Tag Archives: meditation

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 […]

FREE: 7 Day Meditation Video Course: Seven Easy Steps to Meditation

Our second video this week is the very exciting launch of our “FREE 7 Day Video Course” with our meditation teacher and psychology practitioner Linda Hall teaching you the basics of meditation. You can sign up for the videos completely free at www.MeditationForLife.co.uk and you will receive one short video a day for a week.

Menopause and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Some of the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome and menopause overlap. Joint pain, headaches, lack of energy, depression and anxiety are present in both conditions. Menopause patients experience hot flushes, decreased libido and aging skin. The three stages of a women’s lifecycle are pre, peri and post menopause and all three of these stages can […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Leaky Gut

Chronic fatigue syndrome patients experience a condition commonly called leaky gut. The technical term for this is intestinal hyper permeability, which means the intestines have lost the ability to prevent food particles and toxins from entering the blood stream. This leaking of nutrients and particles into the bloodstream stimulates the immune system to take a […]