Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

This time of year is, in general, more stressful for most, even if you enjoy the holiday season. But when you’re also trying to navigate the challenges of getting pregnant when your body is not cooperating, the ability to find your equanimity will likely be put to the test. Seeing ..Continue Reading

Meditation 101

Meditation 101

In the ancient text, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, we are taught that the science of yoga is all about learning to “restrain the modifications of the mind-stuff”. In essence, that means learning to be in control of your mind – not letting your mind control you. Both my psychology ..Continue Reading

Mantras

Power of the Mantra

As Sally Kempton explains, “The ‘I am’ mantra is the articulated expression of the self.” • Mantras are a form of meditation. I look at them as a meditation “tool.” They can be as simple as one word, or a short phrase. • So, why is practicing them so powerful? ..Continue Reading

The Ugly Truth on Getting Pretty!

The Ugly Truth on Getting Pretty!

Who doesn’t want to show off a great pedicure, especially now that’s it’s summertime! The ugly truth is that, whether you’re trying to get pregnant or not, your daily body and beauty products may be negatively impacting your health (including your fertility)! I’m including a link to an article describing ..Continue Reading

Unexplained Infertility

“Unexplained infertility” – two of the most frustrating, disheartening words you can hear when you are having challenges conceiving!!

My meditation teacher taught me that “there is always an answer” – you might just not know what it is yet!! And oftentimes, those answers don’t come quickly enough! I do truly empathize, as some of the answers to my fertility difficulties did not become apparent until many years later. ..Continue Reading