1
Feb
2014

Eating Disorders Explored with Doreen Smith on Simple Life Radio

What is an "eating disorder" and how does it impact us?  Doreen shares openly her journey with food and how she has reclaimed herself.  Listen to how she has managed to deal with the real life situations and find joy in life!

22
Jan
2014

Chrisann Brennan, author of “The Bite in the Apple” Jan 18, 2014 on Simple Life Radio

Beyond the spotlight of success and power, the was a young and idealistic young man by the name of Steve Jobs. Exploring the little known truth of the the early years, Chrisann Brennan, author of "The Bite in the Apple" will share stories of her life and co-parenting with Steve. What are the costs and who pays the price for huge success? Local Chrisann Brennan will share candidly about sharing life with this and more.

12
Jan
2014

Junipero Serra’s “Journey to the Sun” by Gregory Orfalea on Simple Life Radio 1/11/14

Wall Street Journal's review of "Journey to the Sun" was published today and the book was released today!  Described as a combination of biography, anthropology, religion, and geography.  Our discussion includes the history, trials and humanness of Junipero Serra in a most thorough reflection from 12 years of work and travel by author Gregory Orfalea.  I hope you enjoy this as much as we did!

29
Dec
2013

Disclosure by the host of Simple Life Radio, Cynthia Fernandes Dec 28, 2013

Working with a collection of questions from Simple Life Radio listeners, Cynthia shares personal stories about the origination of the program and the reasoning and passion to take it public. 

21
Dec
2013

Deborah Goldstein, Enlightened Philanthropy on Simple Life Dec 21,2013

Deborah debunks philanthropy as an activity limited to the financially wealthy!  Sharing talents, skills and treasures of all sorts for the benefit of others adds richness to our life experience.  Where do we learns the values of giving and service?  What does the absence of this do to our community?  We had a great conversation and I wish we had more time...  Her website: enlightenedphilanthropy.com for more information.  Enjoy!

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.

16
Nov
2013

Chad Freeman on Simple Life May 3, 2013

Our guest today is Chad Freeman.  Chad is brilliant, charming and lives from the heart.  He shares some of his background, dreams and accomplishments.  He is very active in local programs for benefiting youth. He is a fabulous graphic designer and has been very helpful to us at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden.

I hope you will enjoy this interview, I know I did.

16
Nov
2013

Elizabeth Bathora on Simple Life Radio Nov 16, 2013

Elizabeth Bathora is a Vedic Astrologer and an on-sight consultant at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore each week. She shares the Vedic perspective of the United States of America now and in the upcoming year.  She also looks at the president's chart for some interesting insight.

For Elizabeth's schedule at Pilgrim's Way, check the listing at www.pilgrimsway.com under the listing for Consultaitons.

2
Nov
2013

Michael Calabrese on Simple Life, Nov. 2, 2013

Our guest today, Michael Calabrese; is returning to share more about his simple life.  We talk about great food, shelter, water, and of course a few recipes too!  We celebrate our local organic food and Farmer's Market.

An easy and comfortable format, like a neighborly conversation at the coffee table.

Michael is a great hair stylist too.  Find him at Salon Park Avenue (831-375-2366) in Monterey.

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.