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Sometimes it can be hard to tell if you're dealing with a men's mental health issue.
Men’s mental health – common challenges

Due to a number of factors , some men’s mental health issues have gone unrecognised for a long time. Many men are still not aware of some of the most common indicators that there’s a problem.  So how can you tell if you have an issue that you should consider seeking help with?

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Coping with relationship separation and divorce

Relationship separation and divorce are among the toughest life experiences people can face, but there are ways to manage the loss and get life back on track.

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Emotional well being – how to stay on top!

Despite terms like ‘wellbeing’ and ‘wellness’ getting a lot of attention nowadays, its not a fad – looking out for your emotional well being is vital.  Luckily there’s lots of ways to pursue it and they’re easy to do!

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Social connections – past, present & future

We often talk about the power of connections and support networks, as having a strong circle of people around you is one of the single most beneficial ways to maintain your mental health.  Here’s how you can grow social connections from the past, present and future!

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Understand and control anger

It’s OK to feel angry sometimes. It’s how we respond to & express anger that can cause problems. Understanding anger & anger management strategies can help.

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Communication styles – ‘Painters’ and ‘Pointers’

Quite often, issues in relationships arise due to different communication styles.  While there are many theories in this area, one that we find interesting is the theory of two distinct, perhaps even opposite, communication styles – the ‘Painters’ and the ‘Pointers’.

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What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness seems to generate a lot of hype nowadays, but what’s it all about? Mindfulness means ‘being present’ and giving your full attention to the moment we’re in.

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Self-care in difficult work roles

Many of us deal with difficult situations at work that can have an impact on our mental health. When our job or volunteer work forces us to deal with especially challenging scenarios, its vital to practice good self-care.

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How family, friends and carers can help men

As a family member, friend or carer, you are one of the primary sources of support, advice and therapy for someone who is experiencing emotional difficulty or mental ill health.  Here’s how you can help men dealing with mental ill health and emotional issues.

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Positive mental health advice from Yoda and others in Star Wars
Positive mental health advice in Star Wars

The Star Wars series of movies are jam-packed with positive mental health advice.  Here we take a look at some of our favourite quotes from these movies.

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