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 Feb. 17, 2022: Dopamine Nation – Anna Lembke

All around us people are looking at their phones too much, eating too much, drinking too much. Our world is addicted to fleeting distracting pleasures that get us nowhere. We’re living in a time of unprecedented access to high-reward, high-dopamine stimuli: drugs, food, news, gambling, shopping, gaming, texting, sexting, Facebooking, Instagramming, YouTubing, tweeting. The increased numbers, variety, and potency is staggering. We have all become vulnerable to compulsive overconsumption. Read More & Listen »

Pathways for December 1, 2021: Your Conscience – Leonard Perlmutter

We as human beings make choices – including what we say and how we act every day. We tend to barrel ahead on a path that is easy and pleasurable. We try to avoid pain, and we seek immediate gratification—often when some part of our mind is throwing up red flags as we make our choices. The book we’ll be discussing today shows how to give your Conscience more control in your life, so that your decisions will support and guide you to act for your highest good. Read More & Listen »

Sexual Healing

Carolin Hauser-Carson is the author of the new book, Blossom: 7 Steps to Sexual Healing. An internationally-recognized speaker and teacher on the subjects of spirituality, healing, and women’s empowerment for almost two decades, Carolin combines her knowledge to help women (and brave men) to … Read More & Listen »

Childhood Adversity

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is the author of the new book, The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. She is a pioneering physician who is reshaping the conversation about childhood stress. In her book, she tells the story of what … Read More & Listen »

The Forgotten Art of Love

Love plays a crucial role in every aspect of human existence, including sex, spirituality, society, and even the meaning of life. Dr. Armin Zadeh is the author of the new book The Forgotten Art of Love: What Love Means and Why it Matters. … 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 »

Change the story of your health

Dr. Carl Greer is the author of the new book, Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing. Carl is a practicing clinical psychologist, Jungian analyst, and respected shamanic practitioner. He received his PhD from Columbia

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Listening to Ayahuasca

Dr. Rachel Harris is the author of the new book, Listening to Ayahuasca: New Hope for Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Anxiety. She received a National Institutes of Health New Investigator’s Award, has published more than forty scientific studies in peer-reviewed journals,

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Create Balance, Happiness, and Peace

Dr. Peter Borten is the co-author (along with his wife Briana Borton) of the new book, The Well Life: How to Use Structure, Sweetness, and Space to Create Balance, Happiness, and Peace. Briana and Peter are the creators of the Rituals

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“Reboot” Your Life

Dianne Bischoff James is the author of The Real Brass Ring: Change Your Life Course Now. She is a “Life Reboot Expert” who encourages people to create a reality that is prosperous, deliberate and meaningful. She has been on her own transformational journey … Read More & Listen »