Pathways Radio by Paul O'Brien show

Pathways Radio by Paul O'Brien

Summary: Pathways provides 1/2 hour audio interviews of select leaders in transformation and self-discovery by Paul O'Brien -- charismatic radio host, spiritual teacher, author of the book Divination, and founder of Tarot.com.

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 A Manual for Creating Atheists | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Dr. Peter Boghossian, 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 of contexts. Peter has a teaching pedigree spanning more than 20 years and 30,000 students - in prisons, hospitals, public and private schools, seminaries, colleges and universities, Fortune 100 companies, and small businesses. His fundamental objective is to teach people how to think through what often seem to be intractable problems.

 Make Love with Food and Lose Weight | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Alfonso De Rose, 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, and spirituality. He was an award winning bodybuilder in Italy when he began studying food, nutrition and health. After a personal inner journey, he developed Thinner Journey workshops, which became so successful for people struggling with weight and eating issues that he wrote this bookin order to share his message with a wider audience, and to explain the most important issues of weight gain and weight loss from a physical, mental, and spiritual

 Beyond Gold: True Wealth for Inheritors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Thayer Willis, 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. Since 1990 she has specialized in helping people of all ages handle the psychological challenges of wealth. Born into the founding family of Georgia-Pacific Corporation, she has a unique insider's perspective on the privileges and tragedies that wealthy families encounter.

 Oil and Honey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Bill McKibben, 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 Step It Up and 350.org, and was among the first to warn of the dangers of global warming. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize. He lives in Vermont with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern, and their daughter.

 The Trauma of Everyday Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

This week's guest on Pathways is Mark Epstein, M.D., 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 Thoughts without a Thinker, Going to Pieces without Falling Apart, Going on Being, Open to Desire and Psychotherapy without the Self. His newest work, The Trauma of Everyday Life, is out now. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University and is currently Clinical Assistant Professor in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis at New York University.

 The Approaching Great Transformation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Joel Magnuson, 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 and he is a visiting fellow at the Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, England. Joel is an international advisor to the editorial board of Anglia's journal Interconnections. He is an active member of an international research group based in Europe that is working toward new philosophical foundations for economic theory and practice.

 Smile at Strangers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Susan Schorn, 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. Edward's University, and the University of Hawaii-Hilo. She holds black belts in Kyokushin and Seido karate and is a member of the National Women's Martial Arts Federation and former chair of the board of directors for Sun Dragon Martial Arts and Self Defense, in Austin, Texas (where she still trains and teaches). She is currently working toward self-defense instructor certification through the NWMAF, and earned her nidan (second degree) black belt in Seido karate in 2011. She has written for radio and online publications, including McSweeney's and The Rumpus. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two children.

 In Seach of Fatherhood | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Kevin Renner, 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 from the University of California at Berkeley.  He speaks widely, publishes a monthly column in The Oregonian newspaper, and blogs at Kevin-renner.com.

 In Seach of Fatherhood | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Kevin Renner, 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 from the University of California at Berkeley.  He speaks widely, publishes a monthly column in The Oregonian newspaper, and blogs at Kevin-renner.com.

 Don’t Believe Everything You Think | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Thubten Chodron, 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 retreats, and is known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha's teachings. She is the author of numerous books, including Buddhism for Beginners and Open Heart, Clear Mind. She is the founder of the Sravasti Abbey, in Newport, WA, which fulfills her long-held vision to share the Buddha's teachings, incorporating the best elements of Western society, including gender equality and using technology to spread the Dharma.

 Don’t Believe Everything You Think | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Thubten Chodron, 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 retreats, and is known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha's teachings. She is the author of numerous books, including Buddhism for Beginners and Open Heart, Clear Mind. She is the founder of the Sravasti Abbey, in Newport, WA, which fulfills her long-held vision to share the Buddha's teachings, incorporating the best elements of Western society, including gender equality and using technology to spread the Dharma.

 Masters of the Word | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is William J. Bernstein, 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 Investing and most recently A Splendid Exchange. He is a Ph.D., M.D. and is a practicing neurologist in Oregon. Known for his quarterly journal of asset allocation and portfolio theory "Efficient Frontier", Dr. Bernstein is also a principal in the money management firm Efficient Frontier Advisor. He is a frequent guest columnist for Morningstar, and is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

 Performance Optimization | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest today on Pathways is Jennifer "Elemental" Larkin, 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 their greatest ambitions. She travels around the world delivering consciousness raising workshops with a mission to transform millions of lives by spreading joy, fun, & laughter using conscious educational messages inspiring global transformation.

 Simple Steps for Starting Over | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Cheryl Maloney, author of the new book, Simple Steps for Starting Over. Cheryl is an author, publisher and radio talk show host. She is the founder, publisher and editor of Simple Steps Real Change Magazine. Her last book, Simple Steps for Real Life was an Amazon.com #1 bestseller. She is the author of Simple Steps... Real Change, the Book. Cheryl spent 25 years as an insurance professional, then left the corporate world when her company was acquired and her position replaced. Starting over again in her 50s, both professionally and financially, gave her the confidence and know-how to help other people experiencing significant change in their lives.

 Big Data | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:00

Our guest this week on Pathways is Kenneth Cukier, 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 before that, the paper's global technology correspondent based in London, where his work focused on innovation, intellectual property and Internet governance.

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