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 […]
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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 33 – Windows M.E.
In this Facebook Live recording CEO Alex Howard discusses Windows ME in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia recovery. The mental pattern of Windows ME means we run every thought and activity through the filter of having ME. This means every situation can cause stress if we continually question what the future holds for us which can […]
Linda Hall – Let go of meditation expectations
Linda Hall explains how it can be useful to let go of expectations and goals for meditation and what you can achieve, as this only creates more stress on the body. By opening up to the immediate experience of meditation we can receive what’s available to us in the process itself.
The problem with miracle recovery stories
The video below explores the area of why ‘miracle’ recovery stories inspire but can also be a source of slowing ones progress down. Alex explains what the difference is between a ‘miracle’ recovery and a sustainable recovery. Here at the OHC we take the view that recovery is a process made up of many smaller steps that go towards achieving […]
Exercise is a conversation not a lecture in ME/CFS recovery.
In this short video Alex talks about introducing exercise into your recovery path and when this might be appropriate. One of the key points that Alex makes to treat exercise as a dialogue with your body rather than something to push through regardless. Click on the video below to view more.
Secrets to Recovery LIVE – Katherine M’s recovery story
On Secrets to Recovery Live in April 2014, Alex talked with Katherine Mountford, a former patient with The Optimum Health Clinic. Katherine suffered with ME/CFS for 3 years which resulted in having to give up work and move back in with her parents. Now fully recovered, Katherine works as a nutritionist and personal trainer and […]
Video Blog: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS: Healing State
Welcome to this week’s video blog. Our first video this week is with Alex and Anna (Director of Psychology) talking about the importance of being in a healing state for recovery from CFS, ME and fibromyalgia. This video is a great introduction to the work the psychology department does, as well explaining how you can […]
The Art of Pacing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS ME
What is pacing in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME? Pacing, like many aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome CFS is not clearly defined and as a result, there is variation in the meaning and use of the term. In addition, it is actually a controversial therapy for chronic fatigue patients because the medical community and the […]
Video blog: CFS and ME treatment – New Year recovery plans
We hope you had a good Christmas and New Year and have been enjoying the snow! We are gearing up for a very exciting year at The Optimum Health Clinic with all kinds of new projects in the pipeline which you will be hearing about as the year unfolds. To start the New Year off […]