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
2019-08-17 17:42
last episode published
2019-08-17 15:06
publication frequency
0.42 days
Contributors
ABC Radio National author  
ABC Radio National owner  
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Number of Episodes
1693
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Society & Culture Education

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
14.03.2018

When having a conversation about cultural background is awkward

In a multicultural society it can difficult to break down barriers to communication. So how do we have conversations about cultural background and identity — without causing offence?
ABC Radio National author
14.03.2018

Millennials taking charge of their financial future

Rather than getting depressed about the increasing cost of living, some young Australians are giving up luxuries and taking inspiration from a movement called FI /RE — financial independence, retire early.
ABC Radio National author
13.03.2018

Living better with less

The presenters of the successful podcast, The Minimalists, talk about how we can clear the clutter and chaos to make way for a more meaningful life.
ABC Radio National author
13.03.2018

Burning Question: Are organics worth the money?

When you're on a budget, how do you decide which fruit and vegetables you're better off eating organically?
ABC Radio National author
13.03.2018

Everything you need to know about your pelvic floor muscles

Pelvic floor exercises can help both men and women who are suffering incontinence, but how often should you do them and what should you be mindful of in the process?
ABC Radio National author
12.03.2018

Finding Love: dating safety on and offline

One of the great conundrums of online dating is how to be emotionally open to meeting new people, whilst remaining safe in the process. We give you tips right here.
ABC Radio National author
12.03.2018

Life in 500 Words: leaving the uniform

George Koulakis reflects on what it is like to return to civilian life.
ABC Radio National author
12.03.2018

Talkback: Big Australia

Australia is growing fast, with some forecasts predicting a population of 40 million by 2050. What sort of pressures will this create and how well are we prepared?
ABC Radio National author
11.03.2018

Heywire 2018 talks farm succession, indigenous identity, regional refugees, and confronting youth suicide

For the last 20 years, Heywire has been giving young people from regional Australia a voice in the nation's capital. In this special program, the challenges of discovering you're indigenous when it's been kept from you, and negotiating farm succession ...
ABC Radio National author
10.03.2018

Best of Life Matters: Valerie loves sharks, cross-cultural dating, small ways to big change, for the love of Greek dancing

Valerie Taylor has been living with sharks for 60 years, how not to behave on cross cultural dates, an intentionally tiny charity, and why Greek dancing empowers and delights.
ABC Radio National author
8.03.2018

Modern Dilemma: who should expect to be invited to a wedding?

Is it okay to restrict guests at your wedding to people you've only known for at least 12 months, even if it means some of your friends and family won't be able to bring their new partners?
ABC Radio National author
8.03.2018

The musical shifting conversations about cancer

An international theatre company is using song and dance to confront our fears about cancer.
ABC Radio National author
8.03.2018

Hello, bonjour, konnichiwa: Raising multilingual kids

As more pre-schoolers are given the option of learning a second language, we talk about the benefits of being bilingual and multilingual.
ABC Radio National author
7.03.2018

Greek dance a cultural tool enriching the lives of older women

"I claim that I was born dancing and I want to die that way" says Olga Black, a respected Greek elder.
ABC Radio National author
7.03.2018

The rich history of Indigenous nurses as carers and activists

Indigenous women have played an important role in the nursing profession in Australia over the decades- and their presence has not just been as carers, but also as activists.
ABC Radio National author
7.03.2018

Single and loving it: life as a spinster in the 21st century

Can an independent woman really have it all, or does society still expect them to partner-up in order to live a fulfilling life?
ABC Radio National author
6.03.2018

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
6.03.2018

Fitness and Fun: parkour

In this edition, Amanda tries parkour, the sport of moving rapidly through an urban environment and negotiating both physical and mental obstacles.
ABC Radio National author
6.03.2018

Talkback: Why male role models matter for young men

Whether it's a soccer coach, a guitar teacher or a hands-on father, male role models are important in the lives of men. But in the shifting landscape of manhood, what does it mean to be a good young man today?
ABC Radio National author
5.03.2018

Finding Love: online in different cultures and religions

You're single and looking for a relationship, but your cultural or religious background means you don't really feel most dating apps are for you.
ABC Radio National author
5.03.2018

Learning to live with regrets

Everyone has regrets in their lives, paths you could have taken or relationships you could have worked harder at. So how can you learn to live with regrets as you age?
ABC Radio National author
5.03.2018

Our digital presence after death

Who's in charge of closing down our social media accounts, and can we bequeath our iTunes library to someone when we die? And ... would you create a chatbot to keep talking to a dead loved one?
ABC Radio National author
4.03.2018

Acts of kindness for quiet revolution

Listening is a powerful starting point to make a difference according to Philanthropist Jane Tewson behind Red Nose Day.
ABC Radio National author
4.03.2018

Valerie Taylor on sharks, conservation and writing

The name Valerie Taylor is synonymous with sharks and underwater documentaries. She talks to Life Matters about marine conservation and her new book.
ABC Radio National author
4.03.2018

The challenges of tackling cyber bullying

How can we better support our children navigate friendships, and conflict, in cyber space?
ABC Radio National author
3.03.2018

