Dying to Live cast member Kate Hansen has been on the transplant waiting list for six years

Dying to Live cast member Kate Hansen has been on the transplant waiting list for six years

I had the pleasure of speaking with Kate Hansen, cast member from the organ donation documentary Dying to Live about life on the waiting list. Continue reading “Dying to Live cast member Kate Hansen has been on the transplant waiting list for six years”

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3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing

3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing

Jared Talavera 

Whilst things like eating well and regular physical activity are important, the quality but not necessarily the quantity of the people in your life also contribute significantly to your health. Continue reading “3 lessons on living a good life from an 80-year long Harvard study on happiness and wellbeing”

How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation

How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation

Zaidee Turner, a 7-year old from Shepparton, Victoria, is the youngest organ and tissue donor in Australia’s history. Now more than a decade later she has the nation talking about the life-saving qualities of transplants through Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation. Continue reading “How 7-year old Zaidee Turner saved numerous lives and inspired Australia to speak about organ and tissue donation”

Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness

Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness

Coss Marte is proof that second chances in life are possible. He went from being imprisoned for dealing drugs to starting his own fitness company, ConBody, in New York City inspired by the workout regime he developed when he did his time. Continue reading “Coss Marte, former inmate turned CEO, is helping people in New York and around the world improve their fitness”

People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.

People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.

I had the pleasure of interviewing bionic actress Angel Giuffria about growing up without a left arm, biomechatronics, acting, discrimination and her research in psychology.

She was such a lovely person to interview. We shared plenty of laughs and nerdy talk about prosthetic limb technology. There are also beautiful moments where the interview becomes more personal and emotive.

Enjoy! Continue reading People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.