Category: Mentoring

Benefits of Mentoring

Dec 17 2013

A mentor is a caring, adult friend who devotes time to a young person. Although mentors can fill any number of different roles, all mentors have the same goal in common: to help young people achieve their potential and discover their strengths. Mentors should understand they are not meant to replace a parent, guardian or …Read the full article

Jeremy Thres: Questing Guide

May 20 2013

Jeremy is a charmingly modest man who wouldn’t sing his own praises, so I’d like to do it for him.  He is one of the MB50 Core Team of facilitators and guides. To give you a flavour of Mr Thres, it may help to describe where he lives: a rambling cabin on Dartmoor, at the …Read the full article

Exploring elderhood at Findhorn Foundation

Apr 26 2013

Rich, expansive, poignant, nurturing and more… In February 2013, I brought a vision to fruition: co-leading a week-long programme at Findhorn Foundation on elderhood.  My co-facilitator Ineke and I, had high hopes for the week, which were more than fulfilled: a tribute to the quality of our participants, to the magic of this spiritual community, …Read the full article

The roles of older men in community

Feb 25 2013

Just being there is a start! It’s now well documented that older men are a high risk group for loneliness, depression and related issues: this is especially ironic since there are so many ways that older men can help those around them, and it’s also well documented that helping others is one of the best …Read the full article

Is elderhood different for men and women? Yes and no!

Jan 14 2013

Elderwoman: book by Marian van Eyk McCain The question of gender differences in elderhood has been a big one for me as I approach leading a mixed workshop on this theme for the first time, at Findhorn February 23 – March 1. I’ve discussed the gender question with women and men elders I know, and …Read the full article

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