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2024-05-28

  Pre-frailty can start in your 40s but exercise will turn it around

We have all been conditioned to think that being frail and prone to falls is an inevitable product of ageing. But research suggests that frailty, and its precursor pre-frailty, are partially a product of our lifestyle.A new study suggests that simple e...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-28

  Meet the advisors behind the federal government’s new consent campaign

1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men have reported experiencing sexual violence in Australia.And recent surveys suggest that many Australians feel confused around issues of consent.The Federal Government has begun rolling out a $40 million dollar campaign call...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-27

  Are we under too much pressure to 'age well'?

It may seem like living longer is the latest in a long set of goals you're being asked to achieve. But should having a meaningful and happier life, no matter the duration, be a more desirable goal? And what helps that happen?
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-27

  'Ghost jobs' are on the rise and frustrating jobseekers. So how do you spot one?

'Ghost jobs' are ads for positions that employers have no intention are filling, and they are on the rise.Recruiters have all sorts of reasons for doing this - from building their general candidate pool, to giving an impression of growth, but they're m...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-27

  What happens when you donate your body to science?

Whole body donation is critical for teaching medical students anatomy and supporting forensic research. But those in universities are reporting students are getting less time with and access to real cadavers. Are people not donating or is something els...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-24

  Ask Aunty: do I need to be friends with the parents of my child's best friend?

You reach a breaking point after the parent of your child's bestie behaves disrespectfully. They ask for favours and show little gratitude when you go out of your way for them. You stop giving their child lifts to school.Do you need mend relations for ...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-24

  How to make a good first impression

Making a good first impression can be hard. You want to act natural, but the harder you try the less natural you can seem.So how do we get out of the way of ourselves and connect with those around us?A hostage negotiator and a psychologist share their ...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-23

  In search of the elusive idea of free time

Head far enough back in history, and really not all that far, and the idea of consistent free time was one enjoyed by a relatively small elite.Indeed, the 5 day work week that many of us take for granted now, didn't come about until the early twentieth...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-23

  Here's What I Know: Lisa Millar is making time to smile more

ABC News Breakfast co-host Lisa Millar has had a storied career bringing you the big stories from abroad and at home, and championing a few muster dogs too.She reflects on some of her big achievements, opens up about a few regrets, and shares her golde...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author
2024-05-23

  The very healthy Mediterranean diet is now all the rage. But the original Greek-Australian food? An ice cream sundae

These days, it’s hard to talk food and lifestyle without someone singing the praises of the Mediterranean diet, but Greek food was originally so unfamiliar to the Anglo-Australian palate that savvy cafe owners had to sneak it in behind a very different...
  Australian Broadcasting Corporation author