Podcast Episode 041: The Resilience Paradox with Dr Brock Bastian



UPDATE: We're back for Season 5 and we have some exiting news! The Potential Psychology Podcast is up for an award. I'll give you the low down in this episode.


My guest for the first...

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Podcast Episode 040: What is Happiness? Happier Together with Our Listeners and Guests as We Celebrate the International Day of Happiness


Welcome to our special event celebratory podcast episode! We are celebrating because today, March 20, is the UN’s International Day of Happiness and tomorrow, March 21, is the Potential Psychology Podcast’s 1st birthday!...

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Podcast Episode 039: Building a Flourishing Workspace with Dr Jacqueline Vischer

How does where you work affect how you feel and behave? And is there a better way to build workspaces so that we can thrive and flourish at work?

These are the questions that my guest and I explore in this episode of the Potential Psychology...

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Podcast Episode 038: Sleeping Well with Dr Kate Sprecher

Today we are talking about one of my favourite topics - Sleep! My guest is Dr Kate Sprecher and she is speaking to me from Colorado, in the United States, where she a is post-doctoral researcher in the Sleep and Chronobiology Lab at the...

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Podcast Episode 037: Coping with Stress and Burnout as a Veterinarian with Dr Nadine Hamilton

Today I am kicking off the first of a few conversations specific to well being within particular professions.

My guest for this episode has spent 10 years researching why the mental health of Veterinarians has become so compromised and what can...

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Podcast Episode 036: Identity, Vulnerability and Everyday Leaders with Psychologist Matthew Condie

I’m delighted to have Matthew Condie on the podcast for this episode.

Matt is the kind of eclectic psychologist that I love talking to. He’s held several key roles in clinical psychology including child protection, youth and adult...

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Podcast Episode 035: Ageing Smart with Psychologist & Neuroscientist Dr Desiree Dickerson

Do you know how to keep your brain healthy and well as you age?

That’s what we’re talking about in this episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast. My guest is psychologist and neuroscientist Dr Desiree Dickerson who joins me from...

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Podcast Episode 034: Mashing Movies with Wellbeing and Counting What Counts with Anna Box

My guest today has found a way to take the human experiences that we’re often not great at talking about openly and make them accessible through story and story telling.

Her name is Anna Box. She is a psychologist and story strategist and...

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Podcast Episode 033: Flipping the Switch to Positive Parenting with Professor Lea Waters

Tired of nagging and arguing with the kids? Today's guest suggests that you flip the switch to positive for happier, healthier kids and greater harmony for the whole family.

Professor Lea Waters is one of the world’s leading experts on...

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Podcast Episode 032: Don't Pursue Happiness, Prepare for Wellbeing. Intellectual Adventuring & Thrivability with Professor Lindsay Oades

Has the mental health pendulum swung too far?

Distress is a contentious topic. We no longer accept ‘toughen up, don’t cry’ as the appropriate message for our kids, schools, even workplaces but my guest today argues that...

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Podcast Episode 031: Living Well and Having Impact with Dr Adrian Medhurst

This episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast is brought to you by PAFOW and their upcoming Sydney event, PAFOW20 Sydney: Honoring the Human Experience in the Age of AI & Perpetual Change

Welcome back. Our Summer Series - in which we are...

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Podcast Episode 030: Work, Stress and Managing Life’s Bubbles in a World of Tech and Connection with Dr Melissa Marot

Drowning in email? Swamped by notifications? Stressed by endless work demands?

How do you disconnect in a working world that’s switched on 24/7?

In this episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast I talk to Dr Melissa Marot, Clinical...

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Podcast Episode 029: Launching a Conversation about Work and Wellbeing with Karen Gillespie


It’s time to talk on the podcast about work and the role that work plays in our wellbeing.

Joining me for this episode is Organisational Psychologist and well being expert Karen Gillespie from the New South Wales-based consulting...

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Podcast Episode 028: Finding a Space for Men and Boys with Carl Nelms

This episode of the Potential Psychology Podcast is for the men and boys - and the parents and partners of men and boys.

My guest is Carl Nelms, psychologist and founder of Blokes Psychology, a psychology practice in Melbourne, Australia...

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Podcast Episode 027: Are We Building Strong People? with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

“This is a generation that is ­really struggling. It speaks to me of a lack of ­resilience. The bottom line is that I don’t think we are preparing even the little kids or the biggest kids for adversity.’’


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