.In 2020, Shannon watched as many people suffered through the COVID pandemic. Her time was limited; she was working her full-time writing job from home and homeschooling her daughter, but she felt called to help people. After a conversation with her dear friend Amanda, a light bulb clicked. Shannon spent 15 years of her life health coaching and giving retreats to children, adults, and families and she is also a writer; what if she used her talents and compiled the handouts she's made over the years into books to help people become happier, healthier, and better able to handle stress? And so it began with her first publication, Kissing Stress Goodbye, a workbook of mindfulness, health, nutrition, and fitness strategies to reduce stress.