#07 Mind/Body Fertility Connection with Best Selling Author Helen Adrienne

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Helen Adrienne, LCSW has been serving infertility patients as a psychotherapist in private practice since 1979. Helen is on the faculty of the Wellness Program at NYU Fertility Center in NY City for whom she conducts mind/body stress reduction classes which are open to the public. Helen is a charter member of the NY City chapter of Resolve™ and has presented at many of their conferences. She also educates professionals on the parameters of infertility at national and international conferences. Her 2-day training program for licensed professionals seeking expertise in infertility has been highly acclaimed. She has authored many articles on infertility, which can be found on her blog on her web site, www.helenadrienne.com. Helen’s book, On Fertile Ground: Healing Infertility, was written for infertility patients and those who want to understand them. It launched as a #1 best seller on Amazon and it continues to provide relieving perspective to its readers.


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#05 The Ideal Menstrual Cycle

Chinese medicine has a description of what the ideal menstrual cycle looks like.  The menstrual cycle is at the core of fertility.  It is essential for a woman to have a regulated period and in this episode we look at what that means and what would cause it to be irregular and symptomatic.  

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#04 Using Visualizations for Fertility

The power of the mind cannot be underestimated!  In this podcast, I share about how using the power of mind has impacted my life and how the techniques I used can impact yours.  I go over a few highly effective techniques to influence your subconscious mind to manifest your wishes in life.  As always, you can contact me at www.thewholesomelotus.com

Resources mentioned:

"The Power of the Subconscious Mind"by Joseph Murphy


#03 Fertility Yoga with Susan Singer-Alfonso

In this episode, I interview Susan Singer-Alfonso, A fertility yoga teacher who has an amazing story of her own to share.  Susan teaches fertility yoga to women who are on the fertility journey for different reasons.  She incorporates breath work, meditations, mantras, and most importantly poses that work to align the spine and release tension that is held in many areas of the body.  These poses not only release tension but they also release held emotions in the body and by doing so create a space of surrender and harmony.  Susan can be found at www.iamsusansinger.comor www.goddessmommafertilityyoga.com

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#02 Wu Wei, Chinese Medicine and Fertility

In this episode, I speak about Wu wei - a term that describes effortless effort and how it relates to Chinese Medicine philosophy and fertility.  This is one of my favorite subjects because I believe it is a depiction of nature at its' best - how it was designed to be.  It is the state of perfect harmony when the body and mind can effortlessly come into a healing state.  I also wanted to give my listeners a quick run down on the core of Chinese medicine which is the yin and yang.  Listen for a few tips to take home towards the end of the podcast.  

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#01 Introduction to The Wholesome Fertility Podcast

In this episode, I introduce myself and how I got into working in the field of fertility acupuncture.  I also share a brief overview of how Chinese medicine perceives reproduction along with three important tips that you can begin right away to increase your fertility health!  You can always find me on www.thewholesomelotus.com - feel free to e-mail me with any questions you may have!