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 August 1, 2021: Modern Masculinity

Lately it seems that humanity has reached a tipping point in our collective consciousness, and people are becoming distressed and unstable. With the world rapidly changing, there are obstacles and pressures facing all of us—and that includes not just women and minorities, but contemporary men as well. 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 »

Pathways for May 2, 2021: The Deep Heart

The great human quest is to discover who we really are—a discovery that changes our lives and the lives of those around us. Author John J. Prendergast says the heart can be a portal to our deepest psychological and spiritual nature. By opening your heart, you can begin to see through your core limiting beliefs, and discover the true nature of your being. John J Prendergast, PHD, is the author of the new book, The Deep Heart: Our Portal to Presence. Read More & Listen »

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 »

Pathways for Feb. 20, 2021: Addiction Free Naturally

Addiction is one of the most serious health issues facing society. Modern lifestyles encourage us to consume excessive amounts of caffeine and sugar and to unwind from our stressful lives with tobacco or alcohol. In Addiction Free Naturally, Brigitte Mars offers some herbal wisdom to help you walk the path of recovery. Read More & Listen »

Pathways for Nov. 1, 2020: Bigger Better Braver

Nancy Pickard is the author of the new book, Bigger Better Braver: Conquer Your Fears, Embrace Your Courage, and Transform Your Life. Nancy is a Certified Integrative Coach through The Ford Institute for Transformational Training, holding five certifications. Before becoming a life coach, she founded, … Read More & Listen »

Without Reservation

Randy Kritkausky is the author of the new book, Without Reservation: Awakening to Native American Spirituality and the Ways of our Ancestors. Randy is an enrolled tribal member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. He is a founder of ECOLOGIA, an international environmental organization … Read More & Listen »

Triggers

David Richo, Ph.D., is the author of the new book, Triggers: How We Can Stop Reacting and Start Healing. Dave is psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. He is a prolific author of almost 30 books. He teaches at a variety of places … Read More & Listen »

The Sensitive Soul

Theresa Cheung is the author of the new book, The Sensitive Soul: Life strategies for thriving in an overwhelming world. Theresa is a Sunday Times bestselling paranormal and spiritual author. Since leaving King’s college, Cambridge University with a degree in English and … Read More & Listen »

Your Symphony of Selves

James Fadiman, Ph.D., is the co-author of the new book, Your Symphony of Selves: Discover and Understand More of Who We Are. James has degrees from Harvard and Stanford, was the president of two companies, taught at four universities, is an international seminar leader, … Read More & Listen »

The Way of Gratitude

Galen Guengerich is the author of the new book, The Way of Gratitude: A new spirituality for today. Galen is senior minister of All Souls Unitarian Church, a historic congregation on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary and … 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 »

Fasting the mind

Jason Gregory is the author of the new book, Fasting the Mind: Spiritual Exercises for Psychic Detox. Jason is an author, philosopher, and spiritual teacher specializing in Eastern and Western philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, metaphysics, and ancient cultures. He is the author of several … Read More & Listen »

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Visionary I Ching Cards

Paul O’Brien is the author of the Visionary I Ching Cards.  He’s an entrepreneurial strategist, philosopher, and raconteur who invented divination software and created the world’s largest astrology and divination ecommerce business, Tarot.com. He is a sought-after advisor, interview subject, and speaker, as well … Read More & Listen »

The Law of Creation

Steve Webster is the co-author of the new book, The Law of Creation. Steve came from humble beginnings. While at University, Steve had no money so he left his studies to get an entry-level computer job. Fast forward twenty years, he earned his MBA, was Founder and CEO … Read More & Listen »

Time isn’t the problem

Chad E Cooper is the author of Time Isn’t the Problem: Four Strategies to Transform Stress Into Success. Chad leads his life by example. He retired at 35 and has since been a successful coach working with CEOs, professional athletes, and people in everyday … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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

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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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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? … Read More & Listen »

Evolutionary Empath

Rev. Stephanie Red Feather is the author of the new book, The Evolutionary Empath: A Practical Guide for Heart-Centered Consciousness. Stephanie’s life journey, including achieving a degree in applied mathematics, becoming a respected

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Hexing the Patriarchy

Ariel Gore is the author of the new book, Hexing the Patriarchy: 26 potions, spells and magical elixers to embolden the resistance. Gore is a journalist, writer, and teacher. Her novel We Were Witches was celebrated for its “piercing and wise” (Booklist) … Read More & Listen »

Solstice Traditions

Ingrid Kincaid is known as The Rune Woman, and is the author of several books, including The Runes Revealed and Lost Teachings of the Runes. Ingrid is a spiritual guide who works on a shamanic level with the secrets of the runes … Read More & Listen »

Zen Athlete

Matthew Belair is the author of Zen Athlete: The Secrets to achieving your highest potential and creator of the Zen Athlete Program, which has helped all kinds of athletes achieve the highest skill levels in their sport. Matt

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Civilized to Death

Christopher Ryan, PhD, is the author of the new book, Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress. A featured speaker from TED to The Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Sydney Opera House to the Einstein Forum in Pottsdam, Germany, Ryan has consulted … Read More & Listen »

The Emotion Code

Dr. Bradley Nelson is the author of the newly updated and expanded book, The Emotion Code: how to release your trapped emotions for abundant health, love and happiness. Veteran holistic physician Dr. Bradley Nelson

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I am God in Disguise

Craig Kolavo is the author of the new book, I Am God in Disguise—So Are You. Craig has a passion for nature, hiking, yoga, and personal growth. Most days he can be found exploring the trails near their Blue Ridge Mountain home. Craig’s original … Read More & Listen »

AI – Rise of the Lightspeed Learners

Charles Jennings is the author of the new book, Artificial Intelligence: Rise of the Lightspeed Learners. He is a serial entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who has been starting and running growth organizations for over 40 years. He was founder or CEO of three successful Internet … Read More & Listen »

Perfect Practice

Mary Corning is the author of the new book, Perfect Practice: A philosophy for living an authentic and transparent lifeShe changes lives by defining the transformative power of pain. As a mentor, speaker, counselor, and writer, she clearly and compassionately models this process … Read More & Listen »

Wise and Shine

Robert Stonehill is the author of Wise and Shine: Think Clearly, Live Deeply, Be Someone You Value. Theorist, caregiver, and part-time mystic, Robert writes at the intersection of empathy, empowerment, and creative thinking. He has studied academic and traditional wisdom independently for fifteen years. … Read More & Listen »

The Toltec I Ching

William Douglas Horden is co-author of The Toltec I Ching: 64 Keys to Inspired Action in the New World, which integrates the wisdom teachings of the indigenous peoples of ancient China and Mesoamerica. He’s also the author of In The Oneness of Time: theRead More & Listen »

Lifefinding

Corey Pressman is an artist, writer, and imagination professional. He is passionate about providing others a means to realize their creative potential. He teaches the Lifefinding Program at Wayfinding Academy in Portland, OR. As a Principal at the consulting firm Intangible, he … Read More & Listen »

Heroines of Avalon

Ayn Cates Sullivan is the author of Heroines of Avalon and Other Tales. Her work focuses on mythology and folklore for the modern age. Sullivan’s series, “Legends of the Grail” also includes Legends of the

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Microdosing Magic

Tom Hatsis is the author of Microdosing Magic: A Psychedelic Spellbook. He has written books dealing with both psychedelic history and practical psychedelic magic, along with several articles in PsyPress UK and the Journal of Psychedelic Studies. He has appeared on the GaiamTV shows Psychedelica … Read More & Listen »

Intuitive Intelligence

Paul O’Brien is a successful entrepreneur who developed the world’s largest online astrology service out of his basement, which he sold for millions in 2007. He authored The Visionary I Ching: A Book of Changes for the 21st Century and produced the VisionaryRead More & Listen »

Sex, God, and the Conservative Church

Tina Schermer Sellers is the author of the book, Sex, God, and the Conservative Church: Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy. She is a nationally known speaker on religious sexual shame. She has a PhD in clinical sexology and is an associate professor of sexuality … Read More & Listen »

Safe to Love Again

Dr. Gary Salyer is the author of the new book Safe to Love Again: How to Release the Pain of Past Relationships and Create the Love You Deserve. For the last decade, Dr. Salyer has been in private practice offering clients heart-centered transformation so they … Read More & Listen »

Instructions for Spiritual Living

Jeff Cox is the editor of the new book, Instructions for Spiritual Living, which is a collection of Paul Brunton’s unpublished writings. Paul Brunton is widely esteemed for creatively integrating the world’s spiritual teachings and meditation systems into a clear, practical approach best-suited for … Read More & Listen »

The Gifts Of Acceptance

Daniel Miller, author of the book, The Gifts Of Acceptance: Embracing People And Things As They Are. He is also the author of a related bestseller: Losing Control, Finding Serenity.

