Quick Update 8 weeks in to our launch of Wholehearted Networking

Here’s a quick video update. View this post on Instagram Successes from our journey at JoyBasedLiving and Wholehearted Networking 8 weeks in. And no I’m not going to flip the video. ❌❤️🍒🍒🍒 A post shared by Debbie Happy Cohen (@debbiehappycohen) on May 21, 2020 at 9:45am PDT So Much Love! HappyD! Debbie Happy Cohen, author … More Quick Update 8 weeks in to our launch of Wholehearted Networking

Being there – midwifing a new world of connection and joy #Lioness Episode 52

In episode 52, Michele and I delve into the realm and comfort of the new normal. We discuss how being dedicated to co-authoring our podcast has helped us develop our Why’s in the world. Which has also allowed us to connect more to holding space for others and what is emerging for them and the rest of the world. It’s all so beautiful and we are so honored to share this time with you! Enjoy! … More Being there – midwifing a new world of connection and joy #Lioness Episode 52

Good-enough love #lioness Episode 51

Episode 51 Michele and I did it again. Today’s episode was #51 and we talked about having Good Enough Love with ourselves and others. This podcast is a great one to listen to, especially if your having a rough day. Or week. Or moment. Negative feelings can arise due to difficult experiences but they can … More Good-enough love #lioness Episode 51

Thoroughly enjoying this series of modern fairy tales

I’m listening to The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling, narrated by Warwick Davis, Noma Dumezweni, Jason Isaacs, Jude Law, Evanna Lynch, Sally Mortemore, Bonnie Wright on my Audible app. Try Audible and get it here: https://www.audible.com/pd?asin=1781103798&source_code=ASSORAP0511160006 Thoroughly enjoying this series of modern fairy tales. Empowerment and kindness uproot passivity and waiting to … More Thoroughly enjoying this series of modern fairy tales

Touchstones to Sanity Part 2 – we are here for you – Episode 32 #lioness

We love being touchstones to sanity for you. Is there anything we can do to help you become a touchstone to sanity in your world? In response to Juli’s poignant compliment about how Michele and I are offering touchstones of sanity through our podcast and through these blog posts, we wanted to discuss how we … More Touchstones to Sanity Part 2 – we are here for you – Episode 32 #lioness

Where common-sense wisdom breaks down for people with cptsr, cptsd and codependency #SimonSinek

This awesome video message from Simon Sinek about love (and leadership) (and physically getting in shape) is brilliant and gorgeous, full of wisdom and truth. He makes complete sense. His advice about being consistently kind, generous and loving can be applied to “just about” anyone. How could that be? Common sense wisdom about kindness and … More Where common-sense wisdom breaks down for people with cptsr, cptsd and codependency #SimonSinek

Jonathan Livingston Seagull vs CPTSD

Healing Complex PTSD is basically a gentle yet firm practice of removing the blinders that keep you in a state of “hypervigilant focus” for survival, which keeps one scanning their environment for what could or might go wrong. Healing CPTSD is the removal of a fear-based outlook so one can enjoy the beauty, wonder, magic … More Jonathan Livingston Seagull vs CPTSD

(PG-13) Upgrade Your Story with Compassion and Toughness, a Winning Power-Combo

Kid-gloves and toughness. Compassion and boot-camp. Kindness and firmness. Caring and truthful. These combos may seem paradoxically juxtaposed – but they’re they’re super powerful when it comes to facing and overcoming your biggest fears. Or not settling. Or setting boundaries. Or reaching for your dreams. Commitment and loyalty. To you. Is at the heart of this combo. … More (PG-13) Upgrade Your Story with Compassion and Toughness, a Winning Power-Combo

Gossip vs. Speaking Up (saying what needs to be said)

I don’t know what to say to introduce this video. I think it speaks for itself. Empower Your Joy, Happy D! If you like this blog, please consider being a Patreon and take advantage of the Special Offer available through March 13, 2019 at https://www.patreon.com/joybasedliving If this video message speaks to you, so will  the Joy-Based … More Gossip vs. Speaking Up (saying what needs to be said)

Navigating difficult conversations with friends

One of the loneliest feelings in the world to me is trying to have a conversation with someone and your words have no landing place. I work really hard NOT to do that in close relationships where we are committed to connection, growth and development. BUT I’m really imperfect. And I’m strong. Sometimes that combo … More Navigating difficult conversations with friends