We all get stressed. The question is: what do you do about it? This is the theme of Men’s Health Week 2016.
It matters because if we don’t release stress, it can turn into something more serious.
This year, one in four of us will develop a mental health problem. That is odds of 3 to 1. Or about the same as France or Germany winning the Euro 2016 football. In other words, it’s likely to happen sooner or later if we let stress build.
There are many things we can do to beat stress: exercise, sing, dance, laugh, play or listen to music, paint, write, volunteer, learn something new and lots more.
Our message to men: talk about how you beat stress, talk about what causes it. Talk to your mates, talk to your family.