Consciousness is nourishment – SASSY SUNDAY – 24 of 52

Hey everyone! Reverend SASSY SHORTS is here and I am listening. Listening. To what? To this very moment. I invite you to join me. . . For years, my closest friends have observed, sometimes with admiration, sometimes with polite impatience and sometimes with amazement – that I am the slowest eater EVER. I remember when … More Consciousness is nourishment – SASSY SUNDAY – 24 of 52

Pop yourself out of emotional flashbacks and back into the present moment #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

You are Love. Imagine yourself popping bubble wrap each time you look at this mantra symbol! You’ll pop yourself back into the present moment each time you remind yourself that you are safe, right here, right now, in this present moment! Pop! Pop! pop! The image above shows an improved version of the mantra symbol … More Pop yourself out of emotional flashbacks and back into the present moment #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

A mantra symbol for handling digestive issues which are triggered by trauma #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

I just created this mantra symbol for managing emotional flashbacks and digestive issues which are really common among people who have CPTSD/ CPTSR/ severe codependency. … More A mantra symbol for handling digestive issues which are triggered by trauma #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

I just received this gorgeous letter

A few days ago, a woman whom I had never met reaches out to me at Instagram. Turns out she’s from Vienna and she’s a close friend of my dear friend Natascha. Her name is Heidi. She tagged me in a comment and “casually” mentioned that my book SANCTUARY changed her life. I was physically … More I just received this gorgeous letter

Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but …

Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but … Hiding my truth is way too fucking exhausting. Plus, expressing my truth attracts my true peeps to me. A few people recently left my Instagram page because my messages pushed their buttons. My messages are about radical self-acceptance and self-love. They’re about … More Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but …

SANCTUARY audiobook is now available !!!

My dear friends, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well. This is a timeless offering for anyone who is courageously healing emotional trauma in their lives. A few people have asked me to turn the SANCTUARY ebook into an audiobook. I dreaded the logistics of this task and so … More SANCTUARY audiobook is now available !!!

the good stuff AND the hard stuff at Joy-Based Living

It’s hard to feel joyful when inner shackles keep you small. That’s why I’m so dedicated to helping people set themselves free! This video explains some of the hard stuff that’s part of the journey. The first rule in the art of war is to know thine enemy. But what if the enemy is you? … More the good stuff AND the hard stuff at Joy-Based Living

Another awesome SANCTUARY testimonial

“I kept attracting relationships and people into my life (personally and professionally) who would take way more than they would give and where I would give way more than I would take. SANCTUARY immediately showed me the main holes in my healing journey. I can now see exactly what steps to take next in order … More Another awesome SANCTUARY testimonial

055 Embodiment Meditation #lioness

It’s Debbie Happy Cohen and Michele Stone here at Joy-Based Living with a special program for you. We would like to invite you to treat yourself to an inner bath of appreciation, personal presence, kindness and honor.
Allow yourself the beauty of experiencing relaxation and aliveness at the same time. You deserve this quality time and attention. This is a great way to fill your cup. Much love. … More 055 Embodiment Meditation #lioness

We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54

Episode 54 Negotiating was the theme for episode 54. Negotiating for Joy, negotiating a new normal and even negotiating a new podcast schedule! Today, Michele and I literally walk you through the process of negotiating for the things we truly wanted for ourselves, in order to contribute to the world. This is a gem of … More We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54