Tips & Advice

6 Quick Tips for Online Therapy

These latest social distancing measures have meant a lot of our personal interactions have had to shift online, including therapy sessions. This can feel a bit unsettling, particularly if you are used to, or were gearing up speak to a therapist face to face. However, online therapy can be a really helpful support system, especially… Continue reading 6 Quick Tips for Online Therapy

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Living with a Mental Illness: Keeping your mind busy during isolation

I have anxiety and with that comes the constant thoughts, questions and terrors inside my head about everything and anything. Anxiety can also bring along their friend depression which makes those thoughts turn darker and make you feel there is no way out. We are currently experiencing a pandemic. There's no way to sugar coat… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: Keeping your mind busy during isolation

Tips & Advice

Sleep and Anxiety- 6 Tips for Better Rest During this Difficult Time

Sleep is incredibly important for our health and sense of well-being. It’s not just a time out from our busy lives, but a key part of the bodies’ recover and repair process. Lack of it can result in us feeling anxious and irritable, with poor concentration that can lead to accidents and may even contribute… Continue reading Sleep and Anxiety- 6 Tips for Better Rest During this Difficult Time

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Mindfulness: What it is and how it can help with your Mental Health

Todays post was written by Josie, a Mindfulness teacher based in Manchester. My name is Josie, I'm a Mindfulness teacher working in Manchester for the local NHS service. I use my Instagram account to promote mindfulness concepts and help people learn to be aware of their own experiences. Mindfulness simply means to be aware of… Continue reading Mindfulness: What it is and how it can help with your Mental Health

Book Club

ECBC Book Club – Carry on, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

This month's book review has been written by Kelly, so thank-you to her!  They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but can you judge it by its title? I spend everyday trying to convince myself that life is hard but it’s worth it. On the harder days, I go in search… Continue reading ECBC Book Club – Carry on, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

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#KnowYourCommunity: Our Stories Matter

#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 Bailey, a student based in Manchester, about how they set up their own organisation Our Stories Matter to help those living with a mental illness in and around Manchester.… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Our Stories Matter