About Lynn Thompson


Lynn Thompson – Host and Producer of Living on Purpose

Lynn Thompson was raised in Ontario in Canada, living in Ottawa through her early school years.  After graduating from McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) with a B.A. (Philosophy) in 1978, she traveled west by train across Canada with several stops along the way. For many years, Lynn was based on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, growing as a writer, photographer, postal courier and radio host. In June 2012, Lynn followed the highway to her roots in Ottawa. Now Lynn is based in Aurora (north of Toronto) since 2018, engaged in collaborative creative projects and editing for numerous writers.

Lynn launched into radio broadcasting in 2004 on CHLY in Nanaimo, BC (community campus station) as host and producer of talk show Living on Purpose. Since 2007, Living on Purpose is featured on WomensRadio, where Lynn offers listeners a nourishing blend of ideas and conversation with guestsauthors, musicians, healers, and philosopherswelcoming both new and established voices. In April 2020 Lynn launched The On Purpose Podcast on Podbean.

Funeral Director on Purpose

Cam Skipper is a personable, longtime Funeral Director in Guelph, Ontario, Canada where he grew up as the son of a Funeral Director!

Bobbi Rowntree, Born Medium

Bobbi Rowntree has been able to hear from and speak to the dead her entire life.

Joanne Savoie-Malone Helps to Cultivate Healthy Minds

Joanne Savoie-Malone finds joy in helping people to cultivate purposeful lives and healthy minds.

Michael Hughes, North America’s Networking Guru

Michael Hughes, networking guru, encourages people to continue building relationships online. Social networks are social networks!

Alan Hobson, Founder: The Climb Back from Cancer Survivorship Program

Alan Hobson, Mt. Everest climber, summiteer, two-time cancer survivor, with the world’s first program for those newly diagnosed with cancer.

Philip Shepherd: COVID is Us

In this reading by the author, Philip Shepherd describes our dawning awareness in coming face-to-face with what we have created.

Zander Phelps and the Play Flow State

Zander Phelps, the Fool of Play, encourages himself and others ~ by playful demonstration ~ to stretch, juggle, grow, and expand!

The Art of Clear Thinking

Marietta McCarty encourages asking questions to invite someone into meaningful conversation.

Spiritual Mechanics: Light in Challenging Times

John Heney notes that applying who we are to improve situations strengthens our immune systems and the overall health of our community.

“What’s Your Story?”

Junie Swadron, author, speaker, writing coach, and psychotherapist, sees the therapeutic process and the creative process as one.