Reasons To Live

Reasons To Live


Latest Episodes

Amber Castle - Tales of adventure and living an out of the box life
May 05, 2020

Drag queen performer. Reality TV star. Disney Tour Guide. Actress. Monkey handler. Children's suit character performer. When it comes to describing Amber Castle's career, it's hard to sum up everything she's achieved and experienced. But one thing is cle

Kevin Hines on Living with Bipolar Disorder: "I've never suffered a day in my life"
October 08, 2019

Hey all! As many of you know, earlier this year I was very blessed to be given the opportunity to interview Kevin Hines (international suicide prevention speaker and award-winning filmmaker) for the 2nd volume of my book series, 'Reasons to Live: One More

Surviving & Thriving After The Sex Industry - Part 2 w/ Genevieve Gilbert
March 30, 2019

When Genevieve Gilbert came to Australia to study, she pictured a life of education, and exciting opportunities... Instead, she found herself buried in student debt, and barely able to afford food, let alone her mounting bills. With the rising pressure o

Lured to Pakistan & Held Captive: Lara's Story
March 24, 2019

"I was ashamed of going all that way, to end up in this situation. I was mortified. Sajjad cancelled my flights, and once my passport lapsed, I was stuck in Pakistan... That's when the violence and sexual assault and starvation began... He locked all my c

Tackling child sexual exploitation - Glen Hulley (Project Karma)
March 05, 2019

Content warning: Please be advised that today's episode discusses topics including human trafficking, child sexual exploitation, and suicide. If anything from today's chat brings up feelings of distress, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14. As a former pol

Surviving & thriving after leaving the sex industry w/ Genevieve Gilbert
February 17, 2019

When Genevieve Gilbert came to Australia to study, she pictured a life of education, and exciting opportunities... Instead, she found herself buried in student debt, and barely able to afford food, let alone her mounting bills. With the rising pressure o

Miss Natalie - LGBT Musician & Advocate
December 12, 2018

"I've had guys offer to pay me money to kiss my girlfriend or ask for a threesome...we get treated like we're 'live porn' or something....

"I don't want to be a statistic" - Living with Borderline Personality Disorder (Jodi B)
November 29, 2018

"I don't want to be another statistic..." Taken into foster care when she was only a few months old, Jodi had...

Music, Mental Health & Countering Toxic Media Messages w/Drew Brauer
November 07, 2018

Relationship breakdowns are never easy - particularly not when they happen just weeks out from you...

Endometriosis & Mental Health (Fighting Endo with Rhea C)
October 23, 2018

At the time of her wedding, Rhea was deeply in love and looking forward to starting a family with her husband. During her honeymoon however, she became extremely ill, and this was to be the beginning of a 2 year journey toward finding an answer for her da

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