Episode 61 Ellen Jackson interview


Today’s guest is potential psychologist Ellen Jackson.

Ellen is the former Chair of the Australian Psychological Society - Ballarat Branch. Currently she is a Consultant Workplace Psychologist with clients Australia wide.

She is the founder of the Potential Psychology Podcast and is also and experienced Executive Coach, Trainer, Presenter and Facilitator

Ellen shares some super useful insights about the importance of maintaining a mental health baseline through Mindfulness, exercise, diet and sleep (MEDS) and how to overcome the negativity bias that comes so naturally to most people.

If you would like to take Ellen’s diagnostic test to understand more about yourself, here is the link.

VIA Survey - http://potential.pro.viasurvey.org 

Or you can find out more about Ellen here:

website - potential.com.au

podcast potential.com.au/podcast

The books recommended by Ellen in the show are:

Authentic Happiness:

Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin Seligman


A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being by Martin Seligman

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Pursuing the Good Life: 100 Reflections on Positive Psychology by Christopher Peterson

The Happiness Advantage: How a Positive Brain Fuels Success in Work and Life by Shawn Achor

Additional resources mentioned.

Shawn Achor's TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/shawn_achor_the_happy_secret_to_better_work?language=en

Dr Sarah McKay's TED Talk on napping - http://yourbrainhealth.com.au/my-tedx-talk-indulge-your-neurobiology/