Your degree of Joy-flow is directly correlated with your degree of Trauma-flow. Where grief is STUCK, Joy is lodged right behind. Joy is the very nature of your being, and like a volcano, it’s got energy and power behind it. So any lengthy stuck-ness is going to cause discomfort. It’s a signal for you to … More Trauma – the Missing Peace (Tea Time, Codependency, CPTSD, CPTSR)
I know – 2 blog posts in 1 day? Yup! I’m comin’ out of a pollen-induced stupor (over the last couple of weeks… OY!) and it’s SOOOOOOO juicy good to feel ALIVE!!! If you’re out there – contributing – being authentic – making courageous attempts to be a force of good in the world – … More Trolls – 56 second message
Do what you love. Make things you love. For people you love. The quality of your life, and your sense of connection, depends on it. XOXO Happy D! ps. Your sense of connection will impact everything else… your health, your success, your joy, your well-being, on every level and in every area of your life. … More Connection
Richard Grannon, a fellow youtuber who helps people heal from CPTSD/CPTSR, used the word “powerblind” the other day to describe people whose unprocessed trauma keeps them stuck in their old story, preventing them from moving forward. The metaphor struck me as RIGHT ON, and I ran with it. Whenever I think of Joy-Based Living, I … More From Powerblind to Running Free (poster)
No pressure to perform Easy just to be Simply enjoying the moment You and me – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Much love, Happy D!
Kinky Boots is one of my favorite movies. Yes, you can boogie! Here’s the full song: Here’s the movie clip. You’re welcome! Happy D!
Hey all! I had so much fun making this the other day and I thought you might enjoy some creative inspiration, so here you go! It’s the little things 🙂 Cheers to empowering your joy and taking inspired action every day! Hugs, Happy D!
I couldn’t decide which title I liked better, I could argue strongly for both. So… here are both! You get to choose! Ah, feels so good fluffing that off of my back 🙂 Click to enlarge, print, post on your fridge. Be blessed! Much love, Happy D! ps. If you want more, here are … More A manifesto for those who are done giving away their power
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)