3 metaphors for healing cultural and personal trauma (CPTSD) (CPTSR)

You deserve to swim fast, fly free, run like Secretariat and enjoy your treasure every single day of your life! So many metaphors, so little time!  PENGUINS AND SEAGULLS When I first started the Joy-Based Living conversation and community, I saw us cleaning ourselves and each other of cultural wounds (shame, abandonment, betrayal) the way … More 3 metaphors for healing cultural and personal trauma (CPTSD) (CPTSR)

What is Complex PTSD? CPTSD definition (healing from emotional abuse or toxic shame) (reference for therapists, coaches and clients) (CPTS-R)

Now that I’m moving the CPTSD conversation from “an aside” to a main topic in this here blog, I figured it’s time for a good ole definition.  Or Three. But first, a metaphor Race horses wear cheek pieces called blinders or blinkers that keep their vision focused forward and protect their eyes from dirt and mud. This is a … More What is Complex PTSD? CPTSD definition (healing from emotional abuse or toxic shame) (reference for therapists, coaches and clients) (CPTS-R)

Embodiment Meditation (reclaiming YOU after a mind-f### relationship) (CPTSD)

Embodiment Meditations can benefit anyone who wants to be more present in their day to start a meeting to begin a conscious conversation I’ve been starting coaching conversations with Embodiment Meditations in order to focus our energies to be more present and more aligned as we work toward – and co-author – a person’s future. … More Embodiment Meditation (reclaiming YOU after a mind-f### relationship) (CPTSD)

Brand New – BRING IT ON! Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self-Connection

https://payhip.com/b/YKL2 BRING IT ON! Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self-Connection This program is for anyone who is doing inner healing work and who understands that wounds get stored in our bodies; therefore, healing must happen in the body, not just the mind. If you DO WANT: to experience a day-to-day normal sense of contentment, ease, clarity … More Brand New – BRING IT ON! Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self-Connection

Popping bubbles of denial – how many need to burst before you can face reality? (cptsd, healing from emotional abuse)

When someone you love is repeatedly hurtful, facing reality can be hard. For this reason, whether it’s your own bubble of denial or someone else’s, popping such bubbles isn’t usually fun and (more often than not) requires repetition. Resistance is often due to Stockholm Syndrome (also known as trauma bonding or toxic loyalty). But the … More Popping bubbles of denial – how many need to burst before you can face reality? (cptsd, healing from emotional abuse)

Gossip vs. Speaking Up (saying what needs to be said)

I don’t know what to say to introduce this video. I think it speaks for itself. Empower Your Joy, Happy D! If you like this blog, please consider being a Patreon and take advantage of the Special Offer available through March 13, 2019 at https://www.patreon.com/joybasedliving If this video message speaks to you, so will  the Joy-Based … More Gossip vs. Speaking Up (saying what needs to be said)

Navigating difficult conversations with friends

One of the loneliest feelings in the world to me is trying to have a conversation with someone and your words have no landing place. I work really hard NOT to do that in close relationships where we are committed to connection, growth and development. BUT I’m really imperfect. And I’m strong. Sometimes that combo … More Navigating difficult conversations with friends

Joy Unleashed at the JBL Village with Juli Jordan (PG13 language)

Turn the volume UP for a super conversation with Super Juli at the JBL Village! With love and joy, Happy D! If you like this video, please support me at Patreon and take advantage of the Special Offer available through March 13, 2019 at https://www.patreon.com/joybasedliving If this video message speaks to you, so will  the … More Joy Unleashed at the JBL Village with Juli Jordan (PG13 language)