USEFUL LINKS

The Mankind Project – Healing the World One Man At A Time
An international community of over 30,000 men whose mission is the change the world one man at a time. The New Warrior Adventure Training is where it starts.

Fatherhood Project and link to order the Fatherhood CD
A powerful music CD with John Butler, Paul Kelly, Archie Roach and more. A gift for fathers, sons and daughters.

Mensline Australia
A National telephone support service (1300 789978) for young men and men with family or relationship concerns.

Mens Health and Wellbeing Association Queensland
A non profit, NGO dedicated to initiating education and consciousness raising activities for the health and wellbeing of men and boys so a better world is created for all.

ADDITIONAL READING MATERIAL

Australian Titles:

Raising Girls by Gisela Preuschoff,

Girl’s Talk edited by Maria Palotta-Chiarolli,

Puberty Girl by Shushann Movsessian, Very accessible read for the girls

A Blessing not a Curse by Jane Bennett,

The Wild Genie: The Healing Power of Menstruation by Alexandra Pope.*

Raising Girls: Helping your daughter to grow up wise, warm and strong Steve Biddulph. 2013

International Titles

The Female Brain Dr Louann Brizenine; A Must Read great book for any who trains, is married too, or is friends with females and is a father of teenage girls, very easy to read, diving into the mysteries of how the mechanics of the female brain works. You will relate! Now you can understand!

Mother-Daughter Wisdom by Dr. Christiane Northrup, ( A highly trained ob/gyn who has worked for decades in allopathic medicine and women’s health, Northrup is a wealth of information weaving together the psycho, physiological and spiritual aspects of women and their geneology. Non-fiction

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant (novel)

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Dr. Christianne Northrup (a reference book for all time reminding women of the connection between their bodies health , their mental health and their emotional health.)

Women who Run with Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes (Using myth and story this deeply feminine Jungian analyst calls women back to their instinctual nature for the sake of themselves and all of humanity).

Her Blood is Gold by Lara Owen (on the importance and sacredness of menstruation historically and now).

Mother Daughter Revolution by E. Debold, M. Wilson, I. Malave (based on extensive research, this book is a call to our cultural inheritance as women and offering suggestions in a heartfelt call to positive change)

Passage to Power by Leslie Kenton (on the physical, mental emotional and spiritual aspects of menopause and peri-menopause.)

Ten conversations you must have with your son. Dr Tim Hawkes 2014. ISBN: 978-0-7336-3174-0

Marking Life’s Stages. Don Bowak 2008. Explores processes that explore critical life changes. Don was a founder and an Elder of the Pathways Foundation. ISBN:9780646503301

Puberty Boy Geoff Price. 2005. ISBN: 1741145635

Betwixt & Between – Patterns of Masculine and Feminine Initiation. Louise Carus Mahdi, Steven Foster and Meredith Little, 5th edition 1994. ISBN 0-8126-9048-6

Crossroads – The Quest for Contemporary Rites of Passage. Louise Carus Mahdi, Nancy Christopher and Michael Meade, 2nd edition 1998. ISBN 0-8126-9190-3

He’ll Be OK – Growing Gorgeous Boys Into Good Men Celia Lashlie. 2005. 2nd Edition 2007. ISBN 0-7322-8450-3

Raising Girls: Helping your daughter to grow up wise, warm and strong. Steve Biddulph. 2013

Raising Boys: Why boys are different and how to help them become happy and well balanced men. Steve Biddulph, Second Edition. 2003

Manhood: An action plan for changing men’s lives. Steve Biddulph. Third Edition. 2003

The Circle of Life. Rituals from the Human Family Album. David Cohen. Harper San Francisco 1991

Boy into Man. A Fathers Guide to Initiation of Teenage Sons. Bernard Weiner. Transformation Press. 1992

Real, Terrence. I Don’t Want to Talk About It. Newleaf 1997

Bly, Robert. Iron John. Element 1990

Rohr, Richard. The Wild man’s Journey. St. Anthony Messenger Press. 1992

Pollack, William. Real Boy’s Voices. Random House. 2000

Pollack, William. A New Psychology of Men.

Campbell, Joseph. The Power of Myth. ABC Radio Interview with Bill Moyers. 1992

Robinson, John C. Ph.D. Death of a Hero, Birth of the Soul. Council Oak Books 1995

Moore, Robert & Gillette, Douglas. King, Warrior, Magician, Lover – Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine. Harper Collins. 1990

Ykeema, Freerk. Rock & Water, Skills for Physical-Social Teaching with Boys. Gadaku Institute.

Video: Rock and Water. Basic Exercises Skills for Physical-Social Teaching for Boys.