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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. November's theme is Self-Care.

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. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to fundraising@sane.org.uk and we will moderate and upload it 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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Lost in a world that no-one can see, But I'm happy and safe right here, It's the one and only place I can be, Myself with nothing to fear. I can hold my pen, allow it to move, Wher...
Posted by
Angela McCrimmon
10th Nov 2015
10. It’s Never Too Late At 35, I understood that I still had a significant portion of my life to live. But I figured that my personality and values had been set. For better or wors...
Posted by
dirkgently1066
06th Nov 2015
There is so much in the media right now about the stigma surrounding mental health issues, and all of that exposure is doing great things in reducing the stigma. As a journalist an...
Posted by
lucyd
05th Nov 2015
Consider the BPD sufferer What does your mind conjure up? Consider what you have heard about Borderline personality disorder? what comes to mind? Is it Glenn Close in the movie ‘Fa...
Posted by
harveysmiles
03rd Nov 2015
Despite this being a perpetual theme running throughout this blog, the concept of staying grounded is indeed a proved benefit for each and every one of us. If the act is practiced ...
Posted by
mindingbb
03rd Nov 2015
In my opinion, and as a former patient with schizophrenia, new public health policy may be in breach of the Hippocratic Oath that used to compel medical professionals to "first, do...
Posted by
barry-curtis
02nd Nov 2015
Driving back home in the dark last night Gabrielle Aplin's 'The Power of Love' was blaring out of the stereo. It instantly threw me back a year and I began thinking about the last ...
Posted by
Baz1050
01st Nov 2015
Hi I can't believe I have found a group if anyone has any advice please help I losing control my mind has gone I have suffered for 7 years I have family and professional but I can'...
Posted by
shaza43
01st Nov 2015
In this world........it's not enough to be me In this world.........I have to be able to nod,smile,drink a pint,say "how's your day" In this world........no one can be different or...
Posted by
greatpretender
30th Oct 2015
It's just gone 2am and I can't sleep. We move house tomorrow and I'm just wanting the ordeal over. I went out for a meal with my son, home to help us. It's the first break I've had...
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