The Power of Different with Dr. Gail Saltz
By Dr. Gail Saltz, and produced by The Hangar Studios, NYC
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A look inside the minds of today's high achievers as well as historic icons who not only overcame "different" but THRIVED because of it. The show will answer your calls and questions about whether something you, or someone you know, is doing something, or feeling something that you wonder, "Is This Normal?" Hosted by New York City-based psychiatrist and best-selling author Dr. Gail Saltz.
||CleanEpisode 20 - Jen Widerstrom, Diet Expert and Author||My guest today is Jen Widerstrom, star and trainer on NBC's "The Biggest Loser". She is also the author of "Diet Right for your Personality Type". During this in-depth conversation, we discuss the need for patience, the need to step outside the...||2/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Daughter's Weight Concerns||Today I answer an email from a mom who is concerned about her 15-year-old daughter's weight gain and lethargy. In-studio with me today is Emme, America's first curvy supermodel. She has made body acceptance on of her life's main concerns.||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 - Luke Davis, Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter||This week I am exited to welcome screenwriter Luke Davies to "The Power of Different." Luke Davies has just been nominated for an Oscar for writing the film "Lion," which stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. Davies is from Australia, and...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Marriage Ruined By The Baby Weight||This week I field a call from Jenny, who writes, "I'm married and I haven't lost any of the baby weight following the birth of my second child. I'm 20-pounds over where I was when I got pregnant, and making matters worse, my husband has no desire to...||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 - Supermodel Emme||My guest this week is Emme, who rose to fame as America's first ever curvy supermodel. During this insightful conversation, we learn all about Emme's passion to combat fat shaming and to shed light on body acceptance. Emme is the co-author of "Chicken...||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Parenting And President Trump||This week we get a timely call from a mother with political concerns. Elana has come to a cross-roads when it comes to President Trump. On one hand, she herself has no respect for the current president, but she also knows the importance of teaching...||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 - Howard Bloom||This week I am excited to welcome author Howard Bloom to the podcast. Howard is one of the quintessential thinkers in America today. He is imaginative, thought-provoking, and prolific -- covering topics from space travel, politics, pop music, and...||1/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Sleepless Over Trump||This week we get a call from Michael, a gay man living in San Francisco, who finds himself losing sleep over all the changes President Trump is implementing.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 - Sheryl O’Loughlin||Sheryl O’Loughlin is a serial entrepreneur. She has served as the CEO of Clif Bar, where she led the concept development and introduction of Luna bars. She then went on to co-found and serve as CEO of Plum Organics. She was the Executive Director of...||1/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Concerned Dad||This week we get a call from a father who is concerned about his son's anit-social tendencies. The boy recently lost his mother, and now the dad is considering homeschooling his son to help with his anxiety.||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - Dan Fogler||We are back with the Dan Fogler, the star of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", the latest film from the mind of Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling. In this in-depth conversation, we learn all about Dan's first flirtation with acting, and how...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Seasonal Depression||Dr. Gail Saltz is back with another "Is This Normal?" question. This time, Chad from New York calls in and talks about his depression that's setting in now that the holidays are over. Dr. Saltz returns next Monday with a new show.||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - New Year Resolutions||Happy New Year! I'm excited to have you onboard for an exciting 2017. And while most of us have declared our resolutions, Rebecca has not. In an email, Rebecca tells us she's worried that, unlike her friends and family, she does not have a new year's...||1/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Holiday Drinknig||On this Holiday edition of Is This Normal, we hear from Steve -- who finds himself worried about his increased alcohol intake over the holidays. He says he's drinking on a daily basis and worries, Is This Normal?||12/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Family Visiting Stress||This week, we field a question from a listener who is NOT filled with joy this holiday season. For you see, Karen's family is visiting her for Christmas and she's wondering if the dread she's feeling is normal.||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 - Liz Pryor||My guest today is Liz Pryor. She's an author, speaker, parenting columnist, and life advice expert. Her current book is "Look at You Now: My Journey from Shame to Strength." She's also a ABC Good Morning America's life advice guru chosen out of 15,000...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Food Touching Food||On this edition of Is This Normal?, I field a call from Simone who has concerns about her friend's picky eating habits.||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 - Deborah Roberts||With me today is Deborah Roberts. She is a television journalist for ABC News and before that, NBC News. She's been highly successful in her journalist career and I first met her while she host of Lifetime Live for Lifetime Network. She is also a...||12/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 - Adam Braun||With me today on the show is Adam Braun, New York Times bestselling author and founder and CEO of Mission U, a newly created college alternative for the 21st century. He's the founder of Pencils of Promise, an award-winning organization that's broken...||12/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Depression or a Rut||This week we field a call from a woman who is unsure whether or not she's suffering from depression or just in a rut.