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#KnowYourCommunity: DeOSSO Design

#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 Maria, a creative designer, about her organisation DeOSSO design and how she is trying to promote healthy mental health in and around Manchester. Hola! I’m Maria, a creative designer… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: DeOSSO Design

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Dial Emma: Why I Created a Podcast and How It Helped with my Mental Health

This week we spoke to Emma, from Manchester, who created her own podcast and continues to promote mental health awareness. Hi! I'm Emma, I'm 24, and right now i'm based right here in my living room - but usually I work around Manchester city centre. I teach yoga, study for my Masters degree at the… Continue reading Dial Emma: Why I Created a Podcast and How It Helped with my Mental Health

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Living with a Mental Illness: Working from Home & Keeping Routine

It turns out working from home isn't how it was portrayed in Fifth Harmony's Work From Home music video. It isn't as glamourous, there's no topless men with six packs (believe me, I've looked) and I didn't see them make one cup of tea where as I have to survive on at least 5 cups… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: Working from Home & Keeping Routine

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

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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