Mark Goulston, MD

Mark Goulston, MD, host of the My Wakeup Call podcast. Dr. Goulston speaks globally on teaching people throughout the world to listen to one another. His books include Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life and Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone. MarkGoulston.com

Difficult People

What to Do When a Loved One Is Upset

When nothing you say seems to help, try this approach developed by a psychiatrist—targeted empathy—to diffuse tense situations

Relationships

Adults Get Bullied, Too!

Learn how to stand up and fight back against bullies in the neighborhood, in your social circles—even in the office

Emotional Health

How “Anticipatory Pushback” Is Creating Problems for Women in the Business World – with Dr. Mark Goulston

The formal recording session had ended, but Dr. Mark Goulston and Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner had a whole lot…

Difficult People

How to Handle a Relationship-Altering Betrayal – with Dr. Mark Goulston

Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner is joined by prominent psychiatrist Dr. Mark Goulston, FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer and suicide specialist to talk about trust and b...

Self-Improvement

Dr. Mark Goulston’s Wake-Up Call At The OJ Simpson Trial

Listen in as Dr. Mark Goulston recounts the powerful wake-up call he experienced while serving as an adviser to the prosecution during the OJ Simpson trial.

Relationships

Signs It’s Time to Break Up with a Friend

How to know when it’s time to break up with a friend and how to do it right...

Marriage

Help! My Wife Bores Our Friends!

A reader is embarrassed when his wife talks about trivial topics and bores their friends. Our expert has some pointed advice.

Difficult People

How to Deal with Complainers, Whiners and Pessimists

Negativity is contagious. Even if you start off in a good mood, talking to a complainer or pessimist can turn…

Difficult People

8 Ways to Manage the Impossible Person in Your Life

Don't Lose Your Cool. Do This... Most people have to deal regularly with at least one irrational person—someone who routinely…

Marriage

Habits of Happy Couples

Happy couples know that the real relationship begins when the honeymoon is over. Here are the habits of highly happy…

Difficult People

What to Say to a Jerk

The one word that will stop him in his tracks (and other tricks to get toxic people out of your…