TTC: A breathing practice to help you ‘stop freaking out’

By | March 17th, 2019|Categories: Anger, calm breathing technique, IVF stress relief, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: Today I'm writing about a breathing practice to help you 'stop freaking out'. This is the actual name given to this particular technique by Yogi Bhajan, Spiritual Master and creator of the Kundalini Yoga tradition. I love this about the man. Everything he taught was really practical. Even though he created this in the '70s, [...]

5 ways to sleep better as you TTC

By | February 6th, 2019|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, Kindness, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: I'm not really into new year resolutions. Instead, I like to think of one word that I would like to try and incorporate more into my life the following year. Then when I'm up against it, or stressed, or thinking about taking on more, I can come back to my word and ask, 'does this [...]

TTC: What do you present to the world, and what do you keep hidden?

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: What part of you do you present to the world, and what do you keep hidden as you ttc? How often have you looked in the mirror and wondered where the real you has gone? When things get tough and you're trying to survive difficult times you might, consciously or unconsciously start to behave in [...]

TTC: A breathing tool to release grief

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: 2ww, calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, Grief, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: I want to share with you a breathing tool you can use to soften your heart as you grieve. Learning how to breathe out and become mindful helps you release sadness and grief from the body as you ttc. More than anything the breath makes you present. It brings you into the here and now, [...]

TTC: How to release stress FAST

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , |

TTC: If you're feeling anxious and out control as you ttc try these 6 simple stages to release stress FAST.  I love this tool as you can use it anywhere to find relief - in the back of a taxi, waiting for an appointment and even in certain medical procedures (like egg pick up or transfer [...]

TTC: Bhramari Bee Breath to reduce anger and help you sleep

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Stress relief breathing, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: Here's an easy and powerful tool to reduce anger and help you sleep.  I've had a few of you contact me this week saying that you're finding it hard to switch off and get a good nights rest. This technique has helped me through many challenging and difficult times as I ttc-ed. It’s an antidote to [...]

TTC: Why your cycle doesn’t have to be perfect to conceive

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: Have you ever felt that if your fertility cycle isn't perfect then it isn't going to work? We strive for perfect timing, the perfect fertility window, number or follicles, embryos, Beta numbers - the list goes on and on...it can get pretty exhausting can't it? We strive for perfection as we ttc and when it [...]

TTC: How to soften the madness in your heart using Adi Mantra

By | July 30th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility mantra, fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TTC: Soften. If you read my posts regularly you will know that I speak about this a lot. The reason is that this journey hardens us up. Where sorrow meets joy and darkness, light we need to bring this quality of softness towards us to balance out the harshness of our experience and find equanimity. But [...]

How Yoga Nidra deep relaxation can support your fertility journey

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, Stress relief breathing, ttc, Yoga Nidra|Tags: , , , |

Yoga Nidra is bliss. If you haven't tried it I really encourage you to do so. This ancient practice of deep relaxation was created by yogies 5,000 years ago and was found and modernised in the 1970's by Swarmi Satyananda. Amazingly it's as relevant now as it was then. Feeling stressed, anxious or exhausted? Do Yoga [...]

Being more loving towards yourself when TTC & things are tough

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility mantra, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, ttc|Tags: , , , , |

How can you be more loving to yourself when TTC and things are tough? We can be so hard on ourselves can't we? We blame ourselves for our fertility issues, we feel guilty that this is who we are, we resent that everyone else is moving on and we aren't. Guilt, blame and resentment can be expressed in [...]