Best of Life Matters: urban walkability, online dating etiquette, Mardi Gras turns 40, Ironman turns 73

How accessible is your life by walking? What to do and not to do when you're online dating, 40 years of Mardi Gras, and Neil Gilbert, at 72, trains for his 46th Ironman.
ABC Radio National author
1.03.2018

Modern Dilemma: crying over spilt milk in the office

Someone used my milk in the office fridge and didn't put the lid back on properly, so when I went to use it I spilled it everywhere and had to clean it up. How do I make sure it doesn't happen again and have to clean up someone else's mess?
ABC Radio National author
1.03.2018

Queerstories: Bish Marook

QueerStories is a story-telling night held monthly in Sydney, which is produced by Maeve Marsden.
ABC Radio National author
1.03.2018

Pokies as an election issue

The issue of pokies reform and gambling addiction are making headlines in Tasmania and South Australia, as the people head to the polls. But could the issue be an election-decider?
ABC Radio National author
28.02.2018

Frozen Hope: one woman's journey to conceive via IVF

Jacqui Cooper is a world champion aerial skier and Winter Olympian, but her athlete's body didn't play ball when it came to conception. This is her IVF story.
ABC Radio National author
28.02.2018

Neil Gilbert has been an Ironman 45 times

Australian Neil Gilbert is in training for an Ironman event in June. It'll be his 46th. A month before, Neil turns 73.
ABC Radio National author
28.02.2018

Changing behaviour around sexual consent

The movement for change generated by #metoo and the allegations of sexual assault at Australian universities has brought sexual consent into sharp focus.
ABC Radio National author
27.02.2018

Two wise men: The benefits of ageing

Getting older is inevitable, but how does ageing differ for men compared to women?
ABC Radio National author
27.02.2018

Remembering 40 years of Mardi Gras

The ABC is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade with a collection of LGBTQI+ conversations.  This is one of them.
ABC Radio National author
27.02.2018

Burning Question: Vitamin D and sunlight

This fortnight's Burning Question is from Jocelyn, who asks if Vitamin D is available from sunlight outside the hours when protection is recommended because the UV index is high.
ABC Radio National author
27.02.2018

How to make our new communities healthy and sustainable

How can we grow our cities, and regional centres, in a way that ensures they are healthy places to be, not just that satellite communities for snatching sleep? Could embracing the concept of the "walkable" city be the way forward?
ABC Radio National author
26.02.2018

Finding Love: the etiquette of online dating

You've decided to take a chance and sign up to a few dating sites to meet the person of your dreams. Now what? Tips on the etiquette of online dating.
ABC Radio National author
26.02.2018

Remembering 40 years of Mardi Gras

The ABC is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade with a collection of LGBTQI+ conversations.  This is one of them.
ABC Radio National author
26.02.2018

Talkback: Managing endometriosis

It's estimated to affect nearly one in 10 Australian women, causing unbearable pain. We talk about why it takes so long to diagnose endometriosis and hear from some women about how they're managing the condition.
ABC Radio National author
25.02.2018

Remembering 40 years of Mardi Gras

The ABC is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras parade with a collection of LGBTQI+ conversations.  This is one of them.
ABC Radio National author
25.02.2018

Serving in silence

In 1992, the Australian Government overturned a ban on LGBTI people serving in the military. A new exhibition explores the stories of those who had to serve in silence until then.
ABC Radio National author
25.02.2018

Katharine Annear on autism, feminism and disability rights

She says feminism in Australia generally embraces able-bodied, middle-class white women. Katharine Annear hopes to change that.
ABC Radio National author
25.02.2018

The morality of inheritance

How much does inheritance between generations contribute to inequality in society? And should "death taxes" be brought back in Australia?
ABC Radio National author
24.02.2018

Best of Life Matters: broken hearts, romance scams, and trampolining for fun and fitness

We examine matters of the heart, what happens to it when it breaks from a surgical perspective, and how romance scammers can break both it and the bank. The only solution is to go trampolining.
ABC Radio National author
22.02.2018

Modern Dilemma: when the book is bad but the author's been invited to book club

A member of your book club has a friend who has written and vanity-published a novel. They provide everyone in the club with a copy and ask them to read it so they can discuss it. The novel is terrible.
ABC Radio National author
22.02.2018

Can group singing help those with dementia maintain connections?

A new study called "Remini-sing" will look at the effects and possible benefits of group singing for those living with dementia and their carers.
ABC Radio National author
22.02.2018

How to drink 'mindfully'

A conversation about Australians, alcohol and how one man has created a growing online community of 'mindful drinkers'.
ABC Radio National author
21.02.2018

FareShare's food recycling benefits all parts of a community

How one food charity not only provides food for those who need it, but creates meaning for those who rescue it and cook it. Even when they didn't volunteer to help!
ABC Radio National author
21.02.2018

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
21.02.2018

The aftermath of surviving polio

Australia was officially declared polio free in 2000, but that doesn't mean that the effects of the virus in this country have disappeared entirely.
ABC Radio National author