Entertaining Insights is the podcast that highlights life lessons, laughs, and great entertainment. Join host, clinical psychologist, comic and author Dr. Nancy Berk and special celebrity and expert guests as they discuss their fascinating journeys and insights. Packed with powerful advice, simple suggestions, and a dose of humor, Entertaining Insights will help you create your most positive, fun, and productive to-do lists.
Stella Parton Talks Confidence, Country Music, Dreams and Determination, Cooking, and Tennessee Travel
Singer, songwriter, producer and actress Stella Parton joins Nancy to discuss her journey in the music business and beyond, her 40th album Survivor, and the importance of determination and strength in making creative dreams happen. Plus, Stella shares her love of cooking and cookbook writing, and offers travel suggestions for those ready to explore Tennessee.
Timmy Brown Talks Country Music, Songwriting, Grandparents, and Moving to Nashville, Plus Lights and Laughter
Rising country music artist Timmy Brown joins Nancy to discuss his grandmother and the family inspiration behind his song “If You Were Here,” his career, new album, 'Good Life', songwriting process, and decision to move to Nashville. Plus, Nancy shares her latest magazine humor column and the home technology challenges fueled by gift giving.
Noel Paul Stookey Talks Just Causes, Folk Music, Positive Change, and Peter, Paul and Mary, Plus Podcast Insights with Dave Jackson
Peter, Paul and Mary’s Noel Paul Stookey joins Nancy to discuss the inspiration behind his new album 'Just Causes', a curated compilation of songs written throughout his career, the social concern and charities related to each track, and the power of folk music to create positive change. Plus, Hall of Fame podcaster, author, and School of Podcasting founder Dave Jackson discusses podcast popularity and power, listening strategies, and his new book.
Jonas Myrin Talks Music Videos, Inspiration, and The Power of Music, Plus Jaclyn Betham on Ballet and Acting
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jonas Myrin joins Nancy to discuss the process and inspiration behind the music and video for his single “For The Ones We Love,” and finding collaborative opportunities and perspectives that build meaningful music. Plus, the story behind Atlas House, the recording and creative environment developed by Myrin. In the second segment, actress and ballet dancer Jaclyn Betham shares her experience of being featured on the ‘For The Ones We Love’ music video.
Peter Mehlman Talks Seinfeld, Novels, and Double-Dipping, Plus The Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s Phil Sklar
Peter Mehlman joins Nancy to discuss his career from journalist to longtime writer and producer of Seinfeld, the unique writing experience, the story behind George’s double-dipping episode, and the popularity of “Yada Yada Yada.” Plus, Peter talks about writing beyond Seinfeld, the inspiration behind his latest novel #MeAsWell, comedy and creativity, his recent op-ed piece, and advice for writers. In the second segment, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum's Phil Sklar.
Lauren Daigle Talks Music, Authenticity, Community, and ‘Hold On To Me’, Plus Jonas Myrin on Creative Productivity
Grammy-winning hit maker Lauren Daigle joins Nancy to discuss her career, the impact of others on her songwriting, the power of humor, her love of community, and the new music video Hold On To Me that highlights the important needs of others. In the second segment, Grammy winner and singer/songwriter Jonas Myrin shares his secrets for creative inspiration that have helped inspire others and his new single “For The Ones We Love” and the official music video
As a creative, writer, musician and entertainer- Dr. Nancy’s podcast are like church/school/therapy and a chat with my closest friends all rolled up in one. Her ability to create a safe space to talk to real people about the creative process and/or the process of being and becoming a thoughtful human being cuts across all genres, classes, and generations. Whether she is talking to an icon and household name like Dolly Parton or someone just starting out - it’s the same relaxed, thoughtful discussion about BEING in the entertainment industry.
It seems a little redundant to say this podcast is entertaining, but it is! And helpful to.
This podcast is interesting, entertaining and educational. Well done picking interesting people. Thank you so much.