May 23, 2018

If you’ve never had experience with mental illness, consider yourself lucky-however, you will have a difficult time understanding it. Explaining mental illness to someone who’s never experienced its effects is like explaining color to someone who was born blind. 

A little bit of vulnerability here: I have personal experience with mental illness. I have struggled with both anxiety and depression, and I will be the first to tell you that it is no walk in the park, and there’s no magic cure. I’m an incredibly positive,...

May 6, 2018

"Now what?!"

I think to myself after I finally make the biggest leap of my life. 

The first time I visited California was in 2010 with my sister, Shayna. I didn't realize at the time that the life I imagined at 20 would be completely different than the life I am living now...

2013 was a rough year to say the least. I've had many pity parties since then, but I will spare you the details. Just as I thought things were improving in 2014, the Universe had other plans. Turns out I wasn't meant to pass out medication at the...

April 26, 2018

Environmental philosopher and Sierra Club co-founder John Muir once said, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks”.

Those words ring profoundly true. Unfortunately, with our societal norms of packed schedules and deadlines, not everyone gets to experience what Muir so passionately conveyed.

My early twenties were tumultuous for a plethora of reasons. I had become detached from the natural world which had been my haven as a child. At twenty-three I was struck head-on by a drunk driver. I was med...

April 5, 2018

In 2017 I left one corporate job (I hated) for another (much better) corporate job (that I also hated), and then was laid off 5 weeks in.  That’s stressful, right? No paycheck, no insurance, and no prospects. I had 2 options; Freak out and panic until I found a new job that I didn’t actually want or take a moment to stop, consider my time and options, and enjoy this new-found freedom that I’ve secretly been dying for.  I decided on the latter.

I decided this year I was going to take care of myself, if even in th...

March 22, 2018

Are you a deep thinker? Is it hard for you to be in large groups or over-stimulating environments? If so, you might be a Highly Sensitive Person - and that’s not a bad thing!

I have always known that I was more sensitive, and when I learned that 15-20% of the population is actually born this way, it was so comforting to me. If you are unsure about what being highly sensitive entails and want to learn more, check out these 5 signs that you are a highly sensitive person:

1. You feel what others feel.

Highly Sensitive Peo...

Please reload

Please reload

Reduce Anxiety/Panic While Wearing a Mask

May 12, 2020

1/10
Please reload

Email
Contact
Home

© 2016 by Shayna Mahoney. 

Shayna Mahoney

Holistic Life Coach

Tel: 774-330-2118

  • Facebook - Grey Circle
  • Instagram - Grey Circle
  • Pinterest - Grey Circle