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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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Borderline personality disorder. Hello there, my name is Leah Groom and I’d like to share my story with you today. When I was 18 I was diagnosed with Borderline personality disorde...
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leahgroom123@hotmail.co.uk
13th Dec 2015
Antipsychotics and stress cause me to have sleep problems. When I’m very tired my hearing becomes hypersensitive. Last time in MH hospital I learned and practised the following tec...
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13th Dec 2015
Rock Pool When I was in MH hospital in April – June last year, I found beautiful things were sometimes the most simple to find. There was an enclosed courtyard with herbs like rose...
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13th Dec 2015
I'm always being told to be brave, keep fighting and isn't it about time I sorted myself out. Think of my kids. I want to scream at them, "that's all I do, I think of my kids every...
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scarletskye
13th Dec 2015
A new book means new ideas. The start of a new chapter and the beginning of a great story. I literally bought myself a new notebook today (to write down my ideas and thoughts of th...
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taliterblanche
11th Dec 2015
Inevitably at this time of year our thoughts turn towards Christmas, a time of family, happiness and celebration. I wrote a blog last year, exploring why I found the season difficu...
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dirkgently1066
11th Dec 2015
This is how I believe my depression is. Your mind is like an ocean. Feelings, secrets and memories are all hidden deep underwater. On the down days, you feel like you are drowning…...
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taliterblanche
10th Dec 2015
My mum brought home a book this evening. It is called, ‘Do Nice, Be Kind, Spread Happy’ and it is a book for children filled with ways to share your happiness – via crafts, photos ...
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taliterblanche
10th Dec 2015
I had 3 hours’ sound sleep last night after two hours of tai chi and deep meditation. The Work Capability Assessment this morning had been very much on my mind. I went for a walk a...
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08th Dec 2015
It’s the evening before my Work Capability Assessment. My CPN is taking me because I always get lost in strange places, sort of disoriented. She’s said I needn’t have put myself th...
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07th Dec 2015
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