Tag Archives: healing

How yoga supports trauma recovery

Alex Howard talks to George about the critical role that yoga played in helping process trauma and PTSD in his recovery from ME/CFS over 15 years.

Andy’s recovery

Alex speaks to patient Andy about his inspiring recovery from being bedbound to trekking in Nepal. Share your inspirational story or revelation on the recovery path with the community – email [email protected] with your experience (Through 2019). Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Subscribe and hit the bell for notifications to […]

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 71 – The importance of the basics

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. […]

James Sawyer’s recovery story

James S shares how he went from living an active successful life when a headache brought on a sudden onset of debilitating exhaustion. With the support of his wife, James then recovered over a year from CFS back to optimal health after attending the 90 Day Programme and the nutrition program at The Optimum Health […]

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 60 – The power of dreams

In this Facebook live session, Alex acknowledges the challenge of living day to day with pain and frustration, and offers some thoughts on how to remain hopeful and to continue to encourage your future dreams. Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a free 15-minute chat […]

OHC Live 59 – The power of giving up

In this Facebook Live video Alex talks about the value in the feeling of giving up, and how to work with this feeling on the path of recovery. Having a plan for recovery is essential, but you can also give yourself a break when you feel overwhelmed or don’t know what to do next by […]

Marie’s Recovery Story

Marie talks about recovering from ME CFS while also being a carer for her family. Marie’s ME began when she turned 30 and came down feeling flu, and suddenly had to cancel all of her plans due to being so ill. Through her recovery, Marie also decided to change her career path from working as […]

OHC Live 92 – Do we need to fix everything to be well?

In this Facebook Live session, Alex dispels the idea that we have to become perfect before we can heal. There are SOME issues that will need to be resolved, or at least attended to to remove some blocks to recovery, and to get you into a healing state. Sign up for a free information pack […]