Radio National – Is revenge normal? Should you be honest about it?

Getting even: is Joe Hockey’s instinct towards revenge normal? Former Treasurer Joe Hockey says if he stayed in federal politics it would be about ‘getting even with people that brought me down’. Some have jumped on his words as a sign of poor character. Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Tanya Plibersek called it an ‘extraordinary…

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Complaining or whinging?

What’s the difference between complaining and whinging? And some tips on complaining well. From the ninemsn coach website…. http://coach.ninemsn.com.au/2015/12/02/14/56/why-complaining-can-be-good

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Writs & Cures – Defamation & sports cardiology

This week we explore defamation – and the traps of social media posts!! Plus we are joined by sports cardiologist Assoc Prof David Prior who tells us all about preparing your heart for sports and the effects of extreme sports on the heart. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/defamation-sports-cardiology/id1023534464?i=358043332&mt=2

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Facebook addiction?

Here’s a quick article on the Ninemsn Coach website where I give a few tips on Facebook addiction! Takes one to know one!! http://coach.ninemsn.com.au/2015/11/27/15/12/addicted-to-facebook

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Writs & Cures – Banks contributing to elder abuse AND youth mental health

Bill begins the show airing his concerns about the loose regulation in banks regarding accessing people’s accounts. We are then joined by psychiatrist, Assoc Prof and author Brendan Murphy to chat about young people’s mental health, especially borderline personality disorder, and the process of becoming an author. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/mental-health-and-elder-abuse/id1023534464?i=357907526&mt=2

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Writs & Cures – Health insurance and wills

The team look at the issue of whether health insurance should be charged according to risk and ask if there are other ways to reduce medical costs. This week’s special guest is lawyer Kathy Wilson, an expert on wills and estates. https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/health-insurance-and-wills/id1023534464?i=357074123&mt=2

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Writs & Cures – the latest in genetics & mental health law.

Writs and Cures delves into genetic testing and looks at whether the law is keeping up with the science. Plus Professor Bernadette McSherry discusses the law around mental health, including whether we should have a Mental Health Act & how the act balances the rights of patients with the need for treatment. http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/local/melbourne/writsandcures/201510/r1488550_21890758.mp3

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