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Mens mental health resources

Where to start to get help? I simply googled 'mens mental health support'.  You can google the same for your local area by adding where you live at the end of the search.  The key to getting the right help is asking lots of questions.  Some…
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25 press ups for 25 days challenge - men's mental health

What was the 25 press ups for 25 days challenge? Do, 25 press ups for 25 days. Simple. Nominate someone new each day to take up the challenge.  The aim was to raise awareness for men’s mental health, anxiety, ptsd and suicide in particular.…
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Emotions

Emotional language How many words do you think you can give to one emotion? Well, that’s an interesting question isn’t it, because do we really know what ‘emotions’ are in the most simplest form?   TASK Use a diary/paper/pen/notes…
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Eating/Eating Disorders

Eating I see eating disorders everywhere.  I meet young people at work who talk about them (without really labelling them).  Social media talks bout weight and eating issues a lot in todays day and age.  The media in general portrays a one…
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Positivity vs Reality (be kind)

Mental health - A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Positivity’ - 'The practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude (Oxford Dictionary) ‘Reality’ The…
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Fitness Classes

Fitness classes I have learned through my own fitness life and experiences of being out of fitness and getting back into it that I do actually know a lot of stuff in fitness. Maybe you think I am big headed?  But the reason I know a lot of…

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High Intensity Interval Training

What is HIIT? 30 minutes (short, intense, time effective.)  Not for the faint hearted. Quick short intense bursts of activity. Little rest This uses the anaerobic energy system, the opposite of the aerobic system (https://powex.co.uk/portfolio-item/circuit-classes/).…