I Am a Maladaptive Daydreamer | How to Control Extreme Fantasizing

Hi, I'm Shaina

I’m a Clarity Coach, mindset expert and interior design enthusiast living in sunny Los Angeles. I help people get unstuck and create a lifestyle they’re proud of.

We all daydream occasionally- about the boy we like, a tropical vacation or what it would be like to walk the red carpet.

But ever since I was a little girl, my “case” of daydreaming has been somewhat extreme. As I got older, it began interfering with my everyday life to the point where I completely tuned out my teachers in school or I would remain in bed longer than necessary to continue the alternate reality in my head.

Pretty recently, after catching myself gesturing and talking out loud to a daydream, I decided to do some research. After all, I could not be alone in this! Could I?

That’s when I came across the term, “maladaptive daydreaming.” And low and behold, I checked off every symptom.

It’s not a mental disorder of any sort- and in fact, it’s not considered a disorder at all. But, it is becoming more recognized.

So today, I just wanted to SHARE some quick information about “maladaptive daydreaming” and my quick tips on how to manage this behavior.

To WATCH this week’s video, “I Am A Maladaptive Daydreamer! How to Control Extreme Fantasizing,” click the image below.


My guilty pleasure is Bravo!
Real Housewives, Southern Charm, Vanderpump, Million Dollar Listing...I watch it all.
I'm a sucker for anything nostalgic.
I still watch reruns of Dawson's Creek on the regular
I know the lyrics to almost every 90's song.
Nathan says it's my hidden talent
My happy place?
Summer days. I love the beach, being tan, cookouts and country music!
Monica Gellar is my alter ego.
Cleaning and organizing are my therapy
I always have a candle burning at home.
I have a cabinet full of them.
My favorite movie?
Father of the Bride.
If I weren't a life coach...
I'd probably be an interior designer or do something in TV/ film production. Any chance I get to visit sets, I'm all over it!

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