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

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The Power of Art and How it Can Help With Your Mental Health

ECBC spoke to Heather, a local designer, about her career, mental health experience and how she's helping promote wellbeing in and around Manchester. My name is Heather Skowood and I am a visual artist/designer/maker based in Levenshulme. To keep healthy mentally and physically I try to eat well, make time for rest and extra sleep… Continue reading The Power of Art and How it Can Help With Your Mental Health

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#KnowYourCommunity: Claire your local Spirital Wellness Coach

#KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/individuals that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. ECBC spoke to Claire, self-employed spiritual wellness coach, about her career in wellbeing and how she is trying to help promote a healthy wellbeing in and around Manchester. I'm Claire Thorpe, I… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Claire your local Spirital Wellness Coach