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

We just reached 100! Thank you!!

Congratulations to us for keeping this conversation alive – about Joy-Based Living, and about developing mindsets where joy can thrive! One would think – I used to think – that a conversation about JOY would be lighthearted and easygoing… but surprisingly… it often takes quite a bit of courage! Why? Because we have to let … More We just reached 100! Thank you!!

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)

90 seconds – heal cptsr, cptsd, codependency – trade flags for waves

Enjoy a free download of today’s graphic (click to enlarge): 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 online … More 90 seconds – heal cptsr, cptsd, codependency – trade flags for waves

Celebrate your courage (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

Congratulations to all of us for showing up with so much courage and commitment. May self-compassion heal the world. 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 … More Celebrate your courage (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

3 levels of stuck – get traction for taking inspired action – #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

I know I’ve been posting a lot about trauma lately. After 20 years of coaching people to reach their dreams and goals, I’ve been surprised to learn just how strongly “post traumatic stress” can keep people stuck. But really, my interest isn’t about trauma. The purpose of all healing and all creation – is JOY!!! … More 3 levels of stuck – get traction for taking inspired action – #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

I really do love the power of prayer… and the expansive feelings that come from the heart… they are like waves, so worthy of surfing. I hope you enjoy this video and that it lightens and brightens your day. Much love, Happy D! For more info about CPTSR/ CPTSD/ codependency/ co-narcissism, just enter any of … More Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

What are your core values? (Heal CPTSR, CPTSD, codependency)

Before figuring out boundary-setting tactics… you’ve got to answer this first: 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 What are your core values? (Heal CPTSR, CPTSD, codependency)

Love letter to co-narcissists #healing #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

(note: a co-narcissist is someone who has been targeted by a narcissist and is dealing with the effects of complex post traumatic stress (CPTSD / CPTSR / codependency)) I believe Love is the greatest power in the Universe. I have seen it work miracles time and time again. Recently, I had the honor and privilege … More Love letter to co-narcissists #healing #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency