Category Archives: Self-Improvement Podcast

Self-improvement advice and self-improvement tips

Losing Weight and Keeping it Off: The Gold Standard

Dick reviews current findings on losing weight from Harvard, the Mayo Clinic and elsewhere and combined with his clinical knowledge, experience and common sense, offers a plan that is workable for almost everyone to get to and stay at their desired weight.

losing weight

Play

Affairs and Repairs

Why do affairs happen? How common are they? Is a relationship repairable after the affair is over? Dr. Deborah Hoffman, psychologist and past University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty member with 30 years of experience counseling couples, explores these issues with Dick.

For more information on Dr. Deborah Hoffman, please visit: madisoncounselingservices.com

Play

Health and Happiness: The Basics

Dr. Robert McGrath, distinguished psychologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, shares with Dick the basics from the science of happiness, as well as ideas for healthy living. A crash course to help you flourish.

Play

Volunteerism: Optimizing Your Experience

How to find the volunteer experience that will use your talents, match your values and add to your life fulfillment is explored with Dick’s guest. Kathy Martinson, Director of Volunteer Services at United Way of Dane County (in Wisconsin) has placed 500,000 volunteers over the last 28 years.

Play

Stress Management

We all have stress. Some is toxic and some is healthy. Author, expert and lecturer Patricia Clason returns to help us learn to react to stress in a healthier way.

For more information about this topic or Patricia Clason, please visit http://www.patriciaclason.com/

Play

Forgiveness: The Science and The Benefits

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.

forgiveness
Dr. Robert Enright
Play

Social Skills “Secrets”

How to be a more likeable person. Therapist, author and “Insights” host Dick Goldberg shares “The Ten Simple Secrets of Being Liked By Almost Everybody”, from his published article on social skills. This information can enhance your confidence with others, your social life,and even your marriage.

Play