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From G.I. Joe to Superman, young boys are taught to be strong. When they grow up and find themselves struggling to maintain that strength, where do they turn? All their lives, they’re guided to be strong, self-reliant and resilient — asking for ‘help’ is often out of the question. But the statistics on men struggling with anxiety and depression are continuing to rise, with many men suffering in silence. As a Mental health advocate and consultant, I don’t believe that it has to be this way — and neither does Ryan Allsopp from Sleaford, UK.

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In 2018, care worker, Ryan…


Everyone’s a fitness fanatic nowadays. Keeping physically fit is certainly a step in the right direction! But what about your mental fitness? Weight loss New Year’s resolutions are old news. Why not be different and set a mental fitness goal? Working for many years as a mental fitness consultant, I’ve developed some recommendations for ways to boost your mental fitness in 2019.

2018 is finally behind you. Congratulations, you did it! Now it’s time to ring in the new year with the right mindset. While many of your friends, neighbors and coworkers will settle on the traditional New Year’s resolutions…


Everybody feels it’s normal to feel lonely or depressed in winter due to the dullness of the weather — so much cold and little or no sunshine. People go out only when it’s necessary, many people spend most of their time indoors which causes them to feel lonely or get depressed. Winter is usually not a good time for people with certain mental health conditions, more suicides are recorded during this period.

Contrary to the popular notion, mental conditions do not go away in a particular season. In fact, research has shown that most mental health conditions are life long…

Vincent Mays

Communications Consultant interested in Mental Fitness and helping individuals become their best selves. http://vincentmays.org/

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