcare system. I have a voice. You have a voice. Express your appreciation for those who deserve it. Also, express your dissatisfaction with those who deserve it. I also filed a formal complaint for one particular incident. Don’t be that guy who only complains. Give honest feedback for extraordinary service. Extraordinarily bad, and extraordinarily good. Hospitals take patient feedback seriously. Together we can make a difference. Dr. Bagley, Just a quick note to say THANK YOU You probably don’t remember helping me at UCSD Thorton IR on 2-11-2019 during
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Categories: Crohn's Disease, Gratitude, Hospital, Joel's Story, LOVE, Pharmaceuticals, Relationships, and STORIES-OF-HOPE.