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The ECBC Book Club: Robert Webb’s How Not to be A Boy

Toxic masculinity is a topic that thankfully is being addressed more and more in today's society. Male suicide is a concerning issue, and books like this help raise awareness that we have taught men from an early age that they are not allowed to feel anything other than angry. Often men crying are seen as… Continue reading The ECBC Book Club: Robert Webb’s How Not to be A Boy

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A Woman’s Best Friend: How Having a Pet has Benefited my Life

Pets can be hard work, but they can make your life so whole. My partner and I adopted a puppy back in October and even though I can't remember what a full nights sleep is, he's changed my life for good. Scout, the Lurcher, is everything. You are looking after them, in which case looking… Continue reading A Woman’s Best Friend: How Having a Pet has Benefited my Life

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Intentions Not Resolutions

Champagne was popped, glasses raised, fireworks burst, and a chorus of 'Happy New Year' waved off 2018 and welcomed 2019 with open arms...or maybe with reluctant ones. However you spent New Year and however you feel about the next, I hope you have managed to find a modicum of peace in amongst the festive chaos.… Continue reading Intentions Not Resolutions

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ECBC’s Christmas Survival Guide – Eight Tips to Help you Cope with the Festive Period

The smell of pine, the twinkle of fairy lights, carols drifting through the frosty air- Christmas can be a magical time of year. However, when you are feeling far from festive, it can feel a bit more like walking through a minefield than a winter wonderland. Whether you live with a mental illness or not,… Continue reading ECBC’s Christmas Survival Guide – Eight Tips to Help you Cope with the Festive Period