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OHC Live 79 – Use technology don’t let it use you

Founder of The Optimum Health Clinic Alex Howard discusses the benefits and pitfalls of technology as both useful and overly stimulating tools. The importance of being in a calm healing state is essential to recovery from ME/CFS and if you decide to practice mindfulness around your technology use it can be a great benefit to […]

OHC Live 78 – Embrace the tortoise

In this week’s Facebook Live, founder of the Optimum Health Clinic Alex Howard uses the fable of the tortoise and the hare as a metaphor for recovery from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia. ‘Embrace the tortoise’ is an invitation to prioritise slow and steady in your healing process. See the full list of OHC Live Episodes […]

OHC Live 74 – The body’s innate wisdom

Being chronically ill can mean all of our conscious attention is usually on the things that are not working. Alex gives the suggestion to also give mindful attention to the things in the body that are still working properly to cultivate gratitude for the body’s innate wisdom, and to develop a better relationship with the […]

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 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 63 – Listening to your body

Alex discusses the benefits of learning the language of your body – being able to tune in to the head, the heart, and the body becomes essential to listening to your body needs in each moment. Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a free 15-minute […]

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 39 – Making recovery the most important thing in your life

In this short Facebook Live session, Alex explains the importance of making recovery the most important goal in your day to day life, especially in the early stages. If we have multiple goals or priorities it can put our health in a back seat when we should be making choices that are best for our […]

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OHC Live 83 – Paddy’s Recovery Story

Alex talks to patient Paddy, who at the time of this recording was in the late reintegration stage of the recovery process. Paddy discusses the onset of his symptoms and what helped him most through working with The Optimum Health Clinic.  Through the 90 Day Programme and the Psychology sessions, Paddy learned how to listen […]

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OHC Live 26 – Willpower and recovery

We now know that approaching healing from ME CFS from a “pushing” motivation can make everything worse, so willpower for recovery in ME CFS and Fibromyalgia needs a new meaning.  Pushing to work harder and do more will not work for recovering from these illnesses, but we may need determination in other ways to find […]