Just Between Us
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This is a show from Debrief Daily, a website for women over 40 on the Mamamia Women's Network. Presented by Sarah Macdonald and Dr Rebecca Huntley, it's life in all it's beauty and chaos. Join us for where the conversation goes next.
||CleanSearching for something?||We know you've been missing Just Between Us. We've heard you. We've been compiling your feedback, reading about your desires and writing down your wishes. And we've come out the other side with a brand new show we think you'll love. Thanks for supporting Mamamia podcasts.||27 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Problem with Powerful Women||There's always been this view that women aren't entirely comfortable with power. We deconstruct women in power, how women weild it, and what real power is. Sarah Macdonald and Rebecca Huntley also talk to Jane Caro about powerful women in history. Show Notes This show was hosted by Sarah Macdonald (@sarahvmac) and Rebecca Huntley @rebeccahuntley2. With thanks to Jane Caro Follow the Mamamia Podcast Network on Facebook here. Or on Twitter here.||15 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelp! I've got nothing to wear.||Ever get bed out of bed in the morning and groan about what to wear? We hear you. Sarah Macdonald and Rebecca Huntley chat to stylist Annie Sophia and get some style advice that doesn't involve Kaftans and turbans. Show Notes This show was hosted by Sarah Macdonald (@sarahvmac) and Rebecca Huntley @rebeccahuntley2. With thanks to Annie Sophia. Follow the Mamamia Podcast Network on Facebook here. Or on Twitter here.||30 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealing After Forced Adoption||Thirty years ago a 16 year old country girl Michelle learnt she was pregnant. She was taken to Sydney to hide away and then give birth to a child. Michelle was in shock and only held her boy for 10 minutes. Thirty years later she speaks out about the calcified pain within and the bright side of the sorrow. Plus we talk about the joys of being away and what dogs can teach us about life. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork/ https://www.facebook.com/EmpoweringForcedAdoptionMothers @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2||16 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTravelling, testosterone and the trials of your 40's.||This week we reveal what is it like travelling as a companion to your elderly mother. Dr Jonica Newby tells us why she's taking testosterone and what it's doing to her sex drive. We also reveal what mercy sex is and whether you should have it. Plus, we reveal why your forties can be the hardest decade of your life and Rebecca comes up with a new pinball machine philosophy about existence. Website http://www.debriefdaily.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork/ Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 Show notes http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/ http://www.debriefdaily.com/relationships/why-first-world-problems-are-okay/||3 11 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowing up Rudd||Inspired by Chelsea Clinton's incredible ability to stay calm, composed and polite while being personally attacked we wondered what it was like to grow up in a political family. Jessica Rudd tells us the good, the bad and the dorky truth about growing up Rudd. She speaks about the good that came out of Kevin Rudd's traumatic outsting and what she has learnt from the experience and her mother. Also, the traditions of childhood that we continue, why fatherhood is increasingly important to men and why we are so excited about the new Star Wars movie. Website http://www.debriefdaily.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2||27 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBecoming Julia: A Transgender Reality||Caitlyn Jenner may be on reality TV and Vanity Fair, Laverne Cox is sensational in 'Orange is the New Black' and Transgender people have never been so prominant But what is life really like to become a woman when you are in your forties. Julia Doulman joins us to reveal the complexities of life and the reality behind the gloss. We also chat about what we opt out of and let the blokes do. Plus what makes us happy and grateful and the ultimate account of a man 'doing it all'. Website http://www.debriefdaily.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 Show notes @manwhohasitall Book I know Why the Cage Bird Sings Maya Angelou||19 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo middle aged ladies walk into a bar ......class||Getting desperate as their metabolism slows Rebecca and Sarah try a Barre Class. Why is the fitness trend so hot right now and can they deal? Plus personality tests - are they effective or bogus, useful or as predictive as star charts. An ENFP and an ENFJ discuss Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork Show Notes Bruce Dancing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlvjznOEWjk Personality Test http://www.my-personality-test.com/personality-type/?gclid=CPu4meayvsgCFYiCvQodsqsPNQ||12 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Life Like Inside A Women's Prison?||What is it really like to be a woman in prison? We've all heard about Orange Is The New Black, but what's the reality for women in Australia? Plus, is Miss Piggy a feminist icon? And what does it say about us that a muppet is our female idol? And Rebecca Huntley argues the case for the 6 hour day. And the 4 day week. #dreams. Show notes Contact the show via email@example.com, or via twitter, @mamamiapodcasts||7 10 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMen Who Bum Pat and Women Who Charge||What sets Aussie blokes apart? We chat about Oz masculinity and how it's changing. Rebecca also reveals the strange codes and aggression of the Women of New York's Upper East Side. Plus the bad patterns we fall into in marriage when we forget to see each other and which TV show presents the most realistic view of politics. You may be surprised. Visit Debrief Daily here. Follow us on Facebook here. Find us on Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 Show notes Watch The Bachelorette here. Find out more about Primates of Park Avenue here. Four None Blondes What's Up Read Alys's piece right here.