||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 - Exploring Diane Arbus with Author Arthur Lubow||On this week's episode, my guest Arthur Lubow and I explore Diane Arbus, her struggles with depression and how feeling an outsider informed her art. Arthur Lubow is the author of the book "Diane Arbus"||11/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 - Toure, TV Host and Journalist||Toure is my guest, he is a TV host and journalist who discusses how being a minority student and a storyteller came together to inform being a writer.||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Is A Husband's Need For Self-Gratification||This week Dr. Drew Pinsky joins us back in the studio to field a question from a married father of two, who wonders if it is normal for him to m********e daily -- WITHOUT his wife knowing.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Dr. Drew Pinsky, Internist and Addiction Specialist||Dr. Drew is a nationally known television host and renowned Internist specializing in addiction but who has struggled with his own anxiety.||11/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Stressed Out Mom||Samantha Ettus, the author of The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction, joins us once more to take a question from a stressed-out mom of three.||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 - Samantha Ettus, Author and Radio Host||Samantha Ettus is a renowned work/life balance expert, a sought after speaker, a Harvard MBA and host of a nationally syndicated call-in radio show. Sam’s fifth book is The Pie Life: A Guilt-Free Recipe for Success and Satisfaction.”||11/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Dog-a-Phobia||"The Atlantic" Editor in Chief, Scott Stossel joins us again to field a question from a mother who is concerned about her child's panic attacks around dogs.||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - Scott Stossel of 'The Atlantic'||This week I welcome Scott Stossel, the Editor in Chief of "The Atlantic" to the program. Scott and I discuss his lifelong struggle with severe anxiety and how it also helped him achieve in his career successes.||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - A Mom's Concerns Over Her Child's Toy Obsession||This week Dr. Saltz and returning guest, author and rocket scientist Robert Szczerba, field a this question from a concerned mother: "My child seems obsessed about playing with one toy, is this normal?"||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 - Dr. Robert Szczerba, Rocket Scientist and Tech Author||My guest today is Dr. Robert Szczerba. He is the CEO of X Tech Ventures, a rocket scientist who is now using technology for social good, helping people with mental health issues, a career change born out of the painful diagnosis of his baby boy with...||10/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Falling Out Of Love||I am joined again in the studio today with Amy Newmark, the owner and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books. For today's "Is This Normal" question, we hear from a man who's wife no longer makes him happy||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Amy Newmark of Chicken Soup for the Soul||Amy Newmark, publisher and editor in chief of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series discusses how her childhood with multiple serious illness led to finding success with Chicken soup for the Soul.||10/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Sexual Desires||Ian Kerner, author of "She Comes First," and I answer a question from a man who is concerned over his lack of true sexual desire.||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Ian Kerner, Sex Therapist and Author||Ian Kerner is a nationally renowned sex therapist and author of "She Comes First" who launched his career because he personally struggled with premature ejaculation.||10/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Woman Loves Husband, But Not In Love||On this week's Is This Normal, relationship expert Siggy Flicker and our own Dr. Gail Saltz fields a question from a married woman who says, while she loves her husband, she is no longer IN love with him. Tune in to find out "Is This Normal?"||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - Siggy Flicker, of 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey'||My guest today is Siggy Flicker. She's a relationship expert, a professional matchmaker, TV personality that you've probably seen tons of places. She's the author of "Write Your Own Fairy Tale: The New Rules for Dating, Relationships, and Finding Love...||10/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? Son's Isolation||This week Dr. Gail Saltz fields a question from a mother who is worried about her son's inability and lack of desire to have friends.||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Steve Silberman, Author and Journalist||My guest today is Steve Silberman, the author of the New York Times best seller "Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity." The book is the winner of 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction. Steve has covered science and...||9/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs This Normal? - Trouble Reading||In this week's mini episode of "Is This Normal," Dr. Gail Saltz answers a question from an adult listener who still has trouble reading. It's a perfect addendum to our show from Monday when we featured an interview with thought leader, author, and...||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Dov Seidman, Author and Thought Leader||Dov Seidman is the founder and CEO of Legal Resources Network, a highly successful ethics based corporation and author of “How” is also severely dyslexic. Dov tells the story of his repetitive academic failures in school and how he utilized his...||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Stacy London, Fashion Consultant||Style and Fashion Consultant Stacy London discusses her struggles with self-image shattering psoriasis, depression and a severe eating disorder and how each of these difficulties led to her dramatic successes as stylist for Vogue, a television host...||9/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to 'The Power of Different'||Welcome to "The Power of Different with Dr. Gail Saltz." This program will examine the minds of today's high achievers as well historic icons who not only overcame "different" but THRIVED because of it. The show will answer your calls and...||9/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Listened to this on the way to work this morning. Love Dr.Gail and I can't wait for more!!
A must have!
So thrilled that Dr. Saltz finally has a podcast. I've already learned great insights and can't wait for more!
Inspiring and Entertaining!
So happy that Gail has this new platform to share her insights with entertaining guests. Looking forward to following and learning from this Podcast!