Like most compulsive controllers, Danny was always driven to succeed.

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Reflect

Donald Altman is the author of the new book, Reflect: Awaken to the Wisdom of the Here and Now. 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 … Read More & Listen »

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Lori Gottlieb is the author of the new book, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. She’s a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author who also writes The Atlantic’s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column. A contributing … Read More & Listen »

Wayfinding Academy

Ty Adams is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Wayfinding Academy.  The traditional college promise made to previous generations is dramatically different for young people now, and there’s a large segment of people who are falling through the cracks, or ending up burdened with … Read More & Listen »

Everything is Here to Help You

Matt Kahn is the author of two amazing books: Whatever Arises, Love That—A Love Revolution that Begins with You and Everything Is Here To Help You: A Loving Guide to Your Soul’s Evolution. Matt is a spiritual teacher, and a highly-attuned empathic healer, who has become … Read More & Listen »

Coping Skills

Dr. Faith G. Harper is the author of Coping Skills: Tools & Techniques for Every Stressful Situation. She’s a licensed professional counselor, board supervisor, certified sexologist, and applied clinical nutritionist with a private practice and consulting business in San Antonio, TX. She is the … Read More & Listen »

New Thought Christianity

In 2004, Rev. David co-founded the New Thought Center for Spiritual Living in Lake Oswego, a suburb of Portland, Oregon, and continues to serve as its senior minister today. He was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College … Read More & Listen »

Work the Future! Today

Whitney Vosburgh is co-author of the new book, WORK THE FUTURE! TODAY. He is also co-founder of the organization with the same name, which is a social venture that offers vision, leadership and solutions

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The Empathy Effect

Helen Riess, MD, is author of the new book, The Empathy Effect: 7 Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way We Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across Differences.Helen is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry

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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 »

Awareness Explorers

Jonathan Robinson is a psychotherapist, best-selling author of 12 books, and a professional speaker from Northern California. He has made numerous appearances on the Oprah show, as well as many other national TV talk shows, and articles about him have appeared in USA Today, Newsweek and The LosRead More & Listen »

Shame and Guilt: Masters of Disguise

Jane Middelton-Moz is the author of the book Shame and Guilt: Masters of Disguise. Jane is an internationally known speaker and author with over twenty-five years of experience in consultation, training and community intervention, and she is Director of the Middelton-Moz Institute. She has … Read More & Listen »

Cosmic Sister

Zoe Helene is the founder of Cosmic Sister. Zoe is a classically trained multi-disciplinary artist and cultural activist best known for advocacy in the areas of psychoactive and psychedelic plants and fungi, specifically in regards to education, safety, legalization, and “psychedelic

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An End to Upside Down Thinking

Mark Grober is the author of the new book An End to Upside Down Thinking: Dispelling the Myth That the Brain Produces Consciousness, and the Implications for Everyday Life .  Mark is a partner in a Silicon Valley investment bank

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Hope and Other Superpowers

John Pavlovitz is the author of the new book, Hope and Other Superpowers: A life affirming, love-defending, butt-kicking, world-saving manifesto. John is a pastor and blogger from Wake Forest, North Carolina. In the past two years his blog, Stuff That

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Mad Monk Manifesto

Monk Yun Rou is the author of the new book, Mad Monk Manifesto: A prescription for Evolution, Revolution, and Global Awakening. Yun Rou (whose name means ‘Soft Cloud’) has been called the new Alan Watts. Born Arthur Rosenfeld in New York City, … Read More & Listen »

You can thrive after narcissistic abuse

Melanie Tonia Evans is the author of You Can Thrive After Narcissistic Abuse. She is a healer, author, and radio host considered to be the world’s leading online authority on narcissistic abuse recovery. As a survivor of Narcissistic Abuse herself,

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Sex, Time and Power

Leonard Shlain discusses his book, Sex, Time and Power: How Women’s Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution. He is the chief of laparoscopic surgery at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and lives in the Bay Area.

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 »

Have a great dream

Layne Dalfen is the author of Have a Great Dream. She has been studying dreams for 45 years. Layne has been a lecturer for the counseling students at Concordia University in Montreal since 2005, and a member of The International Association for the Study … Read More & Listen »

Personal Power Mastery

Douglas Vermeeren is the author of the new book, Personal Power Mastery. Douglas’ search for success-strategies took him into the offices of 400 of the most successful people he could find — including the founders and CEOS of companies like Nike, Reebok, Fruit … Read More & Listen »

Spiritual Science

Steve Taylor PhD is the author of the new book Spiritual Science: Why Science Needs Spirituality to Make Sense of the World. He is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and the author of several best-selling books on psychology and spirituality. … Read More & Listen »

Cannabis and Spirituality

Stephen Gray is editor of, and contributor to, the book, Cannabis and Spirituality: An Explorer’s Guide to an Ancient Plant Spirit Ally. Stephen is a teacher and writer on spiritual subjects and sacramental medicines. He has worked extensively with Tibetan Buddhism,

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Relationship Magic

Guy Finley is the author of the new book, Relationship Magic: Waking Up Together. Guy is an internationally renowned spiritual teacher and best-selling self-realization author. His books and audio programs have sold over 2 million copies worldwide, in 26 languages. His seminal work The Secret ofRead More & Listen »

It’s Time to Come Home

Stewart Blackburn is the author of the new book, It’s Time to Come Home: With Kindness and Compassion, We Come Back to Ourselves. Stewart is a writer and teacher whose focus is on helping and encouraging people’s journey home to themselves. He is also … Read More & Listen »

Finding Your Life Purpose

Dan Millman is the author of The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose. He is a former world-champion gymnast, coach, martial arts teacher, and college professor, is the author of seventeen books

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Sacred Iboga Medicine

Elizabeth Bast is the author of the new book, Heart Medicine. A True Love Story: One Couple’s Quest for the Sacred Iboga Medicine & the Cure for Addiction about healing with iboga medicine. She is a San Rafael, California-based writer, poet, yoga and meditation teacher, … Read More & Listen »

Climate Revolution

Mary DeMocker is the author of the new book The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 ways to build a fossil-free future, raise empowered kids, and still get a good night’s sleep. Mary studied at Eastman School of Music and University of Oregon’s School … Read More & Listen »

Narcissistic Abuse

Meredith Miller is a coach, author and speaker who helps people to self-heal after relationships with psychopaths, sociopaths and narcissists. Her mission is to bridge the gap between trauma and purpose. She teaches the mindsets, tools and actions to help others recover after … Read More & Listen »

Intrinsic Hope

Kate Davies is the author of the new book, Intrinsic Hope: living courageously in troubled times. Kate has worked on environmental and social issues for her entire career. She is emeritus faculty at Antioch University, senior fellow at the Whidbey

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More Love, Less Conflict

Jonathan Robinson is the author of the new book, More Love, Less Conflict: a communication playbook for couples. Jonathan is a psychotherapist, best-selling author of 11 books, and a professional speaker from Northern California. He has reached over 250 million people around the world … Read More & Listen »

Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change

Tao Lin is the author of the new book, Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change. He is the author of the novels Taipei and Richard Yates and Eeeee Eee Eeee, the novella Shoplifting from American Apparel, as well as collections of poetry and short … Read More & Listen »

Choose Wonder Over Worry

Amber Rae is the author of Choose Wonder of Worry: Move beyond fear and doubt to unlock your full potential. She is an author, artist, and speaker devoted to inspiring people to express the fullness of their gifts. Her writing has reached over 5 … Read More & Listen »

