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, [...]

TTC: 3 ways to heal guilt and shame

By | February 17th, 2019|Categories: Anger, Forgiveness, Frustration, IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: How many times have you felt guilty as you ttc? Guilt is such a corrosive emotion that I felt many times during my fertility journey. I read this on my insta feed today which I could totally relate to, perhaps you can too: 'Today I feel that I'm drowning in guilt. Guilt that I want [...]

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: 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: 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: How to forgive someone who has hurt you

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Fertility yoga, Forgiveness, IVF stress relief, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC*: How do you forgive someone who has hurt you? If you've been ttc for a while it's possible that you've felt emotions of anger, frustration and blame at times, and thoughts of forgiveness can feel very far removed from where you are now. If this is you, know you are not alone. Anger towards others [...]

TTC: When will it be my turn…?

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: 2ww, Fertility yoga, Frustration, infertility quote, IVF stress relief, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: Do you ever wonder to yourself, 'when will it be my turn?' Resentment is part of the fertility story for many of us. Resentment is such a corrosive, relentless feeling because it’s so obsessive. The amount of time anyone can go through the list of someone's faults, again and again can be very tiring. Time [...]

TTC: Connecting The 3 Brains: Head, Heart and Gut to support your journey

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, infertility yoga, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: What percentage of your day do you think about your fertility issues? 20%, 50%, even 100%? If you do you're not alone. Most of us live in our heads. Our thoughts rule our emotions. When we're stressed we say things like 'I need some headspace', 'I can't think straight', 'my head hurts from thinking too [...]

TTC: Not all classrooms have four walls

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc, ttc tips, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , |

TTC: Not all classrooms have four walls.  This is such a powerful statement and so true. What have you learnt about yourself that you didn’t know before you started your fertility journey? For some of you it’s realising that you are stronger than you thought. You are more resilient, more determined. For others it’s learning how [...]

TTC: 3 Minute Shower Meditation – Release & Revive

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Fertility yoga, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , |

TTC: Feeling anxious, stressed, frustrated this week? Bring yourself into the present moment with this quick and easy (Ok it might take a little while for it to become easy...) Shower Meditation. I'm hooked! Here's How: Get in the shower and turn the water on HOT (but not scalding). Feel the pressure of the water gently [...]