Living with narcissistic abuse – resources for healing – response to a reader

If you or someone you care about is living with narcissistic abuse, the very best thing you can do is educate yourself. This video is a response to a reader who wrote: I have been living with a narcissistic person for 53 years . . . I just want to know how to live with … More Living with narcissistic abuse – resources for healing – response to a reader

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

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

3 metaphors for healing cultural and personal trauma (CPTSD) (CPTSR)

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)

Navigating difficult conversations with friends

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

Indifference Sucks – Involvement is Your Strength – Embody Well-being Today

Your authority. Your decisions. Your values. Your feelings. If you were affected by a narcissist, those are the aspects of your life that were manipulated in order to control you. Your Power A narcissist feels so weak and insecure on the inside that the only way they know to experience security is by taking someone … More Indifference Sucks – Involvement is Your Strength – Embody Well-being Today