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 [...]

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 | 2017-11-08T22:13:06-07:00 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

4 Ways to Make Life More Worthwhile

Have you found yourself feeling lost? Not enjoying your life?   Or with thoughts of giving up? Then you need to find a reason to live. And not a reason to “just live” but a reason to live well. With these 4 methods of finding a reason to live, you can start getting excited for tomorrow. [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:39:54-07:00 March 15th, 2015|Men's Issues, Mental Health|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Make Life More Worthwhile

How Depression Effects Male Libido and What to Do About It

How Depression Effects Male Libido and What to Do About It Of all the psychological and physiological effects of depression, one of the most devastating, especially for men, can be the sexual consequences.  It can cause an overall loss of passion, an issue with coming to orgasm or even a compulsive need for sexual release. The diagnosis of [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:25-07:00 February 1st, 2015|Depression, Educational, Men's Issues, Mental Health|Comments Off on How Depression Effects Male Libido and What to Do About It

Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

Men's Issues: "Manning up" Can Lead to Stressing Out Men traditionally take pride extremely seriously.  Historically, this behavior has been beneficial in many ways but, unfortunately, it can sometimes also be harmful. Whatever you call it -- saving face, manning up, protecting your honor, retaining prestige or just being proud, there are instances when making this a first priority [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:40:38-07:00 January 26th, 2015|Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies, Stress|Comments Off on Men’s Issues: “Manning up” Can Lead to Stressing Out

7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health

7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health Every man is a unique individual and each man should consume foods with vitamins and minerals that match their physical make-up to boost their mental health along with their psychological outlook. Men who experience anxiety, depression and other varying moods can learn how to overcome [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:09-07:00 January 20th, 2015|Men's Issues, Mental Health, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on 7 Ways Men Can Boost Their Physical & Mental Health

Everything is Connected: Men’s Mental Health & Nutrition

  Everything is Connected: Men's Mental Health & Nutrition  Many men are not aware that there is a connection between their physical health and their mental health.  What is the link between the two?  A man’s chronic physical condition and his mental state impact his life significantly.  A man’s entire quality of life is influenced [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:14-07:00 January 17th, 2015|Men's Issues, Self-Care Strategies, Self-Esteem|Comments Off on Everything is Connected: Men’s Mental Health & Nutrition

Gender Roles and How They Limit Us

Gender Roles and How They Limit Us Gender roles are forces that tend to separate men and women. We hear phrases like, "he is just a boy," or, "girls are fragile." We assign these roles to children who grow up to be adults who have limited tools to understand, let alone deal with, these perceived [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:47-07:00 January 7th, 2015|Assertive Communicaiton, Educational, Men's Issues, Relationships|Comments Off on Gender Roles and How They Limit Us

Anxiety is Hard-wired into the Human Brain

If simply thinking your way to happiness was possible, anxiety disorders wouldn’t be the most prevalent mental health problem in the United States. As I tell my clients seeking help for anxiety, the mantra “take charge of your own happiness” sounds great, but it’s just not that simple in the real world. In fact, anxiety [...]

By | 2017-10-27T21:41:54-07:00 January 4th, 2015|Anxiety Disorders, Men's Issues, Stress|Comments Off on Anxiety is Hard-wired into the Human Brain

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