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 October 14, 2021: Letting Go of Nothing

The call to let go lies at the heart of the world’s spiritual traditions. Not being attached to outcomes, surrendering desires, accepting the present, opening to a higher power, relinquishing the ego, practicing forgiveness — all entail letting go. Today’s guest offers a practical and empowering approach to the age-old quest for letting go of the thoughts and feelings that block happiness, impede change, and hinder self-acceptance. Read More & Listen »

Pathways for September 5, 2021: Being Better

All human beings can become citizens of the world, regardless of their nationality, gender, or social class and happiness comes from living in harmony with nature. According to Kai Whiting, humans always have the freedom to choose their attitude, even when they cannot control external circumstances. Read More & Listen »

Pathways for May 16, 2021: Sidetracked

In the wake of Trump’s presidency, the #metoo movement, emboldened racism, rising gun violence, and culture wars, it’s no wonder that so many of us are seeking meaningful change. Amanda Mailey took a bold step that many have considered: she moved her family overseas. Read More & Listen »

101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience

Donald Altman is the author of the book, 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience: Cultivate Calm, Clarity, Optimism & Happiness Each Day. Donald is a psychotherapist, world-renowned mindfulness expert and award-winning author of over 15 books. Featured as an expert in TheRead More & Listen »

Feeling Good

David D. Burns, MD, is Adjunct Clinical Professor Emeritus at the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. His best-selling book, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, has sold more than five million copies  and is the book most frequently recommended for … Read More & Listen »

The Self-Love Experiment

Shannon Kaiser is the author of the book, The Self-Love Experiment: Fifteen Principles for Becoming More Kind, Compassionate, and Accepting of Yourself. Shannon is also the author of Find Your Happy, which was featured on Pathways in 2013. She is a six-time … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

Portland Happiness Center

Rodrigo Baena is a Brazilian author, speaker, and a Certified Executive Coach specializing in happiness. He is founder of The Portland Happiness Center, a place for courses, coaching, and community for a happier life. His latest book is Sex, Happiness and otherRead More & Listen »