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Men’s Health – Emotional Wellbeing is not just about the F word!

Men and feelings

Men’s Health – Emotional Wellbeing is not just about the F word!

Making sense of emotional health can be tricky for men. Getting all touchy, feely drives many guys away from understanding their emotional world! How do you measure your emotional wellbeing? Defining Emotional Health The Mental Health Foundation defines emotional health as: ‘A positive sense of wellbeing which enables an individual to be able to function […]
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Men's emotional health

Men’s Health – 6 ways to check your Emotional Wellbeing

Men’s health and wellbeing is emotional and physical. Understandably most people think of positive feelings as a gauge to their emotional wellbeing. However, follow this line of thinking and there is no place for negative feelings! That’s just not realistic! Emotional Health is influenced by a variety of wellness factors. Spend some time looking at […]
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Men and counselling

Dispelling the myth that men don’t talk – 8 counselling conversations with men

Men’s counselling conversations focus on many themes and tools. We don’t always have the tools to fix our lives by ourselves . Men in particular have many obstacles to seeking counselling help. A full description of these obstacles can be found here. Many men do enter counselling and will sit and talk about a variety of […]
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Men and counselling

8 Reasons Men Avoid Counselling

Many guys avoid counselling until they really, really need to speak with someone, and even then, they struggle to accept the need for help. Men will experience relationship breakdown, loss of jobs and homelessness before they seek support. The number of male suicides is still ridiculously high. In 2014 here in Australia there were 7.8 […]
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people pleaser

People Pleaser Partners – How to lose yourself in a relationship

Do you give up yourself in your relationship? A people pleaser tends lose themselves too much. This can be an overwhelming and confusing experience. Often it has an awful lot to do with people pleasing. What is a pleaser?   A people pleaser usually: Craves external validation Is dependent on approval from others for their self-confidence. […]
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stop people pleasing

12 Ways to stop People Pleasing

 “I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” Herbert Bayard Swope  Most of us have an innate ability to give to others. However, people pleasing partners give too much to others, lose their independence and become resentful, confused […]
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