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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 Healing Powers of Cats and Dogs - Carlyn Montes De Oca - ND3621

10/17/2017
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Cats and dogs bring to us many gifts including companionship and unconditional love. Carlyn Montes De Oca points out that “These furry companions are scientifically proven stress-busters in, perhaps, this most stressed-out age that humanity is ever known.” Here we explore how our cats and dogs can be our health and wellness allies. She is the author of Dog as my Doctor, Cat as my Nurse. Tags: Carlyn Montes De Oca, guardian, guardianship, cancer, petting, cholesterol, depression, stress,...

Duration: 00:57:12


Rewiring our Brain's Pain Pathways - Daivd Hanscom, M.D. - ND 3618

10/10/2017
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Here we explore the mind/body connection with pain, and the mechanism of chronic pain, with a spine specialist surgeon who has over 30 years experience in the care of chronic back pain. He advocates something he calls DOC, which stands for Direct Your Own Care, and he only performs surgery on patients he feels are certain to find relief through surgery. He is the author of Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain. Tags: David Hanscom, chronic pain, adrenalized nervous...

Duration: 00:57:12


Principled Design Based On The Laws Of Nature - William McDonough - ND3455

10/4/2017
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McDonough describes what is meant by the idea of “Cradle to Cradle,” and says “Things are designed to either go back to biology or back to technology without contaminating each other.” He tells us that we can and must design things to go back into an intelligent material pool for human benefit without contaminating the environment. Tags: bionutrients, cold fusion, Cradle to Cradle, e=mc2, ecology, effective, efficiency, environment, environmentalism, environmentalist, human rights, Make...

Duration: 00:57:12


Conscious Eldering - Ron Pevny - ND3617

9/26/2017
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Pevny shares the three phases of coming into elderhood: severance, neutral zone, and reincorporation. We need to sever ourselves from old identities in healthy and honoring ways. Then we enter a neutral zone where the seeds of possibility are gestating. He encourages us to deepen our spirituality so that we can move into reincorporation.Ron Pevny is the founder and director of the Colorado-based Center for Conscious Eldering. He’s a certified Sag-ing® Leader with Sag-ing® International and...

Duration: 00:57:12


Taking Charge of the Story of Our Health - Carl Greer - ND3616

9/19/2017
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What if despite aging, injuries, health conditions and illnesses you could not only return to a state of health you enjoyed previously, but even improve on it? Greer explores feelings and thoughts both conscious and unconscious that are intertwined and can influence your physical health. He encourages us to explore our own health story. Carl Greer, Ph.D., Psy.D. is a practicing clinical psychologist, Jungian analyst, and shamanic practitioner. He teaches at the C.G. Jung Institute of...

Duration: 00:57:12


Conversations At The Threshold Of Death - Lisa Smartt - ND3615

9/12/2017
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Being with a person who is close to death may be difficult and confusing. Oftentimes it is mystifying to discern what they are talking about because their speech pattern can sound nonsensical. Lisa Smartt has done extensive research regarding the words spoken by many at this threshold and she advises us to be open to the experience our loved ones are having.She is a linguist, educator, and poet. She’s founder of The Final Words Project, an ongoing study devoted to collecting and...

Duration: 00:57:12


A Deepening Year In Solitude - Robert Kull, Ph.D. - ND3288

9/4/2017
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What would lead a person to choose to live alone for a year on a small, remote island on the coast of southern Chile? What is it like to truly notice how, as humans, we are constantly shifting from a sense of isolation into the experience of freedom and belonging? Robert Kull discusses these questions, and more. Tags: MP3 Robert Kull, Solitude, Wilderness, Patagonia, Storytelling, Journaling, Mindfulness, Alon, Wind, Ecology/Nature/Environment, Buddhism, Meditation, Spirituality, Travel

Duration: 00:57:12


Science Set Free - Rupert Sheldrake - ND3476

9/4/2017
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British biologist Rupert Sheldrake asks questions that most scientists haven't thought of, or have been discouraged from asking. He is best known for his morphic field theory, which explores aspects of reality that are unexplained in terms of current physics. In this talk, he proposes setting science free from its most constricting dogmas and unexamined assumptions. He is the author of several books including: The Rebirth of Nature; The Greening of Science and God (Bantam 1991), A New...

Duration: 00:57:12


Surviving And Thriving When Times Are Tough - Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. - ND3332

8/22/2017
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When stress feels overwhelming, we struggle to find the balance we desperately need to get through it all. Borysenko guides us through the warning signs of pessimism and the pitfalls of optimism, and offers up a wealth of suggestions for how to develop what she calls “stress-hardiness”—to handle all of life’s challenges with resilience, equanimity, and inner peace. Tags: Joan Borysenko, optimism, pessimism, fear, stress, realism, realist, optimist, pessimist, faith, discernment, judgment,...

Duration: 00:57:12


Reawakening The Spirituality Of Men - Matthew Fox, Ph.D. - ND3283 (1)

8/17/2017
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Matthew Fox, Ph.D. has had his finger on the pulse of western spirituality for decades. When he casts his keen eye on the state of spirituality among men in the twenty-first century, you can be sure he’ll discern the unspoken woundedness, yearning, and passion of the modern warrior. (This program was originally Broadcast in 2008.) Tags: MP3, archetypes, arts, creativity, dark goddess, feminine, Glue Men, green man, Hunter-Gatherers, masculine, Matthew Fox, Men’s Studies, philosophy,...

