10 episodes

Public radio and television veteran, Dick Goldberg, interviews experts on a wide variety of topics relating to psychology, sociology and life.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.3 • 13 Ratings

Public radio and television veteran, Dick Goldberg, interviews experts on a wide variety of topics relating to psychology, sociology and life.

    ENCORE: Forgiveness

    ENCORE: Forgiveness

    Encore: Forgiveness is really for the benefit of the person injured. So many people suffer for many years from their anger at those who hurt them. Dick’s guest, UW professor Dr. Robert Enright is the author of seven books on forgiveness and the founder and director of the International Forgiveness Institute, Inc.

    • 29 min
    ENCORE: Lessons About Life

    ENCORE: Lessons About Life

    ENCORE: Imagine having six incurable illnesses over 25 years that could each potentially end your life. Retired Professor of Business Ethics at Edgewood College Dr. Denis Collins joins Dick to discuss what he has learned through such an existence and how we can apply that ourselves.

    • 43 min
    The Psychology of Boredom

    The Psychology of Boredom

    What creates boredom? How can examining this feeling lead to a richer life? Dick’s guest James Danckert is a Cognitive Neuroscientist at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, Director of The Danckert Lab, studying boredom and Author of Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom. 

    • 35 min
    Building Self Love

    Building Self Love

    What is the secret to happiness? Why are self love and high self esteem important to be truly happy? How can you improve your relationship with yourself? Dick’s guest, Megan Logan MSW LCSW, is the author of The Self Love Workbook for Women and Be Kind to Yourself.

    • 34 min
    Understanding Generation Z

    Understanding Generation Z

    According to the New York Times, Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012, is in trouble. Even before COVID, rates of suicide and mental illness had climbed higher than previous generations. Is it a coincidence that Generation Z was born at the same time as the smart phone and the social media explosion? Dick’s guest, […]

    • 30 min
    Impostor Syndrome

    Impostor Syndrome

    Impostor Syndrome (also known as Impostor Phenomenon) is the fear of not being the competent and capable person people believe you to be. How common is this phenomenon? Is there anything that be done to lessen this fear? Dick’s guest, Darald Hanusa, is Senior Lecturer Emeritus at the UW-Madison School of Social Work and a […]

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

TheCuriousOne608 ,

So many good insights!

I love this podcast because it is consistently opening my eyes to a new perspective or a giving me a different understanding on something that I feel like I should know more about -- but don't. I also like that Dick covers a wide variety of topics. Great stuff here!

TheCaptainBlood ,

very enjoyable

Insights With Dick Goldberg is enjoyable to listen to, because first and foremost, Dick is a skilled interviewer. Many of his podcasts provided me some great advice, especially in regards to self-improvement. I like that he also covers topical issues, such as bullying, minimum wage and business ethics.

(:anne:) ,

Directed topics; lively conversational style

--- with less than a dozen podcasts, Dick Goldberg has already covered a wide range of important, valuable topics to which we can each relate in our everyday lives. Dick Goldberg has obviously chosen each guest after much research and with an eye to the quality of each guest's work in the field of psychology. His follow up questions clarify and synthesize the conversation for the listener.

Thank you for providing your audience with an engaging verbal format -- during the Happiness podcast you had me penning quotes throughout the program! I have added your podcasts to my MP3 player for my neighborhood walks.

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