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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. The topic for October is 'WMHD'.

We advise before submitting your blog to save your entry on a Word document - in case any technical issues arise. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to fundraising@sane.org.uk.

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People across social media have been posting about World Mental Health Day 2018; I was no different. I posted about my personal struggles with anxiety and depression, and that it i...
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SANE
17th Oct 2018
Do you have a friend who has been down on their luck? Here are five simple ideas, that are either cheap or free that can help lift there spirits. Make them a care basket. You can f...
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SANE
01st Oct 2018
The air is getting colder, people are starting to wear their fall clothes and they have started preparing for winter and the Christmas Season. When I received my SANE September New...
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SANE
21st Sep 2018
Afternoon. I’m here at SANE once again, and I’ve been looking for images pertaining to mental health online, you know, cartoons, gifs and the like. It’s to put on...
Posted by
SANE
18th Sep 2018
Here lately I have been under a lot of stress. There are a few simple things that help me destress and lift my spirits. For me, personally, a hot bath with my favorite scented soap...
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SANE
18th Sep 2018
When in the midst of a particularly bad episode of depression, having simple things to lift your spirits is vital. Anyone who suffers from anxiety and depression will understand t...
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SANE
07th Sep 2018
As I was sitting at my desk checking my email, the SANE August newsletter popped up. The title SANE: August Newsletter: Black Dog Pine Badge caught my eye. I opened the newsletter ...
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SANE
03rd Sep 2018
In 2014, I found out that I love to run as a form of exercise. One of my uncle’s runs as a hobby, so I decided to give it a try. I tried it a few times, and I really enjoyed ...
Posted by
SANE
03rd Sep 2018
I wrote ‘Are We All Lemmings And Snowflakes?’ because I wanted to write a book that could change the conversation about mental illness. For so long, we’ve been se...
Posted by
SANE
28th Aug 2018
Weirdness. Interesting word. For example, I was looked upon as weird at school for not being good at sports, practical subjects or mixing with others. “Who’s that freak...
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SANE
21st Aug 2018
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