Men’s Health and the Internet #MensHealthWeek

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[Article written for HR Independents (HRi) as part of Men’s Health Week 2023]

“I wish we could return to the 1990s” my son recently said.

“Why?” I asked.

“Well, it was a time when people weren’t so distracted by technology, and when they enjoyed spending time together in the real world”.

I’m sure a few people feel this way.

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Overthinking again?

“The present is a present, so treat it that way” ~ Ari Gunzburg

I’m what some might call an ‘overthinker’.

It seems I’m not alone in this. In fact, far from it.

The more I listen, the more I hear people openly talking about their struggle with overthinking, often accompanied by bouts of anxiety and depression.

An example is Fearne Cotton’s conversation with Frankie Bridge in her podcast “Happy Place” (I know a lot of people enjoy this).

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