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How unexpected kindness can change a life

5th August 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute 1159 views.

Professor of Neurosurgery, James Doty, M.D., tells a touching story of how one interaction can alter the course of a person’s life.

Mid life stress and anxiety in men

21st July 2018 Reading Time: 6 minutes Anger Management, Communication, General, Men's Health. 2582 views.

A lot of middle aged men are struggling.  While they put on a brave face, they are secretly fighting with their own anxiety and stress. They may struggle to contain these feelings and sooner rather than later, it can become an anger management problem and they lash out.  So what stresses are they dealing with and what can they do about it?

Do you know what your triggers are?

15th July 2018 Reading Time: 3 minutes Anger Management, Behavioural Change. 1912 views.

Blaming your anger on someone else is 'justifying your behaviour' while anger outbursts that scare or intimidate others is a form of abuse. To avoid the outburst in the first place, it is good to identify the triggers that cause us to erupt. Read Dave's advice and download our free Trigger Worksheet.

Anger Management

4th July 2018 Reading Time: 5 minutes Anger Management, General. 2137 views.

Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It is how we express our anger, where it can become a problem. Find out about anger management and behavioural change plus Dave's top tips on anger management.

Women's FREE information night

4th July 2018 Reading Time: 1 minute General, Feminity, Behavioural Change. 964 views.

The Team at Heavy M.E.T.A.L would like to invite you to a special free information evening, for women only, on Thursday 19th July 2018 from 7:00-9:30pm. The information evening will be held at the Library of Fountain Gate Secondary College, Josephine Avenue, Narre Warren.

Showing our boys to become good men

17th June 2018 Reading Time: 7 minutes Teenagers, Relationships, Parenting, Communication, Masculinity. 2814 views.

A son looks to his dad or a strong male role model to lead by example. The issue of masculinity is where they need the most guidance as it can become an unhealthy and toxic influence.

The importance of an equal relationship

4th June 2018 Reading Time: 5 minutes Equality, Relationships. 1972 views.

More than ever in today’s society, different groups are fighting for their right to be considered equal. Whether it is race, sexual orientation or gender, everyone deserves to be treated as an equal. It is a basic human right. Where this is often overlooked however, is in relationships. Are you in an equal relationship?

Re-thinking Masculinity

21st May 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Relationships, Parenting, Teenagers, Conflict Resolution, Communication, Equality, Men's Health, Masculinity, Feminity. 810 views.

A link to an article by Tim Winton. Re-thinking Masculinity; "How toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny".

New Domestic Violence Resource for 10-17 year olds

10th March 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Domestic Violence. 582 views.

What's OK at Home?

Alarming Rate of Bullying Among School Children

9th February 2018 Reading Time: 1 minutes Bullying. 541 views.

Statistics show that 1 in 4 students aged between 8-14 years experience bullying.