Tag Archives: healing

OHC Live Ep 081 – The C word and the S Word

Commitment and surrender are two keywords that are essential in the psychological approach to healing from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. Both words can be a double-edged sword, and finding the balance in each is essential to being aware of achiever patterns and practising acceptance. Alex also addresses a question about the focus on psychological topics […]

OHC Live Ep 020 – For your body to heal, you have to be in it

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 […]

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 011 – Sustainable recovery

Alex discusses sustainable recovery from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / CFS, and the danger of miracle recovery stories. Sustainable recovery is the ultimate goal for the patients of The Optimum Health Clinic. Alex discusses the problems with miracle recovery stories and treatments that offer an overnight recovery. He also discusses the problem with “positive thinking” as an […]

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 […]

OHC Live Ep 003 – Is it possible to make a full recovery?

OHC Live Ep 003 – Is it possible to make a full recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia? In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses whether it’s possible to make a full recovery including the controversy and complexity of the group of illnesses under the umbrella of ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. The Optimum Health […]

OHC Live Ep 001 – ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia recovery goals 2017

In this first Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses ME, CFS, and Fibromyalgia recovery goals for 2017. The new year can be a great time to set some new recovery goals, keeping in mind that we can often achieve less than we think in 6 months and more than we think we can in […]