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Conscious Community™ Magazine (formerly The Monthly Aspectarian) is a Chicago-based publication and winner of the Conscious Evolutionaries Wheel of CoCreation Award. Founded in 1979, we are the oldest spiritual and metaphysical magazine in the United States dedicated to elevating consciousness.

Conscious Community™ Magazine (formerly The Monthly Aspectarian) is a Chicago-based publication and winner of the Conscious Evolutionaries Wheel of CoCreation Award. Founded in 1979, we are the oldest spiritual and metaphysical magazine in the United States dedicated to elevating consciousness.

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United States

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Conscious Community™ Magazine (formerly The Monthly Aspectarian) is a Chicago-based publication and winner of the Conscious Evolutionaries Wheel of CoCreation Award. Founded in 1979, we are the oldest spiritual and metaphysical magazine in the United States dedicated to elevating consciousness.

Language:

English

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(847) 966-1110


Episodes

The Greatest Gift – Interview with Lama Surya Das

11/26/2019
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter For this interview, we had the honor to speak with Lama Surya Das, affectionately called “The Western Lama” by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Surya Das is the author of 15 books, including his most recent book, his first children’s book, The Yeti and The Jolly Lama: A Tale …

Duration:01:14:12

Interdependence Day – Interview with Megan Griswold

6/24/2019
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter For this month’s interview, we had the pleasure to share in conversation with author Megan Griswold. Megan grew up in California in a family that embraced New Age Californian culture. She studied at Barnard College, earned an MA from Yale and later went on to earn a licentiate degree …

Duration:00:55:48

Embracing the Feminine Archetypes – Maiden, Mother, Crone – Interview with Danielle Dulsky

5/2/2019
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter For our May interview, we had the pleasure to share a conversation with author Danielle Dulsky. Danielle explores the wild feminine, humanity’s deep and embodied connection to the natural world through writing, multimedia art, motherhood, witchcraft, yoga teaching and energy–healing. Danielle’s most recent book, The Holy Wild: A Heathen …

Duration:00:42:37

One World, One Breath – Interview with Bill Douglas

3/27/2019
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter Recently, we were joined by Bill Douglas, founder of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. Bill is the tai chi expert for Dr. Weil’s websites, the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Tai Chi & Qigong, as well as the host of the DVD, Anthology of Tai Chi …

Duration:00:51:25

Seeking Connection – Interview with Justin Roberts and Scott Erickson

2/28/2019
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter For this interview, we had the honor of speaking with the dynamic and engaging Justin McRoberts and Scott Erickson. Justin and Scott collaborated together on the book Prayer: Forty Days of Practice, which features images interspersed with reflections and practices to inspire connection. We spoke with them about how …

Duration:00:46:04

Clearing the Way for Love – Interview with Susan Wisehart, M.S., LMFT

1/31/2019
by Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter This month, we had the privilege to speak with Susan Wisehart, M.S., LMFT. Susan is a holistic psychotherapist and author of the book, Soul Visioning: Clear the Past, Create Your Future. She has trained with psychiatrist Brian Weiss, M.D. and with Jungian analyst, Roger Woolger Ph.D. She also is …

Duration:00:37:26

Go With the Flow – Interview with Monk Yun Rou

12/30/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter Taoist Monk Yun Rou (formerly Arthur Rosenfeld) was ordained a Taoist monk at the Chun Yang (Pure Yang) Taoist Temple in Guangzhou, China. His writings and teachings promote Taoist philosophy and focus on environmental conservation as well as political and social justice. He hosts the Forbidden Rice Podcast. Additionally, …

Duration:01:06:39

Loving Kindness for the Holidays – Interview with Bhante Sujatha

11/28/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter Bhante Sujatha is a Theravada Buddhist monk from Sri Lanka. He has made it his life’s work to share the teachings of the Buddha and the message of healing through loving kindness. This mission has taken him around the world. When he was only 10 years old, he told …

Duration:00:34:45

An Unlikely Healer – Interview with Brent Michael Phillips

11/14/2018
By Janae Jean & Spencer Schluter – For this podcast, we have a pleasure of speaking with Brent Michael Phillips, a successful M.I.T.-trained engineer who experienced a miracle when his arm (that had been immobile at the elbow after a surgery) healed in an instant after a single session of energy healing. This life-changing event …

Duration:00:41:19

Gatherings and Gratitude – Interview with Sally Quinn

10/31/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter For this interview, we had the honor of spending an hour conversing with author and journalist, Sally Quinn. Sally was a longtime Washington Post writer, columnist, television commentator, Washington insider, legendary hostess and founder of the website, On Faith from The Washington Post. Sally and Benjamin Bradlee, executive editor …

Duration:00:48:34

The Language of Connection – Interview with Jonathan Robinson, M.A., M.F.T.

