7 steps for being more present in the moment

Have you ever been told that you’re not really here. That you’re not being present in the moment? Hearing somebody speak but not listening to what they’re saying? Finding it difficult to engage with the people that you love and care about while you’re lost in your own thoughts while …

Money is a Great Servant but a Bad Master

Or so said Francis Bacon, English Philosopher and Statesman and the father of empiricism… But for many men, money, or the accumulation of it, can define who we are – the foundation on which we build our identity. Much of this comes from how men are taught to frame success. …

Disempowering pessimism through rediscovering willpower

Pessimism. That voice inside your head that amplifies your doubt. Your fear of failure. Your sense that you’re not quite as good as the next man. Or not quite the man you once were. Pessimism is the spectre of self-doubt. An apparition of a lack of self confidence. Appearing and …

Understanding the Signs of Unhappiness

The signs of unhappiness for many men doesn’t come as an instant revelation. They are often gradual and take time to develop. Like most things in life we all have different tolerances for putting up with things that aren’t ideal. You know you should at least look at that dripping …

How to get a good night’s sleep and worry less at night

A good night’s sleep is an essential part of good mental health for any man. Sleep allows us to restore our mental function and recharges our mind for the next day. We lay down new memories in the brain while physically our body rests and recuperates. A good night’s sleep …

Sharing how you feel with the one you love

Many men feel an obligation to be the source of emotional strength in the home. Our sense of what it is to be a man is often defined by our ability to be emotionally consistent. To be unshakable in the face of problems. The source of strength when things go …

Work Need not Maketh Man Unhappy

Since the dawn of time men have been guilty of incorporating what they do for a living into their own self identity. Indeed, in the middle ages work occupations were often incorporated into surnames, a mark of the value that men placed on the work they did to feed their …