Think Like a Tree
By Adrian Ewald As the name suggests, giant sequoia trees are, to put it simply, giant. For example, one of the largest trees on Earth
Just Keep Swimming
By Rachel Hicks Have you ever been swimming in the ocean, relaxing and enjoying the gentle push and pull ofthe water, when all of the
Fireworks – Works of Fire
By Lara Izokaitis Years ago, a dear friend started a fun New Year’s tradition with me that included identifying one or two faith words that
Infected With A Case Of Lies
By Lara Izokaitis Have you experienced times when you seem to get hit a bit harder with lies in your mind? What impact do the
Don’t Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart
By John Dale Have you been through a really rough time and someone said something to you with good intentions but their words actually made
God Will Not Divorce You
Ever since I was about nine years old, people have consistently misjudged my age; always expecting me to be older. This was unsettling when I
God’s Transformational Megaphone: Another Person
By: Chris Adsit Click here for audio version Click here for downloadable audio version Let me tell you about the man who tried to kill
Healing During the Pandemic – Elaine’s Story
By Elaine Alvarez The year 2020 has been somewhat of a traumatic year for many people. For me, the year only heightened the anxiety levels
Stay Salty, My Friends
Impacting a world that wants to impact you By Chris Adsit Click here for audio version Click here for downloadable audio version When I was
Don’t Do It Alone
The Benefits of Small Group Learning in Trauma Recovery By Rahnella Adsit Life is short. How sad is it when one lives it, feeling isolated
Applying Roundup To The Root of Bitterness
By Chris Adsit Click here for audio version Click here for downloadable audio version See to it that no one comes short of the grace of
Beauty From Ashes
By John Dale I learned how to build a campfire at a young age when I was in boy scouts. We used it to keep
Stop Running From Growth
By John Dale My favorite author and spiritual guide, Fr. Richard Rohr, came up with this concept of “Order, Disorder, Reorder” a few years ago.
Will PTSD Disqualify Me From Employment
Guest Contribution by Silent ProfessionalsOriginal article here If you’re reading this article, you may be working through some degree of PTSD after combat and wondering how
Hope After a Disaster
The Day Our House Burned Down By Rahnella Adsit, REBOOT Recovery International Coordinator The Fire I was seated on a plane flying home from a
How Mental Health Discourse Can Improve Family Dynamics
Guest Contribution by Juleigha Blankett Whether it’s explaining current events, dealing with bullies, or even telling them Santa Claus isn’t real, every parent knows that
Whose Am I?
Stop focusing on “what you do” and instead “whose you are.” That’s something that no one can take from you. by JOHN DALE What if
Raising Resilient Kids in a Scary World
“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Willie Miller: Life After Service and Trauma
What are we to do with what we have attained when we are done serving? What are we to do with the trauma we’ve experienced
Household Six: Staying Strong During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Your family needs for you to be strong and healthy and you’re the only one that can make that happen.
All Counselors Don’t Suck
“All these factors land many of us in the trap of ‘This counselor (therapist, psychologist, etc) wasn’t helpful, so that means all counselor’s suck.’”
Breaking the Cycle
“What we do today has lasting effects long after we’re gone so what do you want your legacy to be?”
The Lie of Try
“Try is a lie we tell others and ourselves to disguise our cowardice when we have no intention of fulfilling a commitment.”
Living in isolation is toxic. We thrive in relationships
“Humans were created to be relational beings, and when we go through a trying ordeal alone, a lack of human connection can actually increase our
Why Vulnerability Is Vital to Healing
“Working under that “push through it and suck it up” mindset is vital to getting through a tough call or safely out of a firefight
I Can’t… but also I CAN: Two Steps to Caregiver Survival
“…it is possible to have a loving and fulfilling relationship in spite of the PTSD. However, the road is not smooth, and we have to
Published study links REBOOT Recovery with improved physical, mental, and social well-being in combat veterans
Evaluating the effectiveness of REBOOT Combat Recovery: A faith-based combat trauma resiliency program
Why Me, Lord? Why Them?
“God allows things to happen for a reason. Whether or not we understand His reasons, we must remember that God is good, just, loving, and
Just a Dispatcher
“…I am the first person that you may speak to on possibly one of the worst days of your life.”
Boundaries Are Like Tourniquets
The importance of stopping the bleeding not only applies to physical trauma but also to the spiritual wounds we sustain in life.
“Does God See Me?”
When you are a caregiver, burnout happens and compassion fatigue is real. Giving and giving and giving with not much in return leads to frustration
REPORT: PTSD Symptoms Showing Up in More Than Half of Children’s Services Workers
These unheralded heroes are suffering from effects of work-related trauma.
Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting Reconciles with Family Left Behind
Involvement in local REBOOT trauma healing course turns tragedy into healing.
Through anonymously surveying 254 participants, we have found that LOVE actually CAN improve symptoms experienced by military families.
UK Charities Overwhelmed by Veteran Suicide Crisis
Veterans in the UK are suffering. With limited options for help, too many are turning to suicide. That is why REBOOT Combat Recovery is launching
Dealing with Anger… God’s Way
Caring for a loved one can sometimes bring out the worst side of anger in us. Here are 5 practical tips that will help you
Caring for Kids in a Household with PTSD
Six practical ways that you can give care to children who are living with someone suffering from PTSD.
New Minnesota Law to Help First Responders get Workers’ Comp for PTSD
New Law Will Help First Responders with PTSD by Lauren Orr (Original article by Sarah Danik for Fox 9) A new Minnesota law that will help
Should Christians Support Law Enforcement or the Oppressed?
How to build bridges to both the law enforcement community and to those who have unjustly suffered.
The Dangerous Trauma that No One is Talking About
Learn about derivative stress, its dangerous effects and how to begin healing from it.
Our Proven Leader Training Process
We equip ordinary people to bring extraordinary change to their communities. Are you our next course leader? by JASON HORN Our vision was simple: to
The Three Secret Stages of Anger
Is your anger out of control? Read on to better understand what sets you off and take back the reins from your emotions. by CHRIS ADSIT
How to Respond to a Suicidal Friend
Follow these three steps to offer immediate, practical help to a loved one who may be considering suicide.
The Real Reasons They Refuse Your Help
Discover the six underlying reasons why trauma sufferers often reject the help of others. by CHRIS ADSIT and EVAN OWENS Service members and first responders
When Mental Health and Medication Are Not Enough
Therapy. Counseling. Prescriptions. Where do you turn when you’ve done it all and you’re still no better than when you started? by EVAN OWENS Talk
3 Minutes of Hope: Life Lessons from a Pencil
Sometimes the most profound truths can be learned from something as ordinary as a pencil.
3 Things Christians Should Stop Saying to Struggling Veterans
When reaching out to veterans in need, don’t let your good intentions be sidelined by one of these common mistakes. by EVAN OWENS In a
Past & Present: Sarah Dale’s Story
“REBOOT didn’t just save our lives and our marriage. REBOOT helped us build a new life and new marriage that is better than we ever
3 Minutes of Hope: It’s Time to Take Out the Trash
Do you cram your life’s garbage can until it overflows into a real mess? It’s time to take out the trash!
Past & Present: SGT Mitchell’s Story
“Through REBOOT, I learned that others felt the way I had felt and that I wasn’t alone in my fight.”