Mind Body Spirit

How To Get Off The Emotional Rollercoaster

By |October 6th, 2016|

Whilst writing an article on communication in relationships I was just reflecting on my own relationship with emotions. I used to think so much to stop feeling my feelings – this was totally unconscious behaviour. I was so disconnected from my feelings I wasn’t able to share them or really understand my wife’s, in […]

5 Tips to combat the chronic stress of infertility

By |June 13th, 2016|

I was going to start this article asking you about stress, but it began to sound like a bad infomercial: “Are you stressed?  Do you lay awake at night wondering why your thoughts won’t turn off?  Do you need a triple shot espresso in the morning just to contemplate working?   Do you constantly dream of […]

Project You vs Project Baby

By |June 6th, 2016|

The biggest thing that struck me about our 10 year fertility journey was how things fell into place when I stopped focusing on Project Baby. Most of my clients have strived to achieve great things in their life. However that approach was not working with their fertility. This is because striving can be based upon […]

Conscious In-Fertility: Tips for Easing Infertility Stress

By |December 24th, 2015|

For more information on this coaching offer: http://www.nourishandbloom.com/fertility-planit-holiday-promotion/ What does it mean to be conscious in our fertility efforts? Especially when getting pregnant is a challenge? Being ‘conscious’ is a word that is tossed around a lot of late, so let’s take a closer look at the formal meaning of the word ‘conscious’. con•scious pronounced [kon-shuh s] adjective aware […]

7 Nuggets of Self Care Wisdom for the Holidays

By |December 22nd, 2015|

It is December again, and the holiday season is in full swing. There is joy in the air, and Christmas music on the radio and in the shopping malls. While it seems like everyone is in the holiday spirit, for those going through infertility, this time of year is a painful reminder of what […]

Can Gratitude Increase Your Fertility? (guided relaxation video)

By |November 27th, 2015|

I teach women how to give themselves acupressure and utilize the magic of Chinese medicine in their own homes. The beautiful thing about Chinese medicine and acupressure is that it balances your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health all at the same time. Each point has both a physical and mental health benefit to […]

Laughing IS Conceivable: One Woman’s Extremely Funny Peek into the Extremely Unfunny World of Infertility

By |November 11th, 2015|

Get your Free Sample Chapter here!   Chances are, wherever you are right now in your quest to have a baby, I’ve been there. I tried month after month on my own (well, not entirely on my own. That would have been stupid), then went kicking and screaming to a fertility doctor. Then I went kicking and screaming […]

Study Finds Yoga Decreases Stress, Helps Women Conceive

By |November 11th, 2015|

Approximately 30% of IVF patients suffer from anxiety and depression, with studies showing that an infertility diagnosis causes the same amount of stress, anxiety, and depression as an HIV or cancer diagnosis. Sadly, bearing the weight of such anxiety and depression causes many fertility patients to drop out of treatment prior to reaching the […]

Fertility Meditations to Soothe the Soul

By |November 10th, 2015|

Learn more at http://thinkfertilitycounseling.com/shop   I know from personal experience how difficult it is to handle the holidays when you’re trying to build your family. The heaviness is almost too much to bear. For myself and for my clients, I’ve found that meditation is an essential component to finding more peace and calm when struggling with infertility. […]

Dealing with infertility, as it is

By |October 30th, 2015|

For more information on Healing Infertility’s 6 Week Mind Body Support Group please visit http://healinginfertility.ca/a-6-week-mind-body-fertility-women-support-group/   Dealing with infertility can be stressful especially if it goes on for a prolonged period of time. Resisting the stress and battling against the experience tends to only exacerbate the struggle that ironically can make it less likely to conceive. However there […]