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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.

Location:

Santa Rosa, CA

Networks:

Wisdom Radio

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Creative Process-A Visit With A Writer - Mary Mackey - ND3695

2/12/2020
Mackey writes both prose and poetry and has published many novels and books of poetry. She reveals her writing and creative process and how each kinds of writing requires a different approach and describes her process of “creative trance” that helps her to move into her own unconscious. She takes us from Western Kentucky to the Brazilian Rainforest. Mary Mackey is a novelist, screenwriter, and poet. She’s Professor Emeritus of English and former Writer-in-Residence at California State...

Duration:00:57:12

Unleash Your Brain Power as You Age - Michael J. Gelb, Ph.D - ND3429.

2/5/2020
Unlike our knees and hips, our brains improve with age. This dialogue includes: neuroplasticity, how improving our brain power can prevent Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, why optimism is good for the brain and enhances resilience, the benefits of challenging the brain to do something new, the benefits of meditation on the brain. Michael Gelb, Ph.D. is a leading world authority on the application of genius thinking to personal and organizational development. A pioneer in the fields...

Duration:00:57:12

Forgiveness is the Path - Ronita Johnson - ND3432

1/29/2020
Johnson is an African American daughter of a preacher. She grew up initially in Louisiana and later in Northern California. Here she tells her story of a severe childhood which left her feeling shame, guilt, bitterness, and a general sense of unworthiness. She shares her journey from a devastating childhood to one of forgiveness and wholeness. She is the author of Coming To Forgiveness: A Daughter’s Story of Race, Rage, and Religion (Ronita Johnson & Associates 2012) Interview Date:...

Duration:00:57:12

Nature as Guide in Perilous Times - Osprey Orielle Lake - ND3424

1/22/2020
Lake offers a frank inquiry into the causes leading to our current global peril and provides a deep well of hope and profound insight. She regales us with many stories of her adventures in nature including taking inner city young people to the desert where, for the first time in their lives, they experienced the full measure of the night sky filled with stars. She is the author of Uprisings for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature (White Cloud Press 2010) Interview Date: 1/11/2012...

Duration:00:57:12

Humor Saves the Day From Loss - Allen Klein - ND3422

1/15/2020
The death of someone close to us can trigger questions such as: What is death? Why do people die? Why did this happen to me? Allen Klein has experienced such a loss and the deeply personal inquiry triggered by his grieving process lead him to see anew the preciousness of life and the therapeutic power of humor. Allen Klein is the former Director of Life and Death Transitions in San Francisco. He's a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Applied and Therapeutic...

Duration:00:57:12

From Monastery To Marketplace - Jan Phillips - ND3419

1/8/2020
When Jan was about to quit graduate school her friend and mentor asked her three questions: “Are you eating and drinking moderately? Are you doing something for your physical well-being? Do you have a spiritual practice?” Her answer to all of them was no. She then said to Jan, “Before you quit school take two weeks and get those things under control and call me.” That put Phillips in pursuit of her spiritual practice, which involves deep listening and resulted in a flood of creative...

Duration:00:57:12

Calling On The Spirit Of Artemis - Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D. - ND3514

1/1/2020
The Greeks have given us a wealth of complex folklore and myths that are full of meaning for our lives. Among them are the stories of the Goddess Artemis and her human counterpart, Atalanta. They give us clues as to how to navigate the zig-zags of life. While demonstrating that life never unfolds in a straight line, the Greek myths give us inspiration to live into our fullness. Bolen declares, “Everybody has setbacks, everybody has suffering, everybody loses and wins at certain times of...

Duration:00:57:12

Empowering Women Artisans From Around the World - Kara Valentine - ND3693

12/26/2019
Even though Valentine was beyond busy with a premature baby she said yes to co-founding a global business that partners and builds alliances with women artisans around that world to rewrite their futures through jewelry making and fabric art. Threads Worldwide offers a way for many mutually beneficial partnerships to blossom and share in the wealth. Interview Date: 9/27/2019 Tags: MP3, Kara Valentine, premature baby, Threads Worldwide, next indicated step, anxiety, depression, greater...

Duration:00:57:12

Our Primary Connection with Divine Mind - Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. - ND3690

12/18/2019
Post shares a prophetic dream he had as a teenager that became his life’s guiding force. He shares how Divine Mind is the underlying, ultimate reality that resides both within and without all existence. This deep dialogue is filled with awesome stories to fill your heart with inspiration and wonder. He is the author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by the Simple Act of Giving (Broadway Books 2008), The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease:...

Duration:00:57:12

Communicating Across the Veil of Death - Cynthia Spring - ND3688

12/11/2019
Spring communicates telepathically with Dr. Frances Vaughan about what life is like on the other side of death. They cover subjects such as spirit guides, suicide, who is “God?”, how death is a continuing learning process, can we collaborate with loved ones who have died and do they want to be contacted? This deep dialogue explores these subjects and much more. Cynthia Spring is a media producer and for 20 years was deeply involved in local ecology in the San Francisco Bay area. Her most...

