Pathways Interviews

Pathways host Paul O'Brien

The Pathways program features fascinating 30-minute conversations with authors, inventors and cultural activists whose work supports personal development and/or cultural evolution

Paul O’Brien has been Pathways’ producer/host since 1984. 

The show has been broadcast across Oregon and Southern Washington for over 30 years and has a large, loyal following. It airs on Sunday mornings at 8:30 AM at USA Pacific time on KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon (streaming via KBOO.fm)—with free worldwide podcasts of Pathways interviews available here and via iTunes and other podcast servers

Michael Meade: Awakening the Soul

Michael Meade is the author of the book, Awakening The Soul: A Deep Response to a Troubled World. Michael is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. He combines hypnotic storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of cross-cultural rituals. He is the author of The Genius Myth, Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of The Soul, Why the World Doesn’t End, The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul, and editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart. Michael is the founder of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a nonprofit network of artist, activists, and community builders that encourages greater understanding between diverse peoples.

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Visit Michael Meade’s website: www.mosaicvoices.org

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Paulette Sherman: Dating From the Inside Out

Dr. Paulette Sherman is the author of the book, Dating from the Inside Out: How to Use the Law of Attraction in Matters of the Heart. How can you find real, deep, and lasting love in a world that appears so superficial? Rather than looking at the world of dating like an obstacle course to be conquered, it can become an enlightening journey toward love that begins from within. By examining past experiences, understanding family dynamics, and exploring the place of spiritual connection in the dating world, Dr. Sherman illuminates the path to self-awareness – the path that leads to the kind of real love you have been searching for.

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Visit Paulette Sherman’s website: drpaulettesherman.com

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Stephanie Red Feather: Evolutionary Empath

Rev. Stephanie Red Feather is the author of the new book, The Evolutionary Empath: A Practical Guide for Heart-Centered Consciousness. Stephanie’s life journey, including achieving a degree in applied mathematics, becoming a respected Air Force officer, and, over the past fourteen years, throwing herself fully into experiential healing practices, has gifted her with a unique perspective that allows her to engage with the world in a versatile and integrated way—bridging both the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

Stephanie is the founder and director of Blue Star Temple. An ordained shamanic minister, she holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and master’s and doctorate degrees in shamanic studies from Venus Rising University. She is also a mesa carrier in the Pachakuti Mesa Tradition of Peru, having studied with Don Oscar Miro-Quesada and his lineage since 2005. She lives near Kansas City, Missouri.

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Visit Stephanie Red Feather’s website: www.bluestartemple.org

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Ariel Gore: Hexing the Patriarchy

Ariel Gore is the author of the new book, Hexing the Patriarchy: 26 potions, spells and magical elixers to embolden the resistance. Gore is a journalist, writer, and teacher. Her novel We Were Witches was celebrated for its “piercing and wise” (Booklist) examination of modern womanhood. Gore is the founder of Hip Mama, an Alternative Press Award-winning publication covering the culture and politics of motherhood, and the creator of the Fascism Fatigue Coloring Book. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Visit Ariel Gore’s website: www.arielgore.com

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Ingrid Kincaid: Solstice Traditions

Ingrid Kincaid is known as The Rune Woman, and is the author of several books, including The Runes Revealed and Lost Teachings of the Runes. Ingrid is a spiritual guide who works on a shamanic level with the secrets of the runes and teaches ancient, earth-honoring spirituality. Ingrid carries the medicine bundle of her European/British Isles ancestors and delights in sharing their ancient wisdom. Whether reading the runes, teaching, mentoring or coaching, the wisdom she shares is grounded in ancient, earth-honoring spiritual practices and rooted in the practical, creative, magical and intuitive experiences of her own life.

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Visit Ingrid Kincaid’s website: www.ingridkincaid.com/

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Matthew Belair: Zen Athlete

Matthew Belair is the author of Zen Athlete: The Secrets to achieving your highest potential and creator of the Zen Athlete Program, which has helped all kinds of athletes achieve the highest skill levels in their sport. Matt is also the host of the top rated Master Mind, Body and Spirit podcast.

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Visit Matthew Belair’s website: mattbelair.com

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Christopher Ryan: Civilized to Death

Christopher Ryan, PhD, is the author of the new book, Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress. A featured speaker from TED to The Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Sydney Opera House to the Einstein Forum in Pottsdam, Germany, Ryan has consulted at various hospitals in Spain, provided expert testimony in a Canadian constitutional hearing, and appeared in well over a dozen documentary films. The coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Sex at Dawn, Ryan puts out a weekly podcast, called Tangentially Speaking, featuring conversations with interesting people, ranging from famous comics to bank robbers to drug smugglers to porn stars to authors to plasma physicists.

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Visit Christopher Ryan’s website: chrisryanphd.com

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Bradley Nelson: The Emotion Code

Dr. Bradley Nelson is the author of the newly updated and expanded book, The Emotion Code: how to release your trapped emotions for abundant health, love and happiness. Veteran holistic physician Dr. Bradley Nelson is one of the world’s foremost experts on natural methods of achieving wellness. He has trained thousands of certified practitioners worldwide to help people overcome physical and emotional discomfort by releasing their emotional baggage. His best-selling book “The Emotion Code” provides step-by-step instructions for working with the body’s energy healing power.

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Visit Bradley Nelson’s website: www.drbradleynelson.com/

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John Murphy: Miracle Minded Manager

John Murphy is the author of the new book, Miracle Minded Manager: A modern-day parable about how to apply A Course in Miracles to business. John is a global business consultant, speaker, spiritual mystic, “zentrepreneur,” and award-winning author. He is Founder (1988) and CEO of Venture Management Consultants, Inc., a firm specializing in creating lean, high performance work environments. As a business consultant, Murphy has delivered services to some of the world’s leading organizations. As an educator and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Murphy has trained thousands of people from over 50 countries, including Fortune 500 executives, project leaders, military leaders, managers, and black belts. He has mentored dozens of project teams in Organizational Development, Operational Excellence, Business Process Innovation and Lean Six Sigma applications. As a speaker, Murphy has delivered keynotes and seminars worldwide. A critically acclaimed authority on peak performance, transformational leadership and healthy mind-body-spirit, Murphy is a best-selling author who has published 19 books and appeared on over 400 radio and television stations and his work has been featured in over 50 newspapers nationwide.

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Visit John Murphy’s website: www.johnjmurphy.org

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Craig Kolavo: I am God in Disguise

Craig Kolavo is the author of the new book, I Am God in Disguise—So Are You. Craig has a passion for nature, hiking, yoga, and personal growth. Most days he can be found exploring the trails near their Blue Ridge Mountain home. Craig’s original intention for writing this book was to share some of his discoveries during this “amazing life adventure” with his children. Although this is not a children’s book, the inspirational message is universal and can apply to all age groups.

All proceeds from sales of the ebook go to Water.org

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Visit Craig Kolavo’s website: AwesOmLife.com

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