STORIES & ARTICLES

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.
June 6, 2017

5 Reasons You Should Add Boxing to Your Fitness Routine

Regardless of whether or not you’d like to end up versing opponents in a ring, boxing offers a number of mental and physical benefits that you simply won’t find in any other workout.
May 17, 2017

Paralympian Adam Kellerman Shares His Personal Story Of Embracing Adversity And Finding Fulfilment

Adam Kellerman, 26, has represented Australia at two Paralympic games and ten World Team Cup's in his sport of wheelchair tennis. This in itself is quite an achievement, yet Adam's story of surviving cancer and overcoming depression is what many may say is his greatest achievement.
May 9, 2017

To Dream Of Death: How Depression Nearly Drove Me To Suicide

It’s been nearly twelve months now since I spent a week in the Mental Health Unit of a Brisbane Hospital. Nearly twelve months since I had plans to exit this world permanently by committing suicide.
April 25, 2017

Thanks Donald! You Are A Blessing To Modern Masculinity

Mr. Trump is playing the villain remarkably well. Essentially everything he does or says is an example of what not to do, and the more he does it the more men and women are stepping up and having a much-needed conversation around what it means to be a man in 2016.