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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 14m. Bisher sind 4864 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 58 days 2 hours 3 minutes

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Too Hard Basket: My 'singles buddy' has burst my bubble


You live alone and have a singles bubble buddy you catch up with regularly. Recently, you told him about a job you'd applied for and he then pressed for more details about the job, asking where he could find it so that he could also apply. If he applied and got the job over you, you don't think you could talk to him again. What do you do?


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The business of volunteering in community development


Passion and business expertise: that’s what volunteers like Liane Arno and Matt Stone bring to their roles with Australian Business Volunteers, which is celebrating 40 years of operation in Australia and the neighbouring region.


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Thank God lockdown's over! I can finally get my divorce!


At the end of 2020, many couples breathed a sigh of relief thinking their relationship had survived the worst of the pandemic. But, as we near the end of 2021, lawyers and psychologists are reporting an uptick in enquiries from people thinking about separation. They predict those numbers will continue to climb.


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Talkback: COVID-19 vaccines, your questions answered


COVID-19 vaccination rates in Australia are climbing, yet there are some in the community who still have genuine concerns about getting vaccinated. Many of those who were worried initially though, have now gone ahead with it. We take your calls on what helped you decide to get vaccinated, and questions from those of you who are still undecided.


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Nostalgia for the television we watched as kids is here to stay


When thinking about the shows that had an impact on us as children, it's often the Australian television we remember most. Local productions such as Round the Twist, Skippy the Bush Kangaroo, Mr Squiggle and Adventure Island offered something the Jetsons or the Flintstones could not. And it's the generational impact and the “Australian-ness" of programs like these, that some researchers are hoping to protect.


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ADHD, TikTok and the cost of being diagnosed in adulthood


For years, experts thought ADHD only existed in children, and that the condition presented in certain symptoms more common in boys than girls. That assumption meant that some women are diagnosed much later in life, which leaves them paying more for some medications.


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Eliminating waste and reimagining products through the circular economy


Many of us are trying to cut down our waste, but for large scale change to occur, businesses and governments need to be on board. Businesses say they want to grasp the economic opportunities presented by the circular economy, but experts argue we also need to re-engineer the responsibilities that designers and manufacturers have to the products they make.


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Young magician generates 'good vibes' online


As a young boy Ash Magic struggled to fit in and focus at school, whilst living with ADHD and anxiety. As an 11 year old Ash saw a street performer doing magic tricks in Pitt Street Mall and his interest in magic was sparked. Now he has more than six million followers on Tik Tok and role-models positivity while teaching magic tricks to his followers.


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Oral McGuire on restoring country and the commercial future of local food


There's a land management and food production system using old ways that's back in practice in south west WA. It stands in stark contrast to the surrounding wheatbelt. Noongar Boodja country now takes in 200,000 square kilometres of southwest WA, incorporating 15 different languages and dialects within that nation.


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Australia starts rolling out a third vaccine — Pharmacists to administer Moderna


Australia will receive one million doses of the Moderna vaccine as early as this week, in a rollout that will see community pharmacies at the forefront of the Moderna campaign. Those aged 12-59 years-old will be eligible for the shot. So how are pharmacists preparing? And could you eventually receive any COVID-19 vaccine at your local pharmacy?


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