For over 25 years on KBOO, the Pathways interview program has offered lively, original conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation. Over the years, we have been honored to bring to KBOO listeners some of the biggest names in the field -- including: Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer, John Gray, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and hundreds of other authors and teachers. In addition, we make it a point to host local talent -- people who are making a positive cultural difference in our Oregon radio community.
Today on Pathways we are visiting with Catriona MacGregor, author of Partnering with Nature: the Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth. It just won a "Best Books Award" from USA Book News. Catriona is an authority on global environmental trends. For over twenty years, she led and supported environmental initiatives in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, and the United States. Catriona is also a coauthor of Healing the Heart of the World: Harnessing the Power of Intention to Change Your Life and the Planet. She lives with her husband, Paul, son Joe, and many animal friends, domestic and wild, in northern California.
One of America’s leading spiritual teachers and authors, Sharon Salzberg is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts. She has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (lovingkindness) are the foundations of her work. She is the author of the new book, Real Happiness: the power of meditation.
- Length: 28:33 minutes (26.13 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Tom Park interview Dr. Richard Settersten, co author of "Not Quite Adults," discussing why 20-somethings are choosing a slower path to adulthood and why it's good for everyone.
- Title: Not Quite Adults
- Length: 27:22 minutes (25.06 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Eric Zimmerer graduated from the Colorado School of Counseling Hypnotherapy and was certified as a Clinical Hypnotist in 2005. Since then he has been practicing hypnotherapy and developing hypnosis CD recordings for stress relief, weight loss, and self improvement. Eric moved to Beaverton from his home town of Boulder Colorado in 2009.
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. Author Sherry Turkle speaks with host Paul O'Brien
Sherry Turkle is author of the new book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. Sherry is a professor at MIT and the founder and current director of the MIT initiative on Technology and Self. Professor Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has been studying our changing relationships with our digital culture for over three decades, charting how mobile technology, social networking, and sociable robotics are changing our work, families and identity.
Martha Shelley is the author of the new novel The Throne in the Heart of the Sea. Martha was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in a progressive jewish home. A political activist since the late 1960s, she participated in the Women's Press Collective and was one of the founders of New York's Gay Liberation Front. She has written numerous essays, short stories and poems. Her most recent book of poetry is "Haggadah: A Celebration of Freedom." She lives in Portland.
Jeff Mapes is the author of "Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists are Changing American Cities," which came out in 2009, was a best-seller for the Oregon State University Press and was reviewed in The New York Times. Jeff is also the senior political reporter at The Oregonian in Portland and is the author of the blog "Mapes on Politics." He's also a regular political analyst on Oregon Public Broadcasting. He lives with his wife, Karen, in Portland. Their last transportation purchase was a cargo bike.
Sandra Padilla is the creator of the SparkQuest educational system. SparkQuest workshops will help you find out who you are, what you like, what you would like to do with your life, what your truth is, your way of being and thinking, who your friends are, and what your perspective is regarding responsibility and personal freedom. The workshops provide a unique space in which to conduct a personal inventory of where you are and what you have done in your life. Sandra offers workshops for teens and adults on subjects such as "Your Mission in Life and the Four Ways of Knowing," "Identifying Your Essence," "The Power of Words, and "Visualizing Your Potential" among others.
Asha Hawkesworth is an energy healer, writer, and speaker whose main focus is healing and spirituality. Asha is the co-founder of Brighthill, a healing and metaphysical center in Gresham, Oregon. She is the co-author of Brighthill Guided Meditations for Personal Transformation, and she is currently writing a book about the inner child, which is designed to help people transform unhelpful or toxic patterns so that they can find their joy.
- Length: 28:40 minutes (26.25 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)