Fatherhood in Australia Has Made A Shift

Fatherhood in Australia has made a shift as it has in many parts of the industrialized. Today’s Australian fathers are believed to be more “hands on” and engaged with their children than the stereotypical absent breadwinner of generations past. Research exploring Australian fatherhood between 1919 and 2019 has found that while men’s family roles have changed, deep-rootedContinue reading “Fatherhood in Australia Has Made A Shift”

Service To Others Can Be Liberating

To be a man means to be a fellow man.  —Leo Baeck Sometimes we become overburdened with frustration and disappointment in our lives. When we turn inward and focus only on our problems, we may be cutting ourselves off from the healing effect of contact with others. Today, there may be a new group memberContinue reading “Service To Others Can Be Liberating”

Do you enjoy spending time in nature?

The benefits of being in nature abound. When we get closer to it – be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree – we do our brains and bodies a favor. This is true for all ages and walks of life; the outdoors offers one of the most reliable boosts to our mental and physical well-being. In fact, studies showContinue reading “Do you enjoy spending time in nature?”

Men, You Don’t have to ‘Pump Iron’ to Be Fit — But Find Time for Exercise

Men are well known for putting off regular medical checkups — and they’re also known for coming up with excuses for not staying in shape. Exercise and getting screened for certain medical conditions are both critical. Exercise, of course, require putting aside more time — about 30 minutes a day for aerobics or strength training.Continue reading “Men, You Don’t have to ‘Pump Iron’ to Be Fit — But Find Time for Exercise”

College Athletes Getting Vocal About Mental Health

Tough It Out: Male Athletes and Mental Health A guard on the men’s basketball team at Babson (and wearing #10), Teddy Sourlis ’22 is the CEO and founder of Men’s Mental. By John Crawford August 19, 2021 Originally published by Babson College Teddy Sourlis ’22 still remembers the quiet. He was a senior in highContinue reading “College Athletes Getting Vocal About Mental Health”

Want children? Don’t get baked!

A new study by a Tulane University researcher suggests that regular marijuana use can cause fertility problems in men. “This is one of the first studies that show a decline in sperm quality in current and past marijuana smokers, compared to non-smokers,” said the study’s lead author, Tulane assistant professor of urology Dr. Omer A.Continue reading “Want children? Don’t get baked!”

Dak Prescott: Modern and Medieval Warrior

If you’re a football fan and certainly if you’re a Dallas Cowboy fan, you familiar with the trials and tribulations the star quarterback has faced over the years. Of course, there are countless football players who face debilitating injuries and career detours. Most just aren’t as vocal about their professional and personal hurdles and setbacksContinue reading “Dak Prescott: Modern and Medieval Warrior”

Alcohol Use Rising with Pandemic Stress

Early in the pandemic, adults in the United States were drinking more alcohol to cope with the stress of it all, researchers found. More than a year later, those early spikes in alcohol remained consistent through 2020 — and in some cases, soared even higher. That’s according to a new study by RTI International, aContinue reading “Alcohol Use Rising with Pandemic Stress”