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

The Healing Powers Of Cats And Dogs with Carlyn Montes De Oca October 24, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Coping With The Emotional Residue Of A Life-Threatening Illness with Cheryl Krauter October 31, 2017 | 5:00 am

Any life-threatening medical diagnosis is a traumatic event and can invoke a complex mix of fear, sorrow, anger and confusion. The capacity to deal with such a trauma both during and after treatment involves a massive amount of energy and courage. Here we explore the emotional healing of survivorship.

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Recent episodes

Rewiring Our Pain Pathways with David Hanscom, M.D. October 17, 2017 | 5:00 am

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 of experience in the care of chronic back pain. Hanscom 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.

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Principled Design Based On The Laws Of Nature with William McDonough October 10, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Conscious Eldering with Ron Pevny October 3, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Taking Charge Of The Story Of Our Health with Carl Greer, Ph.D. September 26, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Conversations At The Threshold Of Death with Lisa Smartt September 19, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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Science Set Free (ENCORE) with Rupert Sheldrake, Ph.D. September 12, 2017 | 5:00 am

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.

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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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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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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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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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