Quick Tip: Know The ‘Why’ Of Social Media

“It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.” - Abraham Lincoln Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn each have a specific purpose in benefiting users. The evolution of technology and the cultural rise of social media have opened new and…

Are We Just Talking About Talking About Mental Illness?

It’s certainly easier to have these tough conversations behind a computer screen. I’ve been called brave for sharing my story through Dadding Depressed, but I don’t feel brave. If I can’t use this project to inspire (even in myself) face-to-face conversation about men with mental illness, then what is this blog even for?

Featured Resource: HeadsUpGuys

Guys, pick up your heads from the darkness of depression, and lean into the light of your computer screen. Please, check out HeadsUpGuys.org. Of all the resources I’ve come across for men experiencing mental illness (as a man experiencing mental illness), Canadian-based website, HeadsUpGuys, is an absolute favorite. It is sleek, easy to navigate, relatable,…

Anxiety Is A Merry-Go-Round Without The Merry

Sometimes you just need to get away. I am currently observing the gray and cold Duck Lake roll onto the shore while I chew on my mistakenly thick cup of coffee. I have retreated to my parents’ cottage to read, write, and reset. A year ago my brutal mind would not have let me come…