Do what you love, be who you are #CPTSR #CPTSD #isolation

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Is the USA emotionally traumatized? How friendships can help us heal.

https://joybasedliving.com/store/ 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 global conversation where people develop the skills to create … More Is the USA emotionally traumatized? How friendships can help us heal.

3 levels of relationship stuckness – and how to get unstuck

I woke up today feeling inspired about offering a fresh angle on yesterday’s “traction” video: RELATIONSHIPS! We’ve all got’em. We all want them to be better. What can we do about it? Here are some ideas  . . . Yesterday’s video about getting traction, “3 levels of stuckness”: https://joybasedliving.com/2019/06/21/3-levels-of-stuck-get-traction-for-taking-inspired-action-cptsr-cptsd-codependency/ Cheers to YOU in FLIGHT! Much … More 3 levels of relationship stuckness – and how to get unstuck

I See God in You – Movie Therapy #RabNeBanaDiJodi #CPTSD #CPTSR #codependency

“How was I to know that healthy love includes generous amounts of positive feedback?” In previous posts (Rehab for codependency (Part 1 and 2), and 2 main lies codependents tell themselves), I mention two types of boundaries: 1. stop the negative. 2. build the positive. Many codependents apply boundary #1 (for years, even a lifetime) … More I See God in You – Movie Therapy #RabNeBanaDiJodi #CPTSD #CPTSR #codependency

Brene Brown Kicks Ass on Netflix – say adios to critics and trolls – GO GIRL!

Great presentation! Bravo Brené!! I love this: “If you are not in the arena getting your ass kicked on occasion because you were being brave, I am not interested in or open to your opinion about my work.” Hell Yeah!!! “There are millions of cheap seats in the arena. . . don’t pull that stuff from the cheap seats … More Brene Brown Kicks Ass on Netflix – say adios to critics and trolls – GO GIRL!

From Powerblind to Running Free (poster)

Richard Grannon, a fellow youtuber who helps people heal from CPTSD/CPTSR, used the word “powerblind” the other day to describe people whose unprocessed trauma keeps them stuck in their old story, preventing them from moving forward. The metaphor struck me as RIGHT ON, and I ran with it. Whenever I think of Joy-Based Living, I … More From Powerblind to Running Free (poster)

Goldilocks and the 3 Levels of Power

Finding healthy power and balance after emotional trauma* can be tricky because there is a tendency to go back to what’s familiar which isn’t necessarily what’s healthy!  The Goldilocks fairy tale offers a great metaphor that can help you find your way. “This porridge is too cold, this one is too hot… and this one … More Goldilocks and the 3 Levels of Power