Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. The topic for June is motivation.

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'Fragmented' is a word that comes frequently into my mind. Now, as I write, Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto plays the beautiful Adagio, it is 11.15pm and I feel relatively peacefu...
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01st Aug 2016
Following my second session of CBT, a chance to take stock what what I have learned and what I hope to achieve. Firstly though, let’s address a couple of important issues. *What Is...
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24th Jul 2016
Hi there. My name is Georgia, and I'm an eighteen year old from Kent, England. I'm a Gemini, an animal lover and a strong advocate that more needs to be done to lessen the stigma a...
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15th Jul 2016
my name is Toni and I am a 29 year old woman from Ruislip, my mental health has always been a struggle for as long as I remember. I have been diagnosed with emotionally unstable pe...
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08th Jul 2016
This week has marked the beginning of something new... I've decided to take control and ownership of my life, after yet another manic breakdown. I've decided the change my career f...
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07th Jul 2016
A Practical Approach in How I Manage Negative Thoughts and Feelings By Ruairi Thomas 28th May, 2016 Part 1 Writing a Letter to Yourself, and Starting a Dialogue with Yourself As a ...
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07th Jul 2016
The Right to Speak & the Importance of Talking By Ruairi Thomas – A Journal Entry “How do I know what I think until I see what I say?” E.M.Forster In the experience of personal dif...
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07th Jul 2016
It’s been a turbulent time for me since suffering psychosis back in 2001 when I was sectioned for over 5 weeks. The problem wasn’t then as such, but a general failure t...
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07th Jul 2016
Anxiety is part of my life. I feel anxious at some point every single day, I am just able to control it better on some days over others. I try my best to focus on the positives of ...
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05th Jul 2016
Unsure what to say or where to start...As it says in the title "I don't know how to open up" Right start with the easy stuff! I'm a 41 yr old female from Scotland, I have lived her...
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26th Jun 2016