Tag Archives: chronic illness

OHC Live 97 – AMA Part 2

In this Facebook live session, Alex answers questions directly from users on Facebook. He answers questions about the achiever type and the inner critic, how to address anger and resentment with ME CFS, and ways to work with trauma other than EFT. ┬áChronic illness can be tough to navigate on many levels, and Alex hopes […]

OHC Live 68 – The 5 P’s

Alex expands on his 5 P’s in recovery: Practice, Patience, Persistence, Perserverence, Precision. These 5 P’s can be used to help patients between sessions with the clinic and working with techniques and changes.   Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a free 15-minute chat to […]

OHC Live 94 – Don’t forget the big stuff

Alex discusses the importance of taking a step back to look at the bigger habits or themes in our life that cause ongoing stress that need to be addressed. So many of the tools for recovery are small daily habits to help calm the nervous system and support the healing process – but larger problems […]

OHC Live 93 – The power of self awareness

In this Facebook Live session, Alex talks about the power of self awareness in recovery from ME CFS and Fibromyalgia. Being able to understand our own issues, limitations, and challenges helps us find the best techniques to allow us to heal and grow. ┬áHaving a lighthearted approach to ourselves, our faults and our weaknesses can […]

OHC Live 31 – Why should nutrition patients do psychology?

Are you a patient with our nutrition team and wondering whether or not to also join in with some work with the psychology team? In this 10 minute Facebook Live Alex discusses how our patients can benefit from complimenting functional medicine with stress management and psychology work. The OHC does not in any way promote […]

OHC Live 82 – The importance of support

The isolation of chronic illness can change and reset many of our relationships. The people and activities that used to make sense for our life no longer fit the same way. Alex discusses the importance of making a conscious effort to build new relationships that fit the context of our life during and after the […]

OHC Live Ep 018 – Gratitude

In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses gratitude and comparing ourselves to others. While being able to acknowledge our loss and difficulty is an important part of being in our body, it is also an extremely useful practice to be grateful for what we do have and the things that are working here […]

OHC Live Ep 014 – Being inspired for recovery

What we need when the going is challenging and difficult, is support, inspiration, and motivation – and there are few situations as challenging as living with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. Alex discusses various ways of cultivating inspiration with the help of practitioners or self-inspired resources. Watch The Secrets to Recovery Movie at http://www.secretstorecovery.com/movie/ See the full […]

OHC Live Ep 004 – Sleep

OHC Live Ep 004 – Sleep and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome A more restorative sleep is essential in recovery from ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia and in this session, Alex talks about sleep as a reflection of our mind state during the day – and how we can take steps during the day to make […]