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

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.

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We live in a world so focused to win, We see a person but don’t look within, We see a goal and strive right ahead, Missing out on the journey instead.   Society says that we ...
Posted by
SANE
18th Oct 2017
I would like to share a photo of a sewing piece I recently completed which surrounds my experience of mental illness. The piece is hand sewn and represents a variety of experiences...
Posted by
SANE
22nd Sep 2017
Suicide is lonely. The solution to an endless fight against my own mind. So exhausted, nothing else seems possible.   Blinded by darkness. Where am I? Who am I? An inescapable dark...
Posted by
SANE
14th Sep 2017
I am happy now, but it wasn’t always so.  After many traumatic childhood experiences, I developed Dependent Personality Disorder.  After being told by my mother so many times...
Posted by
SANE
04th Sep 2017
The irony right? Those who know me on a personal level, and even on a professional level to some degree know how fiercely independant I am. In fact, I pride myself on this fact, be...
Posted by
SANE
29th Aug 2017
What can I say about relationships? The easiest thing I can do is compare them to those pick a mix sweets you used to buy from that corner shop for like 20p and you would never kno...
Posted by
SANE
29th Aug 2017
I know more than I'd like to about toxic relationships. Having grown up, as an only child, with parents who argued constantly & had many negative issues, it wasn't long before thei...
Posted by
SANE
24th Aug 2017
I’m actually crying and tears are rolling down my cheeks.  It’s 5.45am in the morning and I have just returned to my 4 star hotel bedroom in Spain, following the second...
Posted by
SANE
23rd Aug 2017
Self control sucks, why is it we want the things we want so bad? Yet we get mad at ourselves the moment we have at it. Some people go their whole lives caught up in addictive behav...
Posted by
SANE
22nd Aug 2017
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
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