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
2019-02-22 10:58
last episode published
2019-02-22 09:43
publication frequency
0.41 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
ABC Radio National owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
1288
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Categories
Society & Culture Education

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
31.01.2019

Refugee entrepreneurs achieve their business dreams

What's it like for a refugee trying to start a business in Australia? What kind of support is available?
ABC Radio National author
31.01.2019

What conversations about love can teach us about ourselves

What does who and how you love say about you?
ABC Radio National author
31.01.2019

Is it time to stop working outdoors?

Experts say heat stroke can lead to neurological damage.
ABC Radio National author
30.01.2019

What you can do at home to help your child succeed at school

Adrian Piccoli, Director of the Gonski Institute for Education, believes parents can help their children achieve, no matter what their background.
ABC Radio National author
30.01.2019

ABC Open: Odious encounter

Rosslyn Thomas is 12 years old, and her parents feel she's old enough to stay at home alone for a short time.
ABC Radio National author
30.01.2019

Talkback: dealing with the clutter in your home

Do you live in a tidy, minimalist home, or do you surround yourself with lots of stuff? A look at reducing mess and its associated stress.
ABC Radio National author
29.01.2019

Wedding blues

How to stay sane when there is a wedding in the family.
ABC Radio National author
29.01.2019

Teen Matters - what's at stake?

Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and educator John Hendry help us work at our relationships with young people rather than jumping to conclusions.
ABC Radio National author
29.01.2019

Is it possible to feel good during menopause?

All women go through it, but why is there still so little open discussion about menopause, and perimenopause in particular?
ABC Radio National author
28.01.2019

The Moth: Katrina Kolt

A fortune cookie flagged that Katrina's 'luck has completely changed today'.
ABC Radio National author
28.01.2019

Are we ready for the AI world we're creating?

Whether you can see it or not, artificial intelligence (A.I.) is deeply embedded in our lives already - but are we remotely prepared for the legal, ethical, and philosophical issues it throws up?
ABC Radio National author
25.01.2019

Modern Dilemma: You see cracks appearing in your daughter's marriage, do you speak up or choose not to interfere?

You sense a problem in your daughter and son-in-law's marriage. Do you involve yourself at the risk of causing a scene?
ABC Radio National author
25.01.2019

From deep depression to Australia Day Ambassador

After suffering episodes of psychosis, Betty Kitchener created a first aid course for mental health.
ABC Radio National author
25.01.2019

Is there more to being smart than IQ?

A dip in IQ scores worldwide has researchers questioning if it's time to broaden how we understand intelligence.
ABC Radio National author
24.01.2019

The neuroscience of mindfulness: using everyday tasks and hobbies to change your brain.

How might brushing your hair, a drive to work or knitting a scarf hold the keys to living a longer, healthier life?
ABC Radio National author
24.01.2019

Standing out in a small town

Kyle Andrews wears makeup and full drag in the main street of his home town of Clermont, Central Queensland.
ABC Radio National author
24.01.2019

Talkback: conversations with children and teens

How do you broach those more tricky topics with children and teenagers in an open and supportive way?
ABC Radio National author
23.01.2019

Burning Question - what timber is the most sustainable?

Is using timber for furniture, decks and building houses sustainable? To what extent is timber carbon neutral?
ABC Radio National author
23.01.2019

When our lovers and partners lie, why do we believe them?

A year into her relationship with her dream man, allegedly an undercover CIA agent, journalist Abby Ellin suspected he was not all he seemed to be.
ABC Radio National author
23.01.2019

Getting the balance right on avoiding skin cancer while maintaining vitamin D levels

Concern over low vitamin D levels has left some confused about sun protection. But how can you avoid cancer while keeping your Vitamin D levels healthy?
ABC Radio National author
22.01.2019

Jessie Deane involved in industrial stitch up

Jessie Deane does needlepoint. But it's not quaint, and it certainly isn't pretty. She's using thousands of tiny stitches to tell the story of her decayed suburb before it's renewed.
ABC Radio National author
22.01.2019

Spotting a scam

Our use of mobile devices has increased our risk to scams. Would you be able to spot one?
ABC Radio National author
22.01.2019

Getting younger Australians out of aged care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care is now underway and its terms of reference include examining the needs of thousands of younger Australians who are living in aged care.
ABC Radio National author
21.01.2019

Working from home could ruin your sleep and stifle your career

Is working from home really the answer to the ultimate work-life balance?
ABC Radio National author
21.01.2019

Wintringham clocks up three decades housing older homeless people

People over 55 are increasingly among those looking for a permanent home.
ABC Radio National author
21.01.2019

Is the midlife crisis the great equaliser?

