Dear Friend, Michele and I would like to help you experience more MAGIC in your life. In order to do this, we’d like to include you in the insights and perspectives which have helped us the most. This episode is an invitation for those of you who don’t yet know us at Joy-Based Living, … More Meaningful conversations are the gateway to creating your best new normal – JBL is leading the way – Episode 26
Hey All! I’ve been awaiting one of my favorite teachers to bring his leadership and kind, intelligent, macro/micro, compassionate voice to the table. It showed up in my feed today. Yay! And as always, he doesn’t disappoint. Gabor Maté. And yes, Russell Brand did an excellent job in this interview as well. Thank you both, … More Addiction Transformation Trauma and Healing – wisdom during the time of corona – pandemics and infodemics
Paulina never mentions “narcissistic abuse” directly in this video (below), but it sounds like she’s been through some good therapy and I’m hoping she knows that what she is dealing with is Complex Post Traumatic Stress. The signs are there: Her bewilderment and confusion. CHECK. Her feelings of abandonment and betrayal. CHECK. Her confession that … More ex-Wife of narcissist – all the signs are there – Paulina Porizkova – CPTSR CPTSD severe codependency
Tune in tomorrow for more details. Debbie Happy Cohen, author and coach, is also the founder of Joy-Based Living. Her Master’s Degree is in counseling, specializing in family systems, trauma and turning OY into JOY! She lives on Lookout Mountain in Alabama, near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Debbie’s books include Reach Your Stars!, SANCTUARY and It’s … More What stage of trauma are you in? There are 4.
So there was this guy who had a really narcissistic boss and her name kind of sounded like or rhymed with Mary Lou Retton, so that’s what I started calling her inside of our conversations. I honestly don’t even remember the boss lady’s real name. Every time I referred to her as Mary Lou Retton,, … More Mental and emotional agility – you got this
Do you keep giving your power away to someone(s) in the name of love? Are you “too” giving/ good-natured/ kind-hearted??? Do you keep HOPING they will change? This one is for YOU. Listen to all episodes and share your questions here: https://anchor.fm/sassyshorts Grief is key. Really releasing – even killing – your fantasy – is … More Do you have HOPE(ium) addiction? When you break unhealthy bonds – the last thread can be the hardest #cptsr #cptsd #codependency
Your time is your life. Value it. The people you love are important. Value them. Your passion is important. Value you! Listen to your heart. Value life. If you have questions or comments, or a topic you’d like me to explore, this blog is where I read and respond the most.Episode 3: How to take … More How to remove self judgment from emotional trauma – drop it and ENJOY your life!
If you’re experiencing . . . TOO MUCH brain fog (not the desirable “idea generating” kind) TOO distracted, adhd-type of behavior (not the good juicy entrepreneurial kind) TOO MUCH people pleasing/ codependency (not the healthy customer service kind) LACK of awareness about what you really want – or what you really need in order to … More You want to keep growing. You’re stuck. You sense it’s YOU that’s in the way. This is for YOU.
Rather than explaining, I’m just going to post this image. I think it’s self explanatory. If you have questions or comments, please share. Negotiating for your JOY. It’s who you are. Much love, Happy D! Debbie Happy Cohen, founder of Joy-Based Living I want you to LOVE negotiating for JOY! | Author | Coach at … More The hardest part of healing emotional trauma is naming the enemy – Notes from my journal – CPTSD CPTSR CPTSI
Hey Friend! Did you ever hear about the priest in the long black robe who walked into the “wrong” hospital room and spoke the last rights to the “wrong” person, and that person died? I don’t have evidence to tell you if this has actually has happened but I do know that when doctors tell … More Own your power – Sassy Sunday 8 of 52