7 things spiritual teachers or friends should NEVER say to someone with CPTSR/ CPTSD or severe codependency

Someone with COMPLEX Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) or Response (CPTSR) is someone who has pretty much “given up” their core identity, in lieu of serving others. This is NOT a natural state of being. This is a TRAINED state of being in which his or her ego-boundaries have been broken down or significantly cracked. … More 7 things spiritual teachers or friends should NEVER say to someone with CPTSR/ CPTSD or severe codependency

Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

Trauma. Spirituality. Peak Performance. These are my areas of expertise, and they are all strangely and magically intertwined. The more I learn about one, the more the other 2 make sense. The more I help someone strengthen one, the stronger the other 2 become in their lives. Imagine an Olympic hopeful. She has a mental … More Fuck Normal. Spirituality, trauma and peak performance.

Where common-sense wisdom breaks down for people with cptsr, cptsd and codependency #SimonSinek

This awesome video message from Simon Sinek about love (and leadership) (and physically getting in shape) is brilliant and gorgeous, full of wisdom and truth. He makes complete sense. His advice about being consistently kind, generous and loving can be applied to “just about” anyone. How could that be? Common sense wisdom about kindness and … More Where common-sense wisdom breaks down for people with cptsr, cptsd and codependency #SimonSinek

3 levels of stuck – get traction for taking inspired action – #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

I know I’ve been posting a lot about trauma lately. After 20 years of coaching people to reach their dreams and goals, I’ve been surprised to learn just how strongly “post traumatic stress” can keep people stuck. But really, my interest isn’t about trauma. The purpose of all healing and all creation – is JOY!!! … More 3 levels of stuck – get traction for taking inspired action – #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Toxic Passivity? I don’t think so! – Response to Richard Grannon #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

Today I’m celebrating 2 years of working with an amazing client and she’s taking me out for a really fabulous dinner. I’m proud to say toxic passivity is not part of our experience. We are growing every day and we have a lot to celebrate! AMEN SISTER!!! Much love, Happy D! For more info about … More Toxic Passivity? I don’t think so! – Response to Richard Grannon #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

Path out of hell – CPTSR CPTSD Codependency – 12 Practices – Progress Not Perfection

I love that you are here, seeking clarity on your journey. Me too. This video is for you. Much love, Happy D! 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 … More Path out of hell – CPTSR CPTSD Codependency – 12 Practices – Progress Not Perfection

5 stages to freedom finger mnemonic ala Kyle Cease #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

This is a really great message for anyone who’s wanting to be more conscious, awake, present. It’s also very helpful if you’re dealing with the C’s: cptsr, cptsd, codependency. The master-combo key for integrating new information is: repetition and resolve. Much love, Happy D! Here’s an image of the mnemonic for easy quick review. Click … More 5 stages to freedom finger mnemonic ala Kyle Cease #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency