Kid-gloves and toughness. Compassion and boot-camp. Kindness and firmness. Caring and truthful. These combos may seem paradoxically juxtaposed – but they’re they’re super powerful when it comes to facing and overcoming your biggest fears. Or not settling. Or setting boundaries. Or reaching for your dreams. Commitment and loyalty. To you. Is at the heart of this combo. … More (PG-13) Upgrade Your Story with Compassion and Toughness, a Winning Power-Combo
I highly recommend that if you choose to listen to this video, you create a space where you can truly be present. In your body. Not distracted. It’s not a light-listen. I attempted to condense very deep information while integrating some of my own story. You deserve to feel AMAZING. Your freedom. Your joy. Is … More Can co-dependency be cured? Here’s my experience of Richard Grannon’s stellar roadmap out of hell (CPTSD CPTSR).
How you can get back to your body, back to your heart, back to your truth, back to your power. https://payhip.com/b/YKL2 Blessings and love to you! Happy D!
You know how sometimes you find yourself repeating the same darn pattern of “the same mistake” and you just can’t see what’s driving the whole thing? Repetition compulsion can be devastating. But also very funny! We repeat what we know. We repeat decisions that we made a long long time ago when our discernment abilities … More You are not alone – funny story – keep your dreams alive – transform with compassion
Chris Voss, expert hostage negotiator, and author of Never Split the Difference, says: “That’s right” is what we say “when we feel completely heard, and there’s a chemical change that takes place in our brain — it is a subtle epiphany. And when you feel an epiphany, you feel better, you just don’t know where … More How to strengthen yourself to say NO to emotional abuse – #1 key phrase to negotiate with yourself or your client (Chris Voss) (CPTSD CPTSR emotional flashbacks) (double bind) (coaching)
You deserve to swim fast, fly free, run like Secretariat and enjoy your treasure every single day of your life! So many metaphors, so little time! PENGUINS AND SEAGULLS When I first started the Joy-Based Living conversation and community, I saw us cleaning ourselves and each other of cultural wounds (shame, abandonment, betrayal) the way … More 3 metaphors for healing cultural and personal trauma (CPTSD) (CPTSR)
Embodiment Meditations can benefit anyone who wants to be more present in their day to start a meeting to begin a conscious conversation I’ve been starting coaching conversations with Embodiment Meditations in order to focus our energies to be more present and more aligned as we work toward – and co-author – a person’s future. … More Embodiment Meditation (reclaiming YOU after a mind-f### relationship) (CPTSD)
https://payhip.com/b/YKL2 BRING IT ON! Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self-Connection This program is for anyone who is doing inner healing work and who understands that wounds get stored in our bodies; therefore, healing must happen in the body, not just the mind. If you DO WANT: to experience a day-to-day normal sense of contentment, ease, clarity … More Brand New – BRING IT ON! Exchange Toxic Shame for Healthy Self-Connection
When someone you love is repeatedly hurtful, facing reality can be hard. For this reason, whether it’s your own bubble of denial or someone else’s, popping such bubbles isn’t usually fun and (more often than not) requires repetition. Resistance is often due to Stockholm Syndrome (also known as trauma bonding or toxic loyalty). But the … More Popping bubbles of denial – how many need to burst before you can face reality? (cptsd, healing from emotional abuse)
One of the loneliest feelings in the world to me is trying to have a conversation with someone and your words have no landing place. I work really hard NOT to do that in close relationships where we are committed to connection, growth and development. BUT I’m really imperfect. And I’m strong. Sometimes that combo … More Navigating difficult conversations with friends