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Self-love September: How Doodling Benefited my Mental Health

You know here at ECBC Manchester we love a campaign, especially a campaign that helps promote being kinder to ourselves. This month we are focusing on how we can look after ourselves more and love ourselves for who we are. Self-kindness plays a massive part in promoting a positive mental health and this month we… Continue reading Self-love September: How Doodling Benefited my Mental Health

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Self-love September: The ECBC Book Club, Jayne Hardy’s Making Space

I would read anything by Jayne Hardy. If she told me she had written something on the back of a leaf and pointed towards a big ol' forest you know I would be running right in there to find it. She is everything I hope to be and a daily inspiration. She's gone and done… Continue reading Self-love September: The ECBC Book Club, Jayne Hardy’s Making Space

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Self-love September: Being kinder to yourself, promoting self-care & setting healthy boundaries

You know here at ECBC Manchester we love a campaign, especially a campaign that helps promote being kinder to ourselves. This month we are focusing on how we can look after ourselves more and love ourselves for who we are. Self-kindness plays a massive part in promoting a positive mental health and this month we… Continue reading Self-love September: Being kinder to yourself, promoting self-care & setting healthy boundaries

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Living with a Mental Illness: Knowing when to take a break

If I am completely honest I didn't want to write anything today, I haven't wanted to write anything for around a month. The main reason is that I didn't think it was appropriate to be putting out content whilst the protests were taking place and are still taking place. #BlackLivesMatter protests are continuing across the… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: Knowing when to take a break

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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! Iā€™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