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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

The Healing Power of Sound - David Gibson - ND3576

10/5/2022
Sound is medicine, according to the research of David Gibson. Every person, emotion, and ailment has a tone. Sound and frequency can be used to influence mental states, enhance human experience, and heal disease. He explains how music therapy is being applied in healthcare. “It’s unbelievable what’s been happening with people just by using sound and music.” David Gibson is a leader in the field of sound healing and therapy. He’s the founder and director of the Globe Sound and Consciousness...

We Are So Much More Than We Know - Joseph Selbie - ND3766

9/28/2022
Our brain forms many automatic neural circuits including those that support our breathing, heartbeat, and digestion. Here we explore how to create new neural circuits that put us in touch with the larger energetic field of infinite intelligence. Joseph Selbie, a dedicated meditator for nearly 50 years, has taught meditation and yoga throughout Europe and the United States. He is a founding member of Ananda, a meditation-based community and spiritual movement inspired by Paramahansa...

Duration:00:57:19

The Power of Mentorship - Will Jawando - ND3764

9/21/2022
As a man born of a Nigerian father and a white mother, Jawando is our guide for the essential gift of mentorship and how staggeringly transformative it can be for an entire community. It’s a reminder of how even a brief encounter of positive mentoring can make all the difference for all our children, most especially those at risk. Will Jawando is an attorney, an activist, a community leader, and a councilmember in Montgomery County Maryland, a diverse community of more than 1 million...

Duration:00:57:19

In the Thick of It All - Mark Nepo - ND3765

9/14/2022
Inner and outer storms can be transformational agents. Nepo advises us that we must not skip over pain, breakage, and loss. He goes on to say, “And, we must not drown in it or make a permanent residence of it. We have to find the corridor of aliveness that allows us to process our experience and land in the opening the storm has made in us and around us.” Mark Nepo is a poet and philosopher and a most eloquent spiritual teacher. In 2015, he was given a Life-Achievement Award by AgeNation and...

Duration:00:57:19

At the Heart of Loneliness - Kira Asatryan - ND3577

9/7/2022
Despite our being connected 24/7 with others, post-modern life is replete with loneliness. Loneliness is not the same as aloneness. Loneliness is when you lack the feeling of being connected with another. Explore how to build fulfilling and deep connections with others and make closeness flourish. Kira Asatryan is a certified relationship coach who provides individual life coaching, relationship coaching, conflict mediation, and couples coaching. Before becoming a relationship coach, she was...

Duration:00:57:19

Moving Beyond the Noise to Pristine Attention - Leigh Marz & Justin Zorn - ND3763

8/31/2022
We are in a constant deluge of noise and information and chat whether it is from our email and social media, or the 24-hour news cycles with its constant announcements of breaking news. Even our households can be filled with noise. Here we explore how to lessen both the exterior and interior noise to hear our own intuition and tune in to our creative gifts. Justin Zorn has served as a senior advisor for Policy and Strategy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. He has also served as...

Duration:00:57:19

Writing an Ethical Will - Rabbi Steve Leder - ND3762

8/24/2022
Approaching and facing some essential life questions and leaving them in a written “ethical will” will benefit our loved ones after we have passed and might be more important than any material things we pass on at our death. It will also be helpful in shedding light on our own deepest beliefs and dreams. Steve Leder is senior Rabbi of Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles. After receiving his degree in writing and graduating cum laude from Northwestern University, studying at Trinity...

Duration:00:57:19

The Re-creation of the World as Expressed Through Myth - Michael Meade - ND3761

8/17/2022
Meade advises us that we must break the spell of normalcy itself and we must accept the presence of uncertainty. However, the good news is that with every ending there is a new beginning. This deep dialogue explores the collective rite of passage we are experiencing and how using the wisdom of myths gives us a roadmap to the renewal of life itself. Michael Meade is a renowned storyteller, author, scholar of mythology, and student of ritual in traditional cultures. He has scoured the world to...

Duration:00:57:19

Lessons from a Fledgling Democracy - Mamphela Ramphele, M.D., Ph.D. - ND3760

8/10/2022
How are the successes and failures of the fledgling South African democracy relevant to all democratic nations? Why a nation cannot truly thrive without full socio-economic equity. Why true freedom must also include freedom from an imprisoned mind. What is the importance of teaching a full, robust history of a nation? Mamphela Ramphele, M.D., Ph.D. is an activist, medical doctor, academic, businesswoman, and global servant. Besides her medical degree, she holds a Ph.D. in Social...

Duration:00:57:19

Knowing the Nature of Your Elemental Personality - Debra Silverman - ND3575

8/3/2022
Debra Silverman suggests that each of us has basic personality traits that can be seen in the context of the four elements of earth, air, water, and fire. Each element has strengths and shadows. Understanding which element is most prevalent in your personality and which ones are weak will help you see what is missing in order to be a more balanced human being. Debra Silverman holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and has specialized in helping thousands of individuals achieve...

