mental health

How I Overcome Personal Setbacks By Using The Psychedelic Medicine DMT (Dimethyltryptamine)

How I Overcome Personal Setbacks By Using The Psychedelic Medicine DMT (Dimethyltryptamine)

As I was sat, hesitant and slightly apprehensive, in an apartment in Notting Hill, I knew I had to face my fears. I had read how many other people had overcome major challenges in their life by medicating with psychedelic medicines such as DMT (Dimethyltryptamine) and Ayahuasca.

Do you have a problem with alcohol?

Do you have a problem with alcohol?

Let’s have a drink because...
We exist in a society where there is a plausible excuse to have a drink for just about every given occasion. And, even then if we can’t think of an excuse, the mentality in the UK is to say “fuck it, we only live once” make mine a...(fill in the blank)

Why The Draw Againgst Deontay Wilder Was The Best Thing For Tyson Fury

Why The Draw Againgst Deontay Wilder Was The Best Thing For Tyson Fury

Everyone wrote Tyson Fury off against Deontay Wilder, and rightly so. His two warm up fights were a farce, and shifting ten stone - whilst impressive  - will undoubtably take its toll on anyone's body. ‘His fitness will be be affected’; ‘his head won’t be in a good enough place’; ‘Deontay punches too hard.

Walking 3000km across India - am I mental?

Walking 3000km across India - am I mental?

It all started last Sunday evening. I was at home with my girlfriend, discussing my goals for the coming months. I wanted a challenge, something to aim for. But what, Tough Mudder? The Rat Race? I even looked at doing an Iron Man! None of them really appealed to me the more I looked into them.

Contemplating Suicide? Read This First

Contemplating Suicide? Read This First

After watching last nights’ BBC 2 documentary on Male suicide, I was amazed that 56% of the men they interviewed had contemplated ending their life. I can’t comment on their issues or causes, but I can share with you my experience and a few things that helped me get my life back on track.

Anthony Bourdain - Wearing a Mask of Masculinity

Anthony Bourdain - Wearing a Mask of Masculinity

I could never understand the people that mourned for celebrities and public figures they had never met before. Admittedly, with all the famous faces who have passed away over the last couple of years, it has been a bit of an eye opener, a kick up the backside and certainly a reminder that life doesn’t last forever. 

Depression: Don't Let a Smile Fool You

Depression: Don't Let a Smile Fool You

The bio on my personal website sounds pretty impressive even if I do say so myself. Travel, wealth, properties and endless opportunities. Fast forward two years and alcohol, drugs and depression cost me everything and nearly my life. In light of Mental Health Awareness month, here is my story