Duration:00:57:12

Re-Creating the World - Michael Meade - ND3448 (1)

12/4/2019
Even though it may seem like the end of things, Meade reminds us there are always beginnings embedded in the endings. He takes us on a mythological journey that tips the world towards renewal and says, “Why not find our own thread even in the midst of uncertainty and pain and learn how to weave and create?” Michael Meade is a renowned storyteller, author, scholar of mythology, and student of ritual in traditional cultures. He has scoured the world to bring to us meaningful folk tales that...

Duration:00:57:12

Exploring the Landscape of Our Current Food Supply - Zen Honeycutt - ND3692

11/27/2019
This deep dialogue is dense with pertinent information about our food supply that is critical to the overall health of all people and most especially children. Honeycutt is a wealth of knowledge that has direct impact on all of us. She is a living example that together we can make a huge difference in the way people eat, their health, and the health of the planet. Zen Honeycutt is the mother of three boys and Founding Executive Director of Moms Across America, a national coalition of...

Duration:00:57:12

Finding an Antidote to the Attention Economy - Jenny Odell - ND3689

11/20/2019
More and more of us spend enormous spans of our time captured, optimized, or appropriated as a financial resource by the technologies we use daily. We are caught in a dynamic where our value is determined by our productivity. Odell encourages us to contemplate the attention economy and notice how it is dominating cultures worldwide and how to resist it. Jenny Odell is a multi-disciplinary artist and writer based in Oakland, California who teaches at Stanford University. She has been an...

Duration:00:57:12

Inhabiting the Poetry of Our Lives - Mark Nepo - ND3685

11/13/2019
Nepo’s creative works, books, poems, workshops are all about creating a sacred place where the experience of honest truth can happen. Even in our deepest moments of suffering, he encourages us to seek out slivers of light seeping through the broad slats of darkness. His genius is to discover metaphors as a way of understanding and making meaning of our lives. Mark Nepo is the author of many audio learning projects and over 20 books including Reduced To Joy (Cleis Press 2013), Seven Thousand...

Duration:00:57:12

Changing Your Brain Toward The Good - Rick Hanson, Ph.D. - ND3489

11/6/2019
Our brains are set with a negative bias. Hanson gives us a simple practice that resets our brains to more joy, fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart. He is a neuropsychologist who writes and teaches extensively on personal growth and contemplative practice. He is a co-founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and editor of the Wise Brain Bulletin. His books include Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and...

Duration:00:57:12

Indigenous Traditional Healing Techniques in Altered States of Consciousness - Françoise Bourzat - ND3687

10/30/2019
Many explorers are seeking a depth of healing that is more experiential through expanded states of consciousness. Some modalities of this are sweat lodges, vision quests, breath work, and where is it legal, psychedelics in Mexico. Here we explore the experiential therapeutic applications of expanded states of consciousness that lead to healing and transformation. Françoise Bourzat is a consciousness guide and counselor. She has a master’s degree in Somatic Psychology and is a Certified...

Duration:00:57:12

The Bhagavad Gita-A Chat with God - Isaac Bentwich, M.D. - ND3682

10/23/2019
This 2500 year old sacred text of India is a divine song and trusted guide for happiness, meditation, and spiritual inner growth. It unfolds as a dialogue of Master and Disciple, a friendly chat between Prince Arjuna, a warrior and a highly evolved spiritual seekerand, God incarnate Lord Krishna. It serves as a reflection of our internal “battlefield of the soul.” Isaac Bentwich M.D. is a longtime practitioner and teacher of Yoga and Meditation. Trained as a physician in Western and...

Duration:00:57:12

The Difference Between Elderhood and Growing Older - Diana Percy - ND3686

10/16/2019
Becoming an elder can be a time of great creativity and contribution.This deep dialogue explores what it means to be to be proactive in approaching aging and becoming an elder in the 21st century. Percy’s research points out that growing older does not mean we can no longer actualize new and healthier futures. These years may be our most influential ones yet. Percy is the author of Becoming an Elder: Practicing the Wisdom Arts. Interview Date: 8/3/2019 Tags: Diana Percy, elderhood,...

Duration:00:57:12

The Two Faces of Fear-Constructive, Destructive - Carla Marie Manly, Ph.D. - ND3680

10/10/2019
Fear can create chronic anxiety, depression, and disconnection. However, Manly shares a hidden aspect of this same fear that affords us the opportunity to live a life with fear as an ally rather than a foe. In her research and work as a psychotherapist she has discovered a way out of destructive fear and how we can turn it into transformational healing. She is the author of: Joy From Fear: Create the Life of Your Dreams by Making Fear Your Friend. (Familius 2019). Interview Date: 7/30/2019 ...

Duration:00:57:12