A wonderful story to share with someone grieving a loved one…

When I was quite young, my father had one of the first telephones in our neighbourhood. I remember well the polished old case fastened to the wall. The shiny receiver hung on the side of the box. I was too little to reach the telephone, but used to listen with fascination when my mother used [...]

By |2017-12-27T12:49:02+00:00December 27th, 2017|The Tribe|0 Comments

Why 2017 was the year everyone talked mental health

I think 2017 was a milestone for mental health in that men (and women) finally found a voice for sharing their mental health issues. It was well overdue too in my opinion. What is great to see is that regional newspapers like The Lincolnite are picking up the baton and featuring articles like this one [...]

By |2017-12-27T12:22:11+00:00December 27th, 2017|Must Read|1 Comment

Why tough men should weep

I weep a lot…but then so did my dad…yet another wonderful quality I inherited from him. My dad certainly wasn’t and I don’t think I am ‘an emotional wreck’, but sensitive, too bloody right I’m sensitive… and proud of it! Anyway what the hell’s wrong with being sensitive?  Sensitivity isn’t an illness, it isn’t a [...]

By |2017-12-24T10:24:09+00:00December 24th, 2017|Main Feature, The Tribe|0 Comments

Solutions to mental health problems – care to share?

The Man Stress trio met last night for food and drink at Turtle Bay, Norwich, and a thoroughly pleasant evening was had by all. Alongside the general talk of parenting, anxiety, depression and golf, we ruminated on solutions. What are the solutions for depression, anxiety, stress? We all have different coping mechanisms to neutralise toxic [...]

By |2017-12-21T12:10:24+00:00December 21st, 2017|The Tribe|0 Comments

There’s a sea-change in mental health discussions

This site is not about the Zeitgeist, the bandwagon, yet it's captured, we admit, a new mood emerging in this country - a willingness to talk openly about mental health. There's still a long way to go to get people truly opening up about it and those managers of workplace accepting and supporting staff with [...]

By |2017-12-20T10:06:57+00:00December 20th, 2017|Featured, The Tribe|0 Comments