Thoughts & Experience

Self-love September: Accepting your body when the world tells you otherwise

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: Accepting your body when the world tells you otherwise

Miscellaneous, Thoughts & Experience, Tips & Advice

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

Thoughts & Experience

The Day-to-Day Life of a CBT Therapist: Why I became a Therapist and What I have learnt so far

ECBC spoke to Sarah, a CBT therapist based in Manchester about her organisation Green Door therapy and how she is trying to help those living with a mental illness in and around Manchester. Hello! I am Sarah and I founded Green Door Therapy last year. I am based in Prestwich, Manchester. How did Green Door… Continue reading The Day-to-Day Life of a CBT Therapist: Why I became a Therapist and What I have learnt so far

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, Thoughts & Experience, Tips & Advice

Living with a mental illness: 5 Important Things to Tell Yourself

As someone who was diagnosed with ddepression and anxiety over 2 years ago now, I have learnt a lot from my experience. In particular how someone with a mental illness can be very hard on themselves and often their own mind can focus on the negatives. Through therapy and taking medication I have learnt to… Continue reading Living with a mental illness: 5 Important Things to Tell Yourself