Jeff Cookston, Ph.D – 6 tips to be a better Father

Samantha Gray

“Fathering has a lot to offer a man. Fathers are happier and derive more meaning from everyday activities than men without children. But fatherhood can also be a struggle. A man can be a biological father without doing much actual parenting—or a breadwinner who doesn’t do much childcare and housework—but many men today strive to be all things at once: father and … Read More

Mitch Wallis – Heart On My Sleeve

Samantha Gray

Heart On My Sleeve (HOMS) is an emotional wellness social movement and early intervention services provider for adults suffering with mental ill health or facing challenging life situations (either directly or as a supporter) that helps people heal by being real about how they feel through the power of true connection. Heart On My Sleeve was born on May 30th 2017 … Read More

Episode 337: Life beyond the blue line – one former policeman’s struggle with PTSD

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Simon Gillard wanted to be a police officer from a young age. After achieving his dream, years of seeing horrific crimes left him suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Simon details his experiences in his book “Life Sentence: A Police Officer’s Battle with PTSD” and shared some of his battles with Luke & Susie. PLUS Annette Spurr on raising thankful children. 0:00 … Read More

Episode 321: ANZAC Day 2017 Special

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As we remember those Australian and New Zealand diggers who landed at Gallipoli but didn’t make it home, we talk to some special guests for whom ANZAC Day has a special meaning. Stuart Robert served in the Army for 12 years in Infantry and Intelligence Corps units. Leaving the Army in 2000, he started an IT business and charity, before being elected as … Read More

Episode 253: Libby Trickett – Olympic highs and depressing lows; in the brain gym with Dr Jenny Brokis

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We fell in love with Olympic swimmer Libby Trickett in 2003 when she stormed the Australian swimming championships, then the World Championships in Barcelona. Her career includes 24 gold, 9 silver and 8 bronze medals, and 2 retirements. But it hasn’t always been smooth sailing for this sweetheart of the pool. As well as being a new mum, Libby is now … Read More