Episode 323: Baked Relief – the organisation making a big difference in times of need

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Danielle Crismani started Baked Relief after severe flooding devastated parts of Queensland a few years ago. While she wasn’t affected, many of her friends and family were. Realising that sandbagging wasn’t her bag, Danielle looked for another way to help – baking treats for the hard working SES and emergency workers. The movement has since grown, helping communities all over Australia … Read More

Episode 319: Lee Strobel gives us insight into his book, and now feature film “The Case For Christ”

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Lee Strobel considered a divorce when his wife came home one day as a Christian. As a journalist, legal editor of The Chicago Tribune, author and sceptic, Lee set about researching the origins of Christianity to debunk his wife’s beliefs. Instead, his riveting quest for the truth led him to a life of faith – and his story is now a major motion picture … Read More

Episode 315: CEO of Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA) Terri Smith talks about anxiety and depression in new parents and help thats available

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PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia) is a national not-for-profit organisation that was formed in Victoria in 1985. It’s estimated 1800 new parents are diagnosed EVERY WEEK with post natal depression and PANDA provides the only specialist national perinatal mental health telephone counselling service, as well as working to reduce the stigma around perinatal anxiety and depression, and providing education services to health … Read More

Episode 311: Shannah Kennedy & Lyndall Mitchell on turning chaos into calm

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Authors, motivational speakers and life coaches Shannah Kennedy & Lyndall Mitchell have helped many people and had successful careers separately. Now they have come together to form a new business and write the book Chaos To Calm: Take Control with Confidence. If you’re feeling tired, stressed, out of control, overwhelmed or suffering from low self-confidence, the book looks at 16 of the most essential … Read More

Episode 284: O-Jay from Real McCoy and Alison Hill talks about comparison being the thief of connection

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Real McCoy dominated the charts in the 90’s with dance anthems like ‘Another Night’, ‘Runaway’ and ‘Love & Devotion’. In 2017, they return to Australia as part of the Mega 90’s tour alongside 2 Unlimited, Technotronic and Dr Alban. We caught up with the man behind Real McCoy Olaf “O-Jay” Jeglitza. Psychologist Alison Hill also drops by to chat about how … Read More

Episode 273: Dave Ingham – Backyard Chickens and when is it ‘good’ advice?

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Dave Ingham is a henkeeping expert who first started keeping chooks as an impoverished uni student, when he and his mates planted a mega veggie garden – chickens were a natural extension. From there he started a rent-a-chook business that allows people to “try keeping chickens before they buy”. His new book Backyard Chickens: How to keep happy hens explains how … Read More