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My Pocket Psych: The Psychology of the Workplace

Jun 25, 2020

Welcome to episode 65, which is all about employee wellbeing - with a focus on a phased return to the workplace. We have questions for employers, as well as a special guest in the form of Dr. Kevin Teoh, occupational psychologist and wellbeing expert. 

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Jun 12, 2020

In this episode, we look at what a psychologist can do when working under lockdown.

Richard and Pilar discuss the kind of work that's still possible to do remotely, as well as some of the challenges working over video can bring. We've also got some great listener feedback and Richard gets to share his technology...


May 26, 2020

In this episode Richard and Pilar discuss how they hope working life will develop on the other side of this pandemic.

We've both seen some positive changes that we hope to see stick around, but also some working practices and attitudes that we'd like to see the back of!

We'd love to hear from our listeners on this...


May 12, 2020

In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Antonia Dietmann, to discuss the value of social chats in the workplace.

Antonia outlines her own doctoral research on the topic, illustrating the value such simple conversations bring to trust and team effectiveness.

In the present context, we'd suggest that conversations...


Apr 27, 2020

In this episode, Richard and Pilar explore the experience of anxious thoughts and feelings, something nearly everyone can identify with. 

With our minds constantly giving us inner experiences we're not too keen on, especially in the present context, the way we deal with these thoughts and feelings is...