TTC: Are you paying attention? Tips to become happier

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

TTC: How often do you really pay attention to the people around you? I'm not just talking about friends and family but people that serve you at check outs, behind counters or on reception desks and people that you walk past on the street?  I was thinking this week that in my local area I see [...]

TTC: How to look after yourself when you’re suffering

By | October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

TTC: How do you look after yourself when you're suffering? It's so easy to focus on the difficulties, the faults, the things you could do better. Next time you find yourself beating up on yourself see if you can catch it. Say gently, kindly, 'let it go'. Give yourself a break and remember how beautifully you [...]

TTC: How kindness can strengthen your relationship

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Kindness, ttc, Uncategorized, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , |

TTC: How often has your partner been cross or angry, seem to snap at the smallest thing or feel distant, only for you to discover that he’s actually worried about how to pay the bills this month or a big presentation that he has on at work? How do we know what’s in the mind of those [...]

TTC: How to turn ‘foreboding joy’ into pure joy

By | August 13th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, IVF stress relief, Kindness, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, Uncategorized, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

TTC: How many times have you looked at your partner or loved one and thought how much you adore them and in the next moment visualised something terrible happening to them? Or how often has your cycle been going well and you ovulate on time and you're so happy, but in the next second you think [...]

TTC: 5 gentle ways to soothe the relationship with your partner

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

TTC: How has your fertility journey tested your relationship? One of the hidden taboos of living with fertility issues is how it affects our closest relationships, particularly with our partners. So often when the question is posed about how your marriage or relationship is surviving as you ttc, you hear how supportive partners are and how lucky [...]

Is it possible to find happiness while trying to conceive?

By | July 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Is it possible to find happiness while trying to conceive? Happiness can feel so elusive at times, particularly on a fertility journey. I was listening to a gorgeous podcast this week by Marie Howe, 2014 Poet Laureate of New York State. She tells a story of moving around NY and seeing a big blue arrow painted [...]

The importance of sharing dark thoughts as you TTC

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dark thoughts are part of this TTC journey for most of us. For me fear was ever present. What will my life be like if I don't have children? Will my husband leave me? Who will look after me when I'm older. How will I cope? Over the years, working with women trying to conceive I [...]