Therapeutic Tuesday – Everyday Alex 023 – Alex Howard supports patient Nicole to be more effective in calming her nervous system and introduces the idea that connection feeds connection.
OHC » deep rest
Alex talks about the importance of the fundamental basics of recovery in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia – deep rest, staying in a healing state, and fundamental nutritional basics. After we start to recover with the fundamentals we can start to look at more complex and interesting reasons why we might struggle to reach full recovery. […]
When our primary symptom is fatigue, it’s clear that getting deep, effective rest is a crucial part of the recovery process. When the maladaptive stress response adds too much stress to be able to relax deeply, we can intend to rest without actually achieving deep rest. The OHC approach works to calm the nervous system […]
In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses deep rest in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia recovery. The maladaptive stress response in MECFS keeps the nervous system wired, and mindful rest can help us recover the parasympathetic nervous system. Noticing our personality patterns can help us recognise when we aren’t allowing for deep rest when […]
James looks back on the difference between using his tools in a stress state versus learning to calm down, stop and use the tools in a more relaxed state. As a result James started noticing he was sleeping better and living life in a less adrenalized state, allowing his body to heal. Watch James’ full […]
In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses how the maladaptive stress response can keep us in a state where we are unaware of what our body really needs. Being able to relax into your exhaustion can take practice, but deep rest is necessary for healing to take place. Sign up for a free […]