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New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org

New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org

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Santa Rosa, CA

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Wisdom Radio

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New Dimensions is an original and powerful forum for inspired and inspiring voices and views on a wide range of timely and timeless topics. Activism, art, education, science, psychology, philosophy, health, spirituality, global transformation, cross-cultural traditions, the interconnectedness of all life … All these and more are featured in this award-winning one-hour interview program that has been broadcast on public radio since 1973. For more information and over a thousand hours of downloadable programs visit newdimensions.org

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English

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


Episodes

Enlivening Prayer - Rabbi Paul J. Citrin - ND3732

7/21/2021
Prayer can influence our state of mind which then has an effect on our state of body. It’s a portal that connects us with Divine Source and is an intensely personal journey inward as well as an act of conversation with the Presence of the Infinite or what some call God. It can help us to move from a primarily secular, materialistic life into a more spiritual one. Rabbi Paul J. Citrin has served various congregations as a rabbi for over 40 years. He is retired from the pulpit, but continues...

Duration:00:57:12

Staying Well with Guided Imagery - Belleruth Naparstek - ND3731

7/14/2021
Guided imagery is a powerful technique to lessen anxiety, pain, cognitive decline, insomnia, and many other chronic ailments. It can lead to better outcomes with surgery and many other health issues. Naparstek is a pioneer in recorded guided imagery programs and this dialogue is filled with practical advice. Belleruth Naparstek is a psychotherapist, author, and guided imagery pioneer, She, along with George Klein, launched the Health Journeys guided imagery audio series in 1991. Since then,...

Duration:00:57:12

Awe And Wonder - Keys To Living A Passionate Life - Gregg Levoy - ND3539

7/7/2021
A sense of wonder is an active ingredient in a passionate life. Even suffering and restlessness can be seen with curiosity, says Levoy. Making space in our minds for the unknown, and allowing creativity to flow, he says, can keep us from being pulled into the “burden of purpose.” Levoy talks of the powerful effects of small actions and the importance of saying “yes.” Gregg Levoy is a former adjunct professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, and former columnist and reporter for...

Duration:00:57:12

A Mysterious Illness, Parasites, Facebook, And Other Things - Gabrielle Glancy - ND3538

6/30/2021
For close to three years Glancy suffered from a debilitating illness. Despite consulting with countless health practitioners and subjecting herself to innumerable tests - CT scans, EEGs, EKGs, colonoscopies and much more - the diagnosis proved elusive and her illness progressed. Listen and discover how she finally solved the mystery and returned to health. Gabrielle Glancy is an award-winning poet and translator whose work has appeared in The New Yorker and The Paris Review among other...

Duration:00:57:12

Developing Our Natural Resilience - Linda Graham - ND3536

6/23/2021
It’s possible to rewire our neural networks and build resilience so that positive emotions become a default reaction. Graham explains how habits such as mindfulness, self-compassion, and body awareness can help us learn to naturally respond with grace and skill when we are under pressure. She offers practicable suggestions to consciously develop our natural resilience. Linda Graham, MFT is a licensed psychotherapist and meditation teacher in full-time practice in the San Francisco Bay area....

Duration:00:57:12

Matter And Consciousness: Shifting The Metaparadigm - Peter Russell, D.C.S. - ND3537

6/16/2021
Russell explains the difference between a paradigm and a metaparadigm and why consciousness cannot be explained within our current systems. He describes how all of life, and the universe as a whole, has the capacity for consciousness. His insight into the essence of “I am” points to how our seeking is actually obstructing our natural state of contentment. Peter Russell, D.C.S. is an author and meditation teacher focusing on consciousness and spirituality. His studies include theoretical...

Duration:00:57:12

Discovering Your Creative Fire - Eric Maisel, Ph.D. - ND3531

6/9/2021
As a creativity coach, Dr. Maisel helps us to avoid getting stuck. He has learned to distinguish between every day creativity and the creative identity. When one self-identifies with an art form, it involves a new level of responsibility and commitment. He reminds us that great work takes more than mere interest, it takes love. Eric Maisel, Ph.D. is a licensed family therapist, a creativity coach, and author of more than 40 books. He also conducts writing workshops and trains creativity...

Duration:00:57:12

ESP, Autistic Children, Remote Viewing, Telepathy, And More - Diane Hennacy Powell, M.D - ND3528

6/2/2021
Dr. Powell describes how her curiosity about human consciousness led her to study the extent of human extrasensory abilities. Her research drove her to focus largely on autism, savant syndrome and abnormal brain function, among other things, to support the existence of extrasensory phenomena such as telepathy, remote viewing, and ESP. Diane Hennacy Powell, M.D. is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist who completed her training in medicine, neurology, and psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University...

Duration:00:57:12

Cosmic Messengers-Extraterrestrials - Alan Steinfeld - ND3730

5/26/2021
Here we explore a larger picture of human life as relating to the cosmos. Steinfeld says, “I think the opportunity, that meeting the others, making contact, expands our consciousness. It expands the potential of our humanity. I think that's what's so important. We have to open another part of our mind in order to relate to the possibility.” Alan Steinfeld is an explorer of consciousness. For over 30 years he has hosted and produced the weekly television series New Realities in New York City....

