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Newsflash… We have emotions.

Yes, you have read the title! We are going to talk about emotions. 

Definition of emotions – Feelings like sadness and anger that people have in response to different thoughts and situations. Sometimes people can also feel more than one emotion at the same time (like feeling both excited and scared to ride a roller coaster). 

We have 7 basic emotions! (We obviously have more emotions than that but I’ll talk about complex emotions in another blog post!) 

They are definitions of emotions from the English dictionary. 

  1. Anger- A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility.
  2. Fear- Be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or harmful.
  3. Disgust- A feeling of revulsion or strong disapproval aroused by something unpleasant or offensive.
  4. Contempt- To feel contempt for someone or something.
  5. Joy- A feeling of great pleasure and happiness.
  6. Sadness- A feeling or showing sorrow; unhappy.
  7. Suprise- An unexpected shock or event. 


It doesn’t make us weak. It makes us human.

Some people can regulate their emotions and that’s ok. 

Some people can’t regulate their emotions and that’s ok. 

Some people can feel a lot of emotions and that’s ok.

Some people can feel nothing due to past traumas etc and that’s ok. 

But you want to know what’s not ok?! Judging someone on their emotions.  

It’s okay to feel any sort of emotion. It’s okay to talk about how we are feeling inside. I’ll be honest, I’m not feeling 100% at the moment. But I know this feeling is normal with grief. 

How are you feeling? 

No.. Please don’t lie to me. 

How are you really feeling? 

Please don’t ever suffer in silence. Please know that’s it ok not to be ok. It’s totally ok. 

 Till next time folks! 

Love, Shannon Diana xx 


Mental illness isn’t going to get the last laugh. I am

I fight for my health and for other people’s health every single day in a way most people won’t understand, we aren’t lazy. We are warriors! 

If you don’t feel like talking to yet, I’ll always be here and I’ll help out any way I can. You aren’t alone. 

I know how it feels to be pushed aside. But listen, you are amazing and I’m proud of you so much. 

Just so you know, it’s okay not to be okay you know, even the happiest person in the universe has their bad days. You can get through this dark hole. I believe in you. 

You are loved. You are worth the fight. You are more than your illnesses, you can fight this I believe in you. You are flawless. You are fabulous. You aren’t alone. You are amazing and I’m proud of you all. 

You can beat these thoughts. I believe in you. I will always be there for you even if it’s on the internet or email or even in person one day.  You are loved. You are needed in this world because you are YOU. You are badass for battling mental illness daily. I care about every single one of you. You are more than enough. You don’t need to please anyone else.

Here is some numbers to contact if you are expierencing a mental health crisis: 

Samaritians- For everyone! 24 hours, 7 days a week: 

Call this number – 116 123 

Email address is 

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – For Men!  5pm to midnight every day.

Call this number: 0800 58 58 58 

Webpage chat room if you don’t want to phone the link is: Webpage Chat

Papyrus- For people under 35! Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm. Weekends 2pm to 10pm. Bank Holidays 2pm to 5pm. 

Phone number: 0800 068 41 41 

Text Number: 07786 209697


Childline- For children and young people under 19. 

Call 0800 1111 (Number won’t show up on your phone bill) 

The Silver Line- For older people 

Call: 0800 4 70 80 90 

In the US: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or the National Hopeline Network at 1-800-784-2433

In Austraila- Call Lifeline Austraila at 13 11 14

In other countries- Visit ISAP OR to find a helpline in your country. 

Other places you could go or ring in a crisis in UK: 

  1. Call your GP- Ask for an emergency appointment. 
  2. Call 111 – Out of hours- They will help you find the support and help you need. 
  3. Contact your mental health crisis team if you have one. 

If you would like to contact me for PR or any collaborations or even support if you are going through a bad time. Please follow my social media accounts and email me.

Instagram- @Shannondianaxx  

Twitter- @SDianaax 


Facebook Page- Mental Health & My Life

Youtube Channel – Shannon Diana




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