Looking after ourselves

Looking After Ourselves – December 21, 2018

On this episode of The Paradigm Shift we take a look at some of the underlying issues that can increase the stress around this time of year, and prvide some ideas and suggestions about how we can all look after ourselves and each other a little better.


Holidays, Planning, Coping, Recovering and Grief free download at tiffanysostar.com

Lifeline: 13 11 14

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)



Chrismas Vigil: kids off, everyone off December 21

Brisbane Beach Clean up: Sea Shepherd Decembwer 22

Summer solstice 2018. A mid summer night festival. 6-9pm at Northey Street City Farm December 22

Jane St Garden working bee and morning tea 8.30-11am 103 Jane St December 23

Anti-Poverty Nerwwork free film screening. Die Hard 6-9:30pm at Bunyapa Park Corner Thomas and Vulture Streets December 23

Story # 1: Un-material Girl. Seeking an un-material Christmas this year?

Charlotte Jones (The Amplifier – Wednesdays 3-5pm) interviews Leah Musch, known as Brisbane’s unmaterial girl. Leah is a 27-year-old Fashion school graduate, Ethical Designer and Biome Stores creator living in Brisbane Australia. Being a former fast fashion addict turned slow fashion activist, Leah is on a mission to change the way we shop, spend and style and give us more perspective into sustainable fashion industry this Christmas.

Story # 2: Buy local, spend time not money, volunteering opportunities
Danika Ehlers (Kids With Class Kicking Arse – Saturdays 10-12pm) gives us the run down on who, what, where, when, why and how to make a bit more sense of this crazy and slightly stressful time of year.

Story # 3: Lifeline
Craig Garrett interviews Lifeline’s Samantha Klempworth about what we can do to look after ourselves, and the steps we can take to look after others if we’re concerned about their wellbeing.

Story # 4: DV Services

Lucy Czerwinski highlights the issue of Domestic and Family Violence, which we all know can increase at this time of year.

Story # 5: Xmas on the inside
Shona Hawkes interviews Charlie from 4zzz’s Locked In show about what Xmas is like for prisoners and their families, and we touch on Charlie’s 19-hour show and what this means to people embroiled in Australia’s criminal justice system.


The Pogues – Fairytale of New York

Thee Stag Knights – Santa is the Man

Tim Minchin – White Win in the Sun

They Might Be Giants – Santa’s Beard

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