Week 1: Understanding irritable bowel syndrome

Week 4: Healthy thinking, healthy self

Week 5: Balancing activity and reclaiming your life

Week 6: Maintaining your gains and staying well

Skills for symptom monitoring and building supportive connections

Congratulations, you’ve reached the skills content for this week! 

As we’ve discussed, getting to know your symptoms and how they impact you are important first steps in learning how to manage your irritable bowel syndrome. Similarly, fostering a positive support network and getting the most out of your healthcare is essential. Below, we introduce several skills that will help you do this. As with any new skill, these strategies will require practice. You might find them challenging, even frustrating, at first. This is completely normal. Continue your practice and you’ll notice improvement over time.