Tag Archives: motivation

OHC Live 102 – Why inspiration matters

In this Facebook Live session, Alex talks about the importance of finding ways to stay inspired on the recovery path, including listening to stories of people who have reached milestones or made recoveries over various hardships. Having the mindset that improvement or recovery might be possible changes how motivated you might be to make helpful […]

OHC Live 99 – New beginnings?

“Courage isn’t the absence of fear, courage is the ability to take action and keep moving forward in spite of the fear.” On the eve of announcing a new project Alex shares a moment on the launching pad about taking risks and trying new things – and we hope you’ll enjoy what’s coming up next […]

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 […]

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 88 – Use the carrot, not the stick

Motivation is usually stronger when we are moving towards things that we want, versus trying to avoid negative consequences. Finding inspiration to move towards a reward will help you feel a lot clearer about your actions than trying to achieve something simply to avoid pain. Are you waiting for something worse to happen before you […]

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 […]

OHC Live Ep 014 – Being inspired for recovery

What we need when the going is challenging and difficult, is support, inspiration, and motivation – and there are few situations as challenging as living with ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia. Alex discusses various ways of cultivating inspiration with the help of practitioners or self-inspired resources. Watch The Secrets to Recovery Movie at http://www.secretstorecovery.com/movie/ See the full […]