3 years ago today

Facebook just reminded me of this post from 3 years ago. These days I’m mostly here at the blog and at YouTube, not at Facebook as much. I’m so proud of how far we’ve come. Thank you for being with me on this journey. Love and blessings, Happy D!

Stop being a C.O.G. in the narcissist’s machine

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 (internal … More Stop being a C.O.G. in the narcissist’s machine

Do you ever have one of those days where you forget to …

put your lipstick on before you leave the house? Or maybe even your pants? Well, that’s what I metaphorically did earlier today when I posted the blog… goodness gracious, when I saw the email that was delivered, I was like: SAY WHAAAT???!! and OY VAY!!!! So… I’m reposting the link here because quite frankly… the … More Do you ever have one of those days where you forget to …

Special Offer for Patreon Supporters Feb 28 – March 13

Sharing words and images that inspire positive action is what I absolutely love to do. It’s a joy to wake up every day and share insights and breakthroughs with you, to support your best life. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve you, YOU give my contribution meaning. I would love to receive your … More Special Offer for Patreon Supporters Feb 28 – March 13

Validating YOU – no longer willing to play the invisibility game – coming out now (healing from Narcissistic abuse Part V)

The “invisible” quality of narcissism is at the heart of its ability maintain its insidious and toxic abuse. Narcissists LOOVE being able to fool the rest of the world while harming their victims in secret. If you have suffered at the hands of people who YOU LOVE, I want you to know that you are … More Validating YOU – no longer willing to play the invisibility game – coming out now (healing from Narcissistic abuse Part V)

A Woman’s Place

So I was on a call the other day with Catarina De Hoyos, one of my favorite Mary Kay consultants, and she was telling me that when she talks to women about joining the Mary Kay business, she has a special name for those appointments: Dream Sessions. She came up with this name this because … More A Woman’s Place

Joy, Loneliness, Authenticity and Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving Message :-)

“All the lonely people… where do they all come from?” These words are singing in my head as today’s topic is moving its way through me… it’s a mixed bag of feelings. And that’s okay. In fact, in all of its mess and everything, I welcome the bag and allow it to move through.  Why? … More Joy, Loneliness, Authenticity and Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving Message 🙂