Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. As April is Stress Awareness Month, this month's blog theme is stress.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE Community here.

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I am a 19 year old university student who is struggling to think of different ways to cope. I was a big self harmer and have done so at uni, however, I have had to stop as I am on ...
Posted by
01st Feb 2012
I have just been recently diagnosed with schizophrenia. Why do I always feel I am at a job interview? questions questions and more questions...
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29th Jan 2012
In Born Mad, I wrote about denial: what it felt like, how I gradually came to see the truth, wanting to go back into denial and at the same time knowing full well going back was no...
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28th Jan 2012
‎15yr old diagnosed with depression & prescribed happy pills,,18 diagnosed with post traumatic stress happy pills dose doubled,19 diagnosed with long term post natal depressi...
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Nikki PurpleLady
23rd Jan 2012
Just started this blog to try and help myself and others to come to terms with the reality of life for a person with mental health problems. It is the story of my struggle with anx...
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21st Jan 2012
I discovered my daughter had badly burnt her arm last june, since then she has cut scratched and burned various parts of her body, but she wont discuss it with me, I have taken her...
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16th Jan 2012
For years prior to my dysthymia diagnosis, I got mad at anything and everything. If some event during the day did not go as I wanted or I perceived it as "bad", my anger flared. An...
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16th Jan 2012
For a long time i have had depressive episodes. Right now i am fed up because i don't have or feel i have a purpose in life. I am a Mom to one little boy who is 6 and yes i am the ...
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11th Jan 2012
Hi fellow bloggers-Haven't written since October (when I told you of my first video on you-tube called Bring mr to Life I have a new Depression awareness video out on You-Tube. Nam...
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10th Jan 2012
This blog is about my personal experiences of a daily battle with Borderline Personality Disorder, and my personal struggle to gain access to services that meet my individual needs...
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Girl Interrupted
08th Jan 2012