Duration:00:57:19

The Intersection Of Life And Art - Andrew Harvey- ND3574

7/27/2022
Andrew Harvey shares his experience of why it takes rigorous discipline to be an artist, why solitude matters, how to cultivate our personal passions, how “networks of grace” can save humanity, and more. He speaks eloquently on how to cultivate sacred friendships and speaks of his “soul brother,” 88-year-old pianist and teacher, Seymour Bernstein, a true wisdom elder. Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, translator, mystical scholar, and spiritual teacher. He is the...

Duration:00:57:19

Rejoining The Community Of Nature Through Personal Totems - Lupa - ND3573

7/20/2022
Lupa is a strong advocate for connecting with animal or plant totems as allies to enhance our spiritual life and help us reconnect with nature. They can provide a “bridge” between us and the rest of the natural world. She cautions us to understand that totems, whether they be animal, plants, or fungi, are not simple one-dimensional helpers limited to stereotyped meanings from dictionaries. They are vibrant, intelligent, dynamic beings sharing the world with us as much as anyone else, and...

Duration:00:57:18

Breaking the Silence Across the Divide of Death - Matthew McKay, Ph.D. - ND3572

7/13/2022
Most people believe the loss of the body is the loss of life, but when Matthew McKay’s 23-year-old son Jordan was suddenly shot and killed, for Matthew, it was not the end of Jordan’s life. It was the beginning of a quest to penetrate the veil of death through some extraordinary communications. These virtual conversations led Matthew to co-author a book, with his son. Matthew McKay, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and professor at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. The Wright Institute...

Duration:00:57:19

The Nature Of Consciousness - Christian de Quincey, Ph.D. - ND3568

7/5/2022
Here we take a closer look at many assumptions, unquestioned conclusions, and beliefs that are pervasive in our culture, such as our universe exploding from nothing in a big bang, or “we create our own reality”, or “humans are the most special of all the species on the planet”. In this provocative dialogue we explore the nature of consciousness, energy and matter. Christian de Quincey, Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies at John F. Kennedy University and Dean of...

Duration:00:57:19

The Compelling Spiritual Path of a Gay Former Nun - Jan Phillips - ND3758

6/29/2022
Phillips, a gay, former novice of the Catholic Church, reveals her religious crucible and the wisdom she’s gained along the way. She says, “I’m no longer a seeker, I’m a finder. Every morning, I find my source. As I say in one of my poems, ‘I eat God for breakfast, and all day long. I metabolize love. ‘” Jan Phillips is an award-winning photographer, writer, multimedia artist, and workshop leader. She's a co-founder of the Livingkindness Foundation, a global network for grassroots...

Duration:00:57:19

Questions To Bring Us Closer to Divine Presence - Judith Valente - ND3756

6/22/2022
This conversation encompasses a wide range of what it means to be human and life’s universal questions from very different perspectives. Valente responds to Trappist monk Brother Quenon’s question, “Does this bring you closer to God?” by saying “I think that's the question we have to ask ourselves all the time in our work. Is this bringing me closer to the Divine Presence? Judith Valente is a former staff writer for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal and is a finalist for the...

Duration:00:57:19

Getting In Touch with Our Interior Greatness - Guy Finley - ND3759

6/15/2022
In this provocative dialogue, Finley guides us in how to better cope with our own sense of being overwhelmed by unbidden occurrences and the conditions of life. He points out that what we are truly seeking is a higher understanding of our relationship to Divine Source. Guy Finley is a spiritual teacher and author. He is the Founder and Director of Life of Learning Foundation, a nonprofit center for transcendent self-study located in Merlin, Oregon. He hosts the Life of Learning Foundation’s...

Duration:00:57:19

Getting Help and Giving Help - A Pandemic of Love - Shelly Tygielski - ND3757

6/8/2022
Tygielski describes a movement that offers direct aid, connecting those who need help with those who want to be of help. Even when problems seem too big to solve, she says, “We start to pare down and look at things on a smaller level (such as within our own families or our children’s schools). Once we start there, it’s surprising how far reaching those effects are.” Shelly Tygielski is founder of the Pandemic of Love movement and is a self-care activist, community organizer, and mindfulness...

Duration:00:57:19

Giving Your Fullness Will Take You Where You Need To Go - Justine Willis Toms, DHL - ND3567

6/1/2022
Justine Willis Toms shares principles that lead to a more useful and fulfilling life. She asks the question: is worry fruitful and will it lead me to an effective outcome? She also encourages us to create circles of friends who support us in our fullness. She shares the lessons of the caterpillar and the butterfly. Since 1973, Justine Willis Toms has been exploring personal, social and spiritual transformation through her work as an electronic journalist, editor and writer. She is...

Duration:00:57:19

Accessing a Greater Field of Universal Wisdom - Colleen Mauro - ND3570

5/25/2022
Whether you believe intuition is our soul speaking to us, or that it’s coming to us from a greater field of universal wisdom and knowledge, intuition has been proven to assist us in the betterment of our lives and of the human condition. This dialogue explores examples of how intuition and spiritual telepathy can bring us powerful and enlightened insights. Colleen Mauro is the founder and former editor-in-chief of Intuition magazine published from 1988 to 2001. It explored the potential of...

Duration:00:57:18