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

Living with narcissistic abuse – resources for healing – response to a reader

If you or someone you care about is living with narcissistic abuse, the very best thing you can do is educate yourself. This video is a response to a reader who wrote: I have been living with a narcissistic person for 53 years . . . I just want to know how to live with … More Living with narcissistic abuse – resources for healing – response to a reader

(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

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

Starving to Give is the most damaging flaw of a co-narcissist (Cinderella Part Deux) (healing after narcissistic abuse)

Starving to Give is an attempt at belonging that doesn’t lead to the satisfaction of true connection. Debbie Happy Cohen, Founder of Joy-Based Living programs and coaching community Quick definition of co-narcissist: A co-narcissist is the person who is (or was) targeted by a pathological narcissist, and now has a unique set of superpowers, wounds … More Starving to Give is the most damaging flaw of a co-narcissist (Cinderella Part Deux) (healing after narcissistic abuse)

How to Seriously Boost Your Intuition

Intuition is awesome. Seriously. It’s like a magic ingredient that turns an ordinary experience into an extraordinary one. Because of its mysterious nature, our intuition connects us with a sense that we are part of something much, much bigger than ourselves. Heeding our intuition can be both humbling and exalting. In JBL language, listening to … More How to Seriously Boost Your Intuition