"We Started Out Fine..."

“We Started Out Fine…”

We LOVE this quote and how it so eloquently captures the essence of the Spiritual Journey!! We start out as our “divine” selves. Then we learn all of the “shoulds”, fears, and so on from our families, friends, society, etc., that lead us to shame, self-doubt, avoidance, loss of intuition ..Continue Reading

"Active" Cobbler's Pose variation

For the 2-Week Wait: Supta Baddha Konasana (“Active” Cobbler’s Pose) Variation

“Active” Cobbler’s Pose variation (Supta Baddha Konasana in Sanskrit) is an excellent pose to help stretch the psoas at the lowest attachment, open up the groins and soften the connective tissue in and around the pelvis (including the reproductive organs). It also helps to “neutralize” the lower back and hips ..Continue Reading

A Defeat for the Ego

A Defeat for the Ego

Words of wisdom from Carl Jung! Your ego (the “little self”) learned its rules (“shoulds”) in childhood and it tries to protect you from feeling pain – fear, sadness, shame, etc. Because we don’t like to be uncomfortable, we often choose to avoid pain (via denial or any other escape-avoidance ..Continue Reading

They Told Me I Would Never Get Pregnant... This Was The One Thing That Worked.

They Told Me I Would Never Get Pregnant… This Was The One Thing That Worked.

What Women Aren’t Talking About Just Might Be The Key To Conception. by Claudia Melatini | Thrive Global | July 9, 2018 Kumhui, a sophisticated woman of forty, sits opposite a video camera on a sweltering Los Angeles day. Seven months pregnant, her calm demeanor conceals the struggle she went ..Continue Reading

"Legs Us The Wall" Pose

Viparita Karani (“Legs Up the Wall” Pose)

“Legs Up the Wall” pose (Viparita Karani in Sanskrit) is considered a jewel for women as is allows the blood to slowly pool into the low belly, calms the nervous system and cools the body. It can be modified – as shown in this picture – to be performed in ..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

The ERA (Endometrial Receptivity Analysis) Test

The ERA (Endometrial Receptivity Analysis) Test

The ERA (Endometrial Receptivity Analysis) Test The ERA Test was developed to help determine the best day for embryo transfer, with the goal of lessening implantation failure rates. Not all bodies respond to the “standard” doses of hormones used in IVF cycles in the same way. Because of this, your ..Continue Reading

Could MTHFR Be Negatively Impacting Your Fertility?

Could MTHFR Be Negatively Impacting Your Fertility?

Today I’m going to share just a brief introduction about the MTHFR gene and its relationship to infertility. More information will be coming in future posts, so stay tuned! MTHFR is a gene that provides instructions for making an enzyme called methyenetetrahydrofolate reductase, which plays an important role in chemical ..Continue Reading

An "Attitude of Gratitude"

An “Attitude of Gratitude”

Developing an “attitude of gratitude” is a hugely important skill to add to your life toolkit! The research from Positive Psychology has found that individuals who practice gratitude cultivate deeper, more “authentic” levels of happiness. . Gratitude teaches us to find contentment where we are today, in this moment, rather ..Continue Reading