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New Dimensions

Wisdom Radio

New Dimensions explores the emerging possibilities for global transformation. Informed by an expanding awareness of the interconnectedness of all life, and the potential available through creative insights, innovative thinking, cross-cultural traditions and the human spirit, it is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics.

New Dimensions explores the emerging possibilities for global transformation. Informed by an expanding awareness of the interconnectedness of all life, and the potential available through creative insights, innovative thinking, cross-cultural traditions and the human spirit, it is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics.
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Santa Rosa, CA

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Wisdom Radio

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New Dimensions explores the emerging possibilities for global transformation. Informed by an expanding awareness of the interconnectedness of all life, and the potential available through creative insights, innovative thinking, cross-cultural traditions and the human spirit, it is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics.

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English

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P.O. Box 7847 Santa Rosa, California 95407 415-786-9979


Episodes

The Spiritual Power Of Heartbreak - Susan Piver - ND3341

8/14/2018
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Susan Piver knows the joy of loving, the devastating groundlessness of betrayal, and the deep crushing loss when love goes away. But she also knows how to turn that trauma into something sacred, to learn the truth of who and what is most valuable in your life. She shows us how to gain authority over our pain and release its hold. Tags: Susan Piver, Intimacy, Heartbreak, Loss, Practice of Tranquility, Practice of Loving Kindness, Betrayal, Love, Personal Transformation, Meditation,...

Duration:00:57:12

Sacred Knowledge From The Indigenous Wisdom Of Hawaii - Hank Wesselman, Ph.D. - ND3400

8/7/2018
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Wesselman shares the spiritual knowledge he gathered from working with the late Hale Makua, a revered Hawaiian Kahuna wisdom keeper. Included are insights such as: the 3 directives of a spiritual warrior, the 7 life roles and how they are expressed in both positive and negative forms, the difference between a shaman and a medicine person, and the ancestral grand plan. Tags: Hank Wesselman, shamanism, Hale Makua, shaman, kahuna, transpersonal, medicine people, Pele, Aloha, Kapus, Ancestral...

Duration:00:57:12

Joy and Happiness Are an Inside Job - James Baraz - ND3377

7/31/2018
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Life is not a destination; it is a fluid movement. It takes practice to overcome the daily stresses that make us dense, concretized, and armored. Baraz gives us many steps that we can take to help life move through us as a blessing, and shares several simple but effective meditations to help each of us be more present and more joyful in our life. Tags: James Baraz, Mindfulness, Happiness, Joy, "The Kumbaya Factor", Breathe, Intention, Compassion, Storytelling, Caring, Gladness,...

Duration:00:57:12

An Awakened, Undefended and Intelligent Heart - Terry Patten - ND3645

7/24/2018
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In the midst of our present polarization and alienation from one another, Patten exhorts us to understand that “we are in this lifeboat together and the fiercest thing we can do is to say, I’m living in a new republic of the heart. I’m a revolutionary. You are not going to separate yourself from me. I refuse to be in separation from you.” Tags: Terry Patten, York Center Community Co-op, Church of the Brethren, Adi Da Samraj, Integral Institute, despair, climate change, overshoot,...

Duration:00:57:12

Finding Our Sacred Kinship - Mark Nepo - ND3640

7/17/2018
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This deep dialogue explores the importance of community and how we can cultivate connectedness with others. Nepo speaks of two tribes: one that fears the differences in people and one that welcomes what can be learned by those differences. He gives advice as to how to keep our hearts open beyond our own opinions and how to tap into our innate nature of kindness. Tags: Mark Nepo, Irvin Laszlo, heart cells, Chinese philosopher Mencius, kinship, Emile Durkheim, technology, Howard Zinn, Paris...

