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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. July's theme is anxiety.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE community here.

We advise before submitting your Blog to save your entry on a Word document - in case any technical issues arise, you have your copy saved. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to fundraising@sane.org.uk and we will moderate and upload onto here for you.

You are also welcome to share your experiences on our Support Forum. Join/log in here.

Remember, if you're in need of support, our confidential services are always here.

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My name’s Lizzi and I want to tell you why I got involved in psychosis and bipolar research. A few years ago I supported a friend through a period of serious mental ill-healt...
Posted by
lizziandsue
22nd Aug 2016
I wrote here a few days ago when I was in a lot of emotional pain. I'm still here although sometimes I wonder how the hell I manage it. I've had some flashbacks and intrusive thoug...
Posted by
AliceRitaK
20th Aug 2016
Where do I start? I always thought I was 'normal' but it seems I'm not, I don't really know how long I've been depressed, all I know is that since the early part of this year depre...
Posted by
chrissied65
19th Aug 2016
So today I'm in the doldrums. My ex husband brought his new girlfriend to the house we still own in Italy. Two weeks ago. And told me he was alone. But the neighbours have told me ...
Posted by
AliceRitaK
12th Aug 2016
I've been seeing a psychologist for some time now and working really hard at each session and between sessions. It reached a point where it was going to be necessary for me to reli...
Posted by
artistic
11th Aug 2016
Talking about mental health is important. As I write this post, I have Placebo playing in the background on my laptop. Music, reading and writing has become a large comfort to me. ...
Posted by
rhi1998
10th Aug 2016
SELF HARM: Self harming, no matter HOW you do it, is an ADDICTION. Like any other addiction, it takes hold of you, it finds your weakness and it takes your life, it sucks the soul ...
Posted by
becciphillips96
06th Aug 2016
So today I have woken up in someone else's bed after a drunken episode that I vaguely remember. I remember talking lots I always do when I'm drunk. I have an alter ego and she come...
Posted by
imisstheoldme
03rd Aug 2016
'Fragmented' is a word that comes frequently into my mind. Now, as I write, Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto plays the beautiful Adagio, it is 11.15pm and I feel relatively peacefu...
Posted by
philpotts24@gmail.com
01st Aug 2016
Following my second session of CBT, a chance to take stock what what I have learned and what I hope to achieve. Firstly though, let’s address a couple of important issues. *What Is...
Posted by
dirkgently1066
24th Jul 2016
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