TTC: A new phrase to help when you’re being self-critical

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: Have a think back...when your doctor calls you with a negative result, when your beta numbers are falling, when you're waiting for your next period to begin and it's just not coming, when you feel everything is getting closer and then your TTC goalposts move and everything feels so damn far away - what do [...]

TTC: If you were to unfuck yourself, what age would you be?

By | November 18th, 2018|Categories: Anger, Fear, Fertility yoga, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Kindness, Positivity, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: ‘Scuse the expletive, but I love this photo. If you were to unfuck yourself, what age would that be? When was it you felt balanced, calm and strong? When did you feel you could take on the world and do ANYTHING and be anyone? Think back to who you were then. Can you remember how [...]

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: 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 Acceptance Helps To Heal

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: Acceptance. Simple to say, yet so hard to do. I remember saying “Don’t tell me to accept what is happening. I don’t want to accept my life if it's without a child.” Can you relate? But here’s the thing. You don’t know what will happen in the future. None of us do. Our thoughts can [...]

TTC: 3 Tips to cope this Christmas when you’re not pregnant (but want to be)

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

TTC: Today I’m writing about 3 Tips To Cope This Christmas When You’re Not Pregnant (but want to be): One of my Fertility Coaching Clients, who has been trying to fall pregnant for 2 years, recently said to me ‘Christmas makes me feel physically sick, because of my mother in law. She had her babies (my [...]

TTC: How to create more moments to feel happy as you try and conceive

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: Do you consciously create moments that make you happy as you ttc? Most of us don't. I love Annie Dillard's quote, ‘How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.’ If you are waiting for your life to begin only when you have children, you will miss out on what is going on in front [...]

TTC: Managing Difficult Mothers – a list of what is OK/not OK

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, Reframing thoughts, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: For many the relationship with your mother, the main female influence in your life can be tricky. Their role as maternal supporter in your journey is so important but unless they are sensitive and empathetic or have gone through something similar it may be difficult for them to imagine the depth of your pain accurately and [...]

TTC: Finding your way back to loving yourself

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Fertility mantra, fertility quote, Fertility yoga, Reframing thoughts, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TTC: If you blame yourself for your fertility issues, (and sadly many of us do, for waiting too long, partying too hard, not sorting out fertility issues sooner…) then being self compassionate is not a natural first step. So how do you start the process of being kind to yourself as you ttc? The answer in [...]