Duration:00:57:12

Living More Mindfully With Digital Technology - Claudia L'Amoreaux - ND3643

7/10/2018
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Studies show that humans are becoming more and more an “indoor species.” We are living in a culture that is hooked up to digital media 24/7. This deep dialogue with L’Amoreaux addresses how to mindfully navigate this technologically saturated environment. Having family conversations about values and how to be better informed about the technology we’re using is the first step. Tags: Claudia L’Amoreaux, Siggraph, computer graphics, cell phones, Oxford Junior Dictionary, digital searches,...

Duration:00:57:12

Why We Love Our "Stuff" and the Stories it Tells - Lisa Tracy - ND3371

7/3/2018
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In telling her own story of letting go of several households of furnishings, Lisa Tracy is enormously helpful to us as we grapple with the "stuff" of our lives. Letting “stuff” go is like letting go of the stories of our lives. Tags: Lisa Tracy, home, mother, grandfather, furniture, Camp Verde, Lexington Virginia, storytelling, military, Malenta Tunnel, Corrigedor, Francis Moore Lappe, moving, Self Help, Community, History, Personal Transformation, Travel, Writing

Duration:00:57:12

A Missionary’s Daughter In Haiti - Apricot Irving - ND3641

6/19/2018
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When Irving’s father signed on as an agricultural missionary in Haiti, she was transported from a sparsely populated desert in California into the lush terrain of the densely populated island of Haiti. She describes with great insight the challenge of building a deep democracy in a culture in crisis. Tags: Apricot Irving, memoir, Haiti, Christopher Columbus, Taino people, wailing at funerals, beauty, NGOs, earthquake in Haiti, Steve James M.D., democracy, Einstein, History, Writing,...

Duration:00:57:12

The Immense Intelligence Of Cosmic Consciousness - Ricardo Stocker, Ph.D. - ND3634

5/29/2018
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An awakening is taking place planet-wide and it is a channeling of healing, peace, and higher consciousness. Stocker suggests that we are not alone in this evolution of awareness. Each one of us is divinely designed toward love. He calls this “holy electricity” and shares ways to activate this potential. Ricardo Stocker, Ph.D. grew up in Argentina, moved to Europe when he was 25 years old and now lives in California. He studied at Emerson College in England, Prescott College in Arizona,...

Duration:00:57:12

The F-Word-Reconsidering Faith - Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel - ND3639

5/22/2018
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Buddhist teacher Namgyel points out that “everything leans.”She frames this statement with the reminder, “[W]e live in a world where ‘it all depends’ and everything is influencing everything else. We might think we know something at one moment but everything is always interrupting and influencing and so it’s always changing. Life, as we know it, is very dynamic.” Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel is a Buddhist teacher and teaches throughout the U.S. and Europe. She’s the wife of Tibetan Buddhist...

Duration:00:57:12

Exploring The Secrets Of Light And Consciousness - Jacob Liberman, O.D., Ph.D. - ND3636

5/15/2018
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Liberman asserts, “Anything that catches your eye is actually looking for you.” He speaks about living in a choiceless way and following what attracts your eye. He says, “Life provides a way for us to continually experience meeting things, responding to things, completing things and in the process we gain an authentic security in our ability to meet everything.” Tags: Jacob Liberman, belief, truth, Arthur Zajonc, perception, energy, physics, David Bohm, frozen light, insight,...

Duration:00:57:12

Alan Watts-An Original And Unfettered Philosopher - Joan and Anne Watts - ND3637

5/8/2018
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This dialogue with the daughters of Alan Watts takes a deep dive into the colorful and controversial life of this late philosopher and popularizer of Zen Buddhism and other Eastern philosophies. Through his collected letters they show how he was always learning something new, how he was clear that wisdom is not a static thing and his views will always be under revision. Tags: Alan Watts, Joan Watts, Anne Watts, Joan & Anne Watts, Joan and Anne Watts, Christmas Humphreys, Toby Humphreys)...

