Podcast Episode 057: Life as an Early Career Psychologist with Glen Tanner

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How does a psychologist become a psychologist? What does the training involve? How long does it take? And could YOU last the distance?

In this episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast...

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Podcast Episode 056: A Year Long Adventure in Brain Hacking with James Garrett

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If you could upgrade yourself to 'You Version 2.0' what would that look like? Who would you be? What would you do? And how would you get there?

Our guest for this episode is pursuing these very...

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Podcast Episode 055: Why Everything You Know About Motivation Is Wrong

 

MY FIRST EVER SOLO EPISODE AND WE'RE TALKING MOTIVATION. WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? HOW DO WE CREATE IT IN OURSELVES AND OTHERS? AND WHY IS EVERYTHING YOU KNOW OR THINK ABOUT MOTIVATION WRONG?

Motivation is one of my favourite topics. I have...

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Podcast Episode 054: Revisiting Brain by Design with James Garrett

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Are you busy, busy, chasing your tail, doing all the things? Or is life calm right now?

Are you focused and attentive and productive?

Maybe you’re productive but so busy that you...

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Podcast Episode 053: Connecting You with the World of Positive Psychology & the IPPA World Congress

 

Join me behind the scenes at the IPPA 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology in Melbourne, Australia

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If you follow Potential Psychology on social media you might have seen me out and about with my portable recorder, Potential...

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Podcast Episode 052: Fears, Phobias and Obsessions with Dr Celin Gelgec

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If the 5 trillion spiders in the Netherlands took to eating humans rather than insects, they’d consume all Dutch people in just three days.'

 

Not a nice thought, especially if you...

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Podcast Episode 051: A Kidnapped Teacher Talks About Health After Hurt with Rob Hunter

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Imagine this. You're 20 years old and a newly minted teacher with sole responsibility for a small rural primary school and the nine students who attend each day. It's your ninth day at work and...

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Podcast Episode 050: Should Parents Really Worry About Video Games? with Research Professor Peter Gray

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'It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies'

That was the NY Post headline that sent the internet into meltdown in 2016. The article went on to state...

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Podcast Episode 049: Revisiting Digital Parenting with Martine Oglethorpe

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We’re doing something a little different on the podcast today. For the first time, we are revisiting a past episode. In fact it’s episode two of the podcast - my interview with...

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Podcast Episode 048: Judges, Magistrates, Scrutiny, and Mental Health with Lawyer and Psychologist Carly Schrever

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Can you imagine what it's like to be a judge presiding over a court? To maintain calm in the court room, absorb and synthesise complex information, listen to sometimes deeply difficult stories...

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Podcast Episode 047: The Talking Cure, Transformation and Being a Little Mad with Professor Gillian Straker & Dr Jacqui Winship

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What do you know about therapy?

Did the producers of The Sopranos get it right? And are we all a little bit mad?

The answer is 'yes' according to my guests today, both highly experienced...

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Podcast Episode 046: Winners at The 2019 Australian Podcast Awards

 

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We're taking a break from regular programming for a special mini episode celebrating the winners at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards.

Australians were on tenterhooks on Saturday 18 May 2019 as we awaited news of the winners and...

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Podcast Episode 045: The Power of Music to Boost Your Mood with Dr Sandra Garrido

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Music and our moods are intrinsically linked. We seek sad songs when we're blue, upbeat vibes to work out, maybe classical for a bit of zen.

But how does this work? What happens in your brain...

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Podcast Episode 044: Keeping Well as an ‘Allergy Parent’ with Callie Mackenzie

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With an increasing number of children in the western world diagnosed with life threatening food allergies, the parents of these kids can find themselves overwhelmed, and anxious, with their well...

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Podcast Episode 043: Stress and Self Care for Our Junior Doctors with Dr Rebekah Hoffman

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Our doctors help to keep us well, but who looks after the doctors when they're struggling with stress, exhaustion and overwhelm?

My guest today is Dr Rebekah Hoffman, a GP (General Practitioner)...

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