Brands, personas, happiness and truth

These days we all seem to have a brand, a persona, an i-self. In this strange environment, it can be tricky to stay true to you. But I think being true to you is key to true joy. I’d like to offer my experience of navigating this new terrain. My thoughts are not perfect or … More Brands, personas, happiness and truth

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.

Shame vs toxic shame (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

Thank you for asking. Much love, Happy D! Here’s the video about getting traction after “general” stuckness: https://joybasedliving.com/2019/06/21/3-levels-of-stuck-get-traction-for-taking-inspired-action-cptsr-cptsd-codependency/ 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. … More Shame vs toxic shame (healing cptsr, CPTSD, codependency)

Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

I really do love the power of prayer… and the expansive feelings that come from the heart… they are like waves, so worthy of surfing. I hope you enjoy this video and that it lightens and brightens your day. Much love, Happy D! For more info about CPTSR/ CPTSD/ codependency/ co-narcissism, just enter any of … More Prayer, possibility and the power of love #CPTSR #CPTSD #codependency

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

(F-Bomb) How to find healthy relationships #CPTSR #CPTSD #Codependency

Thank you friends and coaching clients who so generously trust me with your most heartfelt thoughts and questions and future possibilities. You inspire me and move me. I love you. I love growing with you. Happy D! For more info about CPTSR/ CPTSD/ codependency/ co-narcissism, just enter any of those terms in the search bar … More (F-Bomb) How to find healthy relationships #CPTSR #CPTSD #Codependency

George Carlin on PTSD – 2 min funny man rant

Thank you, George. You give me hope! This is exactly how I feel. Truth and laughter. Ridiculousness and empowerment. A look in the mirror with compassion. So grateful! 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 … More George Carlin on PTSD – 2 min funny man rant

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