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A Not-for-Profit is Providing a Safe Space for Muslim Men to Talk About Their Mental Health

The Delicate Mind is an award-winning mental health not-for-profit that is trying to reshape the conversation surrounding masculinity, faith, and mental health. Set up in the UK, this organization noticed the unhelpful ways in which masculinity and mental health were viewed in the Muslim community. For many Muslim men, the community to which they belong has certain standards of masculinity which mean that they cannot get the support they need when they are struggling. Two men, however, wanted to change this.


Sam Woolfe | September 10, 2019

A Not-for-Profit is Providing a Safe Space for Muslim Men to Talk About Their Mental Health

Sam Woolfe | September 10, 2019

The Delicate Mind is an award-winning mental health not-for-profit that is trying to reshape the conversation surrounding...

The Barbers Acting as Therapists for Black Men

Sam Woolfe | August 30, 2019

We all know that it can be hard for a lot of men to open up about their mental health. But this difficulty in opening up...

Why BlakeWrites Has Been Pretty Quiet Recently

Blake Reichenbach | August 26, 2019

Rather than one of our usual blog posts about lifestyle, wellness, or underwear, I wanted to take a moment to chat a bit...

What Well-Managed Depression Looks like on Bad Days

Blake Reichenbach | July 8, 2019

I have no qualms talking about my experience with depression. I started seeing a therapist when I was sixteen and started...

What Is Social Anxiety and How Can You Overcome It?

Sam Woolfe | June 13, 2019

Social anxiety is a common type of anxiety disorder. It is estimated that this mental health condition affects 15 million...

Internalizing Stress: Why Men Do It, the Risks Involved, and Tips for Coping

Sam Woolfe | May 22, 2019

When it comes to dealing with stress, men and women can have quite different strategies. For a lot of men, the default...

How a Dance-Theatre Show is Tackling Mental Health in the Black Male Community

Sam Woolfe | April 19, 2019

The British actor and choreographer Lanre Malaolu has created a dance-theatre solo that explores issues surrounding mental...

Antidepressants: The Myths, The Stigma, and the Truth

Adrian Drew | March 9, 2019

What it is (and isn’t) like to take mood-altering medicine

Poor mental health is something that affects us all from...

Tyson Fury: Winning the Fight of His Life

Sam Woolfe | January 16, 2019

Tyson Fury (otherwise known as the ‘Gypsy King’) is a British professional boxer who recently returned to the sport after a...

How Being Short as a Man Can Affect Your Self-Esteem – and What You Can Do About It

Sam Woolfe | December 21, 2018

If you’re a man suffering low self-esteem, your body image may be a contributing factor. This certainly isn’t helped by...

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