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.

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So as I sit here, in my hospital bed, after having minor surgery, it gives me plenty of time to contemplate life. A funny thing for a 24 year old to want to do. However few 24 year...
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28th Feb 2015
Dalia shares her experience of self esteem classes below, for more information please visit her blog. To read part 1 of Dalia's blog, click here. The first part of the therapy deve...
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25th Feb 2015
Well woke up Wednesday am Gp appointment Friday 10am. Husband slept in the spare room after my mad episode two nights ago. I am so worried I have bits of memory about what happened...
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25th Feb 2015
I have never felt more compelled to write on this subject. The eating disorder is a genuine, hidden and damaging illness and needs to be exposed honestly and sensitively in order t...
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24th Feb 2015
BenJamin Zephaniah - poet - mental health - me and my mental poem to raise awareness 23.02.15 on the BBC this morning i did witness something that needs rental inside the feelings ...
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24th Feb 2015
"Good mental health is not simply the absence of diagnosable mental health problems, although good mental health is likely to help protect against development of many such problems...
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23rd Feb 2015
I took this picture in 2010, somewhere in Spain. I find travelling difficult - even when I'm feeling stable, it fills a part of me with panic and unease...and usually a few days in...
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21st Feb 2015
I'm not broken. I'm a warrior. I won't fall down. I am a survivor. I have taken so much from as long as I can remember and I will not just crawl into a corner to hide. My body is w...
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20th Feb 2015
Calling it “psychodiversity” rather than mental health reframes the debate The language in mental health is a constantly evolving phenomenon which doesn't hold true with the underl...
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15th Feb 2015
Dalia shares her experience of self esteem classes below, for more information please visit her blog. When I was in hospital, I received a phone call from the local Complex Care Te...
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11th Feb 2015