Episode 15 - The Reflection Chat
Season 1, Ep. 15
In the fifteenth episode, Faktor & Mesh reflect on 2020, looking at the mental positives they have taken from the global pandemic situation, a reflection on previous episodes and also discussing why we all shouldn't 'write off' the year.
Episode 14 - The Grieving 2.0 Chat
Season 1, Ep. 14
In the fourteenth episode, Faktor & Mesh continue the grieving conversation, as they chat to Jamie Tones of Flipside Pod & Bondi Bowls about his grieving process around his university housemate's suicide and the similarity and differences vs. Stephen Jenkins' process in Episode 13. The chat also discusses Jamie's relationship hiccups as well as his year of sobriety and how it aided his mental health.
Episode 13 - The Grieving Chat
Season 1, Ep. 13
In the thirteenth episode, Faktor & Mesh chat to team-mate Stephen Jenkins about the grieving process of his friend's suicide when he was younger vs. his grandads death last year. The chat discusses male suicide, the importance of what people say to those suffering at the time and how empathy can be such a powerful tool in such situations.
Episode 12 - The Book Of Man Chat
Season 1, Ep. 12
In the twelfth episode, Faktor & Mesh chat to Mark Sandford, co-founder of The Book Of Man, an online support network for offering advice and inspiration to modern men. The chat discusses why the platform was created, Mark's own personal experiences, the 'older' generation's conflict with mental health and why the media industry can be the leader in eradicating the workplace stigma. Stay tuned for the best triple threat round yet!
Episode 11 - The Lockdown 2.0 Chat
Season 1, Ep. 11
In the eleventh episode, Faktor & Mesh re-visit (unexpectedly) their first lockdown chat - discussing what they have learnt from the first lockdown that they are taking into this one, the importance of realistic goal-setting for their mental health and how their short taste of the 'new normal' could trigger mental health hiccups in the future.
Episode 10 - The Bodybuilder Chat
Season 1, Ep. 10
In the tenth episode, Faktor & Mesh chat to ex-bodybuilder Dan Casey about his motivation to get into the sport, the effect it has on his mental and physical health and the three have an open discussion about the opinions on the male body image. The episode also crosses themes mentioned previously in both the Disappointments Chat & Social Media Chat.