Testimonial for Her Right Foot – Statue of Liberty – Freedom for Joy

Cheers to our freedom, well-being and joy!! 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 graduate degree in counseling. She’s the founder of Joy-Based Living, an … More Testimonial for Her Right Foot – Statue of Liberty – Freedom for Joy

90 seconds – heal cptsr, cptsd, codependency – trade flags for waves

Enjoy a free download of today’s graphic (click to enlarge): 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 graduate degree in counseling. She’s the founder of Joy-Based Living, an online … More 90 seconds – heal cptsr, cptsd, codependency – trade flags for waves

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

A prayer for surrendering feelings of powerlessness, let them be replaced with love

Please pray with me. Thank 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 graduate degree in counseling. She’s the founder of Joy-Based Living, an online … More A prayer for surrendering feelings of powerlessness, let them be replaced with love

Rehab for Codependency Part 2 – power moves #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #chocolate

Oh, there were so many TECH-CUPS that happened today in posting this blog (that’s my new name for technology hiccups)… but I’m making the most of it by enjoying the new info and knowledge I gained… and a ton more space on my phone! WHEW! This video is excellent… get yourself a cup of tea, … More Rehab for Codependency Part 2 – power moves #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #chocolate

When people you love suffer – What to do #recap #codependency #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #playlist

I don’t know about you, but if you’re like me and even ONE person you love is suffering, it takes away from your sense of joy. This is NOT codependency. This is HUMAN. One of the reasons I’m so committed to breaking down and sharing these heavy deep topics of codependency/ CPTSD/ CPTSR is because … More When people you love suffer – What to do #recap #codependency #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #playlist

Trauma – the Missing Peace (Tea Time, Codependency, CPTSD, CPTSR)

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)

Advice for walking through Pete Walker’s Books – CPTSD and Tao of Fully Feeling

I just received messages from 2 wonderful people who reached out to me for support while spending time in Pete Walker’s books. (THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH ME SO I COULD SERVE YOU IN-THE-MOMENT!!!) I created this 2 minute video for them. I’m posting it publicly because I am absolutely sure some of … More Advice for walking through Pete Walker’s Books – CPTSD and Tao of Fully Feeling

Dear Friend, Your advice was great – but there’s a tyrant in my brain (codependency/ CPTSD/ CPTSR/ emotional abuse)

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)

when abuse is invisible

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!