Testimonial for Her Right Foot – Statue of Liberty – Freedom for Joy

Cheers to our freedom, well-being and joy!! Much love, Happy D!! For more info about CPTSR/ CPTSD/ codependency/ co-narcissism, just enter any of those terms in the search bar (in the website footer) at https://joybasedliving.com/ Debbie Happy Cohen is a master coach with a graduate degree in counseling. She’s the founder of Joy-Based Living, an … More Testimonial for Her Right Foot – Statue of Liberty – Freedom for Joy

Hey, your neediness is showing! (Worst thing imaginable to say to someone with codependency issues)

The essence of my life’s work is turning nothing into something… making the invisible visible. This is the case when it comes to healing the inner parts of ourselves that have been abandoned, neglected, shamed, rejected. Letting them be witnessed and validated, giving them the air and oxygen so that they can heal. Turning nothing … More Hey, your neediness is showing! (Worst thing imaginable to say to someone with codependency issues)

Do haters slow you down or affect your mood? Use your superpower to WIN – with LOVE. #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Do haters influence how you feel about yourself, about others or even about life itself? Do haters slow you down, suffocate your energy or stop you from doing what you love? Don’t give them that power. Fortify yourself. Use the experience as an opportunity to amplify your SUPERPOWER: Your bold, brash unconditional ACCEPTANCE. Acceptance of them … More Do haters slow you down or affect your mood? Use your superpower to WIN – with LOVE. #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Affirmations for dealing with people who overwhelm you #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

When you regularly feel confused, overwhelmed, disconnected-from-self, or a bit too crazy after spending time with the same person – consider the idea that it’s not you – maybe, just maybe – it’s them. (Search terms: cognitive dissonance and double-binds).  Maybe said person is doing it on purpose, maybe she’s not. Maybe he’s got mental … More Affirmations for dealing with people who overwhelm you #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

The freedom ride from Hell NO to Hell YES!! 4 stages. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

Your freedom is why you’re here. It’s what makes the healing journey so worth it. I’ve witnessed and experienced these 4 Stages and they are tried and true, to the point of predictability. Check them out and you can decide for yourself. Although they generally go in order from 1 to 4, it’s normal to … More The freedom ride from Hell NO to Hell YES!! 4 stages. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

I Love Spirit (and I feel corny sharing that publicly)

I really love Spirit, the energy that connects us all in sparkly waves of light. I’ve always felt a strong connection to Spirit, God, the Universe or whatever you choose to call it. I seem to experience it more often and more deeply than most people but I’m not sure why. I love being able … More I Love Spirit (and I feel corny sharing that publicly)

Mantras for INTEGRATING MAGIC AND EMOTIONAL DEPTH in healing CPTSR, CPTSD and Codependency

The absolute worst part of trauma is that it it is an experience of DISCONNECTION from your SELF. From your light, your deepest knowing, your most magical, creative, empowered, radiant self. Your traction, your power and ability to focus forward depends fully on a strong positive sense of CONNECTION with your SELF. Healing trauma means … More Mantras for INTEGRATING MAGIC AND EMOTIONAL DEPTH in healing CPTSR, CPTSD and Codependency

Celtic Chakra Meditation and Coaching Yourself with Conscious Questions

These days, many people are hyper-focused in the question “WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?” The question is usually compulsive and demanding and I see it as a trap that isn’t likely to lead to real change or transformation. One of the most important things I provide as a life and business coach is space … More Celtic Chakra Meditation and Coaching Yourself with Conscious Questions