Duration:00:57:12

The Timeless and Urgent Wisdom of Joseph Chilton Pearce - Michael Mendizza - ND3729

5/19/2021
The deepening of personal transformation is an ongoing act of self-discovery and we're standing on the shoulders of the many pioneers in the study of the astonishing capacities of the human mind and spirit. One such pioneer is the late Joseph Chilton Pearce, whose work has encompassed many decades of extensive research and inquiry into human consciousness. Michael Mendizza is an entrepreneur, author, educator, documentary filmmaker, and founder of Touch the Future, a nonprofit learning...

Duration:00:57:12

Quantum Wholeness - Sky Nelson-Isaacs - ND3725

5/12/2021
Nelson-Isaacs shares the good news that the cosmos is responsive and synchronicity occurs to help us come into our wholeness. Here we explore some of the filters that hold us back from being our whole, vibrant, creative selves and some tools to help us achieve it. Sky Nelson-Isaacs is a physicist, musician, teacher, parent, and activist. He has many years of experience as a physics and math instructor and has also worked in the software industry. His current work involves research in the...

Duration:00:57:12

Four Keys For Thriving In Chaotic Times - Justine Willis Toms - ND3522

5/5/2021
This is an edited talk that Justine Willis Toms gave in the summer of 2014. She includes the four keys to thriving in chaotic times and compares this time to that of a caterpillar inside the cocoon where it liquefies and the imaginal cells begin to coalesce, soon to emerge as a butterfly. She suggests that we are the imaginal cells of the changing of an age. Since 1973, Justine Willis Toms has been exploring personal, social and spiritual transformation through her work as an electronic...

Duration:00:57:12

The Life-Enhancing Benefits of Wonder and Awe - Allen Klein - ND3727

4/28/2021
Here we explore the complex emotion of awe which frequently involves a sense of surprise, unexpectedness, or mystery. Wonder and awe have many benefits and here you’ll find many ways to invite more of these most positive emotions into your life. Klein shares many inspiring examples of how we can tap into the power and benefits of awe. 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...

Duration:00:57:12

Redeeming the Body and Its Hungers with Self-Love - David Bedrick, JD, DIPL PW - ND3726

4/21/2021
Here we explore an alternative to looking at our bodies through the lens of the brutal forces of cultural bias that highlight the personal shaming that tears down the expression of our intelligence, power, and beauty. Bedrick gives many enlightened examples of women he’s worked with. He takes us into the deeper mysteries of the deeper hungers we are going for. David Bedrick JD, DIPL PW is an attorney, educator, and process worker. He founded the Santa Fe Institute for Shame-Based Studies...

Duration:00:57:12

The Sacred Purpose of America - Glenn Aparicio Parry, Ph.D. - ND3728

4/14/2021
Here we explore the Native American influence on the founding of the United States and how putting our country back together in full integrity requires us to remember and respect the living roots of our nation. Parry states that the ultimate reason he is interested in politics is so that we can get to more kindness, compassion, and respect for Mother Earth. Glenn Aparicio Parry, Ph.D. is an educator, international speaker, entrepreneur, and visionary whose life-long passion is to re-form...

Duration:00:57:12

The Essential Human Essences of Creativity, Imagination and Beauty - J. Ruth Gendler - ND3521

4/7/2021
At a very young age, Gendler became enamored with elements of creativity such as words, colors and beauty. After years of writing, painting and teaching, she has come to know herself as an “Anthropologist of the Imagination.” She offers insight into qualities that make us human, such as joy, beauty, curiosity, and courtesy. She suggests some ways to spark our creativity. J. Ruth Gendler is an artist and a writer, and has been a teacher of writing and art for more than twenty years. She...

Duration:00:57:12

Finding Our Way to Wisdom Through Loss and Grief - Claire B. Willis - ND3724

3/31/2021
Every person has their own timing when it comes to grieving. Claire Willis suggests that grief is a sign of deep love rather than a problem to be solved. She recommends that we allow ourselves to remain in the great brokenness of loss with our eyes and hearts open—thus grief is an invitation to grow and eventually can lead to finding meaning in the experience of loss. Claire B. Willis is a clinical social worker who works in the field of oncology and bereavement. She is a cofounder of the...

Duration:00:57:12

Encounter With the Mysteries of Soul - Bill Plotkin - ND3723

3/24/2021
Plotkin encourages us to seek out a soul encounter in order to find our ecological niche and our place in the larger world. He encourages us to do the necessary work to become true “adults,” which has nothing to do with our chronological age. We must do this work in order to give our gifts back to the web of life and become embedded in life-enhancing activities. Bill Plotkin, Ph.D, has been a psychotherapist, research psychologist, rock musician, river runner, professor of psychology, and...

Duration:00:57:12

Neurotoxins-The Invisible Pandemic - Brant Cortright, Ph.D. - ND3722

3/17/2021
Cognitive decline is rampant in today’s world. It’s a toxic jungle regarding pollutants in the air, water, and foods we eat, as well as the negative media we take in. Here our guest touches on how to protect ourselves and our brains as we navigate the neuro-toxic forces that are currently pitched against everyone on the planet. Brant Cortright, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies. His consulting practice specializes in...

Duration:00:57:12

The Benefits of Being Lazy - Devon Price, Ph.D. - ND3721

3/10/2021
The “laziness lie” ignores the many barriers we must deal with in meeting our goals. Being lazy can be a self-protection. Lacking motivation is rational if you haven’t been convinced that there’s any value in it. They say, “I might disagree with somebody else's priorities but if they don't care about doing something that doesn't matter to them, that's pretty rational.” Devon Price, Ph.D. is a social psychologist, writer, activist, and professor at Loyola University of Chicago’s School of...

Duration:00:57:12