Author Lisa Reagan Articles

Same Planet, Different Worlds

How Cultural Creatives are transcending alienation and isolation in an industrial world and bringing forward the practical wisdom of conscious living.In this interview with social scientist Paul H. Ray, Ph.D., Pathways associate editor Lisa...

Our Consciousness Journey

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell’s epiphany of oneness inspired him to explore the frontier of inner space: human consciousness. Forty years later, Mitchell’s research institute and Pathways readers are still blazing trails.Moon dust floated...

Soul-Nourishing Gifts of an Accidental Tribe

I’ve told this story so many times in conferences and workshops over the years, I can’t believe I haven’t shared it here in Pathways until now. This is the story of why I am passionate about creating community. Here it is.

Also labeled: Issue #37, The Conscious Path

Creating Connection in Conscious Community: Healing Our Cultural Disconnect

The seasonal transition month of September 2012 found me and Pathways traveling from the Art of Community conference in the pine forests of Charlottesville, Virginia, to its sister conference among the redwoods in Occidental, California. My...

Also labeled: Issue #36, The Conscious Path

The Cover Shot Heard ’Round the World

An Interview with Conscious Parenting Revolutionary Jamie GrumetRock singer Alanis Morissette nailed it when she wrote during the media frenzy surrounding the Time magazine cover featuring Jamie Grumet nursing her 3-year-old son:...

Beyond Sustainability: The Regenerative Promise of Biodynamics

Standing under the news-making conjunction of Venus and Jupiter in the night sky this past February, I realize, once again, the frogs are early. So were the tiny, native blossoms covering the hillside under my feet. These traditional heralds of...

Following the Hero’s Call to Adventure

What are we really doing when we decide to live and parent consciously? In longing for a more peaceful and healthy life, what drives us to defy the chanted “You’ll spoil that baby if you pick it up,” or reject the GMO, the overused antib...

Also labeled: Issue #34, The Conscious Path

Mindful Mothering: It’s Not What You Think!

Sponsored by Families for Conscious Living, the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Pathways, the first-ever Mindful Mothering Conference gathers at the Museum of Motherhood in New York CityWhy do people conjure an image of a mother and...

Also labeled: Issue #33, The Conscious Path

Midwives Take Manhattan!

Pathways, Families for Conscious Living, BOLD and Ina May Gaskin Celebrate MOM in NYCPathways to Family Wellness, Families for Conscious Living, BOLD and a slate of VIPs from the natural birth movement celebrated the new Museum of...

Also labeled: Issue #32, Pregnancy & Birth

Creating Your Community

Pathways Connect continues to take off, as Gathering Groups are forming in practitioner offices around the country! I have been fortunate enough to attend and speak at a few of these new and established groups, and am consistently amazed by the...

Also labeled: Issue #32, The Conscious Path

Ina May Gaskin: There From the Start

A Pathways exclusive interview with the godmother of modern midwiferyIn the midst of the baby boom’s promises of Twilight Sleep to conceal the routine use of episiotomies, forceps and brute force in overflowing maternity wards, Ina May G...

Seeking Wellness and Wisdom with Worldview Literacy (Part 2 of 2)

You probably have noticed, even if you just flip through an issue of Pathways, that we’re not an average parenting magazine. Unlike a mainstream ad-driven magazine, Pathways states in its mission that we, as a nonprofit, are here to support your...

Also labeled: Issue #31, The Conscious Path

What’s in Your Basket? An Exclusive Interview with Jeffrey M. Smith

Jeffrey M. Smith is the head of the Institute for Responsible Technology. An internationally acclaimed filmmaker and author, his first book, Seeds of Deception, made him the world’s foremost consumer advocate for non-GMO choices.

Also labeled: Issue #30, Nutrition

Bringing Light to the Dark Side of Parenting with Worldview Literacy (Part 1 of 2)

The Greek goddess Athena’s companion is a little owl that perches on her shoulder. The owl’s natural night vision peers into her owner’s darkness, illuminating the hidden side of her psyche. Because Athena is able, with the owl’s help, to see the...

Also labeled: Issue #30, The Conscious Path

Creating an Empowering Wellness Community

How can Gathering Groups peacefully and effectively discuss controversial issues?As Pathways Connect Gathering Groups are becoming established around the country, facilitators have begun to contribute their insights and ideas for the...

Also labeled: Issue #29, The Conscious Path

Celebrating the Shift to Conscious Choice: Highlights of the 2010 Freedom for Family Wellness Summit

The Freedom for Family Wellness Summit: Celebrating the Shift to Conscious Choice delivered an energetically charged journey, guided by more than 40 speakers and leaders, through the global shift in consciousness—from an industrial worldview driven b...

Also labeled: Issue #28, The Conscious Path

Rewriting the Story of Who We Are: A Shift to Conscious Choice

America celebrated its first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. That year also marked the publication of my favorite children’s book, The Wump World, by the beloved writer and illustrator Bill Peet. I discovered The Wump World in a mountain of books my...

Also labeled: Issue #27, The Conscious Path

Mindfully Growing Greens from Sprout to Leaf to Smoothie!

So, the White House is growing their own organic First Family garden, and Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution is inspiring a national run on home gardening supplies. Just before following this welcome trend and jumping with abandon onto the family...

Also labeled: Issue #26, Nutrition

Pathways Connect: Your Educational Outreach and Conscious Community Toolkit

In more than a decade of conscious-living conferences and retreats with parents and practitioners around the country, I’ve witnessed repeatedly that when it is time to put into practice all that we’ve acknowledged is true—to embrace the wisdom we’ve...

Also labeled: Issue #26, The Conscious Path

Trailmarkers: Pathways as a Guide to the Paradigm Shift

What do you find when you open and peer into the vibrant pages of Pathways magazine? Are you taking in only the individual content, or do you see each article as part of a greater whole? Do you wonder what New Science advocate Bruce Lipton...

Also labeled: Issue #25, The Conscious Path