Life Matters - Separate stories podcast

Life Matters is your guide to contemporary Australian life. Be part of rich conversations on relationships, family, parenting, education, work, health and consumer issues.

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lifematters/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 14m. Bisher sind 4333 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 51 days 2 hours 55 minutes

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Life in 500 Words: Gwilym makes his peace


When it comes to making waves in your life, sometimes it has to start with family. That's where it started for Gwilym Summers, in his Life in 500 Words.


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Talkback: the path towards social cohesion in 2021


How is Australia fairing when it comes to creating a more cohesive society in 2021?


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What animals can teach us about adolescence


Experimental, risk taking behaviour is natural for human teenagers. But is there a correlation between this human stage of adolescence and what we see in the animal world?


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Splitting: what happens when we get headaches


We all get headaches. But who knew that the different kinds of pain in our brain could be soothed through either chocolate or sex, or both?


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Kindy of the Air connecting isolated young children with their peers


Australia's first School of the Air started in Alice Springs nearly 70 years ago, and today there are schools of the air in most states and territories. Western Australia alone has five. But what's it like for the littlies involved?


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Life in 500 Words: why Howard Styles is not unhinged


Howard Styles is not unhinged. Quite the opposite. Howard is recognised as a pioneer, and in his Life in 500 Words, he describes his, shall we say, pivotal moments.


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Scheduling an appointment to have sex, and other ways to improve your sex life after you turn 50


There are physical reasons that can prevent you having a satisfying sex life as you age, and there are life choices as well. Sex expert Tracey Cox, former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, says sex keeps us healthy and happy, especially as we grow older.


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'Being scared felt like a failure'— cop of 35 years reflects on bravery


For decades, Cameron Hardiman’s everyday workload involved drug busts, car chases and, sometimes, dangling from a helicopter over seven-metre waves in the middle of a stormy ocean. What does it feel like when being fearless is part of your job?


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The night that changed Ronni Kahn's life


Sometimes your life purpose is hiding in plain sight. Ronni Kahn identified a big problem with leftover, wasted food in her event business. Then one night, her strong sense of social justice led her to do something about it, and OzHarvest was born.


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Making sense of garden scents


Do you only choose plants for their size, shape or colour? An expert says visual appeal is only part of the story and scent is the design layer that is most often overlooked in the quest for the perfect garden.


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