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

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

4 resources for empowering your sanity and selfhood during and after a narcissistic relationship and 1 resource for treating spirit possession

I have a friend who is navigating 2 abusive, significant relationships. She is living with a psychologically abusive parent, and one of her adult children is displaying narcissistic verbally abusive behaviors. She has been on a healing path for a couple of years and has learned a lot about setting boundaries and healing toxic shame. … More 4 resources for empowering your sanity and selfhood during and after a narcissistic relationship and 1 resource for treating spirit possession

Definition of co-narcissist (Cinderella)

More and more people are waking up to the devastating effects of narcissistic abuse, personally, professionally and as a society. This is AWESOME. And… there is a learning curve involved. Since I’ll be writing more about co-narcissists for the purposes of healing and thriving, I want to offer you a clear and thorough definition and … More Definition of co-narcissist (Cinderella)

Joy-Based Living offers unique support for healing from narcissistic abuse

I’ve been thinking a lot about integrating Narcissistic Abuse with Joy-Based Living because it makes sense. In a weird but very true way. It’s flippin’ scary. So I did it. Today. You’ll now see a main menu item at the JBL website called “Narcissistic Abuse”. Part of my brain is yelling WTF!!??!! Here is the … More Joy-Based Living offers unique support for healing from narcissistic abuse

Beat the Nark – break the spell with Marty McFly and Aladdin – healing from narcissistic abuse

Let’s contemplate the idea of seeing narcissistic abuse as a magic trick, a hypnotic sleight of hand. Here are a couple of movie examples for you to consider: In Aladdin, Jafar the nark is sooo tall, looming over the sultan, who is sooo small in comparison. Jafar uses his snakey staff to hypnotize the sultan … More Beat the Nark – break the spell with Marty McFly and Aladdin – healing from narcissistic abuse

No one likes being forced to share. #communism #narcissism

I wasn’t born to be anyone’s lighting, to turn toward them constantly for the purpose of highlighting their grandiosity. I like giving to my friends. My undivided Attention. Affection. Energy. Emotion. These are priceless gifts. I love giving these gifts and receiving them. But, like most people, I don’t enjoy giving them to people who … More No one likes being forced to share. #communism #narcissism

Rage and Anger, Perspective and Scale. A Design Technique that can Help You Heal from the Effects of Narcissistic Abuse

(If you received 2 blog posts from me in your email today and the first link isn’t working, it’s because it was replaced with this one… sorry about any confusion!) A close friend of mine has a hubby who designs spaces like a bad-ass mofo. He says that of the 6 key design elements (scale, size, … More Rage and Anger, Perspective and Scale. A Design Technique that can Help You Heal from the Effects of Narcissistic Abuse