Racial Reckoning Highlights Mental Health Crisis

‘We All Need To Get Help’: How Racial Trauma Is Impacting Black Americans Evidence of a national racial reckoning abounds –– protests, remembrance ceremonies for victims of police violence, public discourse on the atrocities of slavery, policy proposals for reparations –– yet the weight of racial trauma on Black communities is hard to calculate. “We’veContinue reading “Racial Reckoning Highlights Mental Health Crisis”

Practicing Radical Acceptance With Simplicity

We sometimes wish we could protect friends or loved ones from the consequences of their actions. We’d like to pick up the pieces after they’ve made a mess of their lives. Or we fail to look at the dark side of someone’s motives because we want only the best. Perhaps it is our controlling willfulnessContinue reading “Practicing Radical Acceptance With Simplicity”

Why Aren’t You Seeing Your Doctor Man??

Republished from WEBMD HEALTH NEWS Why Are Men Less Likely to See a Doctor? By Batya Swift Yasgur, MA July 6, 2021 — When Armin Brott began having tingling and tremors in his hands, he wasn’t very concerned. After decades of practicing full-contact martial arts, he knew how to live with discomfort. It was nothingContinue reading “Why Aren’t You Seeing Your Doctor Man??”

Aaron Rodgers Tackles His Mental Health During the Off-season

Aaron Rodgers says he has focused on his mental health this offseason amid talk of a rift with the Green Bay Packers: ‘Sometimes there’s a lot of wisdom in silence’. Aside from a brief ESPN interview in late May, Rodgers hasn’t commented much about his football future since ESPN reported in the hours before theContinue reading “Aaron Rodgers Tackles His Mental Health During the Off-season”

Men on The Pain of Miscarriages

Studies available indicate that men often report the same feelings as women after a pregnancy loss. Many men experience sadness, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression after their partner miscarries. In one study of 386 partners, 7 percent reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress one month after a pregnancy loss.

Fried foods, sugary drinks linked to sudden cardiac death

Sudden cardiac death accounts for about 1 in 7.5 deaths in the United States. Researchers have shown that diet plays an important role in a person’s cardiovascular health.In the present study, researchers found that people who followed the Mediterranean diet most closely and did not have coronary heart disease had a lower risk of suddenContinue reading “Fried foods, sugary drinks linked to sudden cardiac death”

One Rabbi’s Courage Is Removing Religious Pretentiousness About Addiction

It isn’t everyday that religious leaders choose to open their lives fully to those who look up to them as spiritual guides. Doing so might mean a loss of trust or even a loss of command over their congregation with adherents organizing to lobby for the removal of a person they feel has fallen fromContinue reading “One Rabbi’s Courage Is Removing Religious Pretentiousness About Addiction”

Live Longer Man

June is Men’s Health Month and once again men are being faced with some dire health circumstances and according to many health research agencies, our situations are getting better. Average life expectancy in the United States dropped by a full year—from 78.8 to 77.8 years—in the first six months of 2020, according to provisional dataContinue reading “Live Longer Man”

Stop Raping Us Too

•“We can’t solve the problem of violence against girls and women without also addressing violence against men and boys… •”If we want to raise boys differently, we must start believing that they are equally capable of feeling pain and doing violence.” •”When we convey to boys that unwanted touch is a serious issue of sexualContinue reading “Stop Raping Us Too”

The Change Triangle for Guys: Normalizing Emotions for Men with Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW, takes the complex world of emotions and makes them easy to understand and work with for greater peace, calm and confidence. She is the developer of the Change Triangle tool for emotional health. Hilary is also the author of the award-winning self-help book on emotions called, “It’s Not Always Depression: Working theContinue reading “The Change Triangle for Guys: Normalizing Emotions for Men with Hilary Jacobs Hendel”