How being compassionate can help you keep going as you TTC

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Compassion, Fertility yoga, Frustration, IVF yoga, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

TTC: What is the difference between empathy and compassion - and how can this understanding help us as we TTC? Empathy is the capacity to feel what other people feel and be able to take their view and be with them when they're going through something tough. Compassion includes empathy, being able to feel with others, [...]

TTC: What I have learnt…a story of inspiration and hope

By | March 26th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, IVF yoga, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , |

TTC: Last week I asked you to write to me and share what have you've learnt about yourself that you didn't know before you started your fertility journey. I received a lovely email from one of our tribe, about how she is coping with the very real ups and downs of her fertility journey and how her shift [...]

TTC: Befriending fear to support your fertility journey

By | September 17th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, IVF yoga, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: If you've had a tough week and you feel fearful today, take a moment to tune in to your wise and lovely self. Often we push away fear, wanting to replace it by calmness as soon as we can. But how often when you feel really frightened does that work? It may for a while [...]

TTC: Why we don’t talk about what we long for

By | August 27th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, IVF stress relief, IVF yoga, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: Longing. Such a powerful word with many different connotations for those of us on a ttc journey. But so often we don't talk about our longings. They're frankly too painful. We don't talk about the longing we have for our child to come to us. A longing to reclaim ourselves once more. A longing for [...]

TTC: Seeing traumatic events not as gifts but as givens

By | July 16th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, IVF yoga, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: how do you react when someone asks you to see what you are going through as a gift? Online this is reinforced with quotes like: I am thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn't know my strength. Everything happens for a reason. What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Anyone else over these clichés? [...]

TTC tips: Learning to stand up for yourself by saying no

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, infertility yoga, IVF stress, IVF stress relief, IVF yoga, positive thinking for fertility, Positivity, Reframing thoughts, ttc, ttc 2017, ttc journey, ttc tips, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In this post about TTC tips (Trying To Conceive) I'm talking about learning how to stand up for yourself by saying no. How are you at this?  I'm terrible at it. Two little letters, surely easy to say? But no! So what's going on? I hate to admit it but I'm a people pleaser. As a [...]