Making Your Life A Spiritual Adventure

Elizabeth Lesser is a bestselling author and the cofounder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide: Making Your Life A Spiritual Adventure, chronicles her years at Omega and

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The Courage Habit

Kate Swoboda is the author of the new book, The Courage Habit: How to Accept Your Fears, Release the Past, and Live Your Courageous Life. She is creator of YourCourageousLife.com, and director of the Courageous Living Coach Certification program. She has

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Breaking Up with Busy

Yvonne Tally is the author of Breaking Up with Busy: Real-Life Solutions for Overscheduled Women. Yvonne leads meditation and de-stressing programs for corporations, individuals, and private groups in Silicon Valley. An NLP master practitioner, Yvonne co-founded Poised Inc., a Pilates and

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Overcoming Anxiety

Dennis Tirch is the author of The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Overcoming Anxiety: Using Compassion-Focused Therapy to Calm Worry, Panic, and FearDr. Tirch is one of the foremost experts on Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) in the United States. Dr. Tirch’s work with compassion is … Read More & Listen »

Heart IQ

Christian Pankhurst is the author of the book, Insights To Intimacy: Why Relationships Fail & How To Make Them Work. Christian is a world-leading authority on heart-centered communication and heart-intelligent relationships. He is the creator of the Heart IQ™ Method,

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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 »

Our Evolving Species

Sang-Hee Lee is the author of the new book, Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species. She is a professor of anthropology and associate dean of the college of humanities, arts, and social sciences at UC Riverside, and … Read More & Listen »

From Anxiety to Love

Corinne Zupko, EdS, LPC, is the author of From Anxiety to Love: a radical new approach for letting go of fear and finding lasting peace. As a licensed counselor and keynote speaker, she has helped thousands of individuals through her one-on-one counseling, weekly meditation … 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 »

Mindful Compassion

Dr. Paul Gilbert is co-author of the new book, Mindful Compassion: How the Science of Compassion Can Help You Understand Your Emotions, Live in the Present, and Connect Deeply with Others. Dr. Gilbert is

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Passing Judgment

Terri Apter is author of the new book, Passing Judgment: Praise and Blame in Everyday Life. Terri is a psychologist, and Fellow Emeritae at Newnham College, Cambridge. Her nine books include Difficult Mothers, The Sister Knot, The Confident Child, and What

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The Abundance of Less

Andy Couturier is the author of the new book, The Abundance of Less: Lessons for Simple Living from Rural Japan. He spent four years studying sustainable living in rural Japan. There, he worked with local environmentalists, wrote for The Japan Times, and studied … Read More & Listen »

The Five Roles of a Master Herder

Linda Kohanov is the author of the new book, The Five Roles of a Master Herder: A revolutionary model for socially intelligent leadership. Linda is also the author of the bestseller The Tao of Equus. She speaks and teaches internationally. She established Eponaquest Worldwide to explore the healing … Read More & Listen »

The Effects of Inequality

Keith Payne is the author of the book The Broken Ladder: How Inequality Affects the Way We Think, Live, and Die. He is a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at

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Perceptual Intelligence

Exploring the brain’s ability to interpret and make sense of the world, Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler describes how your perception can be reality or fantasy and how to separate the two, which is the basis of improving your Perceptual Intelligence (PI). His new book … Read More & Listen »

Surviving your childhood as an adult

Ira Israel is the author of the book How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re An Adult: A Path to Authenticity and Awakening. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist and professional clinical counselor. Ira graduated from the University of … 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 »

Spiritual Nature of Animals

Dr. Karlene Stange is the author of the new book, The Spiritual Nature of Animals: a country vet explores the wisdom, compassion, and souls of animals. As a child, Karlene wanted to be an “animal doctor” before she knew the word “veterinarian.” … 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 »

Terence McKenna on The Book of Changes (1997)

Terence McKenna spent twenty-five years exploring and developing an ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation, in the process discovering Novelty Theory, which was based part on the sequence of hexagrams in the ancient I Ching, or Book of Changes. Terrence is author of many … Read More & Listen »

Dollars and Sex

Dr. Marina Adshade is author of the book, Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love. Dr Adshade has spent the last ten years teaching economics and engaging in original economic

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Breitenbush

Peter Moore is one of the founding members of the Breitenbush Community. He is currently Business Director of the Breitenbush Co-op. He was born in Oregon City, graduated from San Francisco State University, and traveled throughout Europe and Asia as a musician … Read More & Listen »

De-escalate

Douglas Noll is the author of the new book,  De-Escalate: How to Calm an Angry Person in 90 Seconds or Less. Doug is a lawyer turned peacemaker.

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The Art of Connection

Michael Gelb is the author of the new book The Art of Connection: 7 Relationship-Building Skills Every Leader Needs Now. He has pioneered the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. He leads seminars for organizations such as DuPont, Merck, … Read More & Listen »

Why Buddhism is True

Robert Wright is the author of the new book, Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment. Robert is the New York Times bestselling author of The Evolution of God (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Nonzero, and … Read More & Listen »

The SHAKA Movement

Mark Sheehan is a guiding force in the SHAKA movement. Their goal is to educate the public on the dangers of GMOs and to curb the abuses of industrial/chemical agriculture. Their  focus

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Gentle Discipline

Sarah Ockwell-Smith is the author of the new book, Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection–Not Punishment–to Raise Confident, Capable Kids. Sarah is a popular parenting expert whose blog is read by two million parents each year. A trained prenatal teacher, birth and postnatal … 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 »

Your Grief is Your Own

Candyce Ossefort-Russell is the author of the e-book, Your Grief is Your Own: Dispelling common myths about grief. She is a psychotherapist, grief advocate, writer, therapist trainer, and speaker. She has actively lived, studied, and trained in psychological, spiritual, and scientific perspectives … Read More & Listen »

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, … 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 »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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, … Read More & Listen »

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,

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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 … Read More & Listen »

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 … Read More & Listen »

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

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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 … 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 »

Fear: The Enemy of Education

Ba Luvmour is one of the developers — along with his wife, Dr. Josette Luvmour — of “Natural Learning Relationships.” This is a whole-child understanding of childhood development that supports optimal well-being in children. Ba is a renowned specialist in child development, … 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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Charm, tact, and unsinkable strength

Kelly Williams Brown is the author of the new book, Gracious: A practical primer on charm, tact, and unsinkable strength. Kelly is the founder of the popular site Adultingblog.com and is the New York Times bestselling author of Adulting. Previously, she

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Live Your Happy

Maria Felipe is the author of the book, Live Your Happy: Get Out of Your Own Way and Find the Love Within. After experiencing success as a model and actress, Maria felt called inward and studied to become a reverend at

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Buddha is as Buddha Does

Lama Surya Das is the author of the book, Buddha Is As Buddha Does: The Ten Original Practices for Enlightened Living. Lama Surya Das has spent more than thirty-five years studying Zen, yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism with the great spiritual masters of … Read More & Listen »

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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Insights to Intimacy

Christian Pankhurst is the author of the new book, Insights To Intimacy: Why Relationships Fail & How To Make Them Work.  Christian is an authority on heart-centered communication and heart-intelligent relationships. He is the creator of the Heart IQ™ Method, a coaching … Read More & Listen »

What Love Is And What it Could Be

Carrie Jenkins is the author of the new book, What Love Is And What It Could Be. Carrie is a professor of philosophy at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, a nationally elected Canada Research Chair, and

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Unconditional Self Love

Blake Bauer is the author of the book You Were Not Born to Suffer: Love Yourself Back to Inner Peace, Health, Happiness and Fulfillment. His book and his coaching work center on loving yourself unconditionally as the key to healing yourself,

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Life Lessons from the Native Way

To many of us, Native America is an unknown world shrouded in myth and misconception, but there is something fundamental in the Native way of seeing and living that has much to teach us all.

