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

Everything Is A Road with Phil Cousineau December 1, 2015 | 5:00 am

Cousineau observes: “We’re going to be blinded by the glamour of the world, by what everybody else sees or what the Chamber of Commerce wants us to see. The real art, the real story takes place out of the corner of the eye.” You’ll be inspired as you travel with Phil from the cardboard rocket ship of his youth to the footprints on a 3 million year old road.

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Reawakening To Life’s Great Adventure with Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D. December 8, 2015 | 5:00 am

From the dark terror of his own breakdown, Kirk Schneider has come to live in a state of awe. He explored the roots of his nightmares and anxiety, and the habits that kept him depressed and disengaged, and found that life is something to marvel at. He shares the long, winding road he traveled from there to here, and offers guideposts each of us can use to find our own way.

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An Integral View Of Spiritual Experience with Steve McIntosh, J.D. December 15, 2015 | 5:00 am

A spiritual experience has been described by some as an encounter with the presence of the infinite within our finite universe of time and space. It takes on many forms and can be conceived of in a wide variety of ways. In his integral view, McIntosh challenges us to hold two seemingly paradoxical worldviews: an infinite, non-dual universe as well as a personal God.

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Collaboration: The New Currency For A New Era with Dawna Markova, Ph.D. and Angie McArthur December 22, 2015 | 5:00 am

A “mind share economy” is all about collaboration where the currency is ideas: the more ideas you share with each other the richer all of you are. A “market share economy” is based on the premise that the more of something you have, and the less someone else has, makes what you have more valuable. This sets up a culture of competition, and creativity suffers.

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The Travel Adventures Of An Intrepid Spiritual Seeker with Ralph White December 29, 2015 | 5:00 am

Ralph White’s life reads like some sort of Indiana Jones story with a spiritual flavor. He grew up on the coast of Wales and then moved to a grimy industrial city on Northern England. You’ll be enthralled by his amazing tales of travels to New York, Chicago, Vancouver, Peru, Ecuador, Tibet, Russia, and more. In between he established The Open Center in New York.

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An Intimate Picture Of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi with Tim Burkett, Ph.D. January 5, 2016 | 5:00 am

Millions of spiritual seekers have, in their library, a dog-eared copy of the spiritual classic Zen Mind, Beginner Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation. Here is an intimate and first-hand account of the way master teacher Shunryu Suzuki Roshi taught, as told by his student and now Zen teacher himself, Tim Burkett. These delightful stories are not to be missed.

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Recent episodes

Beyond Informational Thinking To Connective Thinking with Glenn Aparicio Parry, Ph.D. November 24, 2015 | 5:00 am

Glenn Parry believes that the way to cure our planetary challenges begins with a return to original thought. The way we think and interact with nature and each other, he says, affects everything. He believes that the shift to linear thinking is not our natural way, and explains that our rational thought is different from the kind of thought that connects us to the universe.

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A Healthy, More Resilient Brain with Brant Cortright November 17, 2015 | 5:00 am

Brant Cortright brings brain research into a new dimension by putting it into a holistic health context. Cortright’s lessons about brain health incorporate body, heart, mind, and spirit. He clarifies some common misconceptions, and shares how we can help our brains thrive and grow, including what we might be doing to unknowingly cause harm.

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The Direct Route to Awakening with John de Ruiter (ENCORE) November 10, 2015 | 5:00 am

We have the capacity to go directly to truth and awakening, but we often get sidetracked by our delusions. De Ruiter speaks of the direct path to awakening. He practices and recommends inner quiet and integrity on all profound and surface levels of life.

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Farm Sanctuary: The Happiest Place On Earth with Gene Baur November 2, 2015 | 5:00 am

Engaging in a loving relationship with farm animals can help ourselves and the planet. Imagine having a flock of turkeys following you as you wander the farm. Baur is dedicated to exposing the abusive practices of the animal farming business. We all can be part of the healing.

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Be The Hero Of Your Story By Reframing Your Perspective Through Writing with Kim Schneiderman October 27, 2015 | 5:00 am

Every life is an unfolding story. Schneiderman gives us powerful guidance for changing our life’s story by stepping out of it and rewriting it. This gives us the emotional distance we need to make sense of our challenges. You will be amazed by how you can transform your tragedies into triumphs by choosing to interpret your story in a particular way.

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Grief: A Spiritual Pilgrimage with Elaine Mansfield October 20, 2015 | 5:00 am

Elaine and Vic Mansfield were married for over 42 years. For the last 3 years of their marriage he was battling cancer, and Elaine was his caretaker and midwife to his dying. Here we explore, with candor, that journey and the healing that is available through life’s deepest crises.

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The Practice Of Settlement, Finding A Sense Of Place with John Lane October 13, 2015 | 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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Personal Life Contracts – Being Accountable To Yourself with Joel Fotinos October 6, 2015 | 5:00 am

Contracts are used to lay out expectations and responsibilities of the parties involved. We take them very seriously in business and law. Joel Fotinos says that we should take our own goals just as seriously and create personal contracts to hold ourselves accountable in our pursuit of excellence. He shares methods and ideas for committing to a Personal Life Contract.

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The Direct Route To Abiding Peace with Gail Brenner, Ph.D. September 29, 2015 | 5:00 am

Gail Brenner says we are not limited, damaged or inadequate. She critiques the self-help movement as perpetuating the idea that we are in need of fixing, and holds the provocative view that nothing needs to be changed or fixed to be happy. She posits that we have the capacity to spontaneously find inner peace and shed the stories and negative emotions that cause us pain.

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Awake-ism: The Heartmind Of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern September 22, 2015 | 5:00 am

“Awake-ism,” in Ethan Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that can be useful for anyone. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between very personal spaces and collective spaces.

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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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Michael Toms

Since 1973, Michael Toms, host of the nationally-syndicated "New Dimensions" program, has been engaging in dialogue with the world’s leading-edge thinkers, social architects, creative artists, scientists and spiritual teachers.

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