Pathways Radio with Paul O’Brien features 30-minute conversations with authors, luminaries, and leaders about personal development and cultural evolution. Paul O’Brien has been the host since 1984, when the program began airing on KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon.

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Pathways for March 21, 2021: The Story Within

Author Yehudit Silverman uses art therapy to connect people with myths, fairy tales, and ancient stories in order to help process their own obstacles, demons, and monsters. From Persephone to the Ugly Duckling, the themes and challenges within these stories can promote healing. Read More & Listen »

Reflections on Life and Art

Kent Nerburn is the author of the new book Dancing with the Gods: Reflections on Life and Art. Kent is a sculptor and award-winning author of sixteen books. He has been writing about Native American history and culture for almost thirty years, and is … Read More & Listen »

How to Be Everything

Emilie Wapnick is a career coach and author of the new book: How to Be Everything: A guide for those who (still) don’t know what they want to be when they grow up. Emilie is Founder and Creative Director at Puttylike, where … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

The Philosophy of Childing

Mounting evidence shows that we begin our lives with a moral, intellectual, and creative bang, but childhood isn’t merely a state of “becoming.” Maybe if we can find a way to embrace the defining qualities of youth, we can grow into

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Lessons in Leading a Fulfilling Life

What are your creative faculties and how do you best put them to use? Most of us have been indoctrinated with false beliefs our whole lives, but how can we begin to unlearn them? Our intellect has the ability not only to … Read More & Listen »

The Co-creation Handbook

Alida Birch is the author of The Co-Creation Handbook: A shamanic guide to manifesting a better world and a more joyful life. Alida teaches shamanism and co-creative manifestation and leads year-long shamanic apprenticeship trainings and annual vision quests.

A Whimsical Guide to Creativity

Anthony Alvarado is author of the new book, D.I.Y. Magic: A Strange & Whimsical Guide to Creativity. Anthony discusses his collection of techniques for accessing deeper levels of creative thought. From Salvador Dali’s spoon technique and ornithomancy (divination by crows), to bibliomancy … Read More & Listen »