There is more to you than sperm

When it comes to fertility and fertile potential, the quality of sperm and the genetics contained within that sperm are paramount. So what affects sperm quality and how might we be able to improve it? To answer this we should first consider that there is much more involved than just the reproductive organs in creating [...]

By |2022-06-16T17:20:22-07:00June 16th, 2022|Men's Health, Uncategorized|

Reflecting on Resolutions

Stephanie was invited to write this guest post for the Olive Fertility Centre: As the holiday season winds down, one more holiday tradition remains: pondering those pesky New Year’s resolutions. It's interesting that this tradition continues when research says only 8% of people actually achieve them! One of the problems with resolutions is that they [...]

By |2022-01-09T23:09:13-08:00January 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex hormonal and metabolic disorder affecting ovarian health. Insulin resistance, increased androgens and inflammation are the key factors perpetuating this cycle of hormone blockage between the ovaries and the brain. PCOS hormonal symptoms can vary and not all women will experience the same symptoms or imbalances. Age, weight, environment, [...]

By |2021-09-15T18:06:24-07:00September 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Summer Reading

Ahhh, lounging with a book in the warmth of these beautiful summer days is just glorious, isn't it?! Here are some titles of fiction and non-fiction books that we are enjoying this summer: Stefanie: I have been re-reading the Dune series by Frank Herbert and am currently on God Emperor of Dune. I've also just started [...]

By |2020-08-10T10:37:52-07:00August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

We know how to do this

"When a widespread difficulty like the Coronavirus pandemic grows, it becomes important to draw on our inner strength. It is the time to pause, reflect and bring wisdom, courage and care to ourselves and those around us. We human beings have survived for a thousand generations, helping one another and inspiring each other. We know [...]

By |2020-03-22T12:52:52-07:00March 22nd, 2020|Mindfulness, Uncategorized|

Become Sea Glass – Brave the Waves!

I remember reading this post about sea glass some years ago and feeling deeply touched at the time.  It’s the kind of wisdom that the heart recognizes as truth and it made me take pause… to reflect and to feel my heart be tenderized by the beauty of the imagery.  I’ve just come across it [...]

By |2019-11-27T23:11:54-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Mindfulness, Uncategorized|
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