Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. January's theme is New Year, New Focus.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE Community here.

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This is my very first blog and I thought long and hard about what I would say. I wanted to think about a time in my life when I reached out and to my suprise there was someone ther...
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26th Jul 2014
I haven't any experience at writing blogs in the conventional way, so this the symbolic way I am looking back at 24th January 2013. Somewhere the nurse who greeted me into Priority...
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25th Jul 2014
I'm sitting here with the curtains closed, save for the one that's pulled back just enough to allow a small flow of air into the stifling room. I say sitting, but it's more crumple...
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24th Jul 2014
Im 37 years old,Have strong history of mental health illnesses in my family and suffered depression or what i thought was depression since school years ,Because i am rather loud pe...
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21st Jul 2014
so i went the doctors on Tuesday he gave me an emergency appointment with the hospital for Friday ant they've diagnosed me with borderline personality disorder (BPD) i don't really...
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20th Jul 2014
Can't sleep tonight It's now 00:47 and I've tried to go sleep since 10pm because I was tired. I've taken a sleeping tablet prescribed by the doctor and it's not working because I'v...
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15th Jul 2014
This week the Government announced its proposal to make talking therapies mandatory for people who are on benefits due to their mental health problems, but are deemed fit to work. ...
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15th Jul 2014
This weekend and last I've found myself in the company of old and new friends, all of whom hold a special place in my heart and help to soothe the pain and angst that I often feel....
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13th Jul 2014
1 - Understand Personality Style It is important to know that being ‘shy’ is a normal aspect of personality. As a child, shyness is common; after all, children are experiencing man...
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30th Jun 2014
Life is for living. Sometimes you have to take that leap of faith into the unknown and hope for the best. Since I was diagnosed in late 2011 with a Generalised Anxiety Disorder. I ...
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29th Jun 2014