Everyone needs sleep, and whether you’re a six hours per night or a nine–hour kind of guy, it’s important to get a good kip. A good sleep can boost our mood, and likewise, a poor sleep can make us feel irritable and snappy.
What is your sleep like at the moment?
It can be hard to nod off when you're feeling wound up or pissed off, especially if there’s something you’re thinking about regularly when you’re trying to fall asleep.
How long does it usually take you to fall asleep?
Feeling sad is a normal part of life, and sadness is an important part of a healthy, full range of emotions.
How often do you feel sad, down, blue, hopeless or depressed?
Whether it’s eating too much at the all-you-can-eat pizza joint down the road or skipping a dicey-looking bain-marie, we’ve all overeaten or missed a meal now and again.
How has your appetite been?
Though everyone is faced with hard-to-make decisions now and again that can take our attention away from the present moment, being able to focus and be decisive when we need to is important.
How is your ability to concentrate and make decisions?
Whether you call it self-confidence, bravado or swagger, a healthy self-image is an important trait for every man to possess.
How do you view yourself?
Your death and/or suicide. Do you think of them?
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If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others, please contact emergency services on 000.
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It’s important to spend time regularly doing the things you enjoy, whether that’s playing or watching sport, listening to music, walking the dog, or getting together with your mates to watch the footy.
When doing your favourite hobbies and activities, do you enjoy them as much as you used to?
Whether you're a social butterfly or more of a caterpillar, spending time with family, friends and co-workers is important for every bloke.
Do you enjoy the company of others as much as usual?
Let's face it, as most of us get older, we aren't the stallions we once were. But shagging is an important part of life.
What do you think about sex?
Life is full of annoyances – like ATM queues, football umpires and telemarketers. On occasion, these annoyances can turn into anger.
How easily are you angered?
It’d be pretty hard to find a man who hasn’t flown off the handle now and again. But some blokes have a tendency to say things they later regret when they get angry.
When angry, do you ever say things you regret?
Some men punch stuff when angry. And while it may make them feel better for a moment, the wall or face on the receiving end usually does not.
How often do you get violent when angry?
Many stresses in life can contribute to feelings of anxiety, such as a big work presentation, watching your team in a tight match, or when you're stuck in traffic.
How often do you feel worried, anxious or stressed out?
Unless you're Nostradamus, a fortune teller or happen to own a crystal ball, life is unpredictable. And because of this, it can be easy to worry about the future.
How often do you worry?
In Australia, drinking is the time-honoured way for blokes to unwind after a hard day's work. Getting totally maggoted, however, is not.
How much do you drink?
How often do you use drugs to get high? Come on now, answer truthfully.
Remember, your answers are anonymous, so tell the truth.
Whether it's a lifestyle change, for your health or it's the last chance with your partner, lots of men have tried to quit boozing and using.
Have you ever tried to give up drugs or alcohol?