Duration:00:57:12

The Redemption Of The Soul Of A Writer - Alan Kaufman - ND3488

5/1/2018
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Kaufman grew up in the Bronx, the Jewish son of a Holocaust survivor. He recounts a most poignant tale of his trek to follow the footsteps of his mother’s escape from the Nazis. His two traveling companions are inexplicably sons of Nazis. With disarming candidness, he shares his story of sinking into alcoholism and his road to sobriety and writing. Tags: Alan Kaufman, Holocaust, Israel, alcoholism, addiction, Jim Brodey, Holocaust survivor, Second Generation Writers, Jewish, Jews, poetry,...

Duration:00:57:12

A Scientific Approach To Magic - Dean Radin, Ph.D. - ND3632

4/24/2018
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Scientist Radin separates magic into three categories: divination, force of will, and theurgy (evoking spirits - God force - through ceremony). Toms and Radin share some fascinating “magical” stories from their own lives. Radin posits that ”The secret power of the universe is not made out of matter and energy and physical stuff but is probably made out of consciousness.” Tags: MP3, Dean Radin, divination, intention, force of will, optimism, pessimism, positive thinking, affirmations,...

Duration:00:57:12

Effective Questions To Change Negative Habits Of The Mind - Ora Nadrich - ND3635

4/17/2018
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Ora Nadrich shares a series of fundamental and effective questions we can ask ourselves when we pay attention to our negative thoughts. Her “Says Who!” Method can transform fear-based and worried thoughts into thoughts that serve our well-being and support positive action. Tags: Ora Nadrich, Jungian analysis, fear-based thoughts, worry, negative thoughts, neural pathways, busyness, monkey mind, isolation, beliefs, mindfulness, thoughts as a cheering squad, road rage, Pollyanna, baby...

Duration:00:57:12

Changing Our Brain For Resilience - Rick Hanson, Ph.D - ND3638

4/10/2018
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This dialogue is filled with practical wisdom to support us in growing calmness and well-being so we may be more effective and resilient in our lives. Hanson assures us that the core of our being is “calm strength.” It is the background of who we are; it is a fundamental quality, the “wallpaper of our mind.” Tags: MP3, Rick Hanson, resilience, resilient, neuropsychology, resistance, persistence, developmental psychology, calmness, calm, Foundations of Well-Being, desire, neuroscience,...

Duration:00:57:12

Moving From Despair To Hope In Threshold Times - Paul Rogat Loeb - ND3512

4/3/2018
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Sometimes our activity for positive change in the world makes a visible leap and other times the impact of our work takes a seemingly long time to show any results. As Loeb points out, “You draw hope from the knowledge that whatever it is that you do, something unexpected is going to happen. And, it often happens at the periphery of your vision.” Tags: Paul Rogat Loeb, Paul Loeb, Vaclav Havel, Velvet Revolution, Keystone Pipeline, Rosa Parks, Raymond Parks, Dr. Benjamin Spock,...

Duration:00:57:12

Connecting with our Inner Guidance - Ellen Tadd - ND3633

3/27/2018
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A few subjects covered in this dynamic dialogue include: How did Tadd discover her ability to be a clairvoyant? How did Tadd discover her spirit guides? What process can we use to move from anxiety to calmness? How can we manifest true fulfillment beyond mere happiness? What is the relationship between destiny and choice? How our deepest fears are linked to a core wound. Tags: Ellen Tadd, spirit guides, clairvoyance, chakras, inspiration, crown chakra, third eye, spiritual bypass,...

Duration:00:57:12

Exploring the Sacred Feminine - Lisa Schrader - ND3630

3/20/2018
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Shakti, the feminine lifeforce energy that marries with our well-honed masculine skills, can fuel our creative endeavors.Our inner resources are like a tree, needing to be grounded like roots, giving and receiving love from the heart like the trunk of the tree. Connecting with spirit can be akin to the branches reaching upwards. Tags: Lisa Schrader, sacred feminine, Shakti, tree of life, soul work, inner wisdom, showing up, masculine energy, beauty, pleasure, stress, sexuality, tantra,...

Duration:00:57:12