Testosterone and Mental Health. What You Need to Know

When you think about testosterone in men, you might think about energy, confidence and a sense of wellbeing as well as good sleep, sex drive and muscle mass. In fact, testosterone has a great effect on mental health, as confirmed by the positive effect of testosterone administration on mood.  Low testosterone is unlikely to be… Continue reading Testosterone and Mental Health. What You Need to Know

Doing Drugs in Your 40s

If you’ve already seen our previous blogs on cocaine and drug use, you’ll probably realise that doing drugs in your 40s or more later in your life can cause nothing but problems. After all, your body won’t be what it once was, although your mind will somewhat still be in its prime. The biggest problem… Continue reading Doing Drugs in Your 40s

Cocaine Use in Men Over 40

Last time, we talked in general about drug use in men over 40. This time, we discuss the growing problem of cocaine use in men over 40. Over the past two decades, the use of cocaine here in the UK has trebled. Men in their forties and fifties, in particular, are using cocaine more and… Continue reading Cocaine Use in Men Over 40

Drug Use in Men Over 40

It has been found that Drug Use in Men Over 40 is on the rise. An increasing number of middle-aged men are using anabolic steroids to improve their appearance and libido, according to an article from The Guardian. As well as helping to fight some signs of ageing, the drug can also help users lose… Continue reading Drug Use in Men Over 40

Fifty Things I Learned Before 50 Part 2: Life For Men In Their 40s

Thank you for reading the first part in this list of fifty things I’ve learned before the age of fifty. The initial blog entry talked about the bigger things in life – kids, work, health. In this 2nd section I’m going to talk about some of the smaller things that I’ve picked up along the… Continue reading Fifty Things I Learned Before 50 Part 2: Life For Men In Their 40s

Why a Growth Mindset Can Change Your Life: A Guide for Men

Why a Growth Mindset Can Change Your Life: A Guide for Men. It was over 30 years ago that Carol Dweck first started developing the concept of the growth mindset. Along with some of her colleagues, she started to look in-depth at students attitudes towards failure. What soon became clear was that some students accepted… Continue reading Why a Growth Mindset Can Change Your Life: A Guide for Men

What Is Mindset? Why Is It Important for Men Approaching 50?

What Is Mindset? Why Is It Important for Men Approaching 50? What is mindset? It is essentially the view that you are either born with certain traits or characteristics and cannot change them. Or oppositely, through continual learning, can always better yourself. This is otherwise known as a fixed or growth mindset. Generally, people who achieve… Continue reading What Is Mindset? Why Is It Important for Men Approaching 50?

How Men Should Pull Round from Brain Injury: Part 3

If you had a chance to look at Part 2, you’ll have learned about just some of the ways to access different brain rehabilitation services. We shift this weeks post to the subject of different rehab settings for brain injury. As well as the important role family members can play in taking care of their… Continue reading How Men Should Pull Round from Brain Injury: Part 3

How to Fight Back from Brain Injury. A Guide for Men: Part 2

If you read Part 1, you will have learned about the timescales that can be expected for recovery and rehabilitation regarding brain injury. In this post, we will look at how to access specific rehab services as part of the fight back from brain injury. HOW CAN I ACCESS REHAB SERVICES IF I’VE SUFFERED BRAIN… Continue reading How to Fight Back from Brain Injury. A Guide for Men: Part 2

How to Recover from Brain Injury. A Guide for Men: Part 1

Working out how men should recover from brain injury is unpredictable. After all, each injury is different. We discuss timescales that can be expected when recovering from brain injury. Check back each week on a new topic on this interesting but sometimes conflicting subject. Unfortunately, damaged brain cells during a brain injury will not recover.… Continue reading How to Recover from Brain Injury. A Guide for Men: Part 1