||28 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe live in a ridiculous bubble||How a holiday in a rainforest makes Sarah realise her life is ridiculous and what happens when she takes a teenager to an uncomfortable spot. Also Tracey Spicer talks to us about her boobs (Warning you may start feeling yourself up while listening). Plus why we are knocked about but optimistic, what Malcolm Turnbull has taught us about turtles and how Chrissie Hynde survived life, the seventies and the world of rock and roll.||22 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpening Your Home to Refugees||This week on the podcast we find out what it's really like to open your home to refugees. We talk to Jarrod McKenna from the First Home Project who lives in a street where 24 refugees have been made welcome by every neighbour. We also discuss if 'Quality Time' is bogus and what time is meaningful with family. Plus the right and wildly wrong things we learnt from the secret books and what happens when Coyote caught the Roadrunner. Links http://www.debriefdaily.com https://www.facebook.com/debriefdaily https://www.facebook.com/MamamiaPodcastNetwork First Home Project http://www.debriefdaily.com/news-and-opinion/welcome-refugees/ https://www.facebook.com/thefirsthomeproject Sexy Books of Our Youth http://www.debriefdaily.com/lifestyle/secret-sexy-book/ Coyote catches Roadrunner https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAyNh6MCHws Quality Time http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/06/opinion/sunday/frank-bruni-the-myth-of-quality-time.html?_r=0 Rebecca and Sarah Twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sarahmacdonaldonline||8 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting off the Treadmill of Life||This week on the podcast we talk to the Sex Discrimination Commissioner and hear why even the most high profile dynamic woman we know has to get off the treadmill of life for a while. What happens when you stop 'doing' and start 'being'. Plus fake girlfriends, fake affairs and fake lives - what happens when technology and loneliness connect? We also reveal what dogs would say if they could talk, the Shower Principle, the funniest book we've read for years and how we will talk to our daughters about their clothing. http://www.debriefdaily.com/ twitter @sarahvmac @rebeccahuntley2 https://www.facebook.com/sarahmacdonaldonline||2 9 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat the Pink Sex Pill will do to you and Life's U Bend of cool||This week on Just Between Us we talk about the drug now set to be unleashed on American and possibly Australian women. The 'Pink Viagra' is a failed antidepressant that is meant to make you feel like more sex. But does it? What does it say about women's sexuality and will it do wonders? We discover the answers. Plus, what Rebecca listens to while she's having sex, what the Madonna affect has to do with Taylor Swift and a theory about a U bend of cool that we live out in life.||26 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBursting Friendship Bubbles||This week on Just Between Us we wonder if women over validate. We discuss when we should challenge each other and when should we support each other. Is this the dark side of female friendship. Also what the hell is gaslighting and why are women so at risk. Plus, the mothers of ISIS how they live and why they should be hired by the FBI and ASIO.||19 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA celebration of suburban chick lit and why dick lit is hard.||In this week's podcast we discuss how vaginas are like snowflakes. Each is entirely unique so why the rise in risky surgery to make them all look the same. We also discuss louts and if the chant of 'political correctness' is just a wig cover for loutish behaviour. Plus the difference between chick lit and literature - is there snobbery against popular female writers? Visit Debrief Daily here. Twitter @sarahvmac and @Rebeccahuntley2 http://labialibrary.org.au/photo-gallery/# Open on your own||12 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhite Maggot, White Sage and Foetus Fame||This week on 'Just Between Us' we try to find a case for booing. We also reveal why we are waving white sage in the Mamamia office and what happened when after a spate of bad luck and mad mojo, one of us called in a spiritual cleaner. Plus, foetus fame - are public ultrasounds lovely, creepy or a real worry. And our recommendations for books, meals and TV. Show Notes Your hosts were Sarah Macdonald and Dr Rebecca Huntley. Get more info on everything we talk about, and behind the scenes stuff, by liking the facebook page. This podcast was produced by Sarah Macdonald for the Mamamia Podcast Network. Support for this podcast came Audible.com.au/mamamia where you can sign up and get your first book free. For more good listening, download our sister podcasts: This Glorious Mess, No Filter, Mamamia Out Loud, and our newest podcast, I Don't Know How She Does It. Just Between Us is a weekly podcast from Debrief Daily.com - for women with style, substance, and smarts.