STORIES & ARTICLES

June 10, 2018

Running A Small Business Is No Small Exercise

I believe resilience is the #1 life skill to help us duck, dodge, prioritise and put into perspective the crap life throws at us. The life of running a small business is no exception to this. There’s plenty of crap in and around your business that can affect your mental, physical and financial health.  The depth of crap largely depends on how much you let it get to you
June 6, 2018

Gender Diversity Requires A Focus On The Men

My dad was a stay-at-home dad in the 70s. Did it give me an advantage? Did it give me confidence in the co-ed school yard or an extra edge as I climbed the ladder in a male-dominated industry? It sure didn't hurt. Forty years on and my husband is a stay-at-home dad for our two beautiful daughters.
May 22, 2018

Wallaby Stephen Moore Opens Up About Men’s Health

With a 15-year professional career in rugby union, Moore is known for being Australia’s most capped Super Rugby player, and the only rugby hooker to have played 100 tests. Moore has seen challenges with mental health in all aspects of his career - in teammates, opponents, even in himself.
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.