Kim and Theo: Now What? Let’s Connect!

After co-authoring the best-selling book, ‘Conversations with a Rattlesnake’, Kim and Theo have been busy visiting schools, prisons, companies and non-profit groups around the globe, bringing their unique approach to trauma-informed education and learning.

So, now what?! Kim and … Read the rest

When it comes to addiction, do you ever ask “why”?



Questions surrounding addiction continue to be at the centre of the media and headlines lately, asking things like: should we change policy to prevent addiction? Should gaming be a mental health disorder? How does the opioid epidemic Read the rest

How to quiet trauma triggers and stressors during the holidays


Post-trauma, other people (and even ourselves) may sometimes have unrealistic expectations of how long that trauma will continue to resurface. With additional social invitations and an influx of people around, the holidays can be particularly difficult for those of us … Read the rest

What it means to hold space for someone


Sharing your story is an important part of the healing process, and we feel comfortable sharing when we feel safety that the person listening is present and receiving the information well. When we feel vulnerable enough to share, we are looking … Read the rest

Coping with the aftermath of unthinkable tragedy


The world has watched in shock and sadness this week, as the trauma of the Las Vegas mass shooting continues to have ripple effects of grief across the globe.

This horrific event was the largest mass shooting in US history, with … Read the rest

CWAR Chat: When we replace one addiction with another


In case you missed it, yesterday we hosted an amazing discussion and Twitter chat, where Kim Barthel and Theo Fleury joined people across the globe in a conversation about replacing one addiction with another.

If you happened to miss out this time, here’s … Read the rest

Raising awareness about the trauma of cancer


September is a month of awareness campaigns surrounding a variety of cancers, from childhood to ovarian to blood to prostate cancer. While this month serves as an opportunity for organizations and those living with the diseases to raise awareness about cancer, we … Read the rest