March 15, 2022
Over the past few months, we’ve offered an overview of the eight limbs of yoga and suggestions for how to incorporate each one into your daily life while facing fertility challenges.
November 30, 2021
Last week we talked briefly about how each Niyama shows up in our daily life as it relates to infertility. (If you missed that blog post, go back and read it so that you have a solid understanding first.)
November 23, 2021
The Niyamas are the second limb of the eightfold path and are often referred to as ‘the observances.’ Applying these five principles will improve your relationship with yourself, which will support a healthier infertility and life journey.
November 16, 2021
Last week we talked briefly about how each Yama shows up in our daily life as it relates to infertility. (If you missed that blog post, go back and read it so that you have a solid understanding first.) We also mentioned that they help inform how we filter, decipher, and choose to respond based on our internal landscape. That’s the piece of the puzzle that we’ll look at today.
November 9, 2021
The Yamas are the first limb of the eightfold path and are often referred to as ‘the restraints’. At a high level, they’re how you interact with the world around you. On a deeper level, they help inform how you filter, decipher and choose to respond (not react) based on your internal landscape.
November 3, 2021
I remember the first time I was introduced to yoga (not just the physical practice we’re all too familiar with here in the West). I had just completed three rounds of timed intercourse with injections — but none of them took. I was devastated, and I was in the midst of trying to decide what to do next. So, I signed up for a yoga retreat in the mountains. It was a much-needed respite from the overwhelming grief, frustration, and anxiety I had been experiencing for quite some time.
September 1, 2020
Over the summer, we shared ten different guiding principles for how to embrace your inner and outer worlds as you face infertility. Here are the highlights just in case you missed them:
August 25, 2020
If you Google “Brahmacharya,” you’ll find “celibacy” as one of the definitions and you’re probably thinking “how does that fix my infertility problem!?” Well, it doesn’t.
August 18, 2020
Most of us know the Golden Rule – Treat others the way you want to be treated. We wouldn’t want someone to steal our money, car, pet, or purse. So, in turn, don't take those things from others. It seems so simple “don’t steal.” But if only it was that simple.
August 11, 2020
Surrendering to what is or the reality right in front of you while trying to conceive is a tough one. Ishvara Pranidhana is just that. This niyama asks us to let go of what we want something to be and embrace what something is right now. It also asks us to trust what is being offered vs. trying to force something into existence.