TTC: Shifting Perspective

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, Frustration, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, ttc|Tags: , , , , |

TTC: Shifting perspective...when we’re in the thick of it, it can feel like this is the end game. We wonder how we're going to cope, and what will my life be like if I can't have children? It's terrifying and exhausting. But here’s the thing. Change is coming. If there is only one certainty in life, this is [...]

TTC: The Power Of Words: How To Reframe Negative Thinking

By | October 4th, 2018|Categories: Fear, fertility quote, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: What words do you use to describe what you're going through as you ttc? The phrases that we use are so powerful. They can assist and uplift us, or take us off to dark places - I've been to both and I know which one I'd choose. I was reading a woman on my Insta [...]

TTC: Why Anger Isn’t Bad – Learning How To Work With It

By | September 24th, 2018|Categories: Anger, Fear, Fertility yoga, Forgiveness, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: I was chatting to my best friend today and she told me, 'I feel so angry all the time. I've been a complete bitch to everyone who cares about me, but I can't seem to snap out of it.' Anger is such a destructive emotion, but at the same time when it's in full flight [...]

TTC: Stopping the fear monkey – 3 ways to be more compassionate

By | August 28th, 2018|Categories: Compassion, Fear, IVF stress relief, Pema Chodron, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TTC: When you're frightened how to do you stop your monkey mind chattering and making things worse? For many of us, our fears come screeching up like a troop of wild monkeys, distracting our mind and filling us with a sense of dis-ease. Within the monkey mind family there is a big boss. The Fear Monkey. [...]

TTC: How to break negative behavioural patterns

By | August 26th, 2018|Categories: Fear, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Reframing thoughts, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: When things aren't going as you wish and you're having a hard time, what do you say to yourself and how do you react? We all have ways that help us to cope when we face adversity. Often, this is how we've reacted our whole lives when difficulties crop up.  These negative behavioural patterns can [...]

TTC: What Secrets Are You Hiding As You TTC?

By | August 25th, 2018|Categories: Fear, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: What secrets are you hiding as you ttc? We all have thoughts that we want to keep hidden. At times it can feel like they consume us. Our stories can feel so real it’s hard to think about anything else. Sometimes our secrets become the most real thing about us. When I speak to women about secrets [...]

TTC: Understanding the 2 types of fear within you

By | August 20th, 2018|Categories: Fear, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: We've all felt fear at some point as we TTC, but how to manage this intense emotion? In Tara Mohr's wonderful book Playing Big, she writes about how the Rabbi and spiritual teacher Rabbi Alan Lew made her think about fear in a totally new way. In his book, Be Still and Get Going, he explains how the [...]

TTC: 4 Steps To Heal Frustration And Blame

By | August 13th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Kindness, stress relief yoga, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: How often do you feel frustration and blame about what you're going through? For me, frustration was an emotion that seemed to be ever present as we ttc'ed. Blaming myself that my body wasn't working like it should. Frustration that I was having to go through fertility treatments when nearly every friend of mine had [...]

TTC: How to let go of anger by being mindful

By | July 24th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, Forgiveness, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: Anger. Feeling angry. Having angry thoughts. Hating what you're going through and who you think you've become. If you're on a ttc journey it is very likely that you will have come up against anger. I have. For me it appeared after shock and before sadness and I hated feeling that way, but it was [...]

TTC: How to stop comparing yourself to pregnant strangers and friends

By | July 24th, 2018|Categories: Forgiveness, Frustration, IVF stress relief, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , |

TTC: How often have you compared yourself with pregnant friends, family or even strangers on Facebook or Instagram? If you're anything like me, you will have done this. Many. Times. We know that we shouldn't but it's so hard when it's in your face. It's easy to feel that others have all the luck and you [...]