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Why I Hate The Term Man Up – But Something Less Derogatory Is Needed

I've always hated the term Man up. Man up to me has always been a phrase used to make me feel worse about myself rather than empowered. Sometimes us lads, we like to joke...
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The Art Of Proposing A Problem To An Audience

I can't say I enjoy reading many of the social articles around the web these days, or at least those articles that make it to the top -- you know? Like when you read...

Why Business Isn’t As Easy As You Think

I remember as a young twenty one year old I would look across at my manager on the desk behind me. I wanted her job. She hardly looked busy. I could put my feet...

The Generations That The Autism Diagnosis Forgot

Yesterday I was speaking to a really nice lad at my local Tesco's. A young-ish man, around my age. I regularly see him at the checkout when I'm buying dinner for the evening. I...

How to stop thinking the world is against you

How to stop thinking the world is against you Okay, so let's just say several years ago I thought my life was cursed. I thought that whatever I did, or tried, or put my hands...

Why You Minimise Me When You Talk Of My White Male Privilege

My mother told me to shut up quite a lot. My dad did too; he just beat it out of me when I cried. Seems this is the way of the world these days. I get...
Raymond is a thirty something young man with lots of experience in the Mental Health sector. He is challenging current popular views on Mental Health, Parenting, Childhood, and Men.

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