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.

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Unfortunately, it doesnt matter how hard you try, you'll never get it right. That isnt because of a MH problem, sometimes it's just because we are all human. Some of it might be MH...
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24th Apr 2011
I dont really know why i am writing this, or if the words will come out right, this is a very short account of how things are. I dont think i am looking for answers anymore, i just...
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19th Apr 2011
Following a period of switching jobs and partners and then the death of a, very close. young relative I finally had to go to the doctors to find out why I was suffering from sleepl...
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14th Apr 2011
Most of us, as a society, are aware that severe cuts are to be made to manage the undeniable deficit that our country is attempting to curb and control. As a consequence, many of t...
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Rob Bayley
12th Apr 2011
Without getting political, I'm not a fan by any stretch of one Mr Clegg. That said, I recently heard him speaking about Mental Health and how the stigma attached it to it needs to ...
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12th Apr 2011
Ok so lets begin. I'm 32 and i've suffered with depression since i was very young. I didn't know what it was until I ended up in hospital this year. Then it all clicked, why i was ...
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lets get better
01st Apr 2011
Today is a good day. I couldn't sleep last night, again. So I decided to imagine how I would rearrange the spare room, sad I know. Up at 07:00, out with the dogs and then to work o...
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30th Mar 2011
rite so most people wont understand half of what i say but still the whole of my life iv been bullied day in day out i would go home and cry in my bedroom on my own ...even in prim...
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15th Mar 2011
I was diagnosed with anorexia at the age of 19. I was attending University and was in my second year when my anorexia took a turn for the worst. I was admitted into hospital in 200...
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14th Mar 2011
...........I didn't want to answer the phone. I had received an e-mail from my boss telling me off in a roundabout way. This set off the clammy hand syndrome, the pounding heart, p...
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09th Mar 2011