Jeremy Thres: Questing Guide

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...

Men’s Group Ground Rules

(courtesy of Kenny D’Cruz, Menspeak) (i) CONFIDENTIALITY Traditionally ‘what is said in this room stays in this room’, though we usually agree that we may discuss our own process and even refer to something that may be helpful to someone out of the group as...

Why join a Men’s group?

One of the best answers we have found to this question was written by Irvin Yallom, The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy . The first edition came out in 1970, and the 5th new and updated in 2005. It details the positive results from the all the best research...

Peter Townshend’s Autobiography : Who I am

Living our future out : brilliant insights This is a situation where I’m delighted to admit to bias: I have loved The Who and their music since they exploded into my life in the Sixties.  I have regarded Pete Townshend as a genius since Tommy, and his book provides...

Relaxation – the wise fish!

FROM Good Medicine, Dr James Hawkins   Relaxation and Dealing with Mental Chatter  The balance between attention and letting go:  When you start practising relaxation calming exercises you will soon notice how often your attention is sidetracked by thoughts and other...