Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. As April is Stress Awareness Month, this month's blog theme is stress.

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Creative Expressions Guidelines

Living in my world is hard to describe. The mixture of confusion is baffling at times, i have good days, and i have bad days, sometimes the bad outweighs the good, when this happen...
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29th Dec 2012
Been having a good day today till you get that moment when someone tries to wind you up and you can't help to show them that they have . But hey ho ....
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27th Dec 2012
I know it's been a while since I last put a blog up . We all know how tough getting over depression is . I would love to say I'm over it . But the truth is I'm far from it. Yes I h...
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26th Dec 2012
I'm 48 now and a pattern of good health followed by dramatic dips (sometimes years) into poor mental health has emerged. I still persist in trying to work out what went 'wrong' in ...
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23rd Dec 2012
its weird writing a blog that doesnt rhyme In truth i am just testing this idea of keeping a blog again. does my mind have too much going on? Maybe i should talk about the 21st of ...
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23rd Dec 2012
A few days ago, I was trying to walk home in the wind and rain. My umbrella kept on blowing inside out and I kept trying to fix it. I ended up losing one of my bags trying to battl...
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23rd Dec 2012
How I wish the title was Dodging the December Depression instead, but no. This has happened to me a few years in a row now. Midnight strikes on the 30th of November and WHAM! I am ...
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21st Dec 2012
Having three jobs, albeit all part-time, can mean a lot of Christmas parties and in fact, we had two just last week. Add to work parties, the parties organised by church and friend...
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John Garth Raubenheimer
20th Dec 2012
Hello everyone. I've started a daily poetry blog at While it's helping me clarify my thoughts on my own condition, it's also designed to sup...
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18th Dec 2012
In 2011 I took a massive step. I quit my job, ended my relationship, packed all my worldly goods into my sister's attic and took to the high seas. Alone. Solo. Independent woman. I...
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07th Dec 2012