8 results for tag: mental health

The One Thing Men Can’t Talk Openly About Yet. But What if We Did?

By: Sheridan Voysey Last year I took part in a piece for BBC 1’s Breakfast programme. As the cameraman and I were driving to the filming location, he told me a story. (more…)

Rewire Your Brain to Fight Anxiety

By: Carolyn McCulley Training our brains to battle anxiety through minor troubles develops emotional stamina to endure harder times. (more…)

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Season 2 – Do We Need to Talk to Our Kids About Suicide… Again?

By: Clare Bruce When Netflix released 13 Reasons Why last year its depiction of teen suicide and abuse was criticised for being graphic, unnecessary, and putting young people at risk emotionally without providing them proper access to support services. (more…)

Creating Mental Toughness

By: Dr. Wayde Goodall "If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small." ~ Proverbs 24:10. I believe our Creator frequently gives us instruction to focus, to make up our minds, to set goals, to have vision, and to stay on track. (more…)

Spade, Bourdain Again and Again

By: Duncan Robinson Late on a Friday night a few of weeks ago, I read of Anthony Bourdain’s passing. I was gutted. I spent days wanting to pen something to explain the feelings of depression. Trying to figure out a clear description for the cloud, the weight, the grind, the sadness and the isolation. How do you explain easily how a man who is brilliant, talented and gifted finds himself at a place that death feels like the one and reasonable option. I just don’t think you can. My connection with Anthony is non-existent. We both do Jiu Jitsu, and love food. I was a big fan of no reservations. It felt like the first non-bs food series I’d ...

13 Reasons Why Not

By: Danny Huerta It’s not just teens that are talking about the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” Parents are also curious about the story of Hannah Baker and her descent into suicide. "What message does this show send to kids?" some have asked. "Does it really glorify suicide? (more…)

A Conversation About Mental Health with Libby Trickett

By: Duncan Robinson Libby Trickett has been at the very pinnacle of sports, having represented her country at three Olympic games. She has won multiple gold medals and is a five time world record holder. She is a married mum now, and at one of the most joyous times of life - she experienced significant depression. (more…)

Faith, Mental Illness and Counselling

If someone you know has been acting a bit “off”, and you’re starting to get concerned, at what point do you recommend a counsellor or a psychiatrist? And how do you go about finding one? (more…)