Shannon shares her inspirational life story including her struggles with low self-esteem and “Never feeling good enough.” Trying to live up to society’s stereotypical perceptions of “perfection.” The detrimental effects of emotional bullying and her long struggle with bulimia nervosa; alcohol and drugs, which almost cost her, her life. Combined with her extensive challenges with depression and anxiety.
Shannon is passionate about being a positive, life changing force for others and giving a voice to the importance of Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing. She believes that her journeys travelled, and life lessons learnt, have not merely been for her exclusive benefit, but to help others.
Her book offers readers a wealth of insight and tools, for both the sufferer, as well as their parents. Tools and recommendations for addicts and sufferers of emotional instability, which she has found incredibly helpful, on her roads to recovery.
Shannon has conducted in excess of 150 talks nationwide, reaching audiences of approximately 860 000 people. She has also been privileged to appear on several TV and radio platforms, together with writing articles for numerous magazines and internet portals on the above subjects.