Pathways Radio by Paul O'Brien

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By: Paul O'Brien

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.

Letting Go of Nothing
10/14/2021

Peter Russell is author of the book, Letting Go of Nothing: Relax your mind and discover your true nature. Peter is an author, speaker, and leading thinker on consciousness and contemporary spirituality. He believes the critical challenge today is freeing human thinking from the limited beliefs and attitudes that lie behind many of our problems — personal, social, and global. More information about the guest can be found at https://www.peterrussell.com/


Pathways for September 19, 2021: Tarot Inspired Life
09/17/2021

https://youtu.be/ftFpkk9ENpQ Jaymi Elford is the author of Tarot Inspired Life: Use the Cards to Enhance Your Life. Jaymi lives a tarot-inspired life. She uses the cards as a tool to explore the world we live in and create meaning. She is an accomplished reader, and a respected member of the international Tarot community. She has taught at Readers Studio, the Bay Area Tarot Symposium, and the North West Tarot Symposium. Lo Scarabeo published her first deck, Triple Goddess Tarot, in 2017. She is also the co-host of Cardslingers Coast to Coast. More information about the guest can b...


Pathways for September 5, 2021: Being Better
09/04/2021

Kai Whiting is the author of the new book, Being Better: Stoicism for a World Worth Living In. Kai is a lecturer and researcher in environmental sustainability and Stoicism at UC Louvain, Belgium. To relax, he likes to build Legos, enjoys watching the kids program Lego Ninjago in multiple languages and reading Robert Muchamore’s Cherub series in Portuguese. His favorite music bands are Duran Duran and Soda Stereo, both of whom were famous before he was born. If money were no object, he would plant enough trees to tackle climate breakdown, rescue foxes and red pandas, and buy the NFL’...


Pathways for August 15, 2021: ahh…The Pleasure Book
08/12/2021

Jia Gottlieb is the author of the new book, ahh…The Pleasure Book. He was born to an Austrian Jewish father and Chinese mother and grew up in a white, middle-class suburb outside of Chicago. After graduating from college, he backpacked around the world for a year. During a 12-day trek in the Himalayas, he found his calling as a doctor. He received his MD from Northwestern University, completed his residency in family medicine at the Community Hospital of Sonoma County, California, and then traveled to China, Japan, and India to study acupuncture, martial arts, yoga, and other ancient practices. Short...


Pathways for August 1, 2021: Modern Masculinity
07/29/2021

Michael Ronin is the author of the new book, Modern Masculinity for the Conscious Man. Michael is an interdisciplinary cultural commentator, pulling together the threads of an unraveling world to provide clarity amidst all the Crazy. More information about the guest can be found at www.michaelronin.net


Patti Henry: Pathways for July 18, 2021: Two Lifetimes
07/16/2021

Patti Henry is the author of the new book, Two Lifetimes: From Fear to Love. Patti has been a psychotherapist in private practice since 1988, working women’s programs in psychiatric hospitals before that. Her goal then was to empower women, but now she also works to heal emotionally empower men. Her first book, The Emotionally Unavailable  Man: A Blueprint for Healing, addresses men’s issues. She has worked with thousands of couples, families, and individuals over the years.  She believes it’s possible to heal ourselves, heal each other, and heal the world. More information about the guest can be found at h...


Pathways for July 4, 2021: Four Gifts of the Highly Sensitive
06/30/2021

https://youtu.be/hSFn_9GeQQ0 Courtney Marchesani author of the new book, Four Gifts of the Highly Sensitive: Embrace the Science of Sensitivity, Heal Anxiety and Relationships, and Connect Deeply With Your World. Courtney is the developer of the Highly Sensitive Gifts Test. Named as the 2017 Hay House Writer’s Workshop Award winner, her insights into sensitivity help readers identify their gifts of intuition, empathy, vision, and expression to maximize their potential, while also learning how former trauma may have shaped them. More information about the guest can be found at inspiredpotentials.com/


Courtney Marchesani: Pathways for July 4, 2021: Four Gifts of the Highly Sensitive
06/30/2021