Kent Nerburn is the author of

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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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Cultural Sustainability

Robert Gilman is an internationally renowned pioneer in cultural sustainability. 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 implement practical innovations towards creating a

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Start Right Where You Are

Sam Bennett is the author of the new book, Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers, and Recovering Perfectionists. She created The Organized Artist Company to help creative people get unstuck … Read More & Listen »

Using the Practicing Mind

Thomas Sterner is the author of the new book, Fully Engaged: Using the Practicing Mind in Daily Life. Tom is founder and CEO of the Practicing Mind Institute. As a successful entrepreneur, he is considered an expert in Present Moment Functioning,

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I Am Not I

Jacob Needleman is the author of I Am Not I. A philosopher, author, and religious scholar, Jacob teaches philosophy at San Francisco State University. He is also the author of The New Religions, a pioneering study of the new American spirituality, MoneyRead More & Listen »

The Life-Changing Power of Giving

Jenny Santi is the author of the new book, The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories and Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving. Santi is a philanthropy advisor to some of the world’s most generous philanthropists and

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The American witch panic of 1692

The American witch panic began in Salem, MA in 1692, over an exceptionally raw winter, after a minister’s daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and … Read More & Listen »

Navigating the River of Time

Stuart Perrin is an American spiritual master of Kundalini Yoga. A combination of wisdom teachings and memoir, Navigating the River of Time shares incidents from the life of a confused but gifted young man who journeys around the world in search of … Read More & Listen »

Time Travel: A history

James Gleick is the author of the new book, Time Travel: A History. James is a leading chronicler of science and technology, the best-selling author of Chaos: Making a New Science, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman, and The

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Learning to love the life you have

In our culture of “get more, have more, be more,” is there any place for “good enough is good enough”? Today’s guest offers an inspiring alternative to nonstop striving, self-improvement, and self-criticism. Roger Housden is author of the new book, Dropping theRead More & Listen »

China House of I

Unbeknownst to the world at large, a personal growth movement is taking shape in modern China. Yang Ziwei (known as ‘Annie’) is the founder of THE HOUSE OF I — a personal growth center outside of Beijing, China. With over 10 years experience … Read More & Listen »

Ways of Being in the Digital World

Obviously, each of us exists in three-dimensional, physical space. But, as a constellation of everyday digital phenomena rewires our lives, we are increasingly coaxed into a wonderful and eerie fourth dimension, a world of ceaseless communication, instant information, and global connection.

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Abandonment Recovery

The pain of heartbreak can be seemingly endless but you can break free—whether the heartbreak comes from a divorce, a breakup, a death, or the loss of friendship, health, a job, or a dream. Psychotherapist Susan Anderson is the author of TheRead More & Listen »

Neurosculpting

Stress is a silent killer. However, certain easy-to-practice meditations can proactively relieve the effects of stress. Lisa Wimberger is the author of New Beliefs, New Brain: Free Yourself from Stress and Fear. She is the founder of the Neurosculpting® Institute.  Her work draws … Read More & Listen »

The Mastery of Self

The ancient Toltecs believed that life as we perceive it is a dream… that we each live in our own personal dream, and all of our dreams come together to make the Dream of the Planet. Problems arise when we forget that … Read More & Listen »

Cannabis genetics

Cannabis is the most genetically diverse plant in the world. But how has it evolved as a species, and how has it has co-evolved with humans? How has domestication changed the marijuana plant? Understanding today’s crazy mix of hybrid strains, why they’re … Read More & Listen »

100 Visionaries Tour

Do you envision a better version of humanity? You’re not alone. Despite media “evidence” to the contrary, we humans are evolving more rapidly than ever–from the inside out! A global shift is underway and the collective patterns are finally becoming clearly discernible. … Read More & Listen »

The Well-Tuned Brain

Why do we continually engage in behavioral patterns that are destructive to ourselves, to society, and to the environment? How did we become such a society of mindless consumers? Peter C. Whybrow, MD, author of the book, The Well-Tuned Brain: The RemedyRead More & Listen »

A Way to God

Matthew Fox is the author of the new book, A Way to God: Thomas Merton’s Creation Spirituality Journey. Thomas Merton was an American Catholic writer and mystic, a poet, social activist, student of comparative religion, and a proponent of interfaith understanding. Merton’s … Read More & Listen »

Activate 7 Masculine Powers

Karen is a leading voice for the empowerment of men, and an awakened masculinity. She is the author of Open Her: Activate 7 Masculine Powers to Arouse Your Woman’s Love & Desire. Karen Brody’s professional background includes a MA in Counseling Psychology … Read More & Listen »

The Activist’s Tao Te Ching

While Taoism is known for a quiet, enigmatic wisdom, the Tao can also have the cleansing force of a rushing river. William Martin is author of The Activist’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for a Modern Revolution. Bill is the author of … 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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Weed: The User’s Guide

The United States is in the midst of a new Golden Age of legal weed. Recreational marijuana is now legal in four states. This changing legal landscape requires thinking about marijuana’s history, use, recipes, safety and legality in new ways. David

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Legacy of the Kings Highway

Everybody loves the island of Maui. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and the sheer fanaticism about the island is well documented. Daniel Sullivan is a photographer and author of the new book, The Maui CoastRead More & Listen »

Relationship Myths

Successful relationships are the cornerstone of a thriving life. While most of us understand this, embodying the qualities and engaging in the practices that promote strong and respectful connections on every front remains a formidable challenge. Our guest today is Charlie Bloom, … Read More & Listen »

Overcoming Disappointment

As we all know, life is full of surprises that are not always the kind we would wish for. While these kinds of disappointments are a normal part of the human experience, we all have something to gain by learning from disappointment … Read More & Listen »

Stop Being Lonely

Kira Asatryan is the author of the new book, Stop Being Lonely: Three Simple Steps to Developing Close Friendships and Deep Relationships. On the surface in our 24/7 world of social media, it would seem that loneliness wouldn’t be a problem, but … Read More & Listen »

Clearing Emotional Clutter

Donald Altman is the author of Clearing Emotional Clutter: Mindfulness practices for letting go of what’s blocking your fulfillment and transformation, as well as several other books about mindfulness. He is a practicing psychotherapist and former Buddhist monk. An award-winning writer and … Read More & Listen »

The Good Death

Ann Neumann is the author of the brand new book, The Good Death: An Exploration of Dying in America. Ann is a visiting scholar at the Center for Religion and Media at New York University, where she is a contributing editor to … 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 »

Guidance for women struggling with abuse

Maryalice Coleman is author of the book, Shatter Shame and SHINE, Transformational guidance for women silently struggling with their childhood abuse, and trauma issues and those who think they are not. An inner life coach, mentor, and workshop leader, her passion, compassion, … Read More & Listen »

An Agenda for Responsible Living

Our current lifestyle, including buying water in disposable bottles, allowing the government to ignore global warming, and massive overconsumption, etc, will not preserve the planet. To nurture our world, we must rethink our lives and stand up for a healthy planet. We … Read More & Listen »

Why we fall for con artists

The hallmark of a con artist is the ability to use persuasion to gain trust. Stories about confidence scams pop up in the news nearly every day. Maria Konnikova, author of the book The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It EveryRead More & Listen »

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 »

Art and Human Nature

Alva Noë is the author of the new book Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature. Alva works on the nature of mind and human experience. What is art? Why does it matter to us? What does art reveal about our … Read More & Listen »

Terence McKenna on The Book of Changes (1997)

Terence McKenna spent twenty-five years exploring and developing an ethno-pharmacology of spiritual transformation, in the process discovering Novelty Theory, which was based part on the sequence of hexagrams in the ancient I Ching, or Book of Changes. Terrence is author of many … Read More & Listen »

Personal growth becomes fashionable in China

Sean Feng is the founder and Executive Director of Haiwen, a leading provider of the burgeoning personal growth movement in China. Haiwen is a Chinese company founded in 2004, which offers personal and professional development programs and retreats in 23 cities. Sean … Read More & Listen »

“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 »

The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic

Thomas Hatsis is the author of the new book The Witches’ Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic. Exploring the untold history of the witches’ ointment and medieval hallucinogen use, Thomas reveals how the Church transformed folk drug practices—specifically entheogenic ones—into satanic … Read More & Listen »

The Upside of Your Darkside

Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener is the author of the new book, The Upside of Your Darkside: Why Being Your Whole Self–Not just your “good Self”–Drives Success and Fulfillment. Robert is known as the “Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology” because he has conducted research … Read More & Listen »

Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility

Ellen Langer, Ph.D., is the author of the book Counter Clockwise: Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility, which attempts to answer the question: If we could turn back the clock psychologically, could we also turn it back physically? Dr. Langer, a … Read More & Listen »

On the Quest for a Life of Meaning

Ralph White is co-founder and Creative Director of the New York Open Center, America’s leading urban institution of holistic learning for thirty years. In addition to serving as Creative Director, Ralph is an international speaker in his own right — on spirituality, … Read More & Listen »

Get Your Life Back

Mary Heath is the author of the new book Get Your Life Back: A Twelve Week Journey to Overcome Stress, Anxiety, and Depression. As a Stress Management Consultant, Stress Counselor, Life Coach and Therapist, Mary worked in Mental Health for almost 30 … Read More & Listen »

Hunger, Hope and Healing

Sarahjoy Marsh is the author of the new book Hunger Hope and Healing: A Yoga Approach to Reclaiming Your Relationship to Your Body and Food. Sarahjoy is a yoga teacher and yoga therapist, and she has an MA in transpersonal counseling and … Read More & Listen »

The Gift of Shamanism

Itzhak Beery is the author of the new book The Gift of Shamanism: Visionary Power, Ayahuasca Dreams, and Journeys to Other Realms. Itzhak is an internationally recognized shamanic healer and teacher who believes that each and every one of us has shamanic … Read More & Listen »

Triumph of the Heart

Megan Feldman Bettencourt is the author of the new book Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in a Unforgiving World. By examining the science and stories of interpersonal and inter-group forgiveness, Megan’s book explores how the age-old concept of forgiveness, when practiced in … Read More & Listen »

The Transformation Network

Dr. Pat Baccili is host of the Dr. Pat Show. Pat is a leader in the field of human potential and the creator of the “Transformation Network.” Dr. Pat believes that each of us can make a difference and together create A … Read More & Listen »

The Way of a Seer

Dr. Peter L. Nelson is the author of The Way of a Seer: Reflections from a non-ordinary life. A seer is someone who can straddle two worlds at once: the everyday reality of our physical senses and “non-ordinary” perception-the intuitions, messages, and visions … Read More & Listen »

It All Begins With “I”

Stuart K Robinson is the author of It All Begins with “I”: The ‘New Rules of Thinking’ and the Simple Secrets to Living a Rich Joyous Life. Stuart is a motivational speaker who has inspired audiences around the world with his life-changing … Read More & Listen »

Conscious Musings

Alexis Brooks is the author of Conscious Musings: Contemplations to Transform Life & Realize Potential. Alexis is a journalist, essayist and researcher within the metaphysical, spiritual and new thought genre. Her show is called “Conscious Inquiry with Alexis Brooks,” in which she … Read More & Listen »

The Gift of Cancer

Brenda Michaels is the author of The Gift of Cancer: A Miraculous Journey to Health. For fourteen years, Brenda battled cancer. Then one day she surrendered to the experience and found the gift in her disease. Her book speaks to anyone on … 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.

Gaia Education Network

Paola Vidulich is a member of Gaia Education’s Management Team, working with grassroots & contemplative education organizations involved in education for sustainable development in Africa and Asia.

Erotic Arts

Sophia Iannicelli, the Festival Director of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, has centered her life around the arts as a creator, muse, collaborator, curator and event producer for the last 14 years.

How Compassion Can Change Lives

Thupten Jinpa, PhD, is the author of the new book A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives. The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the West when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits … Read More & Listen »

The Brain’s Hidden Quest for “Cool”

Steven Quartz is the author of the new book, Cool: How the Brain’s Hidden Quest for Cool Drives Our Economy and Shapes Our World. By bringing together the latest findings in brain science, economics, and evolutionary biology to form a provocative theory … Read More & Listen »

The Future of Legal Marijuana in America

Bruce Barcott is the author of the new book, Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America. The magnitude of the change in America’s relationship to marijuana can’t be measured in only economic or social terms: There are deeper shifts … Read More & Listen »

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 »

The Secret of Your Immortal Self

Guy Finley is the author of the new book, The Secret of Your Immortal Self: Key Lessons for Realizing the Divinity Within. Open the doors to self-understanding and let go of suffering. Guy discusses how to seek a deeper relationship with the … Read More & Listen »

Emotional Brain Training

Judy Zehr is an Emotional Brain Training practitioner and psychotherapist. Are you feeling stuck or just fine tuning? Either way get the skills and strategies you need to move forward. Change your emotional set point, let go of an out of balance … Read More & Listen »

Culture and Ecology

Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author, speaker, filmmaker, and producer of an award-winning documentary entitled The Economics of Happiness. Helena is the founder and director of International Society for Ecology and Culture. She is a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, and has … Read More & Listen »

Local Dollars, Local Sense

Michael H. Shuman is the author of the new book, Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Move Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity. Michael is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and a globally recognized expert … Read More & Listen »

Sex Positive Culture

Jim Duvall is one of the founders of the Center for Sex Positive Culture. As a sexuality activist, Jim teaches on a variety of topics, from erotic photography to rope bondage, at events and for groups all over North America.

The End of Money

David Wolman is the author of the book, The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers–and the Coming Cashless Society. For ages, money has meant little metal disks and rectangular slips of paper. Yet the usefulness of physical money—to say nothing of … Read More & Listen »

Kalani Retreats – A Leap of Faith, Hope and Love

Richard Koob, founder of Kalani (a non-profit retreat center in Hawaii’s tropical rainforest), has made a remarkable contribution to self-development and education. He toured the world as a professional dancer before building the community with his partner in the 1970’s. Kalani Oceanside … Read More & Listen »

The Economics of Happiness

Helena Norberg-Hodge is an analyst, author, speaker, filmmaker and producer of a new award-winning documentary entitled The Economics of Happiness. She is founder and director of International Society for Ecology and Culture. A pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, Helena has promoted an economics of personal, … Read More & Listen »

Our Dreams for Our Children

Our guest this week on Pathways is Richard Weijo, author of Our Dreams for our Children: Creating Legacies that Inspire Each New Generation to Achieve a Brighter Future. His passion is to inspire the seventy-six million baby boomers to take a comprehensive … Read More & Listen »

Sex from Scratch

Our guest this week on Pathways is Sarah Mirk, author of Sex From Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules. Sarah is a journalist whose work focuses on gender, politics, and good ideas. As an editor for national feminist magazine, Bitch, she writes online daily … Read More & Listen »

The Skills of Pleasure

Our guest this week on Pathways is Stewart Blackburn, author of The Skills of Pleasure: Crafting the Life You Want. He is a practicing modern shaman who uses pleasure as his primary healing modality, with both a local and online practice. Stewart … Read More & Listen »

The Carry Home

Gary Ferguson is the author of the new book The Carry Home: Lessons from the American Wilderness. Over the past twenty-five years Gary has established himself as an expert chronicler of nature, having written for a wide variety of publications from VanityRead More & Listen »

Staying Focused in a Hyper World

John Gray’s new book, Staying Focused in a Hyper World, explores the modern epidemic of ADHD and explains its relationship to illnesses like Parkinsons and Alzheimers. Author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus and over 15 books on relationships, John is one of the world’s relationship … Read More & Listen »

Dirty Little Secrets

Our guest this week on Pathways is Kerry Cohen, author of the book, Dirty Little Secrets: Breaking the Silence on Teenage Girls and Promiscuity. Kerry is the author of nine books, including Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity. She writes and has … Read More & Listen »

Powers of Two

Joshua Wolf Shenk is the author of the new book, Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs. He is also the author of Lincoln’s Melancholy, a New York Times notable book. A contributor to the Atlantic, Harper’s, The … Read More & Listen »

Fire of the Goddess

Our guest this week on Pathways is Katalin Koda, author of the book Fire of the Goddess: Nine Paths to Ignite the Sacred Feminine. Katalin is a passionate explorer of earth stories, women’s mysteries and the mythic expression of our world. A … Read More & Listen »

Wild Creative

Tami Lynn Kent is the author of the book, Wild Creative: Igniting Your Passion and Potential in Work, Home, and Life. Tami has advanced training in multiple bodywork techniques, including certification in Maya Abdominal Massage and Infant Body Psychotherapy/Birth Trauma Resolution. She … Read More & Listen »

