Tag Archives: Psychology

The power of routine

Alex Howard works with patient Charlotte to establish a daily plan and routine to support stabilising her recovery from CFS.

Self-love in action

Alex Howard talks with practitioner Gemma Hunt about how listening to our body and emotions is its own act of self-love. This excerpt is from Gemma’s recovery story on The Fatigue Super Conference

Understanding the roots of perfectionism

Therapeutic Tuesday – Everyday Alex 030 Alex Howard works with patient Becky to understand the roots of her perfectionist patterns and offers her suggestions to help get some freedom from it on her recovery journey with ME/CFS.

Progressing without crashing – Everyday Alex Episode 002

Alex Howard helps patient Luci with how to increase her activity level without triggering a crash of ME/CFS. Everyday Alex is the daily vlog series from Alex Howard. Subscribe and hit the bell for notifications to make sure you don’t miss a single episode! Explore Alex’s website alexhoward.tv to find out more about his projects […]

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 101 – Dealing with overwhelm

In this Facebook Live session, Alex addresses a common worry amongst patients – especially with the recent Fatigue Super Conference – that when starting a new program or course there can be a feeling of too much overwhelm. Alex offers some tips on how to tackle information overload and also shares his vision moving forward […]

OHC Live 76 – We are all messed up

Once we begin to do work on our own patterns and issues, we can feel like we’re more “messed up” than other people – Alex reminds us that everyody has issues, but not everyone is looking at them or working on them. In working on your practices be kind to yourself and remember that nobody […]

OHC Live 73 – 5 stages of meeting our needs

Alex Howard discusses understanding our own needs, including emotional needs, and how we might look to get those needs met. Alex discusses the tendency for Helper types to put other people’s needs first and how we can start to prioritise our own. Once we recognise what we need, and learn how to ask for help […]

OHC Live 95 – AMA Part 1

Alex takes questions from The Optimum Health Clinic community group about recovering from ME, CFS and Fibromyalgia and updates about the work at the clinic. Alex answers a questions about the immune system response in ME CFS, the role of the maladaptive stress response, and gives an update on the research projects at the OHC. […]

OHC Live 67 – Dealing with the inner critic and harsh thoughts

Marie from the Psychology Team talks about how to recognize our inner critic thoughts and how to be our own best coach and support system. Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a free 15-minute chat to see how we can help you on your recovery […]