A few weeks ago, it dawned on me that every single person I know is either suffering from emotional trauma and/ or personally knows someone who is. (WTF!!) Unfortunately, most people have no idea how to process it and move beyond it. BUT, once you know how, the power is in your hands.
Many psychologists aren’t comfortable with (or adept at) dealing with post traumatic stress, especially when it’s caused by emotional abuse or neglect. It requires a courageous willingness to experience a vast range of feelings, without judgment. But there is a healing path that is growing wider. And there are a growing number of us who have made it through to the other side, evidence that it is possible – to heal and to thrive. A Harvard psychologist coined the term CPTSD in 1995: Complex Post Traumatic Stress DISORDER. But a few of us who’ve been through it agree that it is NOT a “disorder”. We have named it CPTSR: Complex Post Traumatic Stress RESPONSE.
If there was a simple healing formula for CPTSR, it would be an honest embodiment of the following path (not just mental, not just emotional, but experienced throughout the person’s body and being):
A welcome video:
You can link to the entire playlist here.
A screenshot of a few titles on the playlist, from June 3 2019:
It’s time for you to thrive and to SOAR!! You are NOT alone!!!
Debbie Happy Cohen is a master coach, and the founder of Joy-Based Living, an online global conversation where people develop the skills to create environments (internal and external) so that JOY can thrive in their lives.
People who are committed to having joy in their lives are often people who have known its exact opposite. Therefore, we explore many aspects of joy, including its shadows. Awareness, acceptance and action are keys to opening the doors to greater joy; and courage is strengthened when people experience connection.
The Joy-Based Living E-book offers a foundation of 12 lifelong practices that can help you get in touch with your feelings, make a deeper commitment to yourself, and step up into becoming who you really are. It’s a great supplement any holistic practice, including therapy and coaching. https://joybasedliving.com/ebook/
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