Tag Archives: shame

I am 5 – vulnerability in the workplace

Its 5 years (23rd June) since I suffered a heart-attack. Described on my medical records as a ‘significant episode followed by a series of major complications’ over a 4 hour period my heart had to be restarted 3 times. My … Continue reading

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Sticky Boogers

My wife asked me, “why is it that families can treat each other so poorly?” I began my answer by reminding her that: – ‘you don’t have to like someone in order to love them’… and, that – ‘friends will tell you … Continue reading

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For Johnny and Jack

The following is a speech that I proudly presented on Anzac Day.  It is a message that should be shared. Soldier, soldier At the outbreak of World War 2, Great Britain was still treating 120,000 World War 1 veterans for mental … Continue reading

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Gratitude is the Beginning of Worthiness

One of the leading contributors to male depression and suicide is a sense of worthlessness which, in turn, can be generated by misconceptions around what it is to me a ‘man’. This misconception is another leading contributor to male suicide. Believing that … Continue reading

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