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: Why it’s impossible to fail at meditation

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Meditation, positive thinking for fertility, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC*: How many of us know we should be meditating as we TTC but don't seem to make the time? Maybe you've tried it and decided that it's not for you. Perhaps you've practiced meditating in the past but you can't seem to focus, your mind just wanders around; you can't stop thoughts from coming up. [...]

TTC: Bhramari Bee Breath to reduce anger and help you sleep

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, Stress relief breathing, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , , |

TTC: Here's an easy and powerful tool to reduce anger and help you sleep.  I've had a few of you contact me this week saying that you're finding it hard to switch off and get a good nights rest. This technique has helped me through many challenging and difficult times as I ttc-ed. It’s an antidote to [...]

How Yoga Nidra deep relaxation can support your fertility journey

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility yoga, Stress relief breathing, ttc, Yoga Nidra|Tags: , , , |

Yoga Nidra is bliss. If you haven't tried it I really encourage you to do so. This ancient practice of deep relaxation was created by yogies 5,000 years ago and was found and modernised in the 1970's by Swarmi Satyananda. Amazingly it's as relevant now as it was then. Feeling stressed, anxious or exhausted? Do Yoga [...]

Why it’s important to grieve when trying to conceive

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

There are so many good reasons why it's important to grieve when trying to conceive. Grief is consuming. It fills every cell. A deep sadness that can linger every day, month after month, year after year. And being sad is exhausting. But giving ourselves permission to grieve when trying to conceive so often doesn't happen. I [...]

Yoga mudras to alleviate sadness – Anaharta Chakra Mudra

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Fertility mudra, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you tried yoga mudras to alleviate sadness? A mudra is yoga with your hands. The word actually means 'seal' or 'closure. I like to think of it as closing a circuit of energy in the body to increase the power of what you are focusing on. Usually you place your hands or fingers in a specific position as you breathe [...]

TTC – What to do when hard times come

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, stress relief yoga, ttc|Tags: , , , , , , , |

TTC: When hard times come most of us believe that if we work at it we'll get there in the end. This is what gets us through. The hope that if we do the hard yards we'll get our just reward. In nearly every aspect of our lives this rings true. Hard work equals getting what [...]

TTC Tips: Get off the beaten track and follow your own path

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, ttc|Tags: , , , , , |

Today I'm writing some TTC Tips about getting off the beaten track and following your own path. I really believe that everyone, at some point, will have something in their lives that makes them stop. We fail our exams, we lose a parent, we get divorced, we are made redundant, we find it hard to successfuly conceive... [...]

Fertility mantra to help you find balance & perspective

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: calm breathing technique, Fertility mantra, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, positive thinking for fertility, Stress relief breathing, ttc|Tags: , , , |

Today I want to share with you a fertility mantra to help you find balance and perspective. So often we're busy, we run around, our lives are full. Can you relate? Knowing about, and being able to use tools to assist you in slowing down and finding some clarity and calm are not only important, they're essential. [...]

TTC: How to create space in the body when you feel stressed

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: fertility quote, Fertility yoga, IVF stress relief, stress relief yoga, ttc, yoga for fertility|Tags: , , , , |

TTC: Space. How often do we crave more of it? More space to breathe. More space to think. More space to just simply be. When life get's on top of us we feel hemmed in. It's hard to breathe, to move freely, to get your mind back on track. Can you relate? One way to create [...]