December 30th, 2011
Show #191 Recorded 12/16/11 Aired 12/30/11
Walk in Your Own Footsteps: Your guide to a happy and balanced life
After great losses in her life, artist Laura Pallatin learned how to create balance and take of her life. She has practical suggestions to help you find what makes you happy by considering posture, exercise, getting out in nature, and taking deeps breaths.
December 23rd, 2011
Show #190 Recorded 8/5/11 Aired 12/23/11
Living With Your Heart Wide Open: how mindfulness & compassion can free you from unworthiness, inadequacy & shame
Steve Flowers is a psychotherapist in private practic in Chico, California, and director of the mindfulness-based stress reduction clinic at Enloe Medical Center. Co-author Bob Stahl, PhD founded and directs mindfulness-based stress reduction programs in three medical centers in the San Francisco By Area. Steve is also author of The Mindful Path Through Shyness. Through the practices in Living With Your Heart Wide you learn how to open your heart to the loving-kindness within you and in the world around you.
December 16th, 2011
Show #189 Recorded 11/4/11 Aired 12/16/11
Ramblings of a Ranger
Park ranger and school teacher Dave Frederick lived and worked in Lassen Volcanic National Park for many years. He recounts stories of disaster rescue, backcountry patrolling, and promoting the wonders of nature.
December 9th, 2011
Show #188 Recorded 12/2/11 Air date 12/9/11
Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918
European aristocrat Harry Kessler started keeping a journal when he was a 12-year-old schoolboy in the late 19th century -- diaries which totaled 10,000 manuscript pages. Chico State history professor Laird Easton edited and translated Kessler's early diaries which were thought lost until discovered in Mallorca in 1983. His 924-page book, Journey to the Abyss, was named by The Atlantic one of the 10 best books of 2011.
December 2nd, 2011
Show #187 Recorded 1/18/11 Aired 12/2/11
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published
Literary agent Arielle Eckstut and author David Henry Sterry, the "book doctors", have written an entertaining and practical guide which includes tips for the novice and the experienced writer who wants to publish and market a book.