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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. July's theme is anxiety.

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, you have your copy saved. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to fundraising@sane.org.uk and we will moderate and upload onto here for you.

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

Although depression is spreading as we speak, clinical depression is often not fully understood, and is naively, by those who haven't experienced it, confused with normal sadness o...
Posted by
mindelate
10th May 2017
During 2017 after trying to attempt some mental health support, even after asking at the doctors surgery and being on two council of governors this is the first time I knew this wa...
Posted by
Mark Crossley
08th May 2017
Last year I saw my much loved daughter get married and I went to New York with her godmother, my best friend from school. It was November but the sun shone and it was so warm in Ce...
Posted by
AliceRitaK
06th May 2017
"Are you okay?" "Why are you looking miserable?" "Smile, for goodness sake, it might never happen". These questions are asked frequently. Little do people know what you are feeling...
Posted by
amyvictoria25
04th May 2017
Everyone knows the posts I'm talking about. The "could one friend please copy and repost (not share)? We're trying to demonstrate someone is always listening" or "I want my friends...
Posted by
emiliajoan
03rd May 2017
This blog post is by Mike Jones, who is diagnosed with schizophrenia. Hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world face a daily struggle with schizophrenia -- a mental heal...
Posted by
Jonathan Robinson
03rd May 2017
I've always thought of myself as a writer, as being eloquent and imaginative. I studied and did well in languages too so words have been and sometimes still are my earning currency...
Posted by
AliceRitaK
26th Apr 2017
One of the difficulties with both depression and anxiety is the near constant state of self-judgement. Every action, reaction, thought or utterance is placed under a microscope of ...
Posted by
dirkgently1066
26th Apr 2017
Are you currently facing life with schizophrenia? Do you have a loved one or a friend who is struggling with this mental health disorder? Do you want to reduce the stigma attached ...
Posted by
mikejones
25th Apr 2017
by Henry Lovett, Policy and Public Affairs Officer at The Physiological Society Stress is everywhere – nobody can get away without experiencing some form of stress. A heavy b...
Posted by
Jonathan Robinson
18th Apr 2017
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