Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

Trauma. Spirituality. Peak Performance. These are my areas of expertise, and they are all strangely and magically intertwined. The more I learn about one, the more the other 2 make sense. The more I help someone strengthen one, the stronger the other 2 become in their lives. Imagine an Olympic hopeful. She has a mental … More Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

Embracing Trauma: From surviving to surfing. Ride the tide, there is ecstasy on the other side!

I grew up in Miami, a city where swimming is a regular past-time and where surviving undercurrents in the Atlantic Ocean is a regular part of swimming lessons. When overwhelming emotions take over, they can feel like an undercurrent, a riptide. That’s what trauma is – overwhelming sensations that make you feel paralyzed. If you … More Embracing Trauma: From surviving to surfing. Ride the tide, there is ecstasy on the other side!

Black Crayon Boy – a Healing Fairy Tale for Blooming Misfits #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Hey!¬†Should Healing Fairy Tales be called Hairy Tales? If this video resonates with you, I want you to know you are not alone. There are so many blooming misfits in the world these days, and it’s your turn now. Watch a video introduction to creating your own BLOOMING MISFITS conversation here: https://joybasedliving.com/bloomingmisfits/ Get your copy … More Black Crayon Boy – a Healing Fairy Tale for Blooming Misfits #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

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

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)