BONUS 137: Breaking Bad Fertility Habits & Creating Lasting Good Ones

BONUS 137: Breaking Bad Habits & Creating Lasting Good Ones

Today’s Guest:

Today’s bonus episode guest is Dr. Maria Rothenburger, a psychotherapist who specializes in infertility. If you haven’t already listened to it, she shared her personal infertility story in Episode 18.

Dr. Rothenburger and Heather discuss how to break habits that are negatively impacting your fertility and how to form lasting good habits: 

  • Why do many people attempt to change their habits at the start of a new year?
  • What is the difference between a goal and a habit?
  • Bad habit #1: Not getting enough sleep.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #2: Excessive caffeine intake.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #3: Working out too little or too much.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #4: Overeating and junk food binges.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #5: Procrastination and avoidance.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #6: Excessive alcohol consumption.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #7: Smoking.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Bad habit #8: Unsafe sex.
    • Why it’s bad for your fertility
    • Steps to break this bad habit
  • Other bad habits to break?
  • What steps can listeners take to form lasting good habits?
  • Is there anything else you’d like to add about this topic?

BONUS: Check out BONUS 17 for a discount code for some of Dr. Rothenburger’s services.

Words of Hope:

With the exception of addictions and disorders, habit breaking and habit forming shouldn’t feel like an intense struggle. The very small step you start will increase over time and bring lasting change. Before you know it, your life has changed. Click To Tweet

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