Tuesday at 5:00 am

New Dimensions


Since 1973 New Dimensions Radio/Media, a not-for-profit membership organization, has been producing and distributing the “New Dimensions” radio series heard worldwide. Each week, this life-long learning program series presents leading-edge thinkers, scientists, artists, healers, ecologists, spiritual leaders, and social architects in award winning, deep dialogues. It is the longest running, most successful independently produced radio interview program on public radio. On this website, the New Dimensions’ program archive contains hundreds of programs now available for downloading in digital format.

Upcoming episodes

Surviving And Thriving When Times Are Tough (ENCORE) with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. August 29, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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A Deepening Year In Solitude (repeat) with Robert Kull, Ph.D. September 5, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Recent episodes

Reawakening The Spirituality Of Men (ENCORE) with Matthew Fox, Ph.D. August 22, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Listening To Your Wise And Beautiful Heart (ENCORE) with Judith Orloff, M.D. August 15, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Genuine Sustainable Abundance (ENCORE) with Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne August 8, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Learning to Live with Uncertainty with Estelle Frankel August 1, 2017 | 5:00 am

Estelle 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.”

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Understanding the Principles of the New Communications Landscape with Anton Schwartz July 25, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Our Healing Is Enmeshed In Our Culture with David Bedrick, JD, DIPL PW July 18, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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The Practice Of Settlement, Finding A Sense Of Place (ENCORE) July 11, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Wildness in a Modern Age – The Reintroduction of Wolves to the Landscape with Brenda Peterson June 27, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Viewing Human History As A Spiritual Epic with Robert Atkinson, Ph.D. June 20, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.”

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Becoming a Trustworthy Listener with Andrew Forsthoefel June 13, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Justine Toms

Justine Toms is co-founder and Managing Producer and Host of "New Dimenions," a nationally-syndicated show on KKFI airing Tuesdays at 5:00 am.

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