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Life in 500 Words: Catherine Bell is a doppelgänger for Cynthia
Sometimes true confessions reveal themselves long after an event took place.
You can sit with it unspoken, and therefore unheard, for years.
Catherine Bell had to face her truth before she could share it with us.
06 | The Good Divorce — splendid not blended families
Life goes on and people re-partner, but with a 60 percent divorce rate for second marriages, when is it time to get back on the horse with a new amour, and how can you best navigate this minefield?
Talkback: Making room for silence in a noisy life
For many of us, as we've had to move our work into our homes surrounded by noisy kids and neighbours, life has gotten a lot less quiet. If this is you, how have you incorporated silence into your days? And, if you’ve ever tried to practice silence for a set period of time, with a daily meditation or at a longer silent retreat, what’s that been like for you?
Life as a positive nihilist
Is Nietzsche a good role model for younger folk today? One writer thinks so. She's authentically young, she's read his work, and she says there's a new form of nihilism around today that might be good for all of us.
05 | The Good Divorce — money money money
Money is more than just notes and coins. For some, money represents security, it can be used as a weapon, and apart from the kids, is the thing many divorcing couples fight about most often. Agreeing on a fair and equitable split early on means you can start again with more dollars in your pocket. But how do both parties navigate this successfully?
He was a 'tough-as-nails' war correspondent. But it was becoming a 'Nippers-dad' that changed his life
When long-time foreign correspondent for the New York Times Damien Cave moved to Sydney to run the Times' new Australian bureau, he thought it would be a breeze. But moving Down Under ended up challenging him in ways he would never have imagined.
Thanks! Cool podcast.
Enjoying the content. Very relevant. Where is 'Making Cents of super' part 1?
Love the separate stories
So great being able to pick and choose the stories I’m interested in. Short bites work well for me too rather than hour long episodes.
3 men and a feeling - Anger podcast
Downloaded this EXCELLENT episode after I heard it on radio, but it isn't the titled one. Please would you upload the anger episode (aired Tuesday 25th July 2017) Many thanks!