Month: February 2018

Makeup & Mental Health

Two big things in my life. I don’t suffer and I’m not a victim, I battle Depression & Social Phobia Disorder (Form of Anxiety) I will get better, but it just takes time for your recovery and different treatments and I haven’t found the right one for me yet. I have that little bit of

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Real Life Nightmares

Have you ever had one of those nightmares what you suddenly have woken up in a sweat? Maybe crying or screaming for help? Maybe rushing for your family members for a hug because it felt that real it scares the living daylights out of you. You see, My nightmare is real life like a black

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Mental Health Battle Part 3!

It’s 2018!!  I’m a bit late as we are in late February and its nearly March. But I’d thought I would do another Mental Health Story Part 3!  Part 1 – My Mental Health Battle. Part 2- My Mental Health Battle Part 2! I’m not going to lie to you on my blog and say that I’m

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Gym Time.

As you know, I love my blog and I love writing. I found my hidden talent. When I feel down, I start writing.   I love helping people and helping myself.  I’ve had a long ass battle with low self-esteem. I’ve been battling it since I was 11 I think. I have days like today where

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When is it my time to be good enough?

This post is very deep in my feels now. But it’s true, I just want to feel loved for once without silly mind games and playing with my head. I can’t take any more. I battle my head and thoughts 24/7 so I don’t fancy battling with my feelings as well. I hate mind games.

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I didn’t understand how serious mental illness really was until I experiencing it myself.

When I was back in school. I saw people having counselling for illnesses what I didn’t even know about back then. I heard about self harm and how people did it. It was playground gossip. I heard things like they only did it for attention. So back then I was like well I would never

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Stigma & Scars & Tears & Smiles & Hope!

It’s your girl Shannon!  Well yeah, because it’s my blog but I always wanted to say that but let’s carry on about this post.  Living with Depression and Anxiety. Well it’s not the best thing than dominos cookies. But it’s a hurdle I am jumping through every single day of my life. It’s emotionally let

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Life as a mental health advocate & blogger..

*currently listening to survival by Eminem because why not! And my sleep pattern is all over the place* It’s not that easy as people expect. It’s not a walk in a park. It’s not being lazy. It’s not sitting on your bum. Trust me lad, answering emails and trying to write posts when your concentration

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5 months SH free!

 You saw the title. I am five months SH free. No abusing any alcohol substances or hurting myself. SH- Self Harm I had small relapses. I touched a razor blade with the safety cap on but never used it and opened a bottle of gin, but I never drank it I poured it down the

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Alcohol Misuse & Recovery!

Trigger Warnings- Alcohol Misuse & Breakup. I am 5 months self harm free!!! 💜🖤 So, from my previous blog post on invisible illnesses, I thought I’d do a post about this. I’m not proud of this but it’s part of my journey and you guys are my 2nd family. You see, I was scared &

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