Tag Archives: fibromyalgia

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 53 – People pleasing

Alex talks about people pleasing as a habit of the helper type that puts other peoples’ needs before our own. Becoming aware of the pattern and its impact is the beginning of changing the behavior. If you go to great lengths to avoid conflict or get your self-worth from doing things for other people, you […]

OHC Live 51 – Cultivating enjoyment during the recovery process

Psychology Practitioner Marie Fleming talks about how to bring in a sense of enjoyment to your day during the recovery process, even though illness can be so challenging and uncomfortable. Being able to create a moment of enjoyment can relieve a little bit of suffering, without just trying to pretend to be happier. Sign up […]

OHC Live 50 – Creating healthy boundaries

OHC practitioner Marie discusses creating healthy boundaries, especially in relation to helper subtypes. Being able to say no to people or to tasks when we need to prioritise our own healing process is an important lesson in creating healthier relationships and making sure we’re setting ourselves up for recovery. Sign up for a free information […]

OHC Live 48 – Uncertainty and recovery

What allows us to feel calm, confident, and embodied is making peace with the sense of uncertainty, making peace with not knowing what’s going to happen. Alex talks about developing confidence and a sense of safety in the body versus trying to over-think and intellectualise solutions for potential challenges. Stress and worry use up energy […]

OHC Live 46 – Listening to your emotions calms your nervous system

Did you know that listening to your emotions actually calms your nervous system? Ignoring our wants and needs can lead our minds and bodies to continually get louder until we finally listen and pay attention to what is currently happening. Making space for and being mindful of our thoughts, feelings, emotions, and symptoms can actually […]

OHC Live 44 – The 4 fundamentals of recovery

In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses the 4 fundamentals of recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia from which to keep track of the recovery journey and build tools to move forward. 1. Do we have a baseline? (activity levels, pacing, a place from which to build) 2. Are we making progress over […]

OHC Live 42 – New Year goals

From the New Year Facebook Live 2018, Alex offers some advice on how to set goals that make you feel like you’re winning – and how to avoid resolutions that cause worsening of symptoms. Recovery takes time, and the best goals to set on the recovery path are small, achievable goals that help us feel […]

OHC Live 41 – What stops people from healing?

What stops people from healing in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia? A complex illness like ME CFS can exhibit many different symptoms and co-morbidities. Being able to make sense of the cycles and systems affected can help us find pieces to work with that keep patients from healing. The body has a natural tendencey towards healing […]

OHC Live 35 – The inner critic

In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses The Inner Critic and recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. Becoming familiar with and identifying thoughts of our energy-depleting “inner critic” can be huge in helping us identify unhelpful thought patterns or beliefs that we can stop and change. Changing the tone of our inner mental […]