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The Body Image Epidemic – It Affects Men Too

Struggling with body image issues can be frustrating and depressing. This not just an issue that women face. I have worked with many men over the years who struggle with this problem. When you don't like what you see in the mirror, it has a negative impact on your mental state of mind as [...]

Is Low Self-esteem at the Root of Your Problems?

Is Low Self-esteem at the Root of Your Problems?As a therapist that has been helping men for 16 years, I can safely say that low self-esteem is at the root of many of my client’s problems. Clients start to see me for a variety of reasons; the most common being anxiety, depression, feeling lost, and [...]

Assessment of Intimate Partner Violence and Its Mental Health Consequences

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010), more than 1 in 3 women in the United States have been victims of intimate partner violence (IPV). This includes physical assault, rape, or stalking. However, even though heterosexual males remain the largest class of offenders, there is finally a growing recognition of the impact [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:00+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Mental Health, Relationships|Comments Off on Assessment of Intimate Partner Violence and Its Mental Health Consequences

Important For Men to Deal with Stress

The relationship of most men and stress is short term and simplistic.  The single symptom which is easily recognized and most readily associated with a stressful situation is a mood change. “Dad's grumpy” or “dad is out of sorts”.  He had a tough day. They think it's all psychological and just a passing moment.  So, they treat the [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:06+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Anxiety Disorders, Assertive Communicaiton, Educational, Men's Health, Men's Issues, Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Important For Men to Deal with Stress

Redefining Introversion From a Flaw to an Inherent Strength

Today’s gregarious, outgoing world often views introverted tendencies as a flaw that needs fixing. Those seeking professional success are often told to network, which expands their name recognition and helps them stand out from the crowd. Similarly, reserved individuals who have trouble with personal relationships are advised to get out more and spend less time [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:11+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Educational|Comments Off on Redefining Introversion From a Flaw to an Inherent Strength

10 Tactics to Help Combat Anxiety

Everyone has their own way of dealing with the daily stresses and strains of life. Anxiety can lead to panic, and can also contribute to depressed mood and a deteriorated sense of well-being if left unaddressed. There are some practical, simple strategies to cope with anxiety every day, so that these experiences don't exacerbate and [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:16+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Anxiety Disorders, Healing Solutions, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on 10 Tactics to Help Combat Anxiety

3 Super-Easy Tips to Improve Your Mood with Exercise and Nutrition

Let's say you've got a good job, a great apartment, and the best friends a guy could ask for. Your life seems to be on the right track, but you're always down in the dumps for no particular reason. If you're not exercising and eating right, then you're probably going to experience depression and low [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:26+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Depression, Men's Health, Self-Care Strategies|Comments Off on 3 Super-Easy Tips to Improve Your Mood with Exercise and Nutrition

Top 10 Tips for Finding Love When You Have Emotional Problems

Dating can bring joy and passion or make you feel lonely and misunderstood. When you add emotional disturbances into the mix, things can get even more complicated—if you let them. But you're hardly alone in your confusion. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in any given year, roughly one in four adults experiences [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:30+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Healing Solutions, Men's Health, Mental Health, Relationships|Comments Off on Top 10 Tips for Finding Love When You Have Emotional Problems

When Anger Becomes Hurtful: An Exploration of Healthy Anger and Unresolved Anger

There's a common misconception that anger is bad. Actually, anger is just an emotion—like happiness or sadness. Contrary to what our culture might preach, there's nothing wrong with feeling angry. It's even acceptable to express anger, as long as the individual remains in control of his or her behaviour. However, some people experience a different [...]

By | 2017-11-08T22:13:36+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Anger Management|Comments Off on When Anger Becomes Hurtful: An Exploration of Healthy Anger and Unresolved Anger

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