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Loving Yourself Through The Fertility Rollercoaster – 3 Tips For Inner Peace

Written by: Ashley Holmes, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

 
Executive Contributor Ashley Holmes

Commencing on the journey of fertility, can be a tumultuous ride, one that tests not only our patience but also our self-love. As we navigate the highs and lows, it’s essential to cultivate inner peace and resilience, anchoring ourselves in self-compassion amidst the uncertainties.


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Loving yourself unconditionally can be challenging when your energy and efforts to have a baby have not been successful yet. It can weigh heavily on your mind, body, and spirit as you begin to question and wonder if you are meant for motherhood? How can you have been so close time and time again, only to have your hopes and dreams dashed until the next cycle. Here are three guiding tips to nurture your well-being along the way:


1. Create a mindfulness practice


In the whirlwind of emotions that accompany the quest for conception, finding moments of stillness becomes paramount. Engaging in mindfulness practices offers a sanctuary amid the chaos, allowing us to reconnect with our inner selves and find serenity in the struggle.


Consider integrating meditation into your daily routine, even if just for a few conscious breaths each day. Tune in to “Finding Serenity in the Struggle,” an insightful meditation episode by the Meditation Junkie Podcast, to guide you through this journey of self-discovery here.


Additionally, journaling serves as a powerful tool for processing emotions and releasing pent-up feelings. By acknowledging and honoring our fears, sadness, and uncertainties, we can liberate ourselves from their grip and pave the way for healing.


2. Slow down and allow yourself to be more


You can lose yourself amidst the hustle and bustle of fertility treatments and appointments, and we can disconnect from our own needs and desires. However, it’s precisely during these hectic times that we must prioritize self-care and compassion.


Take a moment to slow down and tune into your body’s whispers. What does it truly need to feel nourished and cherished? Whether it’s a leisurely stroll in nature, an uplifting book, or simply savoring a cup of tea, honor those moments of turning inward as sacred acts of self-love.


Remember, your worthiness of motherhood is not defined by external circumstances or timelines. Embrace each moment with tenderness and grace, knowing that you are worthy of love and belonging, regardless of the outcome.


3. Nourish yourself optimally


The food that we consume fuels our life force energy so it is vital to treat our body like the sacred vessel it is. This body will allow a baby to flourish inside of it when we give it what it truly needs. Besides what we put on our plate it is important to consider our movement, hydration, sleep, stress levels, and the environments and people we surround ourselves with daily. Cultivate environments that uplift and inspire you, supporting yourself with loved ones who affirm your journey.


Our daily habits, beliefs, and patterns shape who we are and our ability to manifest what we desire to birth into this world. Conscious shifts in the reality you wish to create add up in meaningful ways beyond what you physically see.


In moments of doubt or despair, remember that you are not alone. Reach out for support and guidance, whether from trusted friends and family, or professional resources like holistic fertility coaching on platforms like Vibly here.


As you continue along your path to conception, may you find solace in the knowledge that your worthiness and resilience shine brightly, illuminating the way forward with hope and love.


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Ashley Holmes, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Ashley Holmes is the CEO and founder of Holistic Fertility Coach Inc., a Registered Yoga Teacher; a meditation guide; an Ayurvedic health and wellness educator; a Reiki practitioner second degree; and an international best-selling author. Her passion for customizing yoga, meditation, chakras, ayurveda, and Reiki empowers women to come back into balance and alignment to heal themselves and conceive with ease. She uses this energy medicine to support women struggling with infertility to help them conceive naturally by healing their womb. She has been blessed with twins and a miracle baby and is fulfilling her passion and purpose by offering what the traditional medical world does not – mind, body and spirit.

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