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Olympic coaches share their secrets for boosting mental performance

Olympic coaches share their secrets for boosting mental performance

Olympic coaches share their secrets for boosting mental performance

EXCELLENCE IS A LOT messier than you think. Thirty or so years ago, mental-performance coaches would spend hours and hours with Olympians, aiming to help them have a flawless event. “There was a lot of focus on being in the zone – in your flow state – and...

Osher Günsberg on why vulnerability and resilience are connected

Osher Günsberg on why vulnerability and resilience are connected

SINCE 2013 I’VE been speaking publicly about mental health on my podcast, openly discussing my experience with addiction, psychosis and even suicidality. Then and now, either in my inbox or when I’m doing the groceries, people will come up to me and say: “It's just so...

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...

Osher Günsberg on reframing your reaction to bad news

Osher Günsberg on reframing your reaction to bad news

AT 17, I chose to work in the entertainment industry. A place that fluctuates wildly between “greenlit” and “cancelled”. And I have just lost not one, but two big TV jobs. (The Bachelor Australia and The Masked Singer). In the same day. You might know what losing a...

Why watching sports may be good for your wellbeing

Why watching sports may be good for your wellbeing

GRAB YOUR REMOTE and settle in on the couch. Watching sport, often derided as a practice that produces non-responsive couch potatoes, may actually benefit your health and wellbeing and could lead to positive changes in your brain. With footy season in full swing, the...

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Osher Günsberg on what healthy masculinity actually looks like

Osher Günsberg on what healthy masculinity actually looks like

At some point, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of a friendly punch in the arm, backslap or hair ruffle from a male friend or acquaintance. What’s behind overly physical greetings between blokes? This month, Men’s Health’s expert on growth, Osher Günsberg, digs into why men feel the need to use playful expressions of violence to convey their enthusiasm to see each other

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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.