mental health

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.

How to avoid a midlife crisis when approaching 40

How to avoid a midlife crisis when approaching 40

Have I slept with enough women? Is my house big enough? Should I have brought the coupé instead of the 4x4? Have I done enough ‘manly' things to justify my existence? These are the questions many men have been second guessing for generations,

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