CPTSR

I’m going to post videos in the upcoming days which will include this graphic. Since my day today is jam packed with joy, I’m going to ignore the perfectionism that’s knocking at my door and simply post the image without a video. (OMG and the world didn’t stop turning and the bird didn’t stop chirping!) … More CPTSR

How to heal inner blame. #trauma #CPTSD #codependency #teatime #PeteWalker

Blame is so uncool. So wrong. So bad. So unprofessional un-spiritual unhealthy undeserved. BUT – take care – unhealed blame can ferment into toxic shame. This post is an invitation to process the blame that lives in you (that you may even hide from yourself) so you can set yourself free from self-abandonment and emotional … More How to heal inner blame. #trauma #CPTSD #codependency #teatime #PeteWalker

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)

Launching TEA TIME! Victimized to Victorious! (codependency, CPTSD/CPTSR)

This message was recorded in response to a beautiful and caring woman who left a very long term abusive relationship only to land in another one – and who, today, finally broke through her old rules – to shed tears for her own experience. Our Joy-Based Living E-book offers a foundation of lifelong practices that … More Launching TEA TIME! Victimized to Victorious! (codependency, CPTSD/CPTSR)

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

Goldilocks and the 3 Levels of Power

Finding healthy power and balance after emotional trauma* can be tricky because there is a tendency to go back to what’s familiar which isn’t necessarily what’s healthy!  The Goldilocks fairy tale offers a great metaphor that can help you find your way. “This porridge is too cold, this one is too hot… and this one … More Goldilocks and the 3 Levels of Power

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)

#1 Core Skill for Empowerment

You owe it to yourself to have this skill. I hope it helps you as much as it has for all of us at Joy-Based Living. You are worthy of your most empowered, enjoyable life. Much love, Happy D! ps. If you like this video, you’ll LOVE the E-book (with videos and journal). O Yeah! … More #1 Core Skill for Empowerment

How to Spot a Narcissist – and Your #1 Blind Spot

This topic seems to be hot hot hot right now, and everyone seems to want to know more, so in this video, I’ll offer my personal experience. At the end of the video, I offer a coaching assignment. Should you choose to take me up on it, I’d love to hear from you in the … More How to Spot a Narcissist – and Your #1 Blind Spot