Tag Archives: recovery

How yoga supports trauma recovery

Alex Howard talks to George about the critical role that yoga played in helping process trauma and PTSD in his recovery from ME/CFS over 15 years.

The power of routine

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

Creativity has the power to heal

  Soul Food Sunday – Creativity has the power to heal – Everyday Alex 028 Alex Howard talks to Violet Astor about the impact her artwork had on her healing journey from ME/CFS and Lyme co-infections and the power creativity has to support healing.

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 64 – Facing fear

After the OHC fundraiser at the high ropes course, Alex talks about facing fear on the path to recovery from ME CFS and Fibromyalgia.  What ways do you cultivate courage in your life?   Find out more about Fundraising with The Optimum Health Clinic  Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health […]

OHC Live 60 – The power of dreams

In this Facebook live session, Alex acknowledges the challenge of living day to day with pain and frustration, and offers some thoughts on how to remain hopeful and to continue to encourage your future dreams. Sign up for a free information pack from The Optimum Health Clinic or sign up for a free 15-minute chat […]

OHC Live 92 – Do we need to fix everything to be well?

In this Facebook Live session, Alex dispels the idea that we have to become perfect before we can heal. There are SOME issues that will need to be resolved, or at least attended to to remove some blocks to recovery, and to get you into a healing state. Sign up for a free information pack […]

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 […]