Tag Archives: meditation

OHC Live 72 – The importance of practices

Following up on the importance of the basics, Alex discusses the importance of practices – the practical activities we need on a day to day basis to encourage the recovery process. He also emphasizes the importance of following different practices during the right time and stage of the recovery process.   Sign up for a […]

David B’s recovery story

Filmed as part of Secrets to Recovery 2014 – Alex interviews David about his journey through Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. David got ill at university after a series of infections, stressors, viruses and challenging living conditions. After a while he started the 90 day programme with The Optimum Health clinic which over time […]

OHC Live 61 – Focusing on now

Alex discusses how focusing on the present moment allows us to get into a healing state, and how avoiding being present can snowball into catastrophic thinking that causes us more stress. The practice of meditation or mindfulness can help calm the nervous system and bring us back to now. Sign up for a free information […]

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 Difference between Fear and Anxiety

An audio clip that focuses on fear and anxiety and how to tell the difference! To discover more about Psychology at The Optimum Health Clinic, please click here

Is Meditation Enough to Calm the Nervous System?

This week we are excited to share the first in a series of new Q and A videos with Alex, exploring various questions that have been submitted by patients.  The first question is, “Is meditation enough to calm the nervous system?”  You can watch Alex’s answer to this question below.

The biochemistry of emotions

Welcome to this week’s video blog! There is a huge amount going on at The Optimum Health Clinic at the moment, with lots of new projects getting ready to role out in the Autumn, most of which are Top Secret at the moment, but we will let you know as soon as we can. In […]

Maladaptive stress response in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia

Welcome to this week’s video blog!  This week we have one of those really obvious ones that for some reason we have only just got around to putting together for you!  It covers the maladaptive stress response in ME, CFS and Fibromyalgi,a which is one of the critical theories underpinning all of the work we […]

Video Blog: Meditation for ME and CFS

Our second video is an interview our meditation teacher and psychology practitioner Linda Hall on Conscious TV. You can view the video here, and the next Meditation for Life group (these are run by conference call, so you can join from the comfort of your own home) is starting soon, so please e-mail [email protected] or […]

My Healing Journey with Yoga

Our second video this week is a recent interview filmed with Alex for Conscious TV about the role of meditation and yoga on his own healing path.  The video is a great introduction to why yoga and meditation can be so important, as well as an interesting insight into an area of Alex’s healing journey that […]