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Practical tips for getting into a healing state

Following up on the biological role of stress in Long COVID recovery, Kirsty speaks to Jess Thompson (Director of Psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic) about simple tools that can help steer the body towards a healing state and support recovery. Jess gives 3 simple tips for helping the body relax, including mindfulness, breathing exercises […]

Introducing Our Upcoming Long COVID Series

  In the first of a long COVID series from the Nutrition Team, CEO of the Optimum Health Clinic Kirsty Cullen and Director of Nutrition Sara Jackson discuss the research of emerging data from COVID-19 disease and long COVID. With symptoms of long COVID often overlapping with those of various fatigue conditions including ME/CFS the […]

Important updates from the OHC

  Founder of The Optimum Health Clinic Alex Howard introduces Kirsty Cullen as the new CEO. Together they discuss what’s been going on at the clinic over the last year and what exciting advancements to expect going forward. Chapters 0:00​ Welcome 0:30​ We’ve been very busy! 1:41​ Our new CEO 4:23​ Priorities and key focus […]

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 […]