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
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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
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
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.