Yesterday was #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, A chance to start a conversation and #StopStigma what is attached to the subject of suicide. We can be a helping hand. You are not alone. So, I'll start it off.. I'm Shannon, I'm 20 years old. I'm a suicide survivor. I'm not ashamed of that. So yeah.. I’m Shannon. I’m nothing special.… Continue reading World Suicide Prevention
Hey all, Shan is back again! (I'm on a roll) Hopefully this will be out and published on here on Monday 30th July at 9am! Fingers crossed. I want to talk about things you shouldn't and should say to someone who is battling with Social Anxiety Disorder! (Social Phobia) I've been battling with Social Anxiety… Continue reading 10 Things you shouldn’t and should say to someone with Social Anxiety Disorder! (Social Phobia)
As you are aware in the social media. Mental illness and mental health isn't portrayed in a good way. As it's 11:35pm on a Monday evening. I can't sleep as my head is in bits so I thought, I'd write on my blog. I have been diagnosed with social phobia disorder & depression since 19,… Continue reading So many negative things about my mental illnesses but what are my positives?
TRIGGER WARNING- Contains Suicide & Self Harm & Recovery. Recovery is a scary word whether it's physical or mental illness. Some days I can just zone out and think about what it would be like if I wasn't here. If it would be easier for my family? If it would be easier for people? If… Continue reading Tired of fighting but wont ever stop fighting.
Hello, I’m Shannon Diana, I’m 20 years old and I live in Aldridge. I’m your “Average” teen. I have a bubbly personality and I love to have a laugh. I sing in the shower and dance around the house. I eat cold left-over pizza for breakfast sometimes as I just can’t be arsed to make… Continue reading Welcome To My World.. ❤
Trigger warning- This post talks about self-harm and a suicide attempt and substance misuse. Please skip this post if you are feeling low. I started this blog when I was in a low state. I wanted to help other people. I wanted to feel better but, I wanted to end my life as the dark… Continue reading Fighting Back for the voices what are lost due to mental illness and stigma!
Well. If you would be telling me back 4 years ago while I was in the darkest time of my life and start of my recovery that I was going to be an award-winning mental health blogger. I probably wouldn’t believe you at all and would tell you to clear off in a polite manner.… Continue reading Labels are for jars. Not for people.