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The silent tragedy affecting today’s children

15th December 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes General, Communication, Media, Parenting, Relationships, Teenagers. 7644 views.

There is a silent tragedy that is unfolding today in our homes, and concerns our most precious jewels: our children. Our children are in a devastating emotional state! In the last 15 years, researchers have given us increasingly alarming statistics on a sharp and steady increase in childhood mental illness that is now reaching epidemic proportions:

The barbershop where men go to heal | Matt Brown | TEDxChristchurch

2nd December 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute Media, Men's Health, General. 2974 views.

Matt Brown started his barbershop in a tin shed in his backyard in New Zealand, but he always wanted it to be more than just a place where you go to get a haircut. Having grown up in a violent household, he knew firsthand how important it was for men to have a place where they could be heard, a place where they could be truly seen. In this raw, emotional and unflinching talk, Matt shares what he learned from more than 25,000 hours of talking to men—and letting them be their true selves.

She is not your rehab

28th November 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute General. 1890 views.

Posted on Facebook by She is not your rehab: My Dear Brothers Many of you ask me what we mean by ‘She Is Not Your Rehab’ so I thought I’d put this list together

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression in Men

11th November 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes General, Men's Health. 780 views.

While we regularly check in with new Mums, take a moment to also ask how Dad is going! Most people are surprised to know that around 1 in 20 men experience depression during their partner’s pregnancy (antenatal) and up to 1 in 10 new dads struggle with depression following the birth of their baby (postnatal).

Would criminalising domestic abuse in Australia help our legal system deal better with domestic violence? #QandA

7th November 2019 Reading Time: 1 minutes Media, General, Domestic Violence. 1295 views.

Let's talk about Men's mental health

27th October 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes General, Masculinity, Men's Health. 1631 views.

In the past and maybe even still today Men feel they cannot speak out about their Mental Health issues. While the stigma that once surrounded men’s mental health issues is improving, it is still very much there and this needs to change. Male suicide was the leading cause of death in males in 2018.

Being the best you can be

20th October 2019 Reading Time: 4 minutes General, Men's Health, Communication. 872 views.

Society places a lot of pressure on Men.  While the traditional role of a man and the expectations placed on them have changed significantly, in a lot of ways Men have to forget a lot of what they have been taught.  For a long time, men were encouraged to supress their emotions and were expected to be the ‘strong ones’ which in turn takes a massive toll on their mental health.  You only need to look at the troubling statistics surrounding male suicide and men’s mental health to see that this is a problem that needs to be addressed.

Getting in tune with you Weekend Retreat

20th October 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute 1270 views.

A weekend designed to inspire and challenge. Gain powerful insights and skills to learn to be better you. Through experiencing a variety of engaging workshops indoor, outdoor, hands on and reflective, learn and discover the power of being you.

Dealing with stress

2nd October 2019 Reading Time: 3 minutes 1075 views.

While stress happens to both male and females, the way we react and manage stress tends to differ. Some symptoms are more common or even exclusive to men. One of the biggest things to consider is that men are more likely to stay silent and not report any emotional or physical symptoms as a result of stress. Instead the feelings are suppressed and 'bottled up' which causes its own set of problems.

True friends are there for you anyway, and so here we are

14th September 2019 Reading Time: 1 minute Men's Health, General. 1403 views.

Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house