Category: Men’s Health

I am suicidal. There, I said it. Those three words were the hardest I’ve ever had to write – and damn it, this whole piece is going to be a nightmare to put together. Not just because I’m feeling the effects of too much sun (who knew Newcastle could be so gloriously sunny?) or that I’m meandering around on a couple of...

[otw_shortcode_quote border=”bordered” border_style=”dashed”]It could just be nothing, but have a doctor tell you that[/otw_shortcode_quote] In January 2015, I was having a checkup – and not to beat around the bush, but it was a sexual health checkup, which isn’t a bad thing to do! Anyway, everything was all fine and...

I’m walking down the street, in my Levis jeans, Fred Perry polo shirt and a black backpack on my back. I look at my phone and notice I have a text from my girlfriend. I answer it. I look back up and notice someone else on their phone almost walked in to me. ‘Oh god, sorry mate,’ he says, flustered. ‘No worries, bud....

For Men’s Health Month on Verbal Remedy, I’m going to write an article without once looking at the internet. No Google for fact checking, no Facebook for asking people’s opinions, nada. It’s just you & I, dear reader. It’s about me, Jay, the writer, so that much is easy enough. If I was asked to write an article on...

[otw_shortcode_quote border=”bordered” border_style=”dashed”]When people see me, it’s on two feet. And it’s easy to assume I’m a fully able-bodied man[/otw_shortcode_quote] Whilst at work earlier this month, I encountered a pair of customers, who, whilst I was taking their order, proceeded to make fun of one another using...

✌ and ❤ in London’s Trafalgar Square. Joel Robison (@findjoel) captured pride reaching new heights for #WHP. Photo by @findjoel A photo posted by Instagram (@instagram) on Jun 27, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT “She’s like my little bodyguard,” Benny Harlem (@bennyharlem), an artist and musician from Los Angeles, says of...

In February of this year, I turned 21. For my 21st birthday I asked my friends and family not buy me ’21’ pint glasses and keys, but instead just donate money to Mind the Mental Health Charity. Why? Because they were a part of the support network that kept me alive in my 20s, it seemed only fitting I tried to give them...

In March 2016, Google searches for ‘International Men’s Day’ were nearly double that of the searches made during November 2015. In case you’re wondering, International Men’s Day is November 19th. I’m pretty sure you’ll be able to guess what happens on March 8th. We’ve never had a Men’s Health month on Verbal Remedy...