Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. October's theme is Motivating Yourself.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE Community here.

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Creative Expressions Guidelines

I've spent a lot of my life being the square peg in the round hole - in fact it's only recently that I've realised it's been far more often than I ever thought. For years I thought...
Posted by
24th Sep 2011
hello, its my first ever time having a mental illness, its really scary and cant seem to find a light at the end of the tunnel, i so frightened xx...
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22nd Sep 2011
Mum..... As time passes by I gather more questions than answers to the puzzle that was my Mum. I see her as I did when I was 5, with her chocolate coloured hair cascading down her ...
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12th Sep 2011
for the past 3 years i have suffered with various mental problems my first diagnosis was post natal depression, then i had bi - polar and recently i was diagnosed with B.P.D and it...
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12th Sep 2011
when you are diagnosed as borderline personality disorder you think thats ok not as bad as the bi_polar i was first treated for. oh no BPD comes with it:s own rules, you dare not l...
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11th Sep 2011
Like many other members of Sane I was a victim of sexual abuse for several years by my grandfather and an uncle. My grandfather was a well respected member of the community who was...
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03rd Sep 2011
I sat in a meeting today, not an uncommon event,discussing business issues and participating with my colleagues. They don't know I am depressed. They may well not really know what ...
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31st Aug 2011
Pastor Phelps I know the hardness of the internal scabs that scratch each time you allow yourself to think. The grating flakes that fall away and drip with blood as eyes move from ...
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26th Aug 2011
I once wanted to be a writer, this isn't what I had in mind. If you are reading this, I imagine that you are in some way affected my mental illness. I have a lot to be thankful for...
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25th Aug 2011
Although most of us that have problems in mental health have to face it on a day to day basis just hoping that the next day will be different, we try not to let the problems rule u...
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24th Aug 2011