Glen Park is the author of the new book, Chakra Healing Therapy; Awaken Spiritual Energies and Heal Emotional Wounds. Glen is a healer, teacher, writer, workshop leader and trainer in the Alexander Technique and Chakra Healing Therapy. She has been practicing these two healing modalities for over thirty years. Before that she studied philosophy at Southampton University and then worked in the professional theatre as an actress and playwright for ten years.
The Pathways program features fascinating 30-minute conversations with authors, inventors and cultural activists whose work supports personal development and/or cultural evolution.
Paul O’Brien has been Pathways’ producer/host since 1984.
The show has been broadcast across Oregon and Southern Washington for over 30 years and has a large, loyal following. It airs on Sunday mornings at 8:30 AM at USA Pacific time on KBOO 90.7 FM in Portland, Oregon (streaming via KBOO.fm)—with free worldwide podcasts of Pathways interviews available here and via iTunes and other podcast servers
Jason Gregory is the author of the new book, Emotional Intuition for Peak Performance: Secrets from the Sages for Being in the Zone. Jason is a teacher and international speaker specializing in the fields of Eastern and Western philosophy, metaphysics, and ancient cultures. For several years he studied with masters in Buddhism, Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Hinduism, and Taoism, traveling to some of the most remote places in the world.
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, owned, and operated a personal training gym. A dynamic speaker and outstanding testament to what she preaches and practices, Nancy has appeared as a guest on numerous podcasts.
Judi Miller is the author of the new book, Perfect: A Path to Love, Forgiveness and Transformation. Judi Miller started her career as a CPA and excelled in the world of corporate finance for over 20 years. Most of her life has been dedicated to personal development and helping others cope in a constantly changing environment. Over the past several years, Judi’s interest shifted toward spirituality. Her growth was no longer aimed at making herself better; instead, she began to focus on finding her intrinsic wholeness. This shift brought her numerous lessons around the nature of the creator, forgiveness and the trajectory each soul follows throughout the course of many lives. Today, sharing these lessons is an integral part of her journey. As a coach, speaker and author, she shares her relatable and heartfelt messages with others who want to awaken to their true greatness and experience lasting happiness.
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 that works on the planet’s more extreme challenges. Trained as a sociologist and historian, his interests have focused on societies undergoing profound economic and cultural transitions. He has been a professor, and research scholar at colleges and universities here and abroad. Randy lives in Vermont.
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 including Esalen and Spirit Rock Buddhist Center. He shares his time between Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California. Dave combines psychological and spiritual perspectives in his work.
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 Theology she has written numerous bestselling books that have been translated into dozens of different languages. Her mission is to make spirituality more credible, engaging and mainstream.
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, and has written textbooks, trade books, and novels. Consulting clients have included IBM, Hewlett-Packard, a Federal Reserve bank, and Foster’s Freeze. He is one of the foremost researchers in microdosing studies and is a co-founder of Sophia University. He has been researching healthy multiplicity for over 20 years and lives with his filmmaker wife In Menlo Park, California. Jordan Gruber, J.D., writer, collaborative writer, ghost writer, and editor, has forged and sculpted authoritative volumes in forensic law, financial services, and self-development. A graduate of Binghamton University and the University of Virginia School of Law, he founded the Enlightenment.com website and is now a leading advocate of rebound exercise through the SuperBound Project. He lives in Menlo Park, California, with his wife and family.
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 earned a Ph.D. in theology from the University of Chicago. His sermon at All Soul on the Sunday after 9/11, “The Shaking of Foundations,” was selected as one of seven responses to 9/11, along with speeches by President Bush and Governor Pataki, for Representative American Speeches 2001–2002. Guengerich is the author of God Revised: How Religion Must Evolve in a Scientific Age and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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 The Mindfulness Movie and profiled in the Living Spiritual Teachers Project, he currently writes Psychology Today’s Practical Mindfulness Blog.
Past Vice-President of The Center for Mindful Eating, Donald’s passion is to bring ancient, timeless values and practices into modern life. He has taught thousands of health care and business professionals how to apply mindfulness for self-growth, in relationships, and in the workplace. He worked for several years as a senior mental health therapist at an eating disorder and general psychiatric clinic before founding his own clinic. He and his lovely wife, Maria, live on a beautiful hill near Portland, Oregon.