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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. November's theme is Self-Care.

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 and we will moderate and upload it 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

Who's that sleeping next to me at night? Oh, that's just my imaginary friend. Who's that mimicking my stretch first thing in the morning? Oh, that's just my imaginary friend. Who's...
Posted by
happymind
09th Aug 2017
I did it last week, took myself to the doctors and told them exactly how I was feeling scared, terrible anxiety, unhappy and unable to cope with life . Two years of stress and upse...
Posted by
gibbo72
07th Aug 2017
I am sick of hearing how lucky i am...i no i have friends and people in my life who love and care about me but i dont think that necessarily makes me lucky...i spend a lot of time ...
Posted by
whisper28
01st Aug 2017
YOUR NAME Our ‘Given Name’ Most of us are given our names at birth by our parents, hence ‘given name’. Some of us are Christened in church, which is to be b...
Posted by
horrorreader
01st Aug 2017
I've just signed up with Sane not knowing what to expect. Managed to read a few blogs and already feel like I have so much respect for the people who share what's going on in their...
Posted by
nixie9
27th Jul 2017
I know what's it like to feel at your wit's end, as though you're giving everything you can to a difficult situation and to the people you love in terms of your patience and time -...
Posted by
SANE
26th Jul 2017
I was eleven when I had my first experience of mental illness. A year 7 in Comprehensive with her whole life ahead of her. That ended one morning when i had my first panic attack, ...
Posted by
clowilliams
25th Jul 2017
90% of the time I think I'm better off alone, but that damn 10% keeps dragging me back to the world of normal humans, persuading me that attempting to make & keep connections with ...
Posted by
micelf
24th Jul 2017
I don't know what you see when you look at me, but I know you don't see me. I guess you see someone less than who I am. I would advise you to open your mind, but I don't think you ...
Posted by
micelf
21st Jul 2017
Your eyes are open, but your mind is closed. Your brain is blinkered, your mind is blind. Reality, the thing you'll never see....
Posted by
micelf
21st Jul 2017
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