Life Matters - Separate stories podcast

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Life Matters is your guide to a better life for you, those you love and the place you call home. We're here to help you get a handle on all the important stuff: love, sex, health, fitness, parenting, career, finances and family.

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http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/
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Life Matters is your guide to a better life for you, those you love and the place you call home. We're here to help you get a handle on all the important stuff: love, sex, health, fitness, parenting, career, finances and family.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-18 08:50
last episode published
2019-06-18 09:42
publication frequency
0.42 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
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Number of Episodes
1554
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Society & Culture Education

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
18.06.2019

Teen Matters - apologies part one

Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and educator John Hendry discuss the importance of making apologies, and the techniques young people can use to ensure saying sorry is made authentically.
ABC Radio National author
18.06.2019

Life in 500 Words - my island home

"Anna" describes how winging it and moving to a remote island to heal herself had a ripple effect on the people she loved.
ABC Radio National author
18.06.2019

Talkback: child free by choice

How does society see you if you choose not to have children?
ABC Radio National author
17.06.2019

Celebrating women's bodies after 50

How do you feel about taking your clothes off? Older women have been heading to photographer Ponch Hawkes’ Melbourne studio to pose nude.
ABC Radio National author
17.06.2019

Turning cringe-worthy mum moments into comedy

New web series, Phi and Me, is a domestic comedy about a mother's love for her child, no matter how embarrassing.
ABC Radio National author
17.06.2019

How do teenagers feel about religion?

A new study surveyed 1200 teenagers from around the country about their religious identities.
ABC Radio National author
15.06.2019

Weekend Life Matters - pilots, plumbers, a lake of reflection, and old clothes for new buildings

Two acclaimed female pilots reflect on their extraordinary battle to be recognised by a male dominated industry, why a 36 year old man from Bunbury is now a first year apprentice plumber, a lake in FNQ provides solace from the world, and how to stop te...
ABC Radio National author
14.06.2019

RJ Mitte stands up for Sunny and disability inclusion in the arts

Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at three, RJ Mitte of Breaking Bad fame is an actor and advocate who challenges the stereotypes of what is expected of someone with a disability.
ABC Radio National author
14.06.2019

Talkback: How to avoid a renovation nightmare

On the reality TV shows, it looks so easy. But in reality, home renovations can plunge even the most savvy amongst us into debt and emotional turmoil.
ABC Radio National author
13.06.2019

Zombies and babies - parenting in a post-apocalyptic world

Actors and parents of two, Adele Vuko and Christiaan Van Vuuren have taken the reality of parenthood into a post-apocalyptic world in their short comedy series Over and Out.
ABC Radio National author
13.06.2019

Stories of leaving things behind and choosing new beginnings

Was there a seismic moment in your life where you made a break for it or made a definitive decision to move your life in a different direction?
ABC Radio National author
13.06.2019

Why are teenagers sitting for two-thirds of the day?

Research from Deakin University shows teenagers spend too much of their day sitting and are missing out on activity at recess and lunch.
ABC Radio National author
12.06.2019

Burning question - can I recycle clothes too old to give to charity?

What is the best way to get rid of clothing that's not in good enough condition to donate?
ABC Radio National author
12.06.2019

She dreamed of being an interior designer. Now she's invented a 3D-printed replacement for human bone.

When she was growing up, Hala Zreiqat wanted to be an interior designer. Instead her design skills have allowed her to invent something about as far from living room interiors as possible.
ABC Radio National author
12.06.2019

Voluntary assisted dying laws come into force in Victoria

Victoria's new voluntary assisted dying laws will take effect from June 19th, but with Western Australia and Queensland considering similar laws, could the Victorian laws just be the first?
ABC Radio National author
11.06.2019

Success as a 36 year old apprentice

If someone is a first year apprentice, there's a couple of expectations that go with that. Kim Narkle blows those expectations out of the water.
ABC Radio National author
11.06.2019

Why are we so obsessed with public apologies?

We've probably seen countless public apologies over the years, but are we entering a new era of social media and reality TV confessions?
ABC Radio National author
11.06.2019

Study calls on better support for multiple birth families

Multiple births have doubled in the past 40 years, but are those families being adequately supported?
ABC Radio National author
10.06.2019

Putting the pieces of yourself back together at your favourite place

Life can get pretty messy, but sometimes returning to a place of special memories helps restore your sense of self.
ABC Radio National author
10.06.2019

Beyond the Outback

Giving birth alone and handling snakebites with naught but a bandage are just some of the unique experiences faced by the women of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
ABC Radio National author
10.06.2019

As soon as she was in the air, she knew she wanted to fly for the rest of her life

For trailblazers Deborah Lawrie and Beverly Bass, the journey between catching the flying bug and getting to pilot their own planes would not be easy.
ABC Radio National author
8.06.2019

Weekend Life Matters - our data their property, Get Up Mum!, the art of losing and winning with grace, fathers speak out on parental leave

A new report shows we leak data from the moment we step out of bed, our series Get Up Mum comes to a close, why it matters to lose or win with grace, and parenting men talk about workplace attitudes.
ABC Radio National author
7.06.2019

10 | Get Up Mum — Burnie Time Park

Justin delves into his hobby of recording his family on tape by making a highlights reel.
ABC Radio National author
7.06.2019

Modern Dilemma - two romantic suitors, who and how do you choose?

