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How to stress a Cockapoo

Now before you run off to the nearest RSPCA centre and start crying foul, let me say categorically “I HAVE
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How to stress a Cockapoo

Mariners don’t do Yoga…

I am an Officer in the Merchant Navy…. to be more precise…I am a Chief Engineer on board of modern
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Mariners don’t do Yoga…

Take off the mask and ask for help

Many men wear a mask. Not physically, like a superhero, but a metaphorical one that disguises who are you and what
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Take off the mask and ask for help

One of the many reasons we love what we do

When we set up Man Stress collectively, we knew there was a need for a platform where people, particularly men,
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One of the many reasons we love what we do

If only the mind came with voice commands

I'll admit something now. Which won't come as a surprise to anyone who knows me, even slightly. I like gadgets - rephrase
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If only the mind came with voice commands

Reprogram your subconscious mind and eliminate stress

If you were to discover that, because of a quirk of nature, the toxic files planted in your sub-conscious mind
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Reprogram your subconscious mind and eliminate stress

Project 84 – stop 84 men committing suicide every week

Not a clickbait headline but one you'll recognise as a fact if you've seen the news about the 84 statues
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Project 84 – stop 84 men committing suicide every week

Headway threw me a life-line…I no longer have suicidal urges

Robert Ashton had a challenging childhood, failed his 11+ and grew up with low self-esteem. Years later he decided to
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Headway threw me a life-line…I no longer have suicidal urges

Quarter-Life Crisis

It was supposed to be easy. “You can do whatever you’d like.” “The future is very bright.” As a kid, I was used
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Quarter-Life Crisis

I’m 60 and stressed but simply continue

I really don’t think I have enjoyed the job I do (completely as a result of the rank oil and
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I’m 60 and stressed but simply continue

Love my job … hate my boss – change then.

Survey after survey blames poor management for the growing epidemic of stress related work absenteeism…but for those of us who
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Love my job … hate my boss – change then.

Zoe Ball promotes mental health awareness

Until this week I had never heard of cameraman Billy Yates, who tragically took his life in May 2017. Billy had
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Zoe Ball promotes mental health awareness

Until 3 years ago I poo hooed the word STRESS

That word stress.. For 25 years as an employee and another 25 years as an employer I have up until
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Until 3 years ago I poo hooed the word STRESS

My name is James and I’m an alcoholic

My name is James and I'm an alcoholic. I said those words for the first time on the 5th of March
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My name is James and I’m an alcoholic

I’ve never been raped or sexually assaulted

I'm an avid watcher of "Coronation Street" and have been since about four years old, I guess. As the years have
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I’ve never been raped or sexually assaulted

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One of the many reasons we love what we do

April 9th, 2018|0 Comments

When we set up Man Stress collectively, we knew there was a need for a platform where people, particularly men, could talk openly about depression, anxiety, stress and suicide. As a tribe of three, we've [...]

How to stress a Cockapoo

April 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Now before you run off to the nearest RSPCA centre and start crying foul, let me say categorically “I HAVE NO INTENTION OF STRESSING [...]

Mariners don’t do Yoga…

April 16th, 2018|1 Comment

I am an Officer in the Merchant Navy…. to be more precise…I am a Chief Engineer on board of modern cruise ships. My story [...]

Take off the mask and ask for help

April 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Many men wear a mask. Not physically, like a superhero, but a metaphorical one that disguises who are you and what you feel. I [...]

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Quarter-Life Crisis

March 30th, 2018|2 Comments

It was supposed to be easy. “You can do whatever you’d like.” “The future is very bright.” As a kid, I was used to hearing this sort of thing all the time. I was fortunate [...]

Until 3 years ago I poo hooed the word STRESS

March 20th, 2018|1 Comment

That word stress.. For 25 years as an employee and another 25 years as an employer I have up until 3 years ago poo hooed people using firstly "I've got a bad back" or in [...]

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Escape the stress in sunny Skegness

February 24th, 2018|1 Comment

I had spent most of my working life in sales which I can honestly say was something I did not enjoy and found very stressful. I tried a few other things such as running my [...]

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Hypnotherapy – a real stress buster … the truth by Jan Haley Brightwood

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

We're familiar with many causes of stress 'out there' but sometimes the most disturbing ones are 'in here', where we can't understand why we get triggered in certain types of situations, no matter how strongly [...]

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Depression. Did It Break or Make Me?

January 15th, 2018|3 Comments

I can’t really give an exact date as to when I started noticing that I was suffering from depression, anxiety and ADHD but I can tell you that the years leading up to when I [...]

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How I ended up in The Priory and found hope.

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

There was a man called Mr B, who  came from a big family of 12; a hard working strict family where both parents were very hard working and tough people. Mr B was second but [...]

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POST OF THE MONTH

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From engineering to a Debenhams doorway, Colin’s story

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Colin has been featured in the EDP for his story and we are delighted to have been given permission to share the link from Helen Baldry from St Martins Housing. READ MORE.

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Regardless of the outcome, shit often sticks

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

As far as I understand it the medicine that Bradley Wiggins was prescribed to help address his asthma, and WAS perfectly legal. In a world where, due to drug abuse, some of the most rigid [...]

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Are you guilty of plane crash thinking?

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed into the Hudson River in New York in January 2009 (later made into the film Sully – starring Tom Hanks). So what [...]

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Quarter-Life Crisis

March 30th, 2018|2 Comments

It was supposed to be easy. “You can do whatever you’d like.” “The future is very bright.” As a kid, I was used to hearing this sort of thing all the time. I was fortunate enough to excel at school, I was top of just about every class since the age of about 7, and never really had hardship in terms of choices and big decisions. My parents were supportive, and I always had at least a few friends - sounds pretty perfect. However, from a young age I struggled with my mental health; I [...]

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MUST READ

  • %name gears

From engineering to a Debenhams doorway, Colin’s story

March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Colin has been featured in the EDP for his story and we are delighted to have been given permission to share the link from Helen Baldry from St Martins Housing. READ MORE.

  • %name cycling

Regardless of the outcome, shit often sticks

March 6th, 2018|0 Comments

As far as I understand it the medicine that Bradley Wiggins was prescribed to help address his asthma, and WAS perfectly legal. In a world where, due to drug abuse, some of the most rigid [...]

  • %name Brooklyn-bridge

Are you guilty of plane crash thinking?

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed into the Hudson River in New York in January 2009 (later made into the film Sully – starring Tom Hanks). So what [...]

Read More

POST OF THE MONTH

  • %name sport

Quarter-Life Crisis

March 30th, 2018|2 Comments

It was supposed to be easy. “You can do whatever you’d like.” “The future is very bright.” As a kid, I was used to hearing this sort of thing all the time. I was fortunate enough to excel at school, I was top of just about every class since the age of about 7, and never really had hardship in terms of choices and big decisions. My parents were supportive, and I always had at least a few friends - sounds pretty perfect. However, from a young age I struggled with my mental health; I [...]

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