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: true stories for girls, house names, apple health & repair cafes  

Turning the tables on gender stereotypes in kids fiction. Home Lea: the gradual demise of the house name. Burning Question: Is two apples better than one? Repair Cafes diverting landfill.

Turia Pitt unmasked, headphone technology and modern dilemma  

Turia Pitt: Unmasked. Is this a new way for the noise sensitive to control their sound environment? Modern Dilemma: Should a neighbour step in when there's a fight next door?

Self harm, gender in kids fiction and repair cafe  

Making sense of self harm. Turning the tables on gender stereotypes in kids fiction. Repair Cafes diverting landfill.

Economic abuse, apples for health, scrumping and nurturing daughters  

Understanding economic abuse. Burning Question: Can you eat too many apples? ABC Open: Scrumping. Nurturing wild in our daughters.

Dr Google, naming our homes and future sex  

Self-diagnosis online. Home Lea. Future Sex: A new kind of free love. ABC Open: Father knows best. The Moth: Catherine Smyka.

Women in Leadership  

NGV forum: Women in Leadership.

Best of Life Matters: coping with workplace change, recovery through footy, recovery through rest, and recovery from your day  

How to survive work restructures without losing it. Reclink uses footy to change lives. The Exercise Room: rest and recovery. The Moth: Jeff Simmermon.

Life Matters and suburbia: past present and future  

Suburbia: Beauty, sadness and isolation. Suburban love story.

Reclink, Alby Clarke and volunteer nursing  

Reclink uses footy to change lives. Alby Clarke runs for his life. Life as a nurse on a Mercy Ship.

Body image and the law, technology to reduce isolation and navigating emoji language  

Using the law to counter unrealistic body images. Technology to assist if you live alone. The Aubergine Incident: Emoji language, where an eggplant is not just an eggplant.

Payday loans, workplace change, threshold choirs and a really bad day  

Government urged to press on with payday lending reforms. How to survive work restructures without losing it. Threshold Choir. The Moth: Jeff Simmermon.

Catastrophising pain, rest and recovery, two ancient cultures unite  

Catastrophising pain. Short of Breath. The Exercise Room: rest and recovery. Two ancient cultures unite in song.

Best of Life Matters: tobacco scream test, scummy mummies, Arif's journey, natural sleep answers  

Combating corporate influence over public health policy. Confessions of a scummy mummy. Karachi to Noble Park: Arif's journey to leadership. Burning Question: Does chamomile tea really help you sleep?

Health and climate change, insurance claims and modern dilemma  

Climate change: a turning point in public health? Insurance claims post-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Modern Dilemma: Do you accept stuff that 'falls off the back of a truck?'.

Millennials fighting obesity, the business of cyclone recovery and from Karachi to Noble Park  

Millennials fighting obesity. The business of recovering from Cyclone Debbie. Karachi to Noble Park: Arif's journey to leadership.

Domestic violence a global health problem, natural sleep remedies and 'Deadly Funny'  

WHO says violence against women is a 'global health issue'. Burning Question: Does chamomile tea really help you sleep? Cheeky and loud, black and proud. Cyclone Debbie dashes Whitsunday wedding plans.

Vested interests, fear of holes and scummy mummies  

Combating corporate influence over public health policy. Fear of holes. Confessions of a scummy mummy. The Moth: Christine Kalafus.

Public health in the age of populism, escaping the frump rut and Chloe Shorten on modern families  

The politics of health in an age of populism. The Exercise Room: how long does it take to get unfit? Take Heart: a story for modern stepfamilies.

Best of Life Matters: yoga science, ethical clothes, musical euthanasia and caravan secrets  

Does Yoga need to prove itself? - finding the science behind Iyengar Yoga. Blood, Sex and Tears inside the Grand Caravan. A spell in hospital. Less is more: Being ethically fashionable. Assisted Suicide: The Musical.

Racism in the health system, Cyclone Debbie clean up and lying about your age  

Addressing racism in Australia's health system. Cyclone Debbie clean up. Modern Dilemma: my mum lies about her age, should I dob her in?

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