Will I be a good Mentor?

The Mentor’s Field Guide: Question 18. We love this question and love the would-be mentors who ask it, because we are convinced that if you are putting thought into this issue, the odds are high that you can be a great mentor to a young person. Why? Experience...

The Joy of Being Wrong

In an important sense, the mindfulness path is very much about joy. I want to speak about an unusual, but potentially deep source of joy. It has been for me. When we think about joy, we might think about beautiful sunsets, the loving gaze of a child, chocolate, the...

40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents

Search Institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development—known as Developmental Assets—that help young children grow up healthy, caring, and responsible. This particular list is intended for adolescents (age 12-18). If you’d like to see the...