March 9, 2021
Sometimes it’s helpful to hear other women’s and couple’s stories in order to figure out how you want to proceed with your own journey. Here are three podcasts we recommend for gathering information, feeling like you’re not alone, and gaining an understanding of the different options available to you.
January 21, 2021
Here in the US, today is inauguration day, and every 4 to 8 years, when this day rolls around, it’s the beginning of a new cycle in our democracy. When we discussed what to write for today, we kept going back and forth on this idea: Is today a ‘new beginning,’ or is it just the start of a ‘new cycle?’ And then we asked each other, what’s the difference? As females, we see this in our monthly cycle, but when you’re trying to conceive, does the end of a cycle signify a new beginning or a new cycle for you? And when you’re going through fertility treatments, does that answer change?
January 6, 2021
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about crafting goals with feelings. In this blog post, Michelle shares with us a statement she used to transform her life.
A few years ago, I wrote down a statement based on how I wanted to feel for the foreseeable future. It was:
December 22, 2020
Last week we talked about how to come up with a goal. This week we’re making that goal SMART! Using the SMART technique when creating your goals will ensure they’re more tangible and actionable. So what is SMART?
December 15, 2020
The end of the calendar year signals “out with the old in with the new.” For many of us, this means creating resolutions to help accomplish the “new.” Here at Orchid Experience, we are huge fans of not waiting and starting a new resolution/goal as it arises, but as we approach the end to this very unusual year, we are in the same boat as everyone else — wishfully hoping 2021 will even be just a tiny bit closer to normal.
December 8, 2020
We believe resolutions, goals, intentions (whatever you want to call them) are integral to achieving your greatest desires, like getting pregnant. But, have you noticed how they tend to fade as quickly as they’re written down?
December 31, 2019
Most likely you have been reliving the same cycle of emotions month after month while trying to conceive. It usually starts with a whole heap of hope and by the end of the very impatient two-week wait when aunt Flo returns you’re absolutely heartbroken. Sound familiar? We know, it sucks, but it doesn’t have to feel that way.