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
The books recommended by Ellen in the show are:
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/