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

Bob Hillary: Simplify

Bob Hillary is the author of Simplify: How to Stay Sane in a World Going Mad. Bob is a young musician and writer, and this is his first book. He is signed to a well-known record label and has released 4 albums to an International fan base. He is a regular blogger with a loyal following and also writes articles for Kindred Spirit. Bob spent a year living off grid and it is this experience that formed the basis for his book.

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Visit Bob Hillary’s website: bobhillary.com

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Dondeena Bradley: Living Full Circle

Dondeena Bradley is the author of the new book, Living Full Circle: simple ancient rituals for  modern life. Dondeena has a master’s degree in nutrition and a doctorate in food science. She is a strategist, a well-being expert, and an innovator formally trained in developing new products, services, and processes across a broad spectrum of industries. With competence and care, she has spent thousands of hours leading global teams to generate new business value in diverse cultures such as Mars Candies, Campbell Soup, McNeil/Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, and Weight Watchers. In general, she is a curious explorer, believes in a broader view of health, is an avid reader, and loves spending time in the great outdoors.

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Visit Dondeena Bradley’s website: dondeena.com/

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Brenda Schaeffer: Is it love or is it addiction?

Dr. Brenda Schaeffer is the author of several books, including the best-selling, Is it Love or is it Addiction?: The book that changed the way we think about relationships and intimacy. Dr. Schaeffer is a licensed psychologist, a certified addiction specialist, and holds a doctorate in Spiritual Psychology. She has extensive training and experience in a number of psychologies, including (but not limited to) child development, sexual addiction, and trauma. She has had further training in hypnosis, developmental psychology, transactional analysis, gestalt, existential and transpersonal psychology. Brenda has appeared on a variety of national television and radio shows in the U.S. and Canada and has been featured in numerous magazines. Brenda is the founder of Healthy Relationships, her private practice in the Minneapolis area where she conducts therapy, training and workshops

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Visit Brenda Schaeffer’s website: www.brendaschaeffer.com/

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Royce Christyn: Scripting the Life You Want

Royce Christyn is the author of the new book, Scripting the Life You Want: Manifest Your Dreams with Just Pen and Paper. Royce is an actor, researcher, writer, futurist, and documentary film director. He has appeared in film and television shows including Drake and Josh, Zoey 101, and Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place with Selena Gomez. Christyn grew up in a family that encouraged the study of New Thought, meditation, and spirituality from a very young age, and he considers himself an “explorer and archeologist” of all things New Thought.

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Visit Royce Christyn’s website: roycechristyn.com

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Donald Altman: Simply Mindful

Donald Altman is the author of the new book, Simply Mindful: A 7-week course and personal handbook for mindful living. Donald Altman is a psychotherapist, an award-winning author, and a former Buddhist monk. Featured in The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in The Living Spiritual Teachers Project, he has written over 15 books that teach how to incorporate mindfulness into daily life. Award-winning books include: The Mindfulness Toolbox, winner of two Gold IBPA BenjaminFranklin Awards as the best book in the “Psychology” and “Body-Mind-Spirit” categories, Clearing Emotional Clutter, named “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2016,” and The Mindfulness Code, named “One of theBest Spiritual Books of 2010.”

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Visit Donald Altman’s website: mindfulpractices.com

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Emma Mardlin: Out of Your Comfort Zone

Dr. Emma Mardlin is the author of the new book, Out of Your Comfort Zone. Dr Em is founding partner of the Pinnacle Practice, a well-being clinic and training consultancy in London, Harley Street, UK. She is a clinical therapist and performance coach holding a PhD in psychotherapy, mind–body medicine. Em is also an international trainer in her field, metaphysical researcher in the reversal of various physical and psychological health conditions and Author of the five-star reviewed book, Mind Body Diabetes and Out of Your Comfort Zone. Renowned for her distinguished results in helping people achieve what others have deemed impossible she implements a unique and holistic approach to all.

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Visit Emma Mardlin’s website: www.outofyourcomfortzone.uk

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Janna Lopez: A Midlife Conversation

Janna Lopez is the author of the new book, Me, My Selfie & Eye – A Midlife Conversation About Lost Identity, Grief & Seeing Who You Are. Janna was a successful magazine publisher for nearly a decade, and a communications consultant for over 25 years, serving small businesses, non-profits, and multi-million dollar companies. Her life’s work has revolved around the art of expression through words and images. Janna lives in Portland, Oregon, as a hobby teaches classes on sipping tequila, and now speaks about midlife transitions at conferences, teaches workshops, and offers one-on-one midlife coaching.

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Visit Janna Lopez’s website: www.jannalopez.com/

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Brigitte Mars: Psychedelic Renaissance

Brigitte Mars is a master herbalist, university professor, author and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with some fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has been the faculty advisor for the Psychedelic Club at Naropa University and is the voice for the audio version of The Psychedelic Prayers, based on The Tao Te Ching as translated by Timothy Leary and Dr. Ralph Metzner. She is a longtime member of MAPS and a recent graduate of the Psychedelic Sitter’s School in Boulder, Colorado.

Brigitte is the author of many books including The Home Reference to Holistic Health and HealingThe Country Almanac of Home RemediesThe Desktop Guide to Herbal MedicineBeauty by NatureAddiction Free NaturallyThe Sexual HerbalHealing Herbal TeasRawsome!, and co-author of The HempNut Cookbook. Her DVDs include Sacred Psychoactive, Herbal Wizardry for Kids of all Ages, Natural Remedies for Childhood Ailments, Overcoming Addictions, and Natural Remedies for Emotional Health. Her latest project is a phone app called iPlant that helps budding herbalists to identify plants in the wild.

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Visit Brigitte Mars’s website: www.brigittemars.com

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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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