Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. The topic for June is motivation.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE Community here.

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I've had depression for nearly all my life in snippets and then a major episode when I was admitted to The Priory Roehampton. I've done a lot of therapy on my family of origin, my ...
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29th Mar 2015
Just to let you know before I begin I have never spoke honestly of this night i choose to do something stupid, and there it is "something stupid". Why can't we call it what it is a...
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24th Mar 2015
The Story They say that everyone has a story in them; I used to romanticise about stories. Amidst the black oak beams and whitewashed walls of The Sportsman, the homely village pub...
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23rd Mar 2015
if anyone has read my previous blogs and my story, i have stated many times that I have been suffering with an anxiety disorder for years and year since I was very young. It has mo...
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22nd Mar 2015
My depression is not a constant state of overwhelming sadness, although it often feels like it is. My depression is the shadow in my peripheral vision, something I see there in fla...
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21st Mar 2015
SANE Fundraiser Kev Pop very kindly shared his blog about dance with us, along with a†video. Kev is raising money for better mental health by holding a dance party at the Resistanc...
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20th Mar 2015
It is important at this point to make one thing clear - I, myself, have never suffered from depression. I have had particularly low points in my life; however this is a situation f...
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16th Mar 2015
After being signed off of work for 2 months and getting more frustrated waiting for the elusive CBT appointment, I decided to start my own support group. After being totally open a...
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16th Mar 2015
So many people over the years have been shocked and amazed that I talk so openly about being mentally ill. Iím told on a regular basis that Iím brave, courageous, inspirational eve...
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16th Mar 2015
Today, the day I write this blog, I am giving up and will wait to see what happens. Wouldn't it be great to be able to choose a new head?. A head that was brand new. No memories, N...
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15th Mar 2015