Tired and wired for blog
What Is Tired and Wired?

This video explores the concept of being ‘tired and wired’ and its relationship to CFS/ME. Alex explains what the difference is between “normal tiredness” vs the “wired” feeling experienced as part of ME/CFS. This is often referred to as being ‘tired and wired,’ and in this short video Alex explores the impact of being wired. Click on […]

The problem with miracle recovery stories

The video below explores the area of why ‘miracle’ recovery stories inspire but can also be a source of slowing ones progress down. Alex explains what the difference is between a ‘miracle’ recovery and a sustainable recovery.  Here at the OHC we take the view that recovery is a process made up of many smaller steps that go towards achieving […]

Alex Exercise
Exercise is a conversation not a lecture in ME/CFS recovery.

In this short video Alex talks about introducing exercise into your recovery path and when this might be appropriate. One of the key points that Alex makes to treat exercise as a dialogue with your body rather than something to push through regardless. Click on the video below to view more.

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Taking a rest on your recovery path

This video explores the challenge and discipline of taking rest on the recovery path.  In fact, Alex makes the point that actually resting takes more strength than pushing through.  If you have a tendency to not listen to your body and rest when needed, this video will be particularly helpful.

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Why do we teach the 90 Day Programme in a group format?

The 90 Day Programme is the OHC’s flagship psychology programme, and a very powerful way to immerse yourself in the clinic’s psychology approach in a supportive and empowering way.  You can find out more about The 90 Day Programme here

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Secrets to Recovery Live – David Butcher Part 1 & 2

Part 1 Alex Howard interviews OHC Chairman David Butcher,  exploring his recovery from ME/CFS and OHC’s latest research plans. Part 2 Having had so much wonderful feedback on the recent session with OHC Chairman, David Butcher, and his recovery story, we decided to do a follow up session – specifically to answer your questions!

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OHC Announces Randomised Controlled Trial with University of Surrey

We are extremely proud and excited to be announcing a 3 year collaboration with University of Surrey to complete a Randomised Controlled Trial (the gold standard of research) investigating the OHC approach treating ME/CFS.  To find out more about the study, and the related fundraising campaign, click play on the below video with OHC Founder […]

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Is Meditation Enough to Calm the Nervous System?

This week we are excited to share the first in a series of new Q and A videos with Alex, exploring various questions that have been submitted by patients.  The first question is, “Is meditation enough to calm the nervous system?”  You can watch Alex’s answer to this question below.