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MHFP 030: Marriage Stuff When Dealing with Infertility

10/18/2018
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There is nothing quite like a life crisis to bring out the best or the worst in a marriage. If you're like a lot of people dealing with infertility, you have experienced some rough moments in your marriage. It's a ton of stress after all! In this episode, I interview a VIP in my life: My husband, Ted! We struggled a lot through infertility and figured out a way to make it through stronger than we thought possible. Ted shares his insights around dealing with infertility (and - let's face it -...

Duration:00:32:52

MHFP 029: Fear Soup (AKA Dealing with Anxiety)

9/13/2018
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The inspiration for this episode came when I was speaking with a couple of friends about the news and how I can't handle watching the news, because it makes me so anxious and sad. I said something to the effect of sitting in Fear Soup, because literally my brain (and yours!) emits a host of chemicals that signal fear. And as we continue to think the fear thoughts, the brain sends out more fear chemicals. Voila! Fear Soup. So, today I am going to be talking about how to handle the anxiety...

Duration:00:34:04

MHFP 028: No Mud, No Lotus

8/25/2018
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I used to think I would be stuck in the muck and mud of infertility forever. I used to think the sadness, anxiety, and childlessness would eat me alive. Do you ever feel this way? Does it ever feel like there’s actually a light at the end of the tunnel? The idea behind No Mud, No Lotus came from a book I read on transforming suffering. It’s an empowering concept where you take all of the crap you’re dealing with and use it for something good, just as the lotus could never exist without the...

Duration:00:31:10

MHFP 027: Be the Bamboo

8/11/2018
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Part of dealing with #infertility is that we often feel slapped in the face with the newest bout of bad news. The next thing you know, you’re a sobbing heap on the floor somewhere. Or maybe that was just me? Be the Bamboo is a mindset of sorts in dealing with those moments of unimaginable grief and loss. In this episode of #mhfp, we talk about 5 steps you can move through difficult times (infertility or otherwise) with grace, ease, and ultimate self-compassion. As I began healing my spirit...

Duration:00:35:16

MHFP 026: Shrinking IF

7/14/2018
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Okay, so I'm asking you to be honest with yourself. Have you made infertility your life? Do you miss who you used to be? Ever think, "Oh my god, I used to be FUN! What happened to me? I don't even know who I am anymore!"? If any of the above resonates with you, then this episode is a must!

Duration:00:33:43

MHFP 025: Why Meditation is Important for Your Fertility

6/23/2018
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Think meditation is just a bunch of sitting down chanting Om? Well, there’s that, but there’s So. Much. More. AND, I’m making a call that it’s super important for your fertility. This episode of the Miracles Happen Fertility Podcast #mhfp covers the top four reasons why I’m calling meditation not only useful for your fertility but necessary. Ever want to feel more chill, less anxious, more in control, and directly impact your fertility? Then listen in for how meditation can do this for you....

Duration:00:36:55

MHFP 024: Fall Down 7 Times, Get Up 8

6/9/2018
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Fertility struggles is a series of falling down, isn’t it? Every time you get your period, have a failed treatment cycle, lose a friendship, or screw up at work because you’re too stuck in your head, it’s like falling down. Hard. This episode of the Miracles Happen Fertility Podcast covers how the hell to get back up again. It’s based on a Japanese proverb “Fall Down 7 Times, Get up 8."

Duration:00:36:12

MHFP 023: Letting Go Doesn’t Mean Giving Up

5/19/2018
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When hearing “You just need to let go” most people think “But that means I’m giving up!” I mean, shoot - just feel how that feels in your body. The dread, the fear, and if you’re anything like me, the stubbornness of not wanting to let go! Ha! What do you think that does to your optimal fertility? So why let go? And how to practice letting go? Well, Lucky You, that’s what this episode is about!

Duration:00:35:39

MHFP 022: Trust You

4/25/2018
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One of the biggest frustrations and worries from my clients is the apparent inability to trust one's self. Because the decision-making in trying to make a baby has continued to fail, people begin to seek outside resources to determine what to do next. In this episode we talk about: -I share one anonymous person's fertility journey -Accessing Intuition -Four steps to begin trusting yourself again -Self-compassion -National Infertility Awareness Week 2018 #flipthescript (email me to WIN three...

Duration:00:37:04

MHFP 021: The Orange Theory

3/31/2018
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I was driving around town recently when I saw a sign “Orange Theory.” I didn’t know what it was (a gym), but I was instantly reminded of a metaphor that Dr. Wayne Dyer used to use in his talks about an orange. It inspires me every time I hear it, so I decided to create an episode around it.

Duration:00:32:17

MHFP 020: Is Positive Thinking Really Necessary?

3/18/2018
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Ah, positive thinking! So much of the free advice out there suggests “Hey! Have a positive attitude, and all of your dreams will come true!” But is this accurate?

Duration:00:30:48

MHFP 019: “Gratitude-ing”

2/24/2018
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One of the most powerful things you can do in your fertility journey (or any journey that’s hard!) is to practice gratitude. I once heard it referred to as “gratitude-ing” from a client and thought it was a lovely new verb.

Duration:00:31:12

MHFP 018: The Power of Visualization

2/10/2018
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You’ve probably heard about Visualization or some form of thinking about the thing you’d like in your life. I believe it’s totally powerful, but perhaps not because of the actual picture you hold in your mind. Listen in to find out what is MORE important than your mental picture when using visualization.

Duration:00:30:14

MHFP 017: What to Do When Feeling Broken

1/20/2018
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Inspired by the Japanese pottery art of Kintsugi, today’s episode focuses on highlighting the brokenness that infertility brings and potentially using it for something beautiful.

Duration:00:32:02

MHFP 016: I Am Realistic. I Expect Miracles.

1/5/2018
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In this New Year, I wish you every miracle you have ever hoped for. Even better, I wish that you begin to know deep inside that miracles are on their way to you. When you get in that headspace, you begin to act as if your dream is already reality. And in fact, it is. But, how to get there?

Duration:00:32:26

MHFP 015: Frequently Asked Questions

12/1/2017
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This episode is all in gratitude to the wonderful feedback I’ve received regarding this podcast and my work in general. Here, I answer a few listener questions.

Duration:00:33:02

MHFP 014: The Overthinking Cure

11/16/2017
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A HUGE thing I see with infertility is serious overthinking. It makes sense, of course, when you just want a friggin’ baby already! In this episode, learn how to stop the crazy-making in order to help make way for baby.

Duration:00:30:14

MHFP 013: Breaking the Baby Lack Cycle

11/2/2017
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After a friggin’ loooong time TTCing, we tend to get caught up in thinking it’ll never work. Thoughts like, “I’ll never be a mom” and “I’m a failure” are common place. In this episode, learn how to break that thinking cycle!

Duration:00:32:26

MHFP 012: Help! I Can’t Meditate!

10/21/2017
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I know you get frustrated with you thoughts pinging the way they do. And you think that means you can’t meditate, right? This episode tells you how!

Duration:00:31:37

MHFP 011: Top 3 Things to Begin Healing Infertility Trauma

10/5/2017
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Infertility is no joke. One learns a lot about oneself and growth is totally possible. But first – the trauma. How to deal?

Duration:00:29:13