Wellbeing Blog

Two guys chatting on a bench - popular blogs of 2018
MensLine Australia Top Topics of 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on the popular topics our community found most useful this year.

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Prince Harry talking about men's mental health awareness
Celebrities leading the charge on men’s mental health awareness

More people are changing attitudes to men’s mental health & we have some prominent celebrities to thank. Here’s some of the guys raising their voice.

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Managing your thoughts to minimise anger

Managing your temper is not about denying or suppressing your anger, it is about learning how to express it in better ways. Here are some tips on recognising negative thought patterns that may trigger an anger outburst & management tips.

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Male stereotypes and the Man Box - young male
Male stereotypes and the ‘Man Box’

We are all constantly bombarded with gender stereotypes, but a new study sheds light on the shifting attitudes of young men in the face of negative messaging about manhood.

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Tips for better conversations with men

We often hear that it’s hard to get men to reach out for help. Try using these tips for tailored approaches to conversations with men that can reap better results and help him open up.

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Gratitude practice can deliver a host of benefit to your wellbeing., like this grateful guy!
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.

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Step families are a new norm. Here's how to navigate the challenges.
The challenges and joys of step families

As ‘blended families’, step families and non-traditional family units become more common, more of us are dealing with challenges this presents.

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Suicide is a major issue in our society. In Australia, it takes twice the lives than the road toll, but the truth is we all have the power to do something about it.
Help a mate and reduce suicide

Suicide is a major issue in our society. In Australia, it takes more than twice the lives of the road toll, but the truth is we all have the power to do something about it.

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Father & son playing music - Songs celebrating fatherhood
Five songs worth playing on Father’s Day

Fatherhood has been the inspiration for some of the most iconic songs of all time. Check out this list of some of our favourite tributes to fathers of all types!

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Talking it over - some people experience mental health issues after service
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.

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