Life Matters - Separate stories podcast

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.

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

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      Electro girl: living with epilepsy


      After doing her best to hide her epilepsy for 26 years, Lainie Chait now wants to extinguish the fear and stigma so many people have in relation to the condition.


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      13m
       

      Burning Question: Removing splinters


      Today's Burning Question comes from Megan who wants to know "what happens if you don't remove a splinter?"


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      10m
       

      Homotopia audio extra: Simona Castricum


      A Melbourne-based DJ tells her story of coming out in regional Victoria. This is bonus audio not found in the on-air program.


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      14m
       

      Finding Nevo: coming out as transgender today


      Since Nevo Zisin came out in 2013 as transgender the world has changed dramatically: gender and sexuality are now firmly on the national political agenda.


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      23m
       

      ABC Open: a maternal presence


      Donny discovers that his mother still watches over their family block of land in Broome.


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      2m
       

      Three Men and a Feeling: Forgiveness


      Hot on the heels of last week's discussion on trust comes the other side of that same coin: forgiveness. Clinical psychologist Andrew Fuller and educator/resolver John Hendry talk forgiveness between people and in the workplace with Michael Mackenzie.


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      Being too protective of elderly parents


      'Not at your age Dad'! 82 year old Hedley Taylor showed them all when he made a remarkable recovery after being crushed by a cow, only to walk the Kokoda Track months later.


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      12m
       

      Listening to children on family violence


      As a society we are attuned more than ever to the issue of family violence and its devastating impact on families, but have we been missing some key perspectives?


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      17m
       

      ABC Open: Silver on the dance floor


      It's the sixties. Dressed completely in silver, Deidre goes dancing at the Thursday night disco.


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      5m
       

      'I thought I was the only queer Muslim in Australia'


      Alyena Muhammadally started an online support group for queer Muslim's as a way to help her community connect.


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