If you’re excited by all those enthusiastic emails flooding into your inbox telling you it’s time to make this change, set new resolutions, stop reading now. This is definitely not one of them. If, however you’re irritated by the enthusiasm and energy of those people telling you that THIS time it will be different, you’re definitely on my wavelength. I know how tempting it is to get sucked into setting resolutions, goals or intentions and signing up for courses because you feel like you SHOULD and not because you WANT TO. I’ve done that myself. Then it’s a surprise when days or weeks later everything falls away and you’re back to square one; well maybe back to square minus one because you’ve added some self-criticism and resentment into the mix. January is not the time to start new things In London it’s the middle of winter and definitely not the time of year to be rushing about starting new things. Through my Yin yoga practice, I’m learning more about Traditional Chinese Medicine and the seasons. I’ve learned that winter is the most yin time, it’s dark and cold, a time to be still and quiet and direct energy inwards. So just like nature, I will be directing my energy deep within so I can recharge and replenish my reserves. I intend to spend time being still and to simply be instead of busying myself doing. I will be turning inwards, spending time reflecting, resting and contemplating. So when spring arrives … Read moreOne question to ask yourself in January
As I started to write I realised this is my 150th blog, so what better time to look back and consider what I’ve learned during the almost 5 ½ years … Read more150 blogs later and it all boils down to one question
On 25th July 2018 IVF is 40; it’s the 40th birthday of Louise Brown, the first IVF baby. Latest figures suggest that at least 6 million babies have been born … Read moreIVF is 40, forgotten voices speaking out.
You know when you commit to something, it all seems exciting and then there comes a moment when you wonder what on earth you’ve just done? This happened to me … Read moreFour things I learned when I showed my true colours.