Duration: 00:57:12


Listening To Your Wise And Beautiful Heart - Judith Orloff, M.D. - ND3324

8/8/2017
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Dr. Judith Orloff says intuition comes through being entirely receptive, open, playful, and as spontaneous as possible. She offers a wealth of suggestions for how you can expand your inner knowing—and in the process discover a more loving, inspired way of living. Tags: Judith Orloff, intuition, psychic, synchronicity, Déjà vu, premonitions, fear, Intuition/Psychic, Dreams, Self Help

Duration: 00:57:12


Genuine Sustainable Abundance - Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne - ND3466

8/1/2017
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Does our present system of economics truly serve the needs of the 21st century world? What are the stepping stones to a new economic structure? Lietaer and Dunne give many examples of successful, large scale, cooperative and complementary currencies in place today offering various communities resilience and sustainability and making for more robust economic systems. Tags: Bernard Lietaer, Jacqui Dunne, IKung people, Bali Banjar system, barter, complementary currencies, cooperative...

Duration: 00:57:12


Learning to Live With Uncertainty - Estelle Frankel - ND3612

7/24/2017
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Frankel recommends that we not make a habit of focusing on the obstacles on our life paths. Rather, we should consider the open spaces before us as our guides. She further suggests that we designate some time each month to take a “wordfast” and points out that “Silence is a precious commodity and if we don’t create space for ourselves we’re going to drown in our words.” Tags: Estelle Frankel, uncertainty, worry, anxiety, Antonio Machado, faith, fear, Judaism, Passover, Moses, Exodus, the...

Duration: 00:57:20


Understanding the Principles of the New Communications Landscape - Anton Schwartz - ND3614

7/18/2017
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Here we explore the legacy of the late Tony Schwartz with his son, Anton. Tony Schwartz created commercials for more than four hundred corporations, five presidential campaigns, and countless social causes. He was hailed as a guru of the newly emerging “electronic media” by Marshall McLuhan. In 2007, the Library of Congress acquired Schwartz’s entire body of work. Tags: Anton Schwartz, Tony Schwartz, media, communications, Folkway Records, advertising, partipulation, Subaru ad, American...

Duration: 00:57:12


Our Healing is Enmeshed in Our Cultiure - David Bedrick - ND3613

7/11/2017
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Humans live in a web of relationships, and true healing is always connected to family, community, and culture. Bedrick tells us that there is no symptom that belongs only to the individual, whether that ailment is emotional, spiritual, physical, social or financial. He gives examples of how symptoms are embedded and woven into all culture. Tags: David Bedrick, process psychology, depth psychology, process oriented psychology, depression, Robin Williams, anti-depressant medication, Maxine...

Duration: 00:57:20


The Practice Of Settlement, Finding A Sense Of Place - John Lane-ND3254

7/4/2017
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Lane drew a circle on a map that represented a one-mile radius from his home, and explored every facet of the place including the topography, history, ancient and current citizenry, and industry. This exploration sharpened his sense of place, and serves as a model for how we might look at our own homes, terrain, and communities. John Lane is an associate professor of English at Wofford College. His writing has been published in Orion, American Whitewater, Southern Review, Terra Nova, and...

Duration: 00:57:20


Wildness in a Modern Age – The Reintroduction of Wolves to the Landscape - Brenda Peterson - ND3611

6/27/2017
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There is much opposition to the programs reintroducing wild wolves into their natural habitat, at least some of which stems from our mythological view of wolves as standing for all that is vicious, dangerous, and savage. The recovery activity for this endangered keystone species is a long game. Here Peterson outlines this uphill endeavor on their behalf. Brenda Peterson is a novelist, nature writer, and writing teacher. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Orion...

Duration: 00:57:20


Viewing Human History as a Spiritual Epic - Robert Atkinson, Ph.D. - ND3605

6/20/2017
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Robert Atkinson offers a deeply thoughtful view of conscious evolution drawn from the continuous wisdom of the world’s religions. He inspires hope as he traces love’s unifying power throughout history, and encourages us not to be distracted by seeming setbacks. He says, “love is the spiritual activism of our time.” Robert Atkinson’s books include: The Gift of Stories: Practical and Spiritual Applications of Autobiography, Life Stories, and Personal Mythmaking (Praeger 1995), The Life Story...

Duration: 00:57:20


Becoming a Trustworthy Listener - Andrew Forsthoefel - ND3610

6/13/2017
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Andrew Forsthoefel created for himself a coming of age ritual. After graduating from college, he took a year to walk 4,000 miles across America. Along the way, he experienced the hospitality and wisdom of hundreds of strangers and encountered countless remarkable stories. He reveals how he become a trustworthy listener. Tune-in and be inspired by this authentic tale. He is the author of Walking To Listen: 4000 Miles Across America, One Story At a Time (Bloomsbury 2017) Tags: Andrew...

Duration: 00:57:20


The Bounty Of A Generous Heart -Andrew Bienkowski -ND 3350

6/7/2017
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Bienkowski grew up in Siberia, his family exiled by the Communist regime. In a life that began with nothing, living on soup made from discarded potato peelings, he learned that true wealth and happiness come from giving, and made his way observing the true value of gratitude, forgiveness, and understanding. He worked as a clinical psychologist for forty years, often connecting with institutionalized patients previously deemed hopeless. Since his retirement, he has continued to work as a...

Duration: 00:57:20

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