From Powerblind to Running Free (poster)

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)

Here’s a sassy song for you who are saying goodbye to crappy situations, jobs, relationships – and welcoming awesomeness!

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!

A manifesto for those who are done giving away their power

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

Riffing on joy, inspired action, the n word and death

Hey all! Here’s a riff for you… may it bring you greater joy, ease, healing and strength. If there are pieces that stand out to you or you would like to further engage the conversation, just comment below. Much love, Happy D! Want more depth of study, practice and JOY? 12 Practices (for those who … More Riffing on joy, inspired action, the n word and death

Popping bubbles of denial – how many need to burst before you can face reality? (cptsd, healing from emotional abuse)

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)