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Mental Strength

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

Are ice baths and saunas overrated?

Are ice baths and saunas overrated?

THESE DAYS YOU can’t scroll far on your insta feed without seeing an eager, usually ripped dude jumping in a tub of frigid water. The ice bath is up there with fasting as the 2020s' most popular health and wellness hack, a practice long popular with elite athletes...

Osher Günsberg: how I found freedom from fear of death

Osher Günsberg: how I found freedom from fear of death

DARREN HAYES’ SKULL sits on my desk. Every day, I stare deep into the darkness of the empty eye sockets, my own death unflinchingly staring back at me from darkness. And you know what? It’s one of the best parts of my day. On the 2023 season of The Masked Singer, one...

Could doing nothing be the hottest wellness trend of 2024?

Could doing nothing be the hottest wellness trend of 2024?

TOWARDS THE END of last year, I noticed a familiar sensation coursing through my body: anxiety. Fortunately, it manifests more gently now than it did many years ago, but it's still there. Palms clam up, heart races, brain fog sets in. I had been overworking myself at...

What would really happen if you won Powerball?

What would really happen if you won Powerball?

TONIGHT, UP TO half of all Australian adults will be gripped by the possibility of a win in the $200m Powerball draw, in what is the largest lottery in Australian history. It’s fun to enter and dream about the ways in which you might spend the money should you...

Cheers to clarity: the surprising joy of mindful drinking

Cheers to clarity: the surprising joy of mindful drinking

AS THE SUMMER silly season begins to wind down, it's time to double down on New Year's resolutions. With points to prove and goals to reach, many are taking up the new 'Mindful Drinking' trend, bidding farewell to their toxic relationship with alcohol, which only...

In goal-setting mode? Listen to your inner voice

In goal-setting mode? Listen to your inner voice

Expert panellist Dr Zac Seidler has dedicated his career toward understanding men’s mental health and masculinity, subjects he'll be exploring in depth here, in his new column for Men's Health. With goal-setting on many men's agendas at this time of year, he begins by looking at the way external forces can influence what you value and pursue in life and reveals why you might be better to plot a more intuitive path towards growth.

Finding balance: how yoga can help you defy ageing

Finding balance: how yoga can help you defy ageing

Step into the world of wellness with Manoj Dias, your aficionado and fearless trend-chaser. In this column, we're delving deep into the hottest and obscure wellness trends and having candid conversations with pop culture icons. Our mission? Demystify wellness and bring it down to earth for all. First up, Dias recalls his first yoga class and reveals how the ancient practice can help fortify your mind and body as you age.

Isaac Humphries is unshackled

Isaac Humphries is unshackled

After coming out in November 2022, the Adelaide 36ers centre remains the only openly gay professional basketball player in the world. With the NBL's Champion Pride Round underway, Humphries reflects on his journey and the reasons why he’s playing the best basketball of his career.