Courtney Marchesani author of the new book, Four Gifts of the Highly Sensitive: Embrace the Science of Sensitivity, Heal Anxiety and Relationships, and Connect Deeply With Your World. Courtney is the developer of the Highly Sensitive Gifts Test. Named as the 2017 Hay House Writer’s Workshop Award winner, her insights into sensitivity help readers identify their gifts of intuition, empathy, vision, and expression to maximize their potential, while also learning how former trauma may have shaped them. More information about the guest can be found at http://inspiredpotentials.com/


Pathways June 20, 2021: Holistic Centers Network
06/17/2021

Ralph White is the co-founder of the New York Open Center, America’s leading urban institution of holistic learning where his current role is Senior Fellow and Conference Director. More information about the guest can be found at www.ralphwhite.net


Ralph White: Pathways June 20, 2021: Holistic Centers Network
06/17/2021

Co-founder of Holistic Centers Network, co-founder of Open Center (NY), author, Esoteric Quest director, and international speaker on cultural, personal and social transformation. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.ralphwhite.net


Ralph White: Pathways June 20, 2021: Holistic Centers Network
06/17/2021

Co-founder of Holistic Centers Network, co-founder of Open Center (NY), author, Esoteric Quest director, and international speaker on cultural, personal and social transformation. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.ralphwhite.net


Pathways for June 6, 2021: The Evolutionary Empath
06/04/2021

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 Air Force officer, and, over the past fourteen years, throwing herself fully into experiential healing practices, has gifted her with a unique perspective that allows her to engage with the world in a versatile and integrated way—bridging both the left and right hemispheres of the brain. Stephanie is the founder and director of Blue Star Temple. An ordained shamanic minister, she holds a bachelor’s degree...


Stephanie Red Feather: Pathways for June 6, 2021: The Evolutionary Empath
06/04/2021

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 Air Force officer, and, over the past fourteen years, throwing herself fully into experiential healing practices, has gifted her with a unique perspective that allows her to engage with the world in a versatile and integrated way—bridging both the left and right hemispheres of the brain. Stephanie is the founder and director of Blue Star Temple. An ordained shamanic minister, she holds a bachelor’s degree...


Pathways for May 16, 2021: Sidetracked
05/13/2021

https://youtu.be/0fO35lZi1U4 Amanda Mailey is the author of the new book, Sidetracked. Amanda has worked for some of the largest advertising agencies in the world advising brands like Intel, Adobe, Nike, Microsoft, and Visa. Amanda received a Journalism degree from the University of Oregon before getting her first consulting job with Intel. She owns her own strategic consultancy, ALIST—advising start-ups, mission driven companies, and the careers of women and BIPOC leaders. More information about the guest can be found at www.sidetrackedbook.com


Amanda Mailey: Pathways for May 16, 2021: Sidetracked
05/13/2021

Amanda Mailey is the author of the new book, Sidetracked. Amanda has worked for some of the largest advertising agencies in the world advising brands like Intel, Adobe, Nike, Microsoft, and Visa. Amanda received a Journalism degree from the University of Oregon before getting her first consulting job with Intel. She owns her own strategic consultancy, ALIST—advising start-ups, mission driven companies, and the careers of women and BIPOC leaders. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.sidetrackedbook.com


Pathways for May 2, 2021: The Deep Heart
04/29/2021

https://youtu.be/ngxaQPRA29o John J Prendergast, PHD, is the author of the new book, The Deep Heart: Our Portal to Presence.  John is a spiritual teacher, retired Adjunct Professor of Psychology at CIIS in San Francisco, and soon-to-retire psychotherapist in private practice. He offers online and in-person retreats. He studied for many years with the European sage Jean Klein as well as with the American teacher Adyashanti. He is also the author of In Touch: How to Tune in to Your Inner Guidance and Trust Yourself. More information about the guest can be found at www.listeningfromsilence.com


John Prendergast: Pathways for May 2, 2021: The Deep Heart
04/29/2021

John J Prendergast, PHD, is the author of the new book, The Deep Heart: Our Portal to Presence.  John is a spiritual teacher, retired Adjunct Professor of Psychology at CIIS in San Francisco, and soon-to-retire psychotherapist in private practice. He offers online and in-person retreats. He studied for many years with the European sage Jean Klein as well as with the American teacher Adyashanti. He is also the author of In Touch: How to Tune in to Your Inner Guidance and Trust Yourself. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.listeningfromsilence.com


Pathways for April 18, 2021: Living Full Circle
04/15/2021

Dondeena Bradley is the author of the new book, Living Full Circle: simple ancient rituals for  modern life. Dondeena has a master's degree in nutrition and a doctorate in food science. She is a strategist, a well-being expert, and an innovator formally trained in developing new products, services, and processes across a broad spectrum of industries. With competence and care, she has spent thousands of hours leading global teams to generate new business value in diverse cultures such as Mars Candies, Campbell Soup, McNeil/Johnson & Johnson, PepsiCo, and Weight Watchers. In general, she is a curious explorer, believes in a br...


