Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 30/06/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Carly Flynn for Saturday, June 30th 2018.

Join the Support Crew

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Have you ever had a baby, been the sole carer of someone sick close to you, going through cancer or a major illness yourself, and found it hard to ask for help? Well, a brand new kiwi online support platform has been developed and it takes all the guilt out of the picture and makes sure those that need support, get it..

Kelly Banks and Janine Williams are behind Support Crew and they told Carly all about it.

Carly's hot lap on the ice with BMW

This week Carly had the experience of a lifetime down in Cardrona! Car manufacturers from around the world took their cars down to test them out on the ice. Carly was there with BMW and got to drift, drag, a have a scream of a time.

Ditch the booze this July

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It's never been more fashionable not to drink with movements popping up all over the world. Now, people are choosing the ditch the booze - permanently. Social influencer and personal trainer Richie Hardcore is one of those and he’s an ambassador for this years Dry July which starts tomorrow.

Inspiration for your next holiday: Cruises

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Cruises have never been a more popular way to travel - fall asleep on the boat and wake up in a new place every day. With restaurants, lounges and pools on board, what more could you be wanting from a holiday? Chris Zeiher from Lonely Planet joined Carly Flynn on Weekend Life to talk about the new Lonely Planet guide for Cruise Ports for a little inspiration for your next cruise holiday.

Parenting children living with anxiety

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There were disturbing statistics around the increase of children living with anxiety in the news this week, with children as young as 6 being treated for the debilitating symptoms. Dr Anna Martin is the author of Stop, Think and Engage, rethinking child discipline with methods that work - and she’s hosting a free workshop for parents/grandparents next week.

Coping with the reality of social anxiety

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Dr Eric Goodman is a clinical psychologist, author and speaker who specialises in helping people face their social fears and anxiety disorders. His new book, Social Courage: Coping and Thriving with the Reality of Social Anxiety, is brand new and out now. He joined Carly to her that anxiety is normal and nothing to be ashamed of.

Saudi women given the right to drive

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Women in Saudi Arabia are preparing to drive legally for the first time, after 30 years of waiting and protest. Motoring expert Sandie Myhre joins Carly to talk about the momentous decision.

Weekend Life with Carly Flynn,10am - 2pm on Saturday and streaming live on 'rova' channel 9 - available on Android and iPhone.