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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Feb 22, 2024

In this episode, we take a look at deadlines and how to handle them effectively. Whether it's a deadline we've been given, or one we've decided upon ourselves, they can either be a motivating target or a mark in the calendar that fills us with dread. So we look at some of the ways we can make our deadlines actually...


Feb 8, 2024

In our last episode. Richard and Rachael explored some of the reasons goals and goal-setting can work against us and make behaviour change even more difficult. 

This time round, Richard outlines some of the common reasons we can find it hard to stick to new habits. Full show notes for this episode can be found at


Jan 25, 2024

In this episode, Richard is joined by Dr. Rachael Skews for a conversation about goals, goal-setting and the downside of focusing too much on goals. 

You can find the full show notes for this episode by visiting our website: https://www.worklifepsych.com/podcast/152

Thanks for...


Jan 16, 2024

A quick reminder of our upcoming webinar all about coaching.

On Jan 25th, I'll be facilitating a free session to demystify coaching, explain what's involved and how it can contribute positively to your goal attainment, wellbeing, productivity and career clarity. 

To find out more and reserve your free place, simply...


Dec 20, 2023

In this episode, Richard is joined by fellow podcaster and expert in ACT, Ross McIntosh, for a discussion about leadership at work.

Ross is the host of the excellent 'People Soup' podcast, and regularly trains professionals int he ACT skills that support psychological flexibility. 

Richard and Ross walk through a model...