Manchester Life, Tips & Advice

#KnowYourCommunity: Moodswings

#KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. ECBC spoke to Moodswings back in December 2019, a local mental health charity, about how they are helping promote wellbeing in and around Manchester. We are Moodswings, a Mental Health Charity based… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Moodswings

Book Club

The ECBC Book Club: Thrive by J. J. Eden

This is a bit of a special one.  Not only is this collection of poetry and micro fiction touch on the subjects dear to our heart and cause, but I am also completely obsessed with the author. Which is fine because she’s our very own Jen!  This isn’t going to be a sales pitch though.… Continue reading The ECBC Book Club: Thrive by J. J. Eden

Thoughts & Experience

7 Ways I am Learning to Make More Time for Myself

Life can get so busy, can’t it? There’s only so many hours in a day, and once you take out working, commuting, eating, sleeping and other essential life activities, there isn’t much time left. This is something I really struggled with last year. I am, by choice and situation, a busy person, powered by tea,… Continue reading 7 Ways I am Learning to Make More Time for Myself

Miscellaneous

Life as a CBT Therapist: What CBT is, How you can access it & Why it can help

This week Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Mental health blogger & Podcaster Sarah Rees writes for ECBC. Sarah discusses what CBT therapy is, how you can access CBT and why it is helping people living with a mental illness. Hello! I’m very excited to write a blog for ECBC and support all the great work that they… Continue reading Life as a CBT Therapist: What CBT is, How you can access it & Why it can help

Miscellaneous

#KnowYourCommunity: Hannah your local Reflextologist

#KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. ECBC spoke to Hannah, a local reflextologist, about her wellbeing-focused career, mental health experience and how she's helping promote wellbeing in and around Manchester. Hi, I’m Hannah. Working as a reflexologist in… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Hannah your local Reflextologist