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Escaping your comfort zone A coldish evening and I am back from a class on how to give a presentation, cradling a mug of celebratory hot chocolate. Even the thought of the lesson h...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Seeing afresh It’s the weekend, and a cousin has brought her three-year-old daughter, Hannah, for lunch. She is playing with our pink pig salt shaker on the kitchen table, pi...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Celebrating   As someone with school-age children, I am still in a world of milestones and congratulatory moments: certificates, the odd cup (well, one awarded to a son for his &ls...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Socialising and friendships There’s a joy to voluntary solitude when we happily spend time with ourselves. No one put it better than the poet, William Wordsworth: When from o...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Enjoying simple pleasures One of my simple pleasures is scraping the chocolate froth off the top of a cappuccino in my local cafe?. It’s a small delight that sets my heart be...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Smiling and laughing My niece is still at that delightful age when she laughs at her own jokes. She recently shared a few of her latest offerings: how many tickles does it take to ...
Posted by
SANE
19th Mar 2019
Five years ago, I wrote a memoir Black Rainbow about suffering from severe depression. At the time, the most common reaction was that I was brave to open up about the condition. St...
Posted by
SANE
15th Mar 2019
“Self Love” is a song that is sung by SANE: Changing Mental Health for Good supporter Shocka. I really like this song because of the beat, and the message it sends. It ...
Posted by
SANE
15th Mar 2019
Do you ever feel guilty? I do. Do you ever feel guilty for having a mental illness? I do sometimes. If I am being honest, I feel guilty one heck of a lot. In fact, I actually stopp...
Posted by
cwmd1
09th Mar 2019
Hello! My name is Rebecca and I’m currently a second year in Experimental Psychology at Oxford University. In my spare time here at uni I enjoy being a student ambassador, ru...
Posted by
SANE
06th Mar 2019
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