I have received so many awesome responses for this blog post (May 14, about a month ago). Including a couple of people who told me that it changed their lives. HOW COOL IS THAT??!! In the last few days I kept getting an inspiration to read it aloud for those of you who want to … More Audio of Hey, your neediness is showing! (Worst thing imaginable to say to someone with codependency issues)
I’m going to post videos in the upcoming days which will include this graphic. Since my day today is jam packed with joy, I’m going to ignore the perfectionism that’s knocking at my door and simply post the image without a video. (OMG and the world didn’t stop turning and the bird didn’t stop chirping!) … More CPTSR
Take a breather… Yes, you. Yes, you deserve it. https://youtu.be/svhl2JFvK34 Much love, Happy D!
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)
This letter started out as an essay from the perspective of someone who suffers with severe codependency issues. Someone who’s been targeted by a narcissist (aka co-narcissist) typically suffers with severe codependency issues. I want to acknowledge that up front so that you can easily recognize such a person – and thereby increase your ability to … More Dear Friend, Your advice was great – but there’s a tyrant in my brain (codependency/ CPTSD/ CPTSR/ emotional abuse)
Why would anybody – ever – in the history of humankind – put the brakes on their joy – if they hadn’t experienced some kind of trauma?They wouldn’t. Now, some people respond to trauma by repeating the behavior and traumatizing others. Because it’s familiar. Other people respond to trauma by repeating their experience, allowing themselves … More Trauma – a personal note from me
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote this article: Invisibles Anonymous and have received quite a few awesome responses from readers, so I believe it’s striking a chord. Here’s a poem that is emerging from that conversation: Much love, Happy D!