ReWilding Conversations Episode 10: https://youtu.be/eNnWRNgLgbkDownload Episode mp3In this episode we'll talk about what happens behind the scenes of a successful nature school, whether for young kids, teens or adults.One of my goals with starting nature-mentor.com is to foster a worldwide commitment to backyard mentoring and nature connection.Imagine if every neighbourhood had … [Read more...] about How To Plan A Day of Nature Activities
I've been writing free articles on various nature and mentoring topics for a few years now. Here you'll find the main pages that deal with mentoring techniques. Enjoy!
https://youtu.be/S2ebiE8RpOYDownload Episode mp3 Mentor Motivation! We’re talking today about how to inspire and motivate others to get outside and connect with nature.If you’re a teacher/mentor/parent who uses nature as a tool for awakening creativity, critical thinking, empathy, social skills, etc… then it’s very important to find ways of motivating and inspiring your students into … [Read more...] about Getting Into Action: Mentor Motivation
Imagine having your own personal guide who really cares about your success and journey through life... Now, when I say success, please know that I'm not talking about something specific. I'm just talking about whatever success means to you.Have you ever stopped to think about it?What kinds of skills & abilities have you always wanted to develop? What is your ideal vision for the … [Read more...] about How Mentoring Can Help You Move Forward On Your Journey Through Life
One of the greatest motivations in this world is the desire to make a difference.Many great minds throughout history have talked about how the deepest fulfillment in life comes from helping others & making the world a better place.The idea that you can do something that will have a real impact on the lives of people is a very inspiring thought, but sometimes it can seem like we’re … [Read more...] about How To Make A Difference In The World
I was born in 1988 in the land of black bears and sandy soils, a small town in northern Ontario called Sioux Lookout.For almost ten years I’ve been collecting tools & techniques for helping modern humans rediscover razor sharp naturalist instincts, and my goal is to share them with you. My Journey Into The Wilderness… When I was 15 I had an experience of sudden lucid clarity while … [Read more...] about Hi, My Name Is Brian Mertins
ReWilding Conversations Podcast: Episode 03 https://youtu.be/XTon7XaFTuUDownload Episode mp3 The Art of Storytelling Gets People Engaged With Nature... Often when you hear the word "storytelling" you might get an image of people sitting in a circle with a really formal "story-time" being shared.But there are other types of stories where it's a bit more casual and below the … [Read more...] about The Art of Storytelling To Inspire Deep Nature Connection
ReWilding Conversations Episode 05: https://youtu.be/5sajQYk2B5sDownload Episode mp3 What Are Your Students Telling You? If you’re an educator, mentor, parent or coach who wants to impact lives by connecting people with nature… The first step is having your own sensory awareness open to what’s happening with the plants, trees, birds, etc.The more you hone your own instincts and … [Read more...] about Observation As A Mentoring Tool: What Are Your Students Telling You?
ReWilding Conversations Episode 06: https://youtu.be/xDiJ1Rm0l1wDownload Episode mp3 Discover Nature... Change Your Life! There are two sides to the nature connection journey…On one side you have the skills like edible & medicinal plant knowledge, bird language, landscape navigation, wildlife tracking, etc.Then on the other side you have the more internal level, such as your … [Read more...] about Awakening To Nature: How To Change Your Life Results
Nature Wisdom Podcast: Episode 03Download Episode mp3Today I’m excited to share a really great conversation that happened just last week on a live call with my wilderness instincts mentoring community.This is where I work with a small group of people on applying the tools for reading a landscape and really energizing our natural instincts.What you’re going to hear in this … [Read more...] about Trudy’s Story Of The Canadian Rockies
One question that may come up for people on the website is why exactly nature makes such a good context for mentoring and what we can expect as a result of participating in a conversational process centered around the natural world.On the surface it may seem like we’re simply learning about birds, trees, and wildlife in a sensory-based way and this would be true, but on a deeper level there … [Read more...] about Why Nature Mentoring?