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Self-love calms the nervous system – Everyday Alex 009

Therapeutic Tuesday – Everyday Alex 009 – Self-love calms the nervous system – Alex Howard works with ME/CFS patient Kotryna to help understand why her nervous system is not calming, and how to cultivate self-love to encourage this process.

Progressing without crashing – Everyday Alex Episode 002

Alex Howard helps patient Luci with how to increase her activity level without triggering a crash of ME/CFS. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Subscribe and hit the bell for notifications to make sure you don’t miss a single episode! Explore Alex’s website alexhoward.tv to find out more about his projects […]

Archive of Facebook Live Posts

The links below link to the original Facebook Live session. You can also view on our YouTube playlist, Click Here for YouTube 2017 OHC Live Ep 001 – ME, CFS, and Fibromyalgia recovery goals for 2017 OHC Live Ep 002 – Cultivating positive habits for recovery OHC Live Ep 003 – Is it possible to […]

OHC Live 101 – Dealing with overwhelm

In this Facebook Live session, Alex addresses a common worry amongst patients – especially with the recent Fatigue Super Conference – that when starting a new program or course there can be a feeling of too much overwhelm. Alex offers some tips on how to tackle information overload and also shares his vision moving forward […]

OHC Live 100 – Fatigue Super Conference

Alex shares some new information on the Fatigue Super Conference – what you can expect and how to find out more. During the Fatigue Super Conference OUR EXPERTS WILL COVER The role of gut issues in fatigue How toxins and chemicals can zap energy How to identify if autoimmunity and thyroid issues may be playing […]

OHC Live 76 – We are all messed up

Once we begin to do work on our own patterns and issues, we can feel like we’re more “messed up” than other people – Alex reminds us that everyody has issues, but not everyone is looking at them or working on them. In working on your practices be kind to yourself and remember that nobody […]

OHC Live 75 – You can’t fill up someone else’s emotional well

Energy depleting relationships tend to follow a pattern of having to constantly support or hold up another person in a co-dependent relationship. Helper types tend to use their energy attending to other people, to try and “fill up their well” before themselves. Alex discusses some ways to recognise if this pattern is taking place in […]

OHC Live 73 – 5 stages of meeting our needs

Alex Howard discusses understanding our own needs, including emotional needs, and how we might look to get those needs met. Alex discusses the tendency for Helper types to put other people’s needs first and how we can start to prioritise our own. Once we recognise what we need, and learn how to ask for help […]

OHC Live 70 – Two types of pacing

Alex mentions a simplified view of two different kinds of pacing based on data and rational planning, versus the more intuitive body based way of pacing in the moment and what might be better for a certain stage of recovery. Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up […]

OHC Live 69 – Change state, change perspective

After a holiday with his family, Alex talks about returning to London with a fresh perspective on some problems and situations – and how having a new state can help us develop new perceptions of our experiences. What can we do that helps change our state, and thus our perspective on the recovery path?   […]