Start with Strength and Stability

‘Cardio may get you fit but to stay off the bench, you need strength and stability’. As we head into 2023, you may have personal fitness goals. This article from Fatherly, gives us some isometric exercises to prevent injury and get stronger: https://www.fatherly.com/health/isometric-exercises-to-prevent-injury?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb

The Epidemic Of Male Loneliness

According to a 2019 survey, nearly 1 in 5 men felt like they had no close friends. This fantastic article from Mind Journal gives some great advice and guidance: https://www.mindjournals.com/blogs/read/lonely-man?utm_source=Mindful%20Monday%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mindful%20Monthly%20%2F%20November%202022%20%2801GJZ281FT8G6WKZBCNJ60XDYD%29&triplesource=klaviyo&_kx=gRm7jEdVFpdiOyx6j0XvLJMfug4-Nmsbvf98aiCv_J6M1AMByXiJuejBzEmNAyrU.KhZBMb&currency=AED Please feel free to also reach out to James or I via the contact us page. You’ve got this.

Blog: Urgent Action

** This blog was written on 2 November – which was also world stress day ** I was presenting a training course today and one element of the session was looking at bad coping techniques for stress. The section of the training course I was delivering used an example not to overwork as a coping…

Wellbeing in Dubai

Looking after our own personal wellbeing is vitally important. We are unable to care for others without looking us as an individual. Some activities can be very expensive but self care does not have to cost much at all. I recently read a great article by TimeOut that was particularly helpful for me as someone…

Blog: Weak?

If I was to be assessed against the gender stereotype for a man or masculinity I would probably be classified as • Weak • Pathetic • A loser • Not manly • Emotional • Not a real man I am unafraid of sharing how I feel. We all have days where we feel like crap….

Why You Struggle With Self-Care

“Self-care is essential. Prioritise it”, this article from Psychology Today covers a very interesting topic covering the kind of things that stop men taking care of themselves:

Why the Ego Is an Obstacle to Mindful Leadership

A very good article from mindful.org on taming your ego at work. There’s much focus on individual performance and success in the workplace. The article answers the question of is it possible to be less self-oriented and still get ahead?!

How To Reinvent Yourself

Looking to reinvent yourself and live the life you want? If so, then the following article from hespokestyle is for you. It offers some great advice with hints and tips to make a plan:

Blog: I’m not crazy

Hello Everyone I hope you are well. 9 – 15 May is mental health awareness week in the UK. Throughout this week there will be lots of events going on virtually and in person across the country. I’ll be writing and also speaking about mental health a fair bit too. For this post, I just…

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

Burn out is often a difficult subject to discuss. We all have limitations and it is important to recognise these in advance. It’s a delicate conversation for a number of reasons. But it’s often necessary. Here’s how to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible, thanks to this article from fatherly.com: