MiningFM: Meet the mining woman helping others to soar | If you work away, take a bow
Sharon Warburton was the first person in her family to finish university, and spent the next 20 years smashing through glass ceilings in mining and construction. She's now showing others how it's done through her inspirational online mentoring platform Steel Heels. The non-executive director at Fortescue talks to Mining Family Matters about the importance of sharing stories and grasping every opportunity. > READ MORE
if you work away, take a bow...
They're role models of resilience. They sacrifice time with loved ones to provide for their family. And they share their frequent flyer points for fun family holidays! The FIFO lifestyle often gets a bad rap, so this month MFM founder Alicia Ranford lists the reasons why FIFO workers deserve to take a bow. > read more
Pre-baby jitters, DIDO style
After many years with her beloved drive-in, drive-out boyfriend, Miner's Girl Sarah Long is the queen of independence. With her first baby due any day (and after getting herself wedged under a bed while searching for wrapping paper) she's realising that it might be wise to occasionally ask for help. > read more
What makes a good, LONG life: money or rich relationships?
For 75 years, researchers at Harvard University have been following the lives of hundreds of men, touching base every two years to conduct interviews and run medical tests. As psychologist Jane Dodding explains, the study provides a fascinating insight into what makes a good life. And contrary to what many of us strive for, it seems happiness has little to do with money. > READ MORE
help needed for study into fifo and the stigma of mental health
If you've ever read his columns, you'll know FIFO Man Luke Baker is passionate about reducing depression and suicide rates among FIFO workers. He's now working on a research project to see how technology can be used to build better connections among men. > read more
want to curb the signs of ageing? keep working out!
Most of us accept that exercise makes us feel great. Well, it turns out that exercise can make us look great too, and will even curb the signs of ageing. It's all to do with the ends of our chromosomes, but we'll let health expert Mareike Bout explain all that. > read more
feeling stressed about your finances? you're not alone
Financial stress hits half the Australian population at one time or another. But there are simple ways to fight back, from cutting down on credit cards to refinancing your debts. It won't happen overnight, but with help from the team at Mine Wealth + Wellbeing, you can sleep easier.> read more