10/17/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter — For this interview, we had the honor to speak with psychotherapist, best-selling author, speaker and podcaster, Jonathan Robinson. Jonathan’s books have been translated into 47 languages, and he has reached over 250 million people worldwide with his practical methods. He has made numerous appearances on Oprah and CNN, as well …

Duration:00:45:16

The Community of Communities – Interview with Gary Gach

9/29/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this interview, we had the delightful experience of speaking with author, editor, translator, mystic, teacher and poet Gary Gach. Lay-ordained by Vietnamese Buddhist and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh in 2008, Gary has authored, translated, and edited numerous books, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding Buddhism. …

Duration:01:11:36

Running Towards Transcendence – Interview with Sanjay Rawal

9/17/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this conversation, we had the pleasure to speak with film producer and director, Sanjay Rawal. Sanjay is the creator of the new documentary film, 3100: Run and Become (2018), as well as his previous works Food Chains (2014) and Challenging Impossibility (2011). 3100: Run and Become …

Duration:00:41:12

The Inner-Child Knows – Interview with Andrew Newman

8/29/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this conversation, we had the pleasure to speak with therapist, healer, speaker, life coach and author, Andrew Newman. Andrew has published a dozen books as part of The Conscious Bedtime Story Club, with two more coming soon. He graduated from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing as …

Duration:00:32:37

Vital Warriors: Mindfulness for Veterans – Interview with Mikal Vega

8/14/2018
Interview By Janae Jean & Spencer Schluter – For our latest podcast interview, we had the pleasure to speak with Mikal Vega who is the founder of the Vital Warrior. Mikal is also a former Navy SEAL, an actor, a director, a producer and a musician. He currently serves as the military advisor on NBC’s …

Duration:00:41:56

Let There Be Light – Interview with Dr. Jacob Liberman

8/1/2018
by Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this interview, we had the honor of speaking with Jacob Liberman, O.D., Ph.D. Dr. Liberman is an optometrist, vision scientist, author, speaker, mentor and consultant. His most recent book, Luminous Life: How the Science of Light Unlocks the Art of Living, blends modern science and philosophical wisdom. …

Duration:00:42:40

The Story Only You Can Tell – Interview with Matthew Dicks

7/16/2018
Interview by Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this mid-month podcast, we spoke with engaging storyteller, Matthew Dicks. Matthew is the author of several books, including the recently released, Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life Through The Power of Storytelling. He is a thirty-six-time Moth StorySLAM champion and a five-time Moth GrandSLAM …

Duration:00:43:06

The Wholehearted Serving – Interview with Edward Espe Brown

7/1/2018
By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this interview, we had the honor of speaking with author, chef and Zen priest, Edward Espe Brown. Brown has authored many books on cooking, including The Tassajara Bread Book and his most recent, No Recipe: Cooking As Spiritual Practice. He was featured in Doris Dörrie’s 2007 documentary …

Duration:00:43:13

Faith: The Other F-word – Interview with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

6/19/2018
Interview By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – For this mid-month interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel. Elizabeth is a Buddhist teacher and author of The Logic of Faith: The Buddhist Path to Finding Certainty Beyond Belief and Doubt and The Power of An Open Question: The Buddha’s Path to Freedom. …

Duration:00:42:22

Deep from the Well – Interview with Gary Jansen

5/28/2018
Interview By Janae Jean and Spencer Schluter – Our latest podcast guest is Gary Jansen, director of Image Books and executive editor at Penguin Random House, where he has edited and published books by noted writers including Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis, Deepak Chopra and Greg Kincaid. He has authored several books, lectured extensively and …

Duration:00:43:29