Your children are grown and you are ready to re-invigorate the romantic side of life. You have two suitors, one who adores you, while the other makes your life tolerable. Easy choice you might say, but what if one were married?
ABC Radio National author
7.06.2019

One regional town's health transformation

A landmark study into the health of a regional northern Victorian town found the use of local health services and levels of happiness both increased.
ABC Radio National author
6.06.2019

09 | Get Up Mum — The Attack

Justin's Mum's aggravated mood continues to boil.
ABC Radio National author
6.06.2019

Talkback: why aren't more dads taking parental leave?

Does the availability of parental leave for fathers give families enough choice about who will be their child's primary carer?
ABC Radio National author
5.06.2019

08 | Get Up Mum — The Puzzle

After his Mum visits the doctor, Justin longs for answers to her illness.
ABC Radio National author
5.06.2019

The science is in - women like it hot

A new study, "the battle for the thermostat" has found that women's brains perform significantly better at higher temperatures and 24 degrees may be the sweet spot.
ABC Radio National author
5.06.2019

Where does your data go and who has control of it?

A new report raises concerns about the capture of the data you generate as you shop, exercise with a smart device or look for a job online.
ABC Radio National author
4.06.2019

07 | Get Up Mum — Thinking is Drilling

Justin turns thirteen, but the celebration is short lived.
ABC Radio National author
4.06.2019

Teen Matters - how to win and lose with grace

Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and educator John Hendry help us guide adolescents through the process of learning from both our wins and our losses.
ABC Radio National author
4.06.2019

Reverse mentoring teaches an ageing workforce new skills

Reverse mentoring could help older workers thrive in new jobs.
ABC Radio National author
3.06.2019

06 | Get Up Mum — Nan and Jupiter

It’s winter school holidays and the Heazlewoods head to their favourite camping spot at Greens Beach.
ABC Radio National author
3.06.2019

How does food influence our sense of belonging?

The diversity of food options in Australia in many ways is a testament to our rich waves of migration, but what role does food play in our sense of belonging?
ABC Radio National author
3.06.2019

Is it time to eliminate period shame once and for all?

A national survey of more than 3000 women shows they still feel a great amount of embarrassment when talking about their periods.
ABC Radio National author
1.06.2019

Weekend Life Matters - the future of schooling, cafe memories, lambing by YouTube, and dogs at the desk

A renowned education consultant says Australia has the means to turn around our classroom outcomes, a long time Sydney cafe has seen trends and customers wax and wane, helping a sheep give birth when the vet isn't within reach, and the pros and cons of...
ABC Radio National author
31.05.2019

05 | Get Up Mum — Jesus Was Here

Justin attends a summer camp where he explores his spiritual side.
ABC Radio National author
31.05.2019

Modern Dilemma - my daughter's friends constantly ask her to lend her interior design skills for free

As an interior architect, your daughter over the years has had many friends and associates expect her to design their homes for free. How do you say no or demand payment for services?
ABC Radio National author
31.05.2019

Is it time to stop pretending that diets actually work?

Obesity experts say the only thing that will help us keep weight off is a complete lifestyle change.
ABC Radio National author
30.05.2019

04 | Get Up Mum — Sea of Dreams

It’s school holidays and Justin is excited about his whole family caravanning at Crayfish Creek.
ABC Radio National author
30.05.2019

Life in 500 Words - Louise goes into the breech

Can watching YouTube videos prepare you for the challenge of birthing your first lamb?
ABC Radio National author
30.05.2019

Talkback - modern family, choosing multi-generational living

What is it that makes several generations of family all decide to live together under one roof?
ABC Radio National author
29.05.2019

03 | Get Up Mum — About Mum

Justin relives the rollercoaster of his Mum getting well again.
ABC Radio National author
29.05.2019

Burning Question - high blood pressure

What causes high blood pressure and how can you prevent it? ABC Science reporter Zoe Kean explains.
ABC Radio National author
29.05.2019

How to increase the green spaces in our cities

A recent study has shown a drop in green vegetation and trees in urban centres. While governments look to plant more trees, could individual planting, everywhere, be part of the solution?
ABC Radio National author
28.05.2019

Dogs in workplaces 101

June 22nd marks International Take Your Dog to Work Day. Canine correspondent Michael Mackenzie reports on the pros and cons of dogs under the desk or on the worksite.
ABC Radio National author
28.05.2019

02 | Get Up Mum — Come and Get Me

The weekend at a best friend’s house is heaps of fun, but has to come to an end.
ABC Radio National author
28.05.2019

Does Australia need a rethink on the future of education?

In an ever changing world the type of education our children receive is more important than ever, but are we doing it right?
ABC Radio National author
27.05.2019

Shutting up shop after three decades at The Cosmopolitan

Cafes run by Greek migrants once played a central role in many towns, as a place to meet, eat, or have a chat. For one family, it’s time to close shop.
ABC Radio National author