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 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.

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So it's my first post and I am going to get straight to the point. I am sick of my anxiety. Sick to the back teeth of it. It was always lurking in the background, rearing it's ugly...
Posted by
03rd Mar 2016
so here it goes writing my first ever blog, I have suffered on and off with mental health, self harming and depression since I was 16. It difficult to explain when people look at y...
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29th Feb 2016
So, if I'm going to write a blog I might as well do it, right?! I've not been able to put string any dialogue together for a few months now, it's been like wading through treacle. ...
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28th Feb 2016
I have been writing my blog for nearly three months now and in that time I have encountered many things about other people's anxiety that I didn't realise before. In many ways, it ...
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26th Feb 2016
The news last night sickened me, seeing Jimmy Saville surrounded by children, putting his hands on boys, hearing him talking about making young girls say ouch, made me feel sick to...
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26th Feb 2016
Describing what depression feels like to others is hard - whenever I have a cloudy day, it is hard to explain why the clouds are there; I do not even know myself. I guess there may...
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26th Feb 2016
People run for different reasons. For some people enjoyment is the key thing, for others it’s about looking good and feeling good; running to stay happy and healthy. For me, runnin...
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Hazel Christie
25th Feb 2016
It is two years on but I remember the details like it was yesterday. Walking over the bridge back to my car, the phone call that told me something was wrong. Packing a bag, driving...
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25th Feb 2016
Hi everyone I am doing a talk to police officers who are training to be negotiators.. I was wondering if anyone had anything they would like these officers to no or have any tips f...
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22nd Feb 2016
I feel like I'm too smart for where I am, I look at the world and I know I don't belong here. I know it sounds weird, it might sound that I'm too full of it and that I'm too smug b...
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18th Feb 2016