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)

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

Eliminate toxic guilt and shame #notyourburden #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Seriously- it’s time to release the baggage. Reclaim your innocence. Set your JOY free. I believe in you and me! Much love, Happy D! 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 … More Eliminate toxic guilt and shame #notyourburden #cptsr #cptsd #codependency

Emotional neglect and abandonment #healing #PeteWalker #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

A read-aloud… I wanted to write “Enjoy!” But the topic is kind of heavy… so instead I’ll say, simply, “From my heart to yours.” 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 … More Emotional neglect and abandonment #healing #PeteWalker #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

Audio of Hey, your neediness is showing! (Worst thing imaginable to say to someone with codependency issues)

I have received so many awesome responses for this blog post (May 14, about a month ago). Including a couple of people who told me that it changed their lives. HOW COOL IS THAT??!!  In the last few days I kept getting an inspiration to read it aloud  for those of you who want to … More Audio of Hey, your neediness is showing! (Worst thing imaginable to say to someone with codependency issues)

Heal CPTSR with Mindfulness – special considerations #David Hawkins #CPTSD #codependency #teatime

Words matter. Definitions help. Especially when navigating new terrain. I hope this video sheds some light on your journey. It’s only 8 minutes. But you might want to settle in with a cuppa tea. Here are a few snapshots from the video that I thought you might find helpful: Much love, Happy D! For more … More Heal CPTSR with Mindfulness – special considerations #David Hawkins #CPTSD #codependency #teatime

When people you love suffer – What to do #recap #codependency #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #playlist

I don’t know about you, but if you’re like me and even ONE person you love is suffering, it takes away from your sense of joy. This is NOT codependency. This is HUMAN. One of the reasons I’m so committed to breaking down and sharing these heavy deep topics of codependency/ CPTSD/ CPTSR is because … More When people you love suffer – What to do #recap #codependency #cptsd #cptsr #teatime #playlist

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)

Trauma – a personal note from me

Why would anybody – ever – in the history of humankind – put the brakes on their joy – if they hadn’t experienced some kind of trauma?They wouldn’t. Now, some people respond to trauma by repeating the behavior and traumatizing others. Because it’s familiar. Other people respond to trauma by repeating their experience, allowing themselves … More Trauma – a personal note from me