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In this episode we explore why being a mum today is harder than ever and reveal how prolonged sleep deprivation has a negative lasting effect on our brains.
We're more connected than ever, but despite being constantly online, we're feeling isolated and anxious. We explore why social media is so addictive and what it's doing to our mental health.
Throughout childhood Jason Edgecombe was different and suffered endless rejection. A diagnosis of high-functioning autism in his 20s gave him the confidence to find his place, and now he helps others.
Claire Freeman's achieved a lot since a spinal injury that put her in a wheelchair at 17. But it was a mishap in a routine operation that has helped her to find true happiness.
Sam Smith is a comedian and a new dad. He doesn't take life too seriously but he's just been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. What does this mean for him and is laughter really the best medicine?
At six, Brylee Mills lost her arm, and has been coming to terms with it ever since. She's embarking on a photography project, taking pictures of women with amputations to try and accept her own.
Geneva Tino's cerebral palsy means she needs a TalkLink device to communicate.... ironically the 24-year-old is about to complete her degree in Communications and embark on a career in PR.
A friendship born out of a love for sport, Nathan and Michael's fates aligned thanks to their passion for skiing... and now they're off to Austria to compete in the Winter Special Olympics!
Andrey and Eilish are the Yin to each other's Yang and would be lost without one another. Andrey was born with just half a ribcage while Eilish is blind after suffering an aggressive brain tumour.
Liam and Shane are a well-known pair around Gisborne. Liam has Down Syndrome, and while technically Shane is teaching him life skills, Liam's the one who's helped Shane emerge from depression.
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