Wedlocked

Our guest this week on Pathways is Jay Ponteri, author of the new memoir Wedlocked, which was awarded the 2014 Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. Jay directs the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and Show: Tell, The Workshop for … Read More & Listen »

The Antidote

Our guest this week on Pathways is Oliver Burkeman, author of the new book The Antidote: Happiness for people who can’t stand positive thinking. Oliver is a feature writer for the Guardian. He writes a popular weekly column on psychology called “This … Read More & Listen »

Journey from Abandonment to Healing

Our guest this week on Pathways is Susan Anderson, author of the book, Journey from Abandonment to Healing. She is an expert on how to overcome abandonment and its aftermath of self sabotaging patterns.  She shares her methods of abandonment recovery with … Read More & Listen »

The Compass of Now

Our guest today on Pathways is DDnard, author of the new book The Compass of Now. At the age of 25, she started her own diamond business and by the age of 27 she lost her husband and was left with her … Read More & Listen »

Constructive Wallowing

Our guest today on Pathways is Tina Gilbertson, author of the new book Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them. Tina is a licensed psychotherapist whose practice here in Portland includes individual therapy and non-traditional career counseling. … Read More & Listen »

Turning the Corner on Grief Street

Terri Daniel is the author of the new book Turning the Corner on Grief Street. Terri is an ordained interfaith minister, clinical chaplain and intuitive counselor who assists dying and grieving individuals to discover a more spiritually spacious understanding of death and … Read More & Listen »

The Trickster’s Hat

Our guest this week on Pathways is Nick Bantock, author of the new book, The Trickster’s Hat: A Mischievous Apprenticeship in Creativity. Nick is the author/artist of twenty-five books, including the Griffin & Sabine books, which stayed on the New York Times … Read More & Listen »

Natural Learning Relationships

Our guests this week on Pathways are Josette and Ba Luvmour, developers of Natural Learning Relationships — a whole-child understanding of childhood development that supports optimal well-being in children. Josette serves as Director of Family and Professional Development at Summa Institute, a … Read More & Listen »

The Haven and the 2014 Center’s Gathering

Our guest this week on Pathways is Rachel Davey, executive director of The Haven: A Center for Growth, host-site for the 2014 International Holistic Centers Gathering. Rachel worked internationally in education management and consultancy for more than 15 years, for organizations including … Read More & Listen »

The Path to Awakening

Our guest this week on Pathways is Shamar Rinpoche, author of the new book, The Path to Awakening: How Buddhism’s Seven Points of Mind Training Can Lead You to a Life of Enlightenment and Happiness. He is the 14th Shamarpa. Born in … Read More & Listen »

Heed Your Call

Our guest this week on Pathways is David Howitt, author of the new book, Heed Your Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality and Business. David is the founder & CEO of Meriwether Group. He is an inspiring thought leader and accomplished entrepreneur with … Read More & Listen »

Aya: A Shamanic Journey

Rak Razam is the author of Aya: A Shamanic Odyssey. Rak is a frequent lecturer on the shamanic revival sweeping the West, and is the co-director for the Aya: Awakenings film. He has been hosting dynamic speaking engagements, panel facilitation and lectures … Read More & Listen »

Tipping Sacred Cows

Betsy Chasse is author of the book, Tipping Sacred Cows: The Uplifting Story of Spilt Milk and Finding Your Own Spiritual Path in a Hectic World. Betsy is an internationally known author, filmmaker, and speaker. She is the co-creator of the film, “What … Read More & Listen »

Blessing the Hands that Feed Us

Vicki Robin is author of the new book, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth. Vicki is a prolific social innovator, writer and speaker. She is coauthor … Read More & Listen »

The Attraction Distraction

Sonia Miller is the author of The Attraction Distraction: Why the Law of Attraction Isn’t Working for You and How to Get Results- Finally!. Sonia has helped seekers around the world to realize their greatest aspirations since 1983. By sharing her expertise … Read More & Listen »

The Healing Power of the Deep Heart

Anne Bertolet Rice is author of the book, The Healing Power of the Deep Heart. Anne Rice is a Deep Heart Practitioner. She completed her masters degree in Contemplative Psychotherapy along with a two year Body Mind Psychotherapy program at Naropa Institute. … Read More & Listen »

A Manual for Creating Atheists

Dr. Peter Boghossian is author of the new book, A Manual for Creating Atheists. Peter is a full-time faculty member in Portland State University’s philosophy department. His main focus is bringing the tools of professional philosophers to people in a wide variety … Read More & Listen »

Make Love with Food and Lose Weight

Alfonso De Rose is author of the new book, Make Love with Food and Lose Weight: It’s Your Birthright To Be Thin! Alfonso has been instrumental in transforming the lives of thousands of people worldwide in the areas of career, health, love, … Read More & Listen »

Beyond Gold: True Wealth for Inheritors

Thayer Willis is the author of the new book, Beyond Gold: True Wealth for Inheritors. Thayer is an internationally recognized author and expert in the area of wealth counseling. Her first book, Navigating The Dark Side of Wealth has received excellent reviews. … Read More & Listen »

Oil and Honey

Bill McKibben is author of the new book, Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. Bill McKibben is also the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy, and numerous other books. He is the founder of the environmental organizations … Read More & Listen »

The Trauma of Everyday Life

Mark Epstein, M.D. is author of the new book, The Trauma of Everyday Life. Mark is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy, including ThoughtsRead More & Listen »

Into the Wind

Jake Ducey is author of the new book, Into the Wind: My Six-Month Journey Wandering the World for Life’s Purpose. At twenty-one-years-old, Jake is the world’s youngest published inspirational author, and is the Director of Self Reliance Institute, where he has built … Read More & Listen »

The Birth of Plenty

William J. Bernstein is author of the book, The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created. William is a financial theorist and historian whose books include Masters of the Word, The Four Pillars of Investing and ARead More & Listen »

The Approaching Great Transformation

Joel Magnuson is author of the new book The Approaching Great Transformation: Toward a livable post carbon economy. He is an internationally recognized economist specializing in non-orthodox approaches to political economy. He is currently a professor of economics at Portland State University … Read More & Listen »

Smile at Strangers

Susan Schorn is author of the new book, Smile at Strangers: and other lessons in the art of living fearlessly. Susan is a writer, martial artist, and self defense advocate. She has taught writing and literature at the University of Texas, St. … Read More & Listen »

In Seach of Fatherhood

Kevin Renner is author of the new book, In Search of Fatherhood: Stories from women around the world. A former journalist, Kevin holds an undergraduate degree in social sciences with honors from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an MBA … Read More & Listen »

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Thubten Chodron is author of the new book, Don’t Believe Everything You Think: Living with Wisdom and Compassion. She is an American-born Buddhist nun, has studied and practiced Buddhism in India and Nepal since 1975. Chodron travels worldwide, teaching and leading meditation … Read More & Listen »

Masters of the Word

William J. Bernstein is author of the new book, Masters of the Word: How Media Shaped History from the Alphabet to the Internet. William is a financial theorist and historian whose books include The Birth of Plenty, The Four Pillars of InvestingRead More & Listen »

Performance Optimization

Jennifer “Elemental” Larkin is an experienced international facilitator, coach and trainer. With a masters in Performance Psychology, her specialty is Performance Optimization and for over two decades she has been helping business owners, creative professionals and sports men and women to achieve … Read More & Listen »

Simple Steps for Starting Over

Cheryl Maloney is the author of the new book, Simple Steps for Starting Over. She is also a publisher and radio talk show host. She is the founder, publisher and editor of Simple Steps Real Change Magazine. Her last book, Simple StepsRead More & Listen »

Big Data

Kenneth Cukier is co-author of the new book, BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think. Kenneth Cukier is the Data Editor of The Economist. From 2007 to 2012 he was the Japan business and finance correspondent, and … Read More & Listen »

When the Past is Present

David Richo, Ph.D., M.F.T. is a psychotherapist, teacher, workshop leader, and writer who works in Santa Barbara and San Francisco California. He is the author of the new book, When the Past is Present. He combines Jungian, poetic, and mythic perspectives in … Read More & Listen »

