Blog: What is normal?

I remember a conversation I had with my dad more than 10 years ago, my Mum was in the hospital just for a day routine surgery. I called my dad at lunchtime for any updates on my mum, but he hadn’t heard anything at that point. He told me he was struggling to relax and…

What it means to be a man today

The world we live in is full of stereotypes. When it comes to being a man, it seems we have a stereotype that we must all be masculine, macho alpha males. If a man is anything that is different to this stereotype he is viewed by many to be weak or less than. These stereotypes…

For the guys

Wellbeing, mental health and talking about feelings – for men there is a significant stigma around these topics. By some a man is not viewed as “manly” or masculine enough if they talk or display anything on these topics. I do not believe in manly man stereotype. And believe it or not, not all men…

Blog: Reality Bites

It’s a very tough time of year for me. 13 January represents three years since my Dad died. There’s nothing I can say or do to change that. It’s not a day to celebrate or mark, but it does represent a day where my life changed forever. Friday 8 January was supposed to be my…