Stan Goldberg

Stan Goldberg is a professor emeritus of communicative disorders at San Francisco State University and the author of six books. His latest is Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life.

Recent Articles

Embrace Change: Stan Goldberg on “When You Can’t Let Go”

A reflection from Stan Goldberg, who has published in the areas of learning, change, loss, and end of life issues for more than 25 years.

How Can I Be a Compassionate Caregiver?

Caring for someone with a chronic or terminal illness can bring out the best in us, says Stan Goldberg, but it can also reveal our judgments.

What Makes You Think You’ll Live Forever?

Stan Goldberg gains sobering insights into death and his own insecurities during a retreat with Ribur Rinpoche.

The Hard Work of Dying

Simplifying, forgiving, and letting go — Stan Goldberg on working toward the good death.

Bedside hospice volunteer Stan Goldberg on offering forgiveness

Stan Goldberg on how doing bedside hospice volunteering has taught him the importance of offering forgiveness.