14
Dec
2013

Linda Holiday Sensei, Dec 7, 2013 on Simple Life Radio

After intensive training in Japan, Linda Holiday Sensei founded Aikido Santa Cruz in 1982.  Published this year, her book "Journey to the Heart of Aikido, the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei," she talks about her life experiences in Japan and her motivation for writing this book.

5
Dec
2013

Wendolyn Bird interview on Simple Life Radio Nov 23, 2013

Wendolyn Bird, an outdoor educator through Tender Tracks, Tales and Trails for 30 years (tendertracks.com)  She is also found at childrennatureandyou.org and she is one of the "voices of the future" on hookedonnature.org  Her book & cd "Tales from Earth to Sky" is available at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden.  She's animated, authentic and speaks from the heart.  Enjoy!.

9
Nov
2013

Dan Millman, on Simple Life Nov 9, 2013

One of my all time favorite authors, Dan Millman; is our guest today on Simple Life Radio broadcasting on 540AM or livestreaming at MontereyRadio.com.  Dan shares stories of personal experience about writing his latest book, "The Creative Compass; writing your way from inspiration to publication" which he and his daughter Sierra Prasada wrote together.

This book is actually applicable to any creative endeavor.  Give a listen.

26
Oct
2013

Ken Foster on Simple Life Radio Oct. 26, 2013

Ken shares his original inspiration at age 10 reading The Secret Garden. Years later, at UCSC his participation in the garden project would turn him to this life's work.  Winning awards for community outreach and innovation his team of passionate professionals, continue to grow.

This interview was very informative on the topic of organic farming, ecological landscaping, and permaculture innovations and education.

Ken Foster, is a native of Santa Cruz, California. In 1985 Ken was an apprentice at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there. Ken also has an A.S. degree in horticulture from Cabrillo College. Ken is a landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988.


12
Oct
2013

David Martin on Simple Life Radio 101213

Contributing author to "Contagious Optimism" David Martin is certainly an up-beat guy!  He is also a CEO of INDX Strategies Wealth Management and also founder of Marin the Hiking Club.  That is an indicator about David's balance, his passion keeps him vibrant in a life he dearly appreciates.  His optimism permeates all aspects of life and he doesn't have his head in the sand.  Engaging, introspective and just plain fun.

5
Oct
2013

Out-of-Town Guests

There are some issues that know no bounds.  In the socioeconomic climate today, we see a familiar pattern around the globe.  Today's show shares that more expanded perspective in a very diverse, creative and fun way! 

- Elizabeth Bathora shares a perspective from Vedic Astrology on the government shutdown and more.

- Tim Minchin shares 9 life's lessons in a style all of his own.

- Four strangers encounter the scientific measurement of happiness.

28
Sep
2013

Nancy Mellon on Simple Life Radio 033013

Nancy Mellon is a psychotherapist, counselor and storyteller.  Nancy explains how she uses and encourages in her clients, an openness to creative, healing storytelling and how it is used for health and healing.  Offering real life experiences to illustrate.  Warm, engaging, and educational. 

Her website:www.healingstory.com

3
Aug
2013

Joann Marie Donahoe, DVM on Simple Life 080313

Joann Marie Donahoe is a local Vet who make house calls, shares about what "Animal Parenting" as she wrote the book on it!  Much like human family dynamics, when pets ar part of the family they will adapt to the existing dynamics; and mirror what patterns we have put in place.  Joann talks about experiences with extreme cases that very quickly turn around. Full of passion for our four-legged companions, Joann is candid, authentic and entertaining as well as informative.

Her website: www.animalparenting.com

6
Jul
2013

Dr Marc Gafni on Simple Life Radio, 7/6/13

My guest on Simple Life is an incredible visionary, author and world teacher. It's going to be a great show! Marc Gafni is a cutting edge spiritual teacher, author, television personality, mediator, corporate consultant, iconoclast, and gentle provocateur.  He speaks about how to respond to outrageous pain.  He shares small steps that anyone can take to make progress toward becoming "Your Unique Self, the radical path to personal enlightenment" (now available at Pilgrim's Way Books.

Dr. Marc Gafni's Official Website

www.marcgafni.com/