||3 8 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Perfect Small Talk Question||Women who choose to be child-free are on the rise, but they're still subject to the most awkward and offensive social moments. Never fear: we've discovered the one brilliant question that will ensure no more awkward moments . Plus, chivalry has been dead for ages but feminist Wendy Squires argues for the need of a romantic revival. And what the heck are men doing in their mens-only clubs? Show notes Your hosts were Dr Rebecca Huntley, Shelly Horton and Wendy Squires Get more info on everything we talk about, and behind the scenes stuff, by liking the facebook page. This podcast was produced by Monique Bowley for the Mamamia Podcast Network. Support for this podcast came Audible.com.au/mamamia where you can sign up and get your first book free. For more good listening, download our sister podcasts: This Glorious Mess, No Filter, Mamamia Out Loud, and our newest podcast, I Don't Know How She Does It. Just Between Us is a weekly podcast from Debrief Daily.com - for women with style, substance, and smarts.||28 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVamps and suckers, all girl separation and male play dates||This week on Just Between Us we talk about why so many women's magazines and websites insist on glamping and vamping up women who are featured for doing other jobs than being models. Emma Alberici calls in from Coles to talk about being fluffed...||21 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Male Oprah, Shrivelled Creeps and Mumsy Bitches||Just Between Us goes commando||8 7 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy more couples are having a second wedding||This week on Just Between Us we reveal why couples get married to each other again. What's it like to renew your vows in front of your children and friends a decade after your wedding. Sunil Badami and April Murdoch explain their feelings about the...||25 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew city, new job, new moped - Anna Bligh on life after politics & cancer||The former Premier of Queensland, Anna Bligh, reveals her new life after coming through the end of her political career and treatment for cancer. She talks about her new job, zooming around on her moped and how differently she feels about...||17 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat will I do with my Frozen Babies?||This week on 'Just Between Us' we talk to two women about their difficult journey to have children. We focus on what happens after the 'happily ever after' of IVF. Nicky Lavigne and Dee Madigan have made very different decisions about what to do with...||9 6 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerimenopause and the rise of the third boob||What is Perimenopause and are you in it? In this podcast we talk about the years leading up to 'the change' - what happens, how it affects your fertility, your body, mind and spirit. Sarah and Rebecca chat to Dr Sonia Davison and two women who...||26 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEverlasting Love - The Power and Glory of Female Friendships||We discuss the power and the glory of female friendships. Why they are so intense, important and often, long-lasting. What does it take to become life-long friends? What is the nature of that relationship and how limited is the portrayal of...||17 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMothers and their Teenage Daughters: You will survive.||Why is the relationship between mothers and teenage daughters so tricky, so fraught and sometimes so contemptuous? A psychologist reveals why its so hard and how mothers can prepare and survive teenagehood. A girl whose relationship with...||2 5 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan You Have a Good Divorce?||With one in three marriages ending in divorce we ask can people split amiably? What are the keys to a good break-up? We talk to a woman who is best friend with her ex-husband's wife and her ex and his wife! Is she the Dalai Lama of divorce? Also,...||26 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLate Blooming Lesbians: Coming Out Late.||Coming out as gay or lesbian can be hard at any stage in life. But how tricky is it when you are in your forties? Or fifties? We talk to the Prime Minister of Australia's sister about realising she was a lesbian when she was living the perfect...||19 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnd then I had a nervous breakdown.||Mia Freedman describes her 'nervous breakdown', the experience of panic attacks and the diagnosis of an anxiety disorder. A doctor reveals why women are more likely to suffer such disorders, discuss whether they are more common in...||12 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReinventing Your Career||Is it time for a mid-career checkup and change? We've been told we have to keep working until we are 70 but women can often feel bored, unappreciated and insecure mid-way through their career. Age Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan wants...||2 4 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFace, Beauty and Ageing - Pumping up? or Letting Yourself Go?||Ever looked in the mirror and thought 'is that really me'? What happens when your face doesn't match how you feel inside? We sit down in front of the clinicians mirror, look at the growth industry of cosmetic procedures, and confront the terrible...||26 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour changing libido||A frank and fun conversation about how libido waxes and wanes over life. With expert opinion and honest stories from two women who have faced the highs and lows of desire.||18 3 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Finally some intelligent conversation among women! I laughed and leaned in to listen to every word and then I listened again in the car. Well done to the hosts. I really enjoyed episode one.
Just between us....
Very funny indeed! Will keep listening.....
Perfectly funny & smart
I love getting my smarts on whilst having a good giggle - if not a belly laugh! Rebecca & Sarah are great company over a glass of wine. Thoroughly enjoyed the show!