Our JBL mission puts words to the JBL Trifecta

Our JBL mission is to make self-awareness easier than ever (12 Practices) self-esteem more beautiful than ever (psychological/ trauma/ self-connection)) self-worth more obvious than ever (spiritual/ metaphysical) outer success more joyful than ever (achievement/ inspiration/ performance) The JBL Trifecta / Venn Diagram offers a great visual for this mission. Debbie Happy Cohen, author and coach, … More Our JBL mission puts words to the JBL Trifecta

Brands, personas, happiness and truth

These days we all seem to have a brand, a persona, an i-self. In this strange environment, it can be tricky to stay true to you. But I think being true to you is key to true joy. I’d like to offer my experience of navigating this new terrain. My thoughts are not perfect or … More Brands, personas, happiness and truth

How to honor your spirituality as you heal and as you grow – the light in your eyes matters.

Quick note: I’ll address trauma and how it relates to this topic at the end of this post. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency I’ve seen a growing trend where really popular motivational interviewers are combining SCIENCE with psychology and coaching. But they’re completely skipping the conversation about the immeasurable, mysterious topic of spirituality. I call BS. I … More How to honor your spirituality as you heal and as you grow – the light in your eyes matters.

Shame vs toxic shame (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

Thank you for asking. Much love, Happy D! Here’s the video about getting traction after “general” stuckness: https://joybasedliving.com/2019/06/21/3-levels-of-stuck-get-traction-for-taking-inspired-action-cptsr-cptsd-codependency/ 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. … More Shame vs toxic shame (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

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

Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

I really do love the power of prayer… and the expansive feelings that come from the heart… they are like waves, so worthy of surfing. I hope you enjoy this video and that it lightens and brightens your day. Much love, Happy D! For more info about CPTSR/ CPTSD/ codependency/ co-narcissism, just enter any of … More Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

What are your core values? (Heal CPTSR, CPTSD, codependency)

Before figuring out boundary-setting tactics… you’ve got to answer this first: 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 What are your core values? (Heal CPTSR, CPTSD, codependency)

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

I See God in You – Movie Therapy #RabNeBanaDiJodi #CPTSD #CPTSR #codependency

“How was I to know that healthy love includes generous amounts of positive feedback?” In previous posts (Rehab for codependency (Part 1 and 2), and 2 main lies codependents tell themselves), I mention two types of boundaries: 1. stop the negative. 2. build the positive. Many codependents apply boundary #1 (for years, even a lifetime) … More I See God in You – Movie Therapy #RabNeBanaDiJodi #CPTSD #CPTSR #codependency