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3 Tips for Fostering a Healthy Relationship with Your Partner

Posted 1 week, 3 days ago @

Imagine this, you’ve found the love of your life, the love hormone oxytocin is coursing freely through your veins and you experience what feels like an endless summer, each day you are bathing in the warm afterglow of intoxicating abliss. Loving relationships are an important part of our human experience and a major driving force […]

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Category : Blog &Communication &CoupleStuff &Featured &Relationships

5 Steps to Empathetic Listening

May 27th, 2017 @

Communication is so important in a relationship, but for many men, we have only the training we have received in our lives to guide us – and it’s often wrong! Take empathy for example. We all know that it’s the best way to listen, especially with a partner who needs us. But how is it […]

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Category : Blog &Listening &Workplace

Divorce

May 23rd, 2017 @

Nobody wants to be a statistic, and the reality is that in Australia around 1 in 3 marriages will end in divorce and for second time marriages this rate increases. If you find yourself in this situation and are trying to make sense of what has happened and what to do now, take some comfort […]

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Category : Blog &Divorce &Men and Anger &Men and Divorce &Parenting &Relationships

Is Social Media Affecting Your Mood and What Are The Signs?

May 19th, 2017 @

Social media is an almost universally embedded aspect of modern life. It provides many benefits and enables us to stay connected 24/7 with our family, friends and loved ones wherever they are on the globe. But how much do we really benefit from this technological revolution? Many studies have found worrying trends linking use of […]

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Category : Anxiety &Blog &Mood &Self Esteem &Social Media &Stress Reduction

You ain’t daddy’s little girl, I’m a little girl’s dad – alter your perspective: change your life

May 16th, 2017 @

It’s amazing how changing your perspective can completely change your world. We so often get stuck in the rut of the way we look at things that we stagnate, repeat the same mistakes, and gradually become more and more disillusioned. But just how do you set about changing your perspective? Aussie hip hop MC Tim […]

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Category : Blog &Fatherhood &Happiness &Manhood &Parenting &Young Men

ANZAC Day and PTSD

April 24th, 2017 @

I’m struck when watching coverage of various ANZAC day ceremonies each year, how much is made of physical suffering, and how little of the mental scars that accompany war. It’s also not just enlisted personnel who suffer. Civilian support staff, local civilians, and those close to sufferers are also directly affected. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder […]

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Category : Blog &PTSD &Trauma

Coming Out – Inviting In

March 30th, 2017 @

“Coming out” is generally how the process of letting people know you are same-sex attracted has come to be known. This process – and indeed it is a process – is different for everybody. It’s also something that all same-sex attracted people have in common, having gone through their own “coming out” process. People often […]

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Category : 'Coming Out' &Featured &Gay/Bi Menstuff &Young Men

Fostering our Self-Esteem

March 27th, 2017 @

Self-esteem has been one of those hotly researched topics in recent years. In our self-help era we are told that having a positive self-image is the necessary ingredient to leading a happy and successful life. While it may be true that how we think about ourselves is directly associated with our psychological wellbeing, the big […]

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Category : Blog &Featured &Manhood &Self Esteem &Stress Reduction

Breathing to Regulate Stress

February 24th, 2017 @

We are fast discovering how important a tool breathing is as a  method of regulating mood and alleviating distress.    While the links are still poorly understood, there is much to learn of immediate benefit, particularly if you are stressed, anxious, or fearful. It is well known that people who are angry, fearful, or in […]

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Category : Anxiety &Happiness &Meditation &Meditation for Men &Men and Anger &Young Men

Grief and Loss

February 16th, 2017 @

Grief is a natural response to loss. It might be divorce, the loss of a loved one, relationship, pet, job or way of life. The more significant the loss, the more intense the grief is likely to be. Grief is expressed in many ways and it can affect every part of your life; your emotions, […]

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Category : Blog &Depression &Grief &Men's Coaching and Counselling

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