Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. October's theme is Motivating Yourself.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE Community here.

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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.

Creative Expressions Guidelines

At work today, an issue was identified on a case I had worked on. The issue itself was irrelevant and quickly resolved but my reaction to it was interesting. As soon as I knew I ha...
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08th Jun 2014
I'm James Thomas. A health expert who has plenty of experience working with various health NGOs around Texas. In my spare time, I love to read and I'm an occasional blogger as well...
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05th Jun 2014
I was actually ill with my mental health problems from about the age of 15. But like many people it wasn't until later on in life that I actually became diagnosed, and my diagnose'...
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31st May 2014
For my money, international travel doesn’t suit the depressed and anxious. Like me, a lot of people who suffer from depression feel far more comfortable in familiar surroundings, w...
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28th May 2014
When music teacher, Angela, suffered a serious depressive episode, her husband took matters into his own hands. He encouraged Angela to take time off work to allow herself to recov...
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27th May 2014
SANE supporter Giselle Evans has shared her wonderful piece of prose, as part of SANE's #healingwords campaign.   I do not know who I am any more. Which is the real me? Am I the st...
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23rd May 2014
Black rainbow is the heart-breaking story of a woman who seemed to have everything until she was hit by two severe depressive episodes. In her memoir, Rachel Kelly talks of her exp...
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19th May 2014
SANE supporter Bryony Holland has suffered from a panic disorder since a very young age and saw travelling as too much of a risk. For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, she explains how s...
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17th May 2014
SANE's very own Media Assistant Nicola reflects on the time she was diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and discusses why she is passionate to raise the profile of th...
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16th May 2014
SANE supporter Alex reflects on her experiences with anxiety and depression, and discusses what advice she would give to someone who may be in a similar position. I want to tell yo...
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16th May 2014