Pathways for April 4, 2021: Falling Open in a World Falling Apart
04/01/2021

https://youtu.be/-qcQ1sRIUPQ Amodo Maa is author of Falling Open in a World Falling Apart. Amoda is a spiritual teacher, a warrior of the heart, sharing a fresh approach to the age-old search for spiritual freedom. More information about the guest can be found at https://www.amodamaa.com/


Amoda Maa: Pathways for April 4, 2021: Falling Open in a World Falling Apart
04/01/2021

Amodo Maa is author of Falling Open in a World Falling Apart. Amoda is a spiritual teacher, a warrior of the heart, sharing a fresh approach to the age-old search for spiritual freedom. More information about the guest can be found at http://https://www.amodamaa.com/


Pathways for March 21, 2021: The Story Within
03/18/2021

https://youtu.be/K4pr5fqCSG4 Yehudit Silverman is the author of the new book, The Story Within: Myth and Fairy Tale in Therapy. Yehudit posits that everyone of us is creative … that there is an innate calling to respond to the world through some sort of creative medium. Myths, fairy tales, and ancient stories from around the world point to this. They speak of a quest: a journey fraught with obstacles, demons, and monsters.  From Persephone to the Ugly Duckling, the themes and challenges within these stories still speak to us today … and offer inspiration relevant to our own individua...


Yehudit Silverman: Pathways for March 21, 2021: The Story Within
03/18/2021

Yehudit Silverman is the author of the new book, The Story Within: Myth and Fairy Tale in Therapy. Yehudit posits that everyone of us is creative … that there is an innate calling to respond to the world through some sort of creative medium. Myths, fairy tales, and ancient stories from around the world point to this. They speak of a quest: a journey fraught with obstacles, demons, and monsters.  From Persephone to the Ugly Duckling, the themes and challenges within these stories still speak to us today … and offer inspiration relevant to our own individual “hero’s journey.” More information about the guest...


Monika Kochar: Pathways for March 7, 2021: SmartGift
03/05/2021

Monika Kochar is the CEO and co-founder of SmartGift. This new internet platform is used by consumers, major corporations and global brands—to integrate gifting and recognition into everyday life. Monika has launched and led startups that transformed music and ecommerce, and redefined customer experiences.  She has worked as a strategic trader for JP Morgan, BNP Paribas and Goldman Sachs. Monika attended Mount Holyoke College and got her Masters at the London School of Economics. In addition, she is an avid writer and speaker on payments technologies, tech philosophy and women in entrepreneurship. She grew up in India and lives in NYC...


Pathways for Feb. 20, 2021: Addiction Free Naturally
02/18/2021

https://youtu.be/7ztg6xDgxEQ Brigitte Mars is the author of the new book, Addiction Free Naturally: Free Yourself from Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol, Tobacco, Caffeine, Sugar, and More. Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Envision, Arise Festivals, and even The Mayo Clinic. She is a founding and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. Visit Brigitte's website here: https://brigittemars.com/ [1] Purchase her book, Addiction...


Brigitte Mars: Pathways for Feb. 20, 2021: Addiction Free Naturally
02/18/2021

Brigitte Mars is the author of the new book, Addiction Free Naturally: Free Yourself from Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol, Tobacco, Caffeine, Sugar, and More. Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, and School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Envision, Arise Festivals, and even The Mayo Clinic. She is a founding and professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.brigittemars.com


Pathways for Feb. 7, 2021: Mindful Loving
02/04/2021

Henry Grayson is the author of Mindful Loving: 10 Practices for Creating Deeper Connections. Henry has lectured widely across the U.S. and abroad at professional conferences, retreat centers, libraries, schools, churches and synagogues. Dr. Grayson continues the practice of spiritually oriented psychotherapy in New York City and Westport, CT. More information about the guest can be found at www.naturallifestyle.net/profiles/Henry-Grayson-PhD-1092


