Robin's Mentoring Matters Blog

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How you too can beat the pandemic – secrets shared!

How you too can beat the pandemic – secrets shared!

Ten user-friendly ideas to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle. How are you coping with the pandemic? How is it impacting your life, your relationships and your future plans? We probably all know someone who has died as a result of the Covid virus, and people who...

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Mentoring lessons from my helicopter rescue experience

Mentoring lessons from my helicopter rescue experience

Have you ever quit on a mentoring relationship, or been tempted to do so? Or, has a good friend walked away from a friendship for some reason or other - how did you feel at the time? And now, as you reflect back on that time, any further thoughts? I certainly have...

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Five mentoring lessons from footprints in the sand

Five mentoring lessons from footprints in the sand

"Who am I?" What is the meaning and purpose of my life?" Anyone who has moved alongside adolescents will appreciate that these are just two of the many questions, albeit key questions they are asking during their journey to become a young adult and then an adult. Last...

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How you can be that one caring adult all kids need

How you can be that one caring adult all kids need

How much do you remember about your final year at school? Perhaps you did not enjoy school life for any number of reasons, so you do not have great memories. Or, like me, your final year at school is filled with cherished memories of dreams fulfilled, goals...

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My mentor I have never met – life-changing moments

My mentor I have never met – life-changing moments

Perhaps you are surprised by the title of this Blog? Well, while sitting in the sun on the deck of our home a while ago, enjoying a cup of coffee - the joys of retirement! - I was reflecting on all the people who have influenced my life in positive ways. I was...

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Tips for guiding youth through the post-Covid times

Tips for guiding youth through the post-Covid times

How do we guide our youth through the post-Covid months, perhaps years? What can we learn from our experiences throughout 2020 about life, relationships and the needs of our global community that must be addressed? These are tough questions and there are no easy...

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