After years of debate, new research proves the "midlife crisis" is real and it's likely to affect everyone regardless of gender, sexuality or class.
ABC Radio National author
18.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries part 8: The street party

At the street party, everybody’s there. Everyone, that is, except for Luminous Ute Guy. Zahra and the kids paint a chalk world under the chairs and don’t worry because there’s leftover pav for everyone.
ABC Radio National author
18.01.2019

Leather Soul: Bob Murphy on life and football

Imagine working towards something your whole life, only to find that when it happens, you are literally sitting on the sidelines.
ABC Radio National author
18.01.2019

Can you die of a broken heart?

When actress Debbie Reynolds died a day after her daughter Carrie Fisher, it was branded as heart-break. So is it possible to die of a broken heart?
ABC Radio National author
17.01.2019

Life in 500 Words: where spur-of-the-moment choices take us

How a spontaneous decision to pick up a hitchhiker at a round-about changed Janice Murray's life forever.
ABC Radio National author
17.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries part 7: The incident

The old Nonna’s house goes up for auction. Alan, 83, who used to play with her as a kid, seems bereft. Greg and the couple from up the road — is it Alec and Marcus? — conspire to make things better. And Luminous Ute Guy shows his true colours.
ABC Radio National author
17.01.2019

What do you do when the "worst thing possible" actually happens?

When Mike Rolls lost two fingers on his right hand and both his legs, he was physically transformed. But he says it was the mental transformation that followed, which was far more life changing.
ABC Radio National author
17.01.2019

The friendship of two 'miracle workers': Fred Hollows and Sanduk Ruit

Dr Sanduk Ruit is said to have restored eyesight to more people than any doctor in history. He credits Fred Hollows as the man who gave him the audacity to pursue his humanitarian vision.
ABC Radio National author
16.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries part 6: Worse things happen at sea

Everything is the worst and it’s cold and wet and what is with Luminous Ute Guy? Memories accompany bin night rituals and the identity of the nocturnal urinator becomes apparent.
ABC Radio National author
16.01.2019

Life in 500 Words: leaving London on the brink of war

Dorothy Taylor recalls what it was like to be evacuated from London as a young girl at the outbreak of WWII.
ABC Radio National author
16.01.2019

Resisting the urge to overschedule children

Arranging too many extracurricular activities leaves them with less free play time and can burn them out, so how do we find a balance?
ABC Radio National author
16.01.2019

Shack life escape on Sydney's doorstep

A book about how three communities saved their beloved shacks has won a Heritage Award from the National Trust NSW. What's it all about?
ABC Radio National author
15.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries part 5: The gorgeous, noisy shambles of it all

The streets are hot and Gayle is annoyed about the person or persons who are peeing on her fence. She knows who it is though, don’t you worry about that.
ABC Radio National author
15.01.2019

Keeping fathers and daughters connected

When your daughter hits puberty, being a father can suddenly become really difficult. What do young women miss out on when they lose that closeness with their fathers, and how can the connection be maintained throughout adolescence?
ABC Radio National author
15.01.2019

Life in 500 Words: giving thanks for a good teacher

Ken Rippin explains how a teacher's mentorship showed him a better path in life.
ABC Radio National author
15.01.2019

Has being a teacher in Australia become so hard that no one wants to do it?

An education wellbeing expert says the workload for teachers and the stress they face is so extreme that the longevity of the profession is at risk.
ABC Radio National author
14.01.2019

Life in 500 Words: my whirlwind wedding

Kavya Banavar's life changed dramatically when she met her future husband one rainy day, six years ago.
ABC Radio National author
14.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries 4: Locked in

People don’t look inside locked cars. Or at least, most of them don’t. For a mother whose baby is asleep in the back, a parked car can be a private sanctuary. Until it isn’t.
ABC Radio National author
14.01.2019

Greg French: reflections from the natural world

What can spending time in nature in search of wild trout teach us about ourselves, our mates and our relationship with the environment?
ABC Radio National author
14.01.2019

Understanding autism in adults

What is it like to realise you are on the autism spectrum well into adulthood?
ABC Radio National author
11.01.2019

The secret of a tea cosy

Every year the little town of Fish Creek in Victoria celebrates the tea cosy. What's the significance of the tea cosy, and what do they mean to people who make them and use them?
ABC Radio National author
11.01.2019

The Fitzroy Diaries part 3: A precious time

Gayle, the woman from up the road who "used to live in Brighton" turns out to have hidden depths. Because don’t we all? And Greg quietly comes to the rescue of Alan.
ABC Radio National author
11.01.2019

Tiny houses sustainable for old and young

Tiny houses can not only be off grid and affordable, they can give older residents the chance to remain independent in a manageable space for longer.
ABC Radio National author
11.01.2019

A man called Yarra

Proud Wathaurong artist Stan Yarramunua talks addiction, family, culture and creativity in his memoir.
ABC Radio National author
10.01.2019

Life in 500 Words: falling in love with the stage

Wendy Vousden discovered from a very young age that there was nothing quite like performing in front of an audience.
ABC Radio National author