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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.

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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Remember, if you're in need of support, our confidential services are always here.

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I sat in my car, dumbstruck, wondering whether to just continue on to work, or if there was suddenly some seismic shift in me since I set out for my assessment appointment that mor...
Posted by
AEJ1967
04th Feb 2014
Two and a half years ago I begun to feel depressed. Nothing happened, there was no reason for me to be depressed. Everyone told me I had the perfect life, everyone was jealous of m...
Posted by
ellieh
31st Jan 2014
It Doesn't Have To Be That Way... Crumpled paper on the ground. Broken. Damaged. Wilted. Ignored. Devoid of all hope, all joy, all recognition. A stranger looking back from the mir...
Posted by
NeuroticNelly
31st Jan 2014
This week I have come across what can only described as 'hatred' for people with Borderline Personality Disorder. It shocked me. Don't get me wrong, years ago, before I was diagnos...
Posted by
AEJ1967
30th Jan 2014
I was in my thirties when I finally (better late than never!) found out that it was my reaction to food chemicals that caused my depression and anxiety. Previously, my whole life I...
Posted by

30th Jan 2014
Somehow, because I wasn't stick thin, because I was chubby and disgusting, I felt as if I hadn't earnt the title "Eating Disorder". Like I was a fake. Pathetic. I would frantically...
Posted by
chelseasummer93
30th Jan 2014
The weather has been crappy and cold. It feels more like the Antarctic rather than the USA. I have been feeling a little overwhelmed and tired. I would like to get out and take a w...
Posted by
NeuroticNelly
29th Jan 2014
I could use a little sleep each night, instead I go for walks and being drawn to my local cemetery where I'll sit until 4 in the morning. I try to be logic but all my logic's have ...
Posted by
Kentboy1
27th Jan 2014
I started writing about my mental health struggles in 2010, when I was still reeling from finding out that my 'emotional issues' had a name and could be understood by someone outsi...
Posted by
AEJ1967
25th Jan 2014
I recently began writing as a way to process my past pain. I wrote this within 5 minutes and when I read it back it still doesn't quite hit home that it was my reality as a child o...
Posted by
ASaneNewWorld
25th Jan 2014
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