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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After only one, brief post, written several years ago, why am I writing now? I honestly don't know, except that I have felt so awful for so long and somewhere inside me, I know tha...
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20th Jul 2017
I kept the existence of my breakdown a secret for a long time, dodging the inevitable questions became exhausting and lonely. My inability to be open and accept my diagnosis of dep...
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16th Jul 2017
Below are some excerpts from my mental health blog which can be found at and is updated regularly I remember it vividly. The day it all c...
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13th Jul 2017
Anxiety is quite debilitating, in the sense that it leaves you constantly thinking about the things you have done and their repercussions. From my understanding of it, it can be em...
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12th Jul 2017
I had to compare my past traumas with 2 very brave princes... referring to photo... I needed to start from the beginning harry spoke out with his emotions and experiences.. my moth...
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06th Jul 2017
I suffer from anxiety. Most of my friends probably know this already. But do they know what it means? Normal brain tells me, ‘hey you’re on holiday, take a couple of da...
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04th Jul 2017
You wake up every morning not knowing what the day is going to be like... You sit there in silence and suffer inside, you have outbursts because you feel like your not heard! It's ...
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03rd Jul 2017
Bereavement is an aspect of life everyone has to deal with, yet [it remains] a process [with] no clear guidelines. Each individual [deals with and processes death differently makin...
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03rd Jul 2017
I live with an Anxious Hug Monster every single day; every single day I wake up & The Anxious Hug Monster is there, ready to pounce at any moment, ready to turn my life upside down...
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29th Jun 2017
1. Treat others the way you wish to be treated.  2. Learn when to say NO, pleasing tendencies sometimes create stress. Every time you agree to do something you do not believe is ri...
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20th Jun 2017