This new ten-episode video series sets out to explore some of the issues and life events affecting men across Australia.
Each week our host Jimmy Rees will talk to experts and extraordinary everyday men to discuss a range of topics including fatherhood, communication in relationships, and social connection.
This series aims to address key men’s health issues and provide viewers with tools and resources to enhance their individual health and wellbeing.
Episode 10: Men who are socially connected do better with stress, with their health and with their work. In this episode Jimmy is joined by Martin Fisk and Jason Patchell join chat about social connection and loneliness.
Episode 9: Allan Sparkes (CV,OAM,VA,FRSN) and Steve Pennells join Jimmy in the shed to how to discuss strategies and tools to maintain health while balancing work and life commitments.
Episode 8: Jimmy chats with Dave Smith from Absolute Health & Performance and Dr. Emma George from Western Sydney University to learn about the many ways in which exercise benefits health and wellbeing.
Episode 7: Dr. Clive Williams and Trish Purnell-Webb from Relationship Institute Australasia join Jimmy to discuss communication in relationships.
Episode 6: Tim Baker and Matty Elliott share their personal stories of living with illness and share with Jimmy some practical strategies to maintain good health and quality of life.
Episode 5: Dr. Clive Williams and Brett 'Robbo' Robinson join Jimmy in the shed to discuss ways we can find meaning in our life, and the benefits we can get from following our bliss.
Episode 4: Jimmy is joined by Samantha Payne from The Pink Elephants Support Network and Blokepedia's Josh Quarmby for a discussion on miscarriage and pregnancy loss.
Episode 3: Jimmy chats with author (Man Raises Boy) Rob Sturrock and Blake Woodward from Suit Tie Stroller on their journeys into fatherhood and their advice to expecting parents.
Episode 2: Jimmy talks with John Harper and Tim Saal about some of the issues and challenges men in regional and remote Australia face when it comes to their mental health and social connections.
Men and Mental HealthEpisode 1: Join host Jimmy Rees as he interviews Dr. Clive Williams and Justin Geange about the emotional and social health of Australian men, understanding what mental health is, and some strategies to maintain positive mental health.
MEET OUR HOST
Jimmy is an Australian entertainer and TV host best known for his role as Jimmy Giggle on ABC’s Giggle and Hoot. A husband, father, and star of both stage and television, Blokepedia is delighted to have Jimmy host this very special series.