Henry Grayson: Mindful Loving
02/04/2021

Henry Grayson is the author of Mindful Loving: 10 Practices for Creating Deeper Connections. Henry has lectured widely across the U.S. and abroad at professional conferences, retreat centers, libraries, schools, churches and synagogues. Dr. Grayson continues the practice of spiritually oriented psychotherapy in New York City and Westport, CT. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.naturallifestyle.net/profiles/Henry-Grayson-PhD-1092


Pathways for Jan. 17, 2021: Unreasonable Joy
01/14/2021

https://youtu.be/0jIjs3fF3OQ Turiya is the author of the new book,Unreasonable Joy: Awakening through Trikaya Buddhism. Turīya is a Buddhist monk, teacher, and author who, despite living with chronic pain, founded Dharma Center of Trikaya Buddhism in San Diego in 1998 to share the power and freedom she has found on her path. For over 25 years, she has taught thousands of students how to meditate, trained teachers, and helped people discover the unreasonable joy of our true nature. More information about the guest can be found at www.dharmacenter.com


Turiya : Pathways for Jan. 17, 2020: Unreasonable Joy
01/14/2021

Turiya is the author of the new book,Unreasonable Joy: Awakening throughTrikaya Buddhism. Turīya is a Buddhist monk, teacher, and author who, despite living with chronic pain, founded Dharma Center of Trikaya Buddhism in San Diego in 1998 to share the power and freedom she has found on her path. For over 25 years, she has taught thousands of students how to meditate, trained teachers, and helped people discover the unreasonable joy of our true nature. More information about the guest can be found at http://www.dharmacenter.com


Pathways for Jan. 3, 2021: Bridging Science and Spirit
12/31/2020

Nisha Manek is co-author of the new book, Bridging Science and Spirit: The Genius of William Tiller's Physics and the Promise of Information Medicine. Nisha was born on the equator in the village of Ol’Kalou in Nyahururu district in the highlands of Kenya. She graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University, after which she received her doctorate in medicine from Glasgow University School of Medicine in Scotland. She completed her fellowship in rheumatology at Stanford University Medical Center, and joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. She is an invited faculty member for the...


Nisha Manek: Bridging Science and Spirit
12/31/2020

Nisha Manek is co-author of the new book, Bridging Science and Spirit: The Genius of William Tiller's Physics and the Promise of Information Medicine. Nisha was born on the equator in the village of Ol’Kalou in Nyahururu district in the highlands of Kenya. She graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University, after which she received her doctorate in medicine from Glasgow University School of Medicine in Scotland. She completed her fellowship in rheumatology at Stanford University Medical Center, and joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. She is an invited faculty member for the...


Dane Stevens: Reclaim your power to create your best life
12/17/2020

Dane Stevens is the author of the new book, Reclaim Your Power to Create Your Best Life—How to Permanently Heal Unwanted Behaviors, Chronic Conditions and Addictions. Dane is an author, speaker and facilitator. He is the owner and director of An Extraordinary Life a company that promotes healing, spiritual awareness and Self- empowerment. He is the developer of the Neuro Trauma Healing Process (NTHP) and the Soul Re-Cognition Process (SRC). These new healing modalities are obtaining profoundly positive results for people dealing with unwanted behaviors, chronic conditions and addictive behaviors. More information about the guest can be found at http://d...


Glen Park: Chakra Healing Therapy
12/03/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at http://glenpark.uk


Pathways for Nov. 15, 2020: Emotional Intuition for Peak Performance
11/12/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at jasongregory.org


Jason Gregory: Emotional Intuition for Peak Performance
11/12/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at http://jasongregory.org


Pathways for Nov. 1, 2020: Bigger Better Braver
10/29/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at nancypickardlifecoach.com/


Nancy Pickard: Bigger Better Braver
10/29/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at http://nancypickardlifecoach.com/


Pathways for Oct. 18, 2020: Perfect: A Path to Love, Forgiveness and Transformation
10/15/2020

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...


Judi Miller: Perfect: A Path to Love, Forgiveness and Transformation
10/15/2020

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...


Without Reservation
10/01/2020

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. More information about the guest can be found at www.randykritkausky.com