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Mental Strength

Expert guidance, self-help hacks and real-life stories to help you improve your mental wellbeing.

Why top executives are turning to weight training to manage stress

Why top executives are turning to weight training to manage stress

WHILE HIGHLY STRESSFUL C-suite roles and business ownership can leave many fantasising of a life devoid of stress, it’s interesting to know that as humans we need a certain amount of pressure to thrive. It’s about levels and management. Where ‘good’ stress can in fact...

Are you a ‘stress bragger?’

Are you a ‘stress bragger?’

AS ANYONE WHO works in a corporate job knows, the default response to any query from a co-worker on how you’re doing is to reply that you’re “busy”. You might even be tempted to add that you’re stressed, particularly if you want to elicit a more meaningful reply than,...

Is wellness tech the future of preventative healthcare?

Is wellness tech the future of preventative healthcare?

IT WAS JANUARY 2023, when I first became aware of my deteriorating health. There I was, a relatively fit and healthy young(ish) man. I meditated daily, engaged in breathwork, yoga, strength training, and ate organic, biodynamic, and grass-fed whenever I could. But my...

How John Butler’s new album helped him heal from grief

How John Butler’s new album helped him heal from grief

JOHN BUTLER IS blinking back tears as he reflects on the day his dad passed away. The pain of the loss is clearly still acute, but as Butler recalls the darkness of that time, he eventually forces a brittle laugh. “Just before COVID, my band kind of stopped, for lack...

Inside Tez Steinberg’s epic 126-day rowing journey across the Pacific Ocean

Inside Tez Steinberg’s epic 126-day rowing journey across the Pacific Ocean

After 126 days at sea and with more than 8,000 kilometres of water behind him, Tez Steinberg arrived in Australia from Hawaii last month, after setting off in late 2023 to raise awareness for ocean conservation and accelerate ocean plastic solutions. Steinberg’s journey was one of immense physical endurance, but as he tells Men’s Health, he wouldn’t trade the mental payoff for anything