Life Matters - Full program podcast

Life Matters - Full program podcast

Australia

Life Matters podcast gives you the complete program from start to finish, with Natasha Mitchell hosting interviews and discussions about what's affecting our daily health and wellbeing at home, work and school.

Episodes

Best of Life Matters: building back to family, off to Amp Camp, exercising with injury  

Building their own home healed this family. Amp Camp - a camp for teenagers with limb deficiencies. Exercise and Injury Part Five.

Stories from the morgue, building yourself a home and mimicking accents  

True stories from the morgue. Building their own home healed this family. Modern Dilemma: what do you do if someone mimics your accent?

Disaster anxiety, Indigenous literacy, Exercise and Injury and Restaurant regular  

How to manage anxiety around terrorist attacks. Improving literacy through Indigenous stories and songs. Exercise and Injury Part Five. Restaurant Regular.

Home care services, gut health, the dog ate my homework  

Keeping aged care at home. Burning Question: How does diet affect your gut bacteria? The dog ate my homework: and other reasons why homework might be a bad idea.

Choosing the right school, going on camp and being lured to the dark side  

Choosing the right school for your child. Amp Camp - a camp for teenagers with limb deficiencies. The Moth: Anne Wheeler.

What's driving the regional brain drain, getting kids moving, and taking charge of your relationship break-up  

Regional brain drain. The Exercise Room: getting kids moving. Becoming the boss of your relationship break-up. Feeding 250 families from half a hectare.

Best of Life Matters: altruistic charity, injury and exercise, kinky boots and Reservoir runners  

Peter Singer: helping your charity dollar go as far as possible. Exercise and Injury Part Four. Kinky Boots and Reservoir Runners.

Reinventing middle age, financial counselling and toilet etiquette  

Peak: Reinventing middle age. Older Jobseeker. Do I need financial counselling? Modern Dilemma: When nature calls, toilet etiquette and mobile manners.

Rural doctors, busy, exercise and injury  

Keeping doctors in rural towns. I don't have time: how putting your feet in a bucket of warm water for 15 minutes can change your life. Exercise and Injury Part Four.

Being a bully, women on Wiki and post-sex blues  

Is that high school bully a budding criminal? Where are all the women in Wiki? Why do I feel bad after sex?

Effective altruism, the right to play, planning the perfect wedding  

Peter Singer: helping your charity dollar go as far as possible. A country girl goes home. The right to play. The Moth: The Wedding Circus.

Future thinking, High Intensity Interval Training and Kinky Boots  

How we think about the future. Kinky Boots and athletic tracks. The Exercise Room: High Intensity Interval Training.

Best of Life Matters: examining homophobia, new heart turns 30, fixing stuff and Accidents and Injuries Pt 3  

Why do people ‘hate gays’? Living on borrowed time. Saving the environment one repair job at a time. Exercise and Injury Part Three.

Budgeting your retirement, dead bodies and managing difficult friendships  

Retirement villages under the spotlight. First cut. Modern Dilemma: what do you do when your friend's philosophy clashes with your own? And they are pushing it down your throat!

Forgiveness, exercise and injuries and Afghans on bikes  

Rape, redemption and forgiveness. Exercise and Injury Part Three. Afghan refugees learn to ride bikes.

Feminism today, strengthening our pelvic floor, and the power of poetry  

'Why I am not a feminist'. Burning Question: Should you avoid running and jumping if you sometimes leak urine? Clem Ford learns to #checkherprivilege. Calling out racism with feminism.

Mental health and sexuality, fixing things, online dating and strip teasing  

Why do people ‘hate gays’? Saving the environment one repair job at a time. Online daters ignore their wish list. The Moth: Janine Hilling.

Life on Mars, kids and exercise, life-saving heart transplant  

Preparing for life on Mars. The Exercise Room: health and fitness in children. The Understudy. Living on borrowed time.

Best of Life Matters: choosing health insurance, navigating your lovelands, exacerbating sports injuries, and Lindy West  

Assessing the value of private health insurance. Navigating your love lands. Convincing the tone deaf they can sing. Exercise and Injury Part Two. Lindy West on how to be 'loud, proud and fat'.

Learning to 'get over it', living off $30k pa, men taking their tops off  

What can 160,000 children teach us about how to 'get over it'? Thriving on a limited income. Modern Dilemma: Bare chested - When is it okay for men to get their shirts off in public?

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