18 ways to master visibility – thrive after trauma and be who you are

Dear Divine Human, Your love life, your business, your friendships and your satisfaction in the world depends on your willingness to be visible. I hope when you read this essay, you will take it to heart. I wrote it personally for you. I want to SEE YOU win and thrive and shine! Feeling invisible seems … More 18 ways to master visibility – thrive after trauma and be who you are

Angry as fuck at our educational system – and done.

A few coaching conversations recently inspired me to finally get this out of my system. Damn it feels good. When I wrote a personal development book called Reach Your Stars! in January of 2000 – and then presented it in seminar format to thousands of school kids and teachers –  I was motivated and ON … More Angry as fuck at our educational system – and done.

How to honor your spirituality as you heal and as you grow – the light in your eyes matters.

Quick note: I’ll address trauma and how it relates to this topic at the end of this post. #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency I’ve seen a growing trend where really popular motivational interviewers are combining SCIENCE with psychology and coaching. But they’re completely skipping the conversation about the immeasurable, mysterious topic of spirituality. I call BS. I … More How to honor your spirituality as you heal and as you grow – the light in your eyes matters.

Leap from Trauma to Peak Performance. How my friend’s vertigo disappeared. Resilience vs Relentless.

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.

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