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V U L N E R A B I L I T Y… Working as a fertility coach, I support people at one of their most vulnerable times in life… ever… My clients are often highly successful out in the world. They also often spend a lot of time and energy helping others, holding space for others, supporting others… be that a home, at … Read More Vulnerability
D I S C O N N E C T I O N… from friends, from family, from work colleagues… this can be a big one and often shows up when going through infertility. The feeling of disconnection often has its roots in situations where personal fertility struggles are poorly acknowledged, misunderstood, discounted or even ignored. Unsurprisingly this creates a sense of being increasingly unseen. … Read More Disconnection
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So it’s been a while, and I notice a few new faces following me so felt it was time to reintroduce myself, and share more about fertility coaching for emotional support. About Me I’m Charlotte, a certified Wellbeing Coach with specialist training in emotional wellbeing during infertility. I am also a accredited meditation and mindfulness teacher and was previously a specialist fertility acupuncturist. Connecting … Read More Fertility Coaching for Emotional Support
As a fertility coach with a focus on emotional health & wellbeing, I think about this statement everyday, and it is a guiding principle in the work I do. If you feel you would benefit from working through the thoughts, beliefs and emotions that surround your fertility journey, in a safe and supportive space, please do get in touch.
This post carries on a theme I began yesterday and is inspired by the stories of my fertility clients…. Some stories we may never want to share, and that feels right. But others can feel like an unbearable burden to carry on our own. Sharing our story with a trusted other can bring huge unburdening and the opportunity to look at our life afresh … Read More Have you told your Story?
During their first session of fertility coaching, my clients have the opportunity to tell their story. It sounds very simple, but it can have huge therapeutic benefits. To feel truly heard, in a supportive and safe environment is healing in itself. For me personally hearing these courageous accounts has felt a real privilege over the years. Sharing our painful and difficult stories, can bring … Read More Fertility Coaching – Start by telling your Story
So for a little Friday fun, here is my dog Silas, saying hello. Silas is a Zen dog. He doesn’t overthink about the past or worry about what may lay ahead in the future. Instead he takes joy in each moment, as it arrives, just as it is. Maybe we could all be more like Silas…. if only. Charlotte Green is a qualified fertility … Read More Introducing the other Member of my Team
Many women and couples I see in my work as a fertility coach, are going through fertility struggles and want to change their mindset and gain some emotional control over feelings of overwhelm. What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind. With our thoughts we … Read More With Our Minds we Make Our World
“You are not alone”…. This is one of my close friends favourite phrases. As human beings we have a basic need to connect with others. But perhaps when we need this connection most, during times of distress and suffering, we can become locked in our own heads, thoughts circling and spiralling towards our worst fears. With this comes loss of perspective and loneliness, and … Read More You Are Not Alone
A challenging fertility journey is a hard path to walk, and it’s made so much more difficult by the feelings of guilt, failure and even shame that can all too often creep in as time goes on. For those on this pathway it is so important to remember that you are not alone. As a fertility coach I talk with my clients about how … Read More Becoming your own best friend…
As a fertility coach I often talk to my clients about emotional self-care. And if I talk the talk I also have to walk the walk. So I practice what I preach. I use a whole range of techniques and practices to ensure I look after my own emotional wellbeing and spending time outside every day is one of my favourite ways to press … Read More The Life of a Fertility Coach involves emotional self-care too..