My greatest passion and desire is to see more kind-hearted, good-natured people get stronger and louder and take up more space in the world. Usually, this “type of person” tends to be on the quieter side. Sometimes this is due to their true nature. But more of the time, I think the hold-back has to … More Leap from Trauma to Peak Performance. How my friend’s vertigo disappeared. Resilience vs Relentless.
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)
“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
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
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)
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
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)