This amazing man Richard Wilkins is changing people’s lives …

This amazing man Richard Wilkins is changing people’s lives … I know he changed mine. Alone, terrified and broke Richard hit rock bottom when the light at the end of the tunnel goes out”. ‘Our greatest confusion isn’t that we don’t know what to do – it’s knowing precisely what to do but still not [...]

Major depressive disorders – symptoms and recovery

Depression affects 20% of the global population and it kills. 84 men a week take their own lives in the U.K. alone - depression, stress, anxiety and suicide are colossal epidemics, amongst men and women. As someone who suffered from a major depressive disorder from 2013 to late 2016, and has chronicled it repeatedly, I [...]

By |2018-06-28T10:18:27+00:00June 28th, 2018|Main Feature, The Tribe|2 Comments

Stress management during the world cup 2018 for the sake of my grandsons

Song writers - Crosby, Stills and Nash wrote “Teach your children well and feed them on your dreams”…What great advice providing of course that our dreams are the kind that we would want to share…and that is why I gave myself a bloody good talking to on Monday… Let me explain. The national football team [...]

By |2018-06-27T21:16:00+00:00June 27th, 2018|The Tribe|0 Comments

So you think you know your own mind?

In recent times we at MANSTRESS have called for the government to make MIND studies mandatory in schools. If you check out my last post “is our over-loaded subconscious responsible for the growing number of suicides” you will gain some insight into our thinking. Every thought, belief, behaviour or emotion starts from the subconscious mind [...]

By |2018-06-18T11:22:30+00:00June 18th, 2018|The Tribe|0 Comments

Men’s mental health is bordering on a crisis, so what can you do?

We know, you know, men are often conditioned to suppress emotions, to not show feelings, to maintain the stiff upper lip so when the likes of Gary Speed, Robin Williams and Anthony Bourdain take their own lives, there's a rightful outpouring of emotions about these very public figures choosing to end the life they have. [...]

By |2018-06-15T10:23:02+00:00June 15th, 2018|Must Read, The Tribe|0 Comments

1 year today since Grenfell and mental health costs mount

I was in Norwich today, having a meander with a mate, another shafted by the slings and arrows of outrageous education management (or mis-management), and as we were wandering through John Lewis, a tannoy announcement told us at midday there would be a minute's silence for the victims of Grenfell. Rightly so too, as that [...]

By |2018-06-14T21:57:41+00:00June 14th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is our overloaded subconscious responsible for the growing number of suicides?

In 2015, 134 of our amazing young children at university committed suicide…that folks is 134 too many…and this is an upward trend. So what the hell is going wrong here?  Well to start with we have got to encourage everyone to be more open especially those who are struggling, because to hold toxic feelings in [...]

By |2018-06-13T15:54:23+00:00June 13th, 2018|Main Feature|0 Comments