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, 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.

Perfect: A Path to Love, Forgiveness and Transformation

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.

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 Needs To Be Said, has reached a diverse audience of millions of people throughout the world, with an average monthly readership of over a million people. His home church, North Raleigh Community Church, is a growing, nontraditional Christian community dedicated to radical hospitality, mutual respect, and diversity of doctrine.

From Personal Initiation to Global Transformation

Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of the new book How Soon is Now: From Personal Initiation to Global Transformation. Daniel is the New York Times bestselling author of 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl and Breaking Open the Head. He is the star of the 2010 documentary, 2012: A Time for Change and is co-founder of the popular ‘zine Evolver.net and founder of the think tank, Center for Planetary Culture, which produced the Regenerative Society Wiki.

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 art therapy. Committed to bridging yoga, psychotherapy, and social justice, Marsh founded the DAYA Foundation, a nonprofit yoga therapy center known for its integrated approach to yoga, mindfulness, and recovery.

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 Better World.

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 interviews renowned experts in the fields of metaphysics, spirituality, new science and related subjects.

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 it brought us. Now the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about how compassion can bring us even more.

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 victims of trauma of abandonment, heartbreak, and loss around the world.  Her groundbreaking program is the product of over thirty years of research and clinical practice.

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. A popular blogger and workshop leader, her first book cuts to the chase and teaches people how to accept and feel their feelings instead of stuffing them and teaches the value of having a little self-compassion for our own lives.