STORIES & ARTICLES

May 12, 2018

Time For Reaction; Time For Change

Simon Gillard was a police officer for more than fifteen years, before being invalided out of the force with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He is now an advocate for others with PTSD, depression, anxiety in the emergency services, military and the wider community.
April 11, 2018

AFL Champion Jeff White Shares Story Of Stroke Survival

Jeff White played 268 games for Fremantle and Melbourne and is now the founder of Post High. He shares with us his story of surviving stroke at age 40.
November 21, 2017

5 Health Tips To Help Men Deal With Divorce

‘Good times’ and ‘Divorce’ never come hand in hand and to put it bluntly it can be an emotional ‘shit-fight’ for everyone involved. Dr. Harvey from House Call Doctor spoke to Blokepedia this week about how men can get their head back in the game after dealing with a divorce.
November 13, 2017

A Man’s Mind Is Like A Shed

Your mind is a bit like a shed. You put all your stuff in there to store it for later. Then someone comes along and offloads all their unwanted stuff onto you and it goes in your shed too. Then someone else does, and then another. Before you know it, your shed is full of everyone else’s shit and you’ve got no room left in it for your own stuff.
October 24, 2017

If Happiness Is About Being True to Oneself, What Does It Really Mean To Be A Man?

Dr. Tim Sharp (aka Dr. Happy) is an internationally renowned leader in the field of Positive Psychology. Tim is the founder & CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of The Happiness Institute, Australia’s first organisation devoted solely to enhancing happiness in individuals, families and organisations. This article was originally published on www.drhappy.com.au
September 14, 2017

The Dragon and The Black Dog: Dan Hunt’s Story of Mental Illness

Former NRL player and mental health advocate Dan Hunt shares his personal experience of battling mental illness. Dan is an ambassador for Beyond Blue, NRL State of Mind and owner of Mental Health Movement.
September 5, 2017

Finding Alfred – The Importance of Mentors

if you know that you yourself have had a mentor, or life has blessed you with some wisdom, health, and perspective- the challenge is for you to pass it on to someone who needs it! Maybe you could ask yourself ‘Who can I help on the treacherous road to manhood?’ or ‘Who can I touch by allowing them access to my life?’
August 4, 2017

It Can Be OK For Men Not To Talk About Men’s Mental Health

Men's Mental Health has become a hot topic. One of many emerging issues attracting the attention of governments at all levels and society more broadly. The amount of public and open information and discussion of Men's Health issues has allowed us to adjust our radar and lower our guard.
August 3, 2017

Blokepedia and the Importance of Men Having Conversations That Matter

The importance of men opening up and sharing their stories with each other is about more than just mental health. It’s about community. It’s about connecting.