Psychedelics, Masculinity, and Mental Health
Psychedelics, such as LSD and psilocybin, are showing great promise in the treatment of a range of psychological issues, including depression, addiction, end-of-life anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But in discussions surrounding psychedelics and mental health, one crucial topic is often left out of the conversation: gender.
A Suicide Survivor is on an Epic Cycling Journey in Support of Movember
Movember is intended to raise awareness about men's health issues, such as mental health and prostate cancer. Cyclist Nick Frendo is doing his part one kilometer at a time.
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. Here's why their work is so important.
The Barbers Acting as Therapists for Black Men
You might think of the barbershop as simply a place to get your hair cut. But with Step the Barber and his crew, getting your hair cut can lead to so much more.
Why BlakeWrites Has Been Pretty Quiet Recently
Rather than one of our usual blog posts about lifestyle, wellness, or underwear, I wanted to take a moment to chat a bit about why BlakeWrites hasn't been as active for the last several weeks as it usually is.
What Well-Managed Depression Looks like on Bad Days
For those of us with well-managed depression, we can go long periods of time without having a depressive episode. But when they come back, they come back with a vengeance.
What Is Social Anxiety and How Can You Overcome It?
Social anxiety isn't about just not wanting to go to parties– it's a far more complicated and, in some cases, debilitating issue than many people realize.
Internalizing Stress: Why Men Do It, the Risks Involved, and Tips for Coping
Stress is inevitable, so how we deal with it is key to our well-being and our sanity. Men have a bad habit of internalizing their stress. Here's what that looks like and what you can do about it.
How a Dance-Theatre Show is Tackling Mental Health in the Black Male Community
When it comes to mental health, not all men experience it the same way. Race, class, religion, and locale all affect how one addresses their mental health. Here's how one theatre show is tackling the issue for black men.
Antidepressants: The Myths, The Stigma, and the Truth
Mental health is as important as physical health. If your doctor prescribed antibiotics for an infection, you'd take them. But if they prescribe antidepressants... Some men are reluctant to accept their diagnosis.
Tyson Fury: Winning the Fight of His Life
Tyson Fury is a heavyweight boxing champion, but his biggest win wasn't in the ring. It was with himself and his own struggles with mental illness.
How Being Short as a Man Can Affect Your Self-Esteem – and What You Can Do About It
Height is something that you don't have much control over, but it's something that affects men more than you may realize.
Why We Need More Men’s Support Groups
Support groups play such an important role in helping people break through their struggles and live better lives. This is why men need to be more involved in these types of groups.
The Struggles of Being a Highly Sensitive Man
Although highly sensitive people may often get called “too sensitive”; men, in particular, often struggle to come to terms with having this level of sensitivity.