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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. December's theme is mental health during the holidays.

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.

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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I know what's it like to feel at your wit's end, as though you're giving everything you can to a difficult situation and to the people you love in terms of your patience and time -...
Posted by
SANE
26th Jul 2017
I was eleven when I had my first experience of mental illness. A year 7 in Comprehensive with her whole life ahead of her. That ended one morning when i had my first panic attack, ...
Posted by
clowilliams
25th Jul 2017
90% of the time I think I'm better off alone, but that damn 10% keeps dragging me back to the world of normal humans, persuading me that attempting to make & keep connections with ...
Posted by
micelf
24th Jul 2017
I don't know what you see when you look at me, but I know you don't see me. I guess you see someone less than who I am. I would advise you to open your mind, but I don't think you ...
Posted by
micelf
21st Jul 2017
Your eyes are open, but your mind is closed. Your brain is blinkered, your mind is blind. Reality, the thing you'll never see....
Posted by
micelf
21st Jul 2017
The title says it all, doesn’t it? There’s nothing good about suicide. But why do so many people feel like they can’t talk about it? When they feel that there&rsq...
Posted by
xv84
21st Jul 2017
After only one, brief post, written several years ago, why am I writing now? I honestly don't know, except that I have felt so awful for so long and somewhere inside me, I know tha...
Posted by
SANE
20th Jul 2017
No idea if this will work, but this song reflects my current mood: https://youtu.be/PXatLOWjr-k Why does it always rain on me?...
Posted by
micelf
17th Jul 2017
“Can you understand? Someone, somewhere, can you understand me a little, love me a little? For all my despair, for all my ideals, for all that - I love life. But it is hard, ...
Posted by
micelf
17th Jul 2017
I'm new..Hello! :) I'm still trying to figure out how things work round here. I just need somewhere to exorcise the demons in my head, before they come to life & eat my alive. (Met...
Posted by
micelf
17th Jul 2017
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