Men's mental health

Self-help

  • 2
  • 3
  • 8
  • 1
  • 14
  • 1
  • 35
  • 2
  • 5
  • 2
Reset
Self-help

Why is change so hard?

Achieving true change in your life, especially when you’re trying to shift long-standing behaviours, can be a tough slog. Why is it so hard? What holds us back from making positive change in our lives? Read here to learn why and how to best navigate these hurdles.

Read article
What is

The power of gratitude

Gratitude for all that we have in life – as opposed to what we want or think we need, is one of the keys to true happiness.

Read article
Self-help

Self-care toolkit

These MensLine Australia worksheets are designed to assist you in developing your personal skills to better manage your anger.

Read article
Self-help

Seeking help for men - overcome the barriers!

MensLine Australia recently sat down with Leon, a social worker with almost 30 years’ experience, to get his perspective of the challenges of seeking help for men.

Read article
What is

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.

Read article
Self-help

Cycling - the exercise for positive mental health

While virtually all exercise is beneficial for general, ‘whole body’ health, cycling is especially great for positive mental health.

Read article
Self-help

Adjusting to retirement

Retirement can be an exciting time in your life, finally having the freedom to pursue your interests, travel, or to simply slow down and enjoy life. However, for some men retirement can be challenging. Here, MensLine Australia explores the issues associated with retirement including the loss of a regular daily work routine and associated sense of purpose.

Read article
Self-help

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.

Read article
Self-help

PTSD - The mental health effects of service

Serving your country is one of the toughest jobs around. For some veterans, ongoing mental health issues means the conflict continues beyond the battlefield.

Read article
Self-help

Helping yourself when feeling suicidal

Feeling as though your life is out of control, and that it will never get better is a common feeling. Here MensLine Australia discusses ways in which you can help yourself through this difficult time.

Read article
Self-help

Making a safety plan

A safety plan helps to get you through the tough moments when experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings. Here MensLine Australia outlines the prompts required to help you work through the steps of your personal safety plan until you feel safe.

Read article