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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Jun 15, 2022

In this episode, Richard is joined by fellow psychologist Dr. Lyn Lanka, who explains the concept of flourishing. In particular, how we can flourish even though we're experiencing difficulties or in a particularly challenging context. 

As Lyn explains, it's not just about 'positive emotions' but more to do with taking...

Jun 1, 2022

Welcome to episode 112. After our very short break, we’re back!

Richard is joined by fellow psychologist and coach, Gemma Leigh Roberts. Gemma has just had her first book published, so we take a look at both what she’s hoping readers will take from ‘Mindset Matters’ and what it’s like to translate the science...

May 5, 2022

Welcome to the latest episode, where Richard and Pilar discuss delegation and the obstacles we need to deal with. While we might rationally understand the need for, and benefits of, delegation - lots of things can get in the way.

Whether it's our beliefs about delegation, our workload, the competence of others or fear...

Apr 13, 2022

Hello and welcome to episode 110 of my pocket psych, the podcast all about the psychology of the workplace.

In this episode, we take a look at the concept of coping. Simply put, this is any of the things that we do in response to challenges, setbacks and adversity. Sometimes we use coping strategies and techniques...

Apr 6, 2022

In this episode, Richard is joined by Duncan Boake, the Chief Executive of Fifth Sense - a charity dedicated to the support of people experience taste and smell loss. 

Duncan explains what led him to establish the charity, his own person experience of sensory impairment and together, he and Richard explore what this...