Dispelling Wetiko

Paul Levy is a pioneer in the field of spiritual emergence, as well as an innovator in the field of dreaming. A Tibetan Buddhist practitioner for over 30 years, he has intimately studied with some of the greatest spiritual masters of Tibet … Read More & Listen »

Find Your Happy

Shannon Kaiser is author of the new book, Find Your Happy: An inspirational guide to loving life to its fullest. Shannon Kaiser has been labeled a true sparkling star by Healing Lifestyles & Spas. She left her successful career in advertising to … Read More & Listen »

Vagina: A New Biography

Naomi Wolf is author of the new book, VAGINA: A New Biography. Author, social critic, and political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their … Read More & Listen »

Christmas traditions

Ingrid Kincaid is known as The Rune Woman. Ingrid is a spiritual guide who works on a shamanic level with the secrets of the runes and teaches ancient, earth-honoring spirituality. Ingrid carries the medicine bundle of her European/British Isles ancestors and delights … Read More & Listen »

The Joy Compass

Donald Altman is author of the new book, The Joy Compass: 8 ways to find lasting happiness, gratitude & optimism in the present moment. Donald is a practicing psychotherapist, an award-winning writer, former Buddhist monk, the vice president of The Center for … Read More & Listen »

Imperfect Spirituality

Polly Campbell is author of the new book, Imperfect Spirituality: Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary People. Polly is a writer and speaker specializing in personal development and spirituality topics. Her work appears regularly in national publications and she is a blogger with Psychology … Read More & Listen »

When Mars Women Date

Dr. Paulette Kouffman Sherman is author of the new book When Mars Women Date: How career women can love themselves into the relationship of their dreams. Paulette is a licensed psychologist and owner and director of ‘My Dating School’ in Manhattan, where … Read More & Listen »

Elusive Peace

Douglas E. Noll, Esq is author of the new book, Elusive Peace: How Modern Diplomatic Strategies Could Better Resolve World Conflict. Doug is a full time internationally recognized mediator and peacemaker, specializing in difficult, complex, and intractable conflicts. He is a Fellow … Read More & Listen »

Process Work Institute

Jan Dworkin, PhD is a certified Process Worker living in Portland Oregon. One of Arny Mindell’s original students, Jan is a pioneer and co-creator of Process Work theory and practice. She has been developing, researching and refining process work for over twenty … Read More & Listen »

Emotional Chaos to Clarity

Phillip Moffitt is author of the new book, Emotional Chaos to Clarity: How to live more skillfully, make better decisions, and find purpose in life. Former Esquire magazine CEO and editor in chief, Phillip left his successful publishing career at the age … Read More & Listen »

This Truth Never Fails

David Rynick is author of the new book, This Truth Never Fails, A Zen Memoir in Four Seasons. David is a Zen teacher authorized in two lineages, a Korean Linji lineage and Japanese Soto one. He’s a founding teacher of Boundless Way … Read More & Listen »

More Powerful than Dynamite

Thai Jones is familiar with protest and its consequences. Born while his parents were fugitives from justice, he went by a series of aliases until the age of four. His first book, A Radical Line:From the Labor Movement to the Weather Underground,Read More & Listen »

Dirty Minds

Kayt Sukel is author of the new book Dirty Minds: How our brains influence love, sex, and relationships. She has written for The Atlantic, USA Today, The Washington Post, and others. She earned a BS in cognitive psychology and an MS in … Read More & Listen »

Brain Circus

Michelle Wirta is a teacher, writer, and speaker with a background in clinical psychology, coaching, holistic health, and movement therapy. She’s the owner of Spiral Life Consulting, a business offering positive life design coaching, and is a specialist in teaching processes that … Read More & Listen »

Imagine: How Creativity Works

Jonah Lehrer is author of the new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works. He is also a contributing editor at Wired and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker. He writes the “Head Case” column for the Wall Street Journal and regularly appears … Read More & Listen »

The Economics of Happiness

Helena Norberg-Hodge is analyst, author, speaker, filmmaker, and producer of a new award-winning documentary entitled The Economics of Happiness. Helena is the founder and director of International Society for Ecology and Culture. She is a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, and … Read More & Listen »

Modern Storytelling

Will Hornyak is author of Modern Storytelling. From Irish folktales and American tall tales to Native American legends, Russian fairytales and beyond, Will weaves a wide web of well-crafted stories into energetic and highly engaging performances. A former newspaper reporter in Latin … Read More & Listen »

Pathways Radio: “Pity the Billionaire”

Economic catastrophe usually brings social protest and demands for change—or at least it’s supposed to. But when today’s guest set out in 2009 to look for expressions of American discontent, all he could find were loud demands that the economic system be … Read More & Listen »

The Effect of Buddhism on World Culture

Dr. Robert Thurman is the author of several books on Buddhism and Tibet, including Why the Dalai Lama Matters and he is the founder of the Tibet House, a non-profit dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture, located in New York City. … Read More & Listen »

Freedom From Religion Foundation

Dan Barker is co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. A former minister and evangelist, Dan became a freethinker in 1983. His books,Just Pretend: A Freethought Book for Children and Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher To Atheist are published by the Foundation. His newest … Read More & Listen »

The Open Center

Today on Pathways we are visiting with Ralph White at the Open Center, which he co-founded 27 years ago, and serves as creative director. It’s truly one of America’s leading institutions of holistic learning and world culture in America. In addition, Ralph … Read More & Listen »

Psychological Astrology

Today we are going to be talking about psychological astrology, as well as Chartres and other examples of the linkage between astrology, psychology and spirituality, with Lynn Bell, a Paris-based astrologer whose work spans multiple cultures as a speaker, teacher, author and consultant … Read More & Listen »

Embodying Oneness

Anakha Coman is author of the book The Proof: A 40 Day Program for Embodying Oneness (Hay House 2009) and Remembering Oneness, a collection of mindfulness meditations (available on iTunes). She is also a compassionate clairvoyant and gifted facilitator revealing her experience … Read More & Listen »

The Treasure of the Crystallized Self

Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, PhD, is an expert and pioneer in psychology and the use of meditation. He is president of Khalsa Consultants and is a founder and director of training since 1972 for KRI, the non-profit school for meditation and kundalini yoga … Read More & Listen »

Indra Devi Yoga Foundation

In 1987, when Yoga icon Mataji established the Indra Devi Yoga Foundation, David Lifar became the Executive Secretary. He oversaw the publication, in Argentina, of Mataji’s books “Forever Young Forever Healthy”, “Yoga for Everybody”, “Sai Yoga “, “Breathe Right for Better Living” … Read More & Listen »

The Soulmate Secret

Arielle Ford discusses her book, The Soulmate Secret: Manifest the Love of Your Life with the Law of Attraction. She has mastered the art of making things happen. A nationally recognized publicist and marketing expert, producer, author and consultant she has catapulted … Read More & Listen »

The Heart of Love

Dr. John Demartini talks about using awareness and our hierarchy of values in order to manage better relationships, especially intimate relationships, as explained in his book, The Heart of Love.

Touching Enlightenment

Reggie Ray speaks about his book Touching Enlightenment: Finding Realization in the Body. Reggie brings us close to forty years of study and intensive meditation practice within the Tibetan tradition as well as a special gift for applying it to the unique … Read More & Listen »

The Art of Love

Dr. John F. Demartini is a professional speaker, author, and business consultant whose clients range from Wall Street financiers, financial planners, and corporate executives to health-care professionals, actors, and sports personalities. Founder of the Concourse of Wisdom

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Unplugged

Nancy Whitney-Reiter talks about her book, Unplugged: How to Disconnect from the Rat Race, Have an Existential Crisis, and Find Meaning and Fulfillment. She is a former economist and corporate market analyst. As a 9/11 survivor and Generation X-er, she found herself … Read More & Listen »

Portland Insight Meditation Community

Robert Beatty describes the Portland Insight Meditation Community. He brings 35 years of Buddhist practice to his teaching and therapy. He is a successor to Ruth Denison in the lineage of the Burmese master U Ba Khin. Robert is a member of … Read More & Listen »

Just How Stupid Are We?

