Pathways Radio and Podcast

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

Jaimal Yogis: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment

Jaimal Yogis is author of the book, All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, Jaimal’s magazine reporting has won awards like the 2005 Leslie Rachel Sanders Award for Social Justice Reporting, a 2007 Maggie Award for “Best Magazine Feature,” and two Scripps Howard reporting scholarships. In 2010, The Common Wealth Club voted him “The New Face of San Francisco Media” for his popular writing in San Francisco Magazine. His stories have also been published in ESPN Magazine, AFAR, Runner’s World, The Surfers Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and many others. He has been a guest-lecturer at UC Berkeley, Columbia University, and San Francisco State. A few years ago, Jaimal was on Pathways for an interview about his first book, Saltwater Buddha — a coming of age memoir about running away from home to surf then nearly becoming a Zen monk.

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Visit Jaimal Yogis’s website: www.jaimalyogis.com

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David Richo: The Five Longings

David Richo is the author of the new book, The Five Longings: What We’ve Always Wanted—and Already Have. David is a teacher, workshop leader, and psychotherapist in Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California. He combines Jungian, transpersonal, and mythic perspectives in his work. He is the author of numerous psychology/self-help best-sellers, including How to Be an Adult in Relationships …The Five Things We Cannot Change and When the Past is Present, a fascinating look at the psychological phenomenon of transference.

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Visit David Richo’s website: davericho.com/

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Mandy Len Catron: How to Fall in Love with Anyone

Mandy Len Catron is the author of the new book, How to Fall in Love with Anyone. Mandy’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Walrus, as well as literary journals and anthologies. Her TEDx talks can be found at TED.com. She writes about love and love stories at The Love Story Project (TheLoveStoryProject.ca) and she teaches English and creative writing at the University of British Columbia. Her original article “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This” was one of the most popular articles published by The New York Times in 2015.

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Visit Mandy Len Catron’s website: mandylencatron.com

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Suzanne Scurlock-Durana: Healing From Trauma

Suzanne Scurlock-Durana is the author of the new book, Reclaiming Your Body: Healing From Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom. Her Healing from the Core curriculum combined with CranioSacral therapy and other bodywork modalities creates a complete, body-centered guide to awareness, healing, and joy. She teaches around the world and lives in Reston, Virginia.

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Visit Suzanne Scurlock-Durana’s website: healingfromthecore.com

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Rak Razam: Shamans of the Global Village

Rak Razam is the host of the new web documentary series called Shamans of the Global Village that he created with director Niles Heckman, which focuses on indigenous psychoactive medicines and the Western shamanic resurgence. He is a founder of Terra Incognita, a non-profit dedicated to the scientific exploration of consciousness and spirituality … and supporting the sustainability of indigenous shamanic medicines. http://www.terra-incognita-project.org/toad-conservation-project/

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Visit Rak Razam’s website: www.shamansoftheglobalvillage.com

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Amy Gahran: The Relationship Escalator

Amy Gahran is the author of the book, Stepping off the Relationship Escalator: Uncommon Love and Life. She is a journalist, editor and writer who has lived in Boulder, Colorado for over two decades. Her journalism has appeared in CNN.com, Entrepreneur.com and many other venues. In her personal life, Amy has engaged in unconventional relationships since 2001. In 2012, she launched the blog SoloPoly.net, using the pen name Aggie Sez.

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Visit Amy Gahran’s website: offescalator.com

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Robert Gilman: Bright Future Now

Robert Gilman is an internationally renowned pioneer in cultural sustainability and someone who most definitely qualifies as a cultural “change-agent.” For over 35 years, his work as a writer, researcher, activist and consultant has helped thousands of people and hundreds of communities around the world understand cultural transitions and implement practical innovations towards creating a humane and sustainable future. The founder of Context Institute and its award-winning journal “In Context,” Robert’s passion for ensuring a sustainable world is passed on through the Bright Future Now program.

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Visit Robert Gilman’s website: www.context.org/engage/bfn-registration/

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Frank Ostaseski: What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

Frank Ostaseski is the author of the new book, The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully. Frank is a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in end-of-life care. In 1987, he co-founded of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America. In 2004, he created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that foster compassionate, mindfulness-based care. He is the author of the Being a Compassionate Companion audio series. – See more at: http://kboo.fm/media/58413-discovering-what-death-can-teach-us-about-living-fully#sthash.eQ37PrOF.dpuf

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Lawrence Krauss: Why are we here?

Lawrence Krauss is the author of the new book The Greatest Story Ever Told–So Far: Why are we here?. Lawrence is a renowned theoretical physicist, is director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University. He is the author of more than 300 scientific publications and nine books, including the international bestsellers, A Universe from Nothing and The Physics of Star Trek. The recipient of numerous awards, Krauss is a regular columnist for newspapers and magazines, including The New Yorker, and he appears frequently on radio, television, and in feature films.

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Christina Katz: Writer Mama

This is an encore presentation of Paul’s 2007 interview with Christina Katz is the author of the book, Writer Mama; How to Raise a Writing Career Alongside Your Kids. Christina balances writing with motherhood in the suburbs of Portland. She has written over two hundred articles for magazines, newspapers, and online publications and has appeared on Good Morning America. Christina is editor and publisher of the online zines Writers on the Rise and The Writer Mama. She teaches and speaks at bookstores, MFA programs, writing associations, and writing conferences around the country.

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Visit Christina Katz’s website: christinakatz.com

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