Manchester Life

Introducing Float: Bringing Wellness to Manchester

Here at ECBC we love working with our local communities and other organisations supporting and helping those living with a mental illness and raising awareness of how to promote a healthy well-being.  Do you have any plans on the 22nd September? Have you got your diary at the ready because I've got an event I… Continue reading Introducing Float: Bringing Wellness to Manchester

Tips & Advice

Blurt’s Buddy Box Review: A True Treasure

Self-care is so important.  It took me a year of counselling to understand that I did not value myself as I value others. I did not eat properly - but if I found out someone hadn't eaten that day I'd be the quickest person to tell them off. I would encourage others to cry if… Continue reading Blurt’s Buddy Box Review: A True Treasure

Thoughts & Experience, Tips & Advice

Worklife Wellbeing – 3 Tips to Help You Find Balance

Written by ECBC contributor, Jen Heil, a voracious reader, bookstagrammer, dancer, poet and aspiring novelist.  ***** Managing and maintaining good mental health is difficult at the best of times in this non-stop world of ours. Trying to do it when work sucks up your free time and leaves you drained almost before you’ve started is even… Continue reading Worklife Wellbeing – 3 Tips to Help You Find Balance

Thoughts & Experience

Fighting the Stigma in the Workplace

Happy Friday everyone!  Over the past month I have been horrendously treated by my employer for having difficulties with my mental health. Last month I came off my anti-depressants and the withdrawal gave me a panic attack which resulted in missing 2 hours of work whilst waiting at a&e to be seen. When I explained… Continue reading Fighting the Stigma in the Workplace