Rick Shenkman discusses Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth about the American Voter. He is the editor and founder of George Mason University’s History News Network, a website that features articles by historians on current events. An associate professor of … Read More & Listen »

Tibetan Buddhism

Robert Thurman introduces his book, Why the Dalai Lama Matters. Dr. Thurman holds the first endowed chair in Buddhist Studies in the West, the Jey Tsong Khapa Chair in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies. After schooling at Harvard, he studied Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism … Read More & Listen »

The Art of Smart Thinking

Dr. Jim Hardt discusses his book, The Art of Smart Thinking and the work of The Biocybernaut Institute. He has dedicated his life in the research and development of brain wave training and has traveled worldwide to study advanced Yogis and Zen … Read More & Listen »

The Demartini Method

Dr John Demartini is a world leading inspirational teacher, philosopher, speaker and author. John was also one of the stars of The Secret. His scope of knowledge and experience is a culmination of 34 years of research and studies of more than … Read More & Listen »

Digital Dharma

Steven R. Vedro discusses Digital Dharma: A User’s Guide to Expanding Consciousness in the Infosphere. Stephen is also a lecturer and nationally recognized telecommunications consultant who has been on the leading edge of both technology and public service for the last twenty … Read More & Listen »

Huna Mystic

Shastra Luning shares her experience as a mystic and huna practitioner. She was born and raised in the beauty and magic of the Hawaiian Islands where her gifts were awakened at an early age. In 1993 she opened the Oasis Center for … Read More & Listen »

Notes on the Need for Beauty

Artist, writer, and teacher J. Ruth Gendler is committed to the transformational potential of the arts. Her experience with the rhythms of creativity is evidenced by a diverse background in art, writing, publishing, teaching, and lecturing. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, … Read More & Listen »

What Paul Meant

Garry Wills is one of the most respected writers on religion today. He is the author of What Jesus Meant, Why I am a Catholic, Papal Sin, (which were New York Times bestseller) and won the Pulitzer prize for Lincoln at

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The World Without Us

Alan Weisman discusses his book, The World Without Us. Alan is an award-winning journalist whose reports have appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Discover, and on NPR, among others. A former contributing editor to The Los Angeles … Read More & Listen »

Enheartenment

Daniel Stacy Barron speaks about the emoto-spiritual paradigm of Theohumanity. He is the originator of Emotional Body Enlightenment (EBE), and founder of Project Theohumanity. Daniel has been an EBE facilitator for over fifteen years providing personal, couple, & group intensives. He also … Read More & Listen »

Holistic Psychology and Alchemical Psychotherapy

Judy Chang Gummelt speaks about the process called “Alchemical Psychotherapy” as well as a relatively new modality known as eye movement therapy for overcoming post-traumatic stress, or EMDR. Judy lives and has a practice half the time in Manhattan and has started … Read More & Listen »

Blessed Unrest

Paul Hawken discusses his book, Blessed Unrest; How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming. Paul is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, journalist, and best-selling author of six previous books. He is the architect and … Read More & Listen »

Life After Death

Deepak Chopra talks about his book, Life After Death: the Burden of Proof. He is the author of over 45 books translated in 35 languages with over 20 million copies sold worldwide. These include, The Book of Secrets, Peace is the way, … Read More & Listen »

Why We Believe What We Believe

Andrew Newberg is the author of Why We Believe What We Believe: Uncovering Our Biological Need for Meaning, Spirituality, and Truth. Andrew is a member of the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is an associate professor in the Department … Read More & Listen »

The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Mary Roach is the author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.

Gilgamesh

Stephen Mitchell is a renowned translator, scholar, and author best known for his ability to glean the wisdom and spiritual themes of sacred texts. Although Gilgamesh is considered one of the masterpieces of world literature, until now there has not been a … Read More & Listen »

Family Resilience

Po Bronson shares his book, Why Do I Love These People? Honest and Amazing Stories of Real Families. Po also wrote What Should I Do With My Life? in addition to several novels. His second novel The first 20 Million is AlwaysRead More & Listen »

How to Negotiate with Kids

Scott Brown, author of How to Negotiate with Kids, is a founding member of the acclaimed Harvard Negotiation Project, and brings his negotiating skills to the parenting arena. A parent of four himself, he realized that parents can apply the same negotiating … Read More & Listen »

When God Winks

SQuire Rushnell talks about his book When God Winks. SQuire is the president and CEO of GoodLife TV Network. For twenty years he was an executive at the ABC Television Network, where his work — including ABC’s Schoolhouse Rock and The ABCD … Read More & Listen »

Master Astrologer for Tarot.com

Jeff Jawer is a noted teacher, counselor and astrological scribe. He writes a number of popular forecasts, columns and articles for Tarot.com and is the co-author of Barnes & Noble’s yearly Your Astrology Guide series. Jeff holds a B.A. in The History … Read More & Listen »

Sexual R-Evolution

Brock Noyes speaks about the article “Sexual R-Evolution – Investigating the Biology of Eros.” Brock has lifelong experience in the holistic health field, and serves as a guide for individuals seeking dynamic change. He is also a Portland local, a writer, a … Read More & Listen »

Seven Secrets of Success

Dada Madhuvidyananda speaks about his book, Seven Secrets of Success: A guide for living a successful and fulfilling life. Dada became a monk when he was just 20 years old, and since then has dedicated his life to helping others. He has … Read More & Listen »

Sacred Link: Joining Fortunes with the Unknown

Kay Cordell Whitaker talks about her book, Sacred Link: Joining Fortunes with the Unknown. She is the author of the now classic The Reluctant Shaman (HarperCollins), a bestseller translated into many languages and still in print. After completing a thirteen-year apprenticeship with … Read More & Listen »

Gather the Women, Save the World

Jean Shinoda Bolen talks about her book Urgent Message From Mother: Gather the Women, Save the World. Jean is a Jungian analyst, psychiatrist and clinical professor at the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco.

Way of Conflict

Deidre Combs discusses her book, The Way of Conflict. She is a mediator and the founder of Combs & Company, a consulting firm that provides conflict and communication skills education, coaching, and team building services.

Open to Desire

Mark Epstein discusses his book, Open to Desire: Embracing a Lust for Life. He is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City. Mark lectures frequently about the value of Buddhist meditation in psychotherapy. His previous books include Thoughts Without aRead More & Listen »

The Love Spell

Phyllis Curott is the author of Book of Shadows, which has sold more than 100,000 copies in the U.S. and is an international bestseller. Ms. Curott is a respected civil liberties attorney honored as one of the Ten Gutsiest Women of the … Read More & Listen »

The Allure of Toxic Leaders

Jean Lipman-Blumen discusses The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians – and How We Can Survive Them. It was cited by FastCompany magazine, as well as by ManyWorlds, Inc., as one of the top business books … Read More & Listen »

Ready, Set, Grow

Lynda Madaras discusses her book, Ready, Set, Grow — A What’s Happening to My Body Book for Younger Girls. Lynda is the author of eleven books on health, childcare, and parenting. She is recognized worldwide for her unique non-threatening style, excellent organization, … Read More & Listen »

Human Design

Cathy Kinnaird explains Human Design. She is an analyst and teacher, as well as the director of Human Design Northwest. Her website is www.HumanDesignNW.com.

The Healing Artist

Janet Bernson, The Healing Artist, uses creative expression as a tool for making positive life changes. Janet is the author and creator of several popular expressive arts programs which focus on the individual as they relate to the world at large. These … Read More & Listen »

Expect a Miracle

Kathy Freston shares her book, Expect a Miracle: 7 Spiritual Steps to Finding the Right Relationship. She is a self-help author and wellness counselor; she specializes in a body/mind/spirit approach for bringing about health and happiness. Freston has worked with people healing … Read More & Listen »

Midlife Miracle Diet

Adele Puhn talks about food, health and her book, The Midlife Miracle Diet . She is a nutritional consultant with over twenty-four years of experience, and a thriving practice in New York. She holds an M.S. in medical biology and clinical nutrition … Read More & Listen »

Tibetan Reincarnation

Gehlek Rimpoche presents his book, Good Heart, Good Death: Tibetan Wisdom on Reincarnation. He was born in Lhasa, Tibet, in 1939, is a highly regarded Buddhist teacher whose deep understanding, drawn from the rich wisdom of the Tibetan culture, is presented with … Read More & Listen »