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Getting Dirty: The Joy Of Growing Food In Your Own Backyard with Rachel Kaplan

Rachel Kaplan shares that the Urban Homesteading Movement is a do-it-yourself people’s movement that is happening all around the country, where people with no previous experience of farming are starting to grow their own food.

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don Miguel Ruiz

Toltec Insights And Truths with don Miguel Ruiz

After suffering a near-fatal heart attack that left don Miguel Ruiz in a coma for nine weeks during which time he traveled in a dream state between life and death, he shares with us his discoveries, which are again steeped in Toltec philosophy and wisdom.

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Marie-Rose Phan-Le

A Heroine’s Journey With Authentic Indigenous Healers with Marie-Rose Phan-Lê

Marie-Rose Phan-Lê has traveled the world seeking healers who have been trained in some of the most ancient healing traditions on the planet. This dialogue covers a few of the highlights of her travels to Hawaii, Nepal, Peru, and other places of healing.

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Fr. Matthew Fox

From Religiosity To Spirituality with Father Matthew Fox, Ph.D.

Prayer is not something you do aside from the breathing you do every day, and the decisions you make every day, and the choices you make. That’s prayer.

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Judith Orloff

Surrender Is The Doorway with Judith Orloff, M.D.

Surrender is the ability to flow with life and accept what is rather than pushing and fighting and struggling with life all the time. It’s about learning to sense with your intuition… also surrender is saying no to what isn’t working, toxic people, situations that aren’t right.

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Tim Burkett

An Intimate Picture Of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi with Tim Burkett, Ph.D.

Giving us numerous insights into the way Suzuki Roshi would teach, here Tim Burkett shares many poignant and revealing memories of being a student of Suzuki Roshi who was one of the most revered and renown Zen teachers in the West.

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Ralph White

The Travel Adventures Of An Intrepid Spiritual Seeker with Ralph White

In the desert of New Mexico Ralph White had his first spiritually transcendent experience. He says, “I felt like my mind expanded in consort with the scope of the landscape: seeing the vast stars above, the silence, and just the scale of the landscape.”

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Dawna Markova 2015

Collaboration: The New Currency For A New Era with Dawna Markova, Ph.D. and Angie McArthur

Never have we needed collaboration more than at this time in our cultural evolution. Research has shown that collaboration increases our intelligence, and in these threshold times we need to be functioning on the highest creative level we can possibly reach. Dawna Markova and Angie McArthur share with us the difference between a “mind share […]

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Steve McIntosh

An Integral View of Spiritual Experience with Steve McIntosh, J.D.

Steve McIntosh addresses such questions as: How do we gain a deeper understanding of such a spiritual experience and why is it important? What does understanding our spiritual experiences have to do with our evolving consciousness?

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Kirk J Schneider

Reawakening To Life’s Great Adventure with Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D.

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.

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Phil Cousineau

Everything Is A Road with Phil Cousineau

Phil Cousineau guides us superbly by demonstrating how to find moments of true depth and meaning. He emboldens us to be awake to the small details when “life leaps out at you.”

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Glenn Aparicio Parry

Beyond Informational Thinking To Connective Thinking with Glenn Aparicio Parry, Ph.D.

Glenn Parry believes that the way to cure our planetary challenges begins with a return to original thinking. The way we think and interact with nature and each other, he says, affects everything. As long as we divide things up as animate and inanimate, as living and not living we will continue to destroy the […]

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Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

A Healthy More Resilient Brain with Brant Cortright, Ph.D.

Brant Cortright, Ph.D. 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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John de Ruiter

The Direct Route To Awakening with John de Ruiter

John de Ruiter speaks of the direct path to awakening, which is profoundly simple, but not easy for most of us. He practices and recommends inner quiet and integrity on all profound and surface levels of life.

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Gene Baur

Farm Sanctuary: The Happiest Place On Earth with Gene Baur

Gene Baur is someone who not only pleads for good treatment of farm animals; he’s doing something about it. He encourages us to engage in loving relationships beyond our cats and dogs to include farm animals as well. In doing so, he says that we can help ourselves and the planet.

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Kim Schneiderman

Be The Hero Of Your Story By Reframing Your Perspective Through Writing with Kim Schneiderman

Kim Schneiderman gives us powerful guidance for changing our life’s story by stepping out of it and rewriting it. Writing in the third person and making ourselves the hero or heroine of our story will give us surprising insight into the character development that is the goal of every challenge. We can literally re-write a […]

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Elaine Mansfield

Grief: A Spiritual Pilgrimage with Elaine Mansfield

Elaine Mansfield shares her very personal journey of grief and awakening through the process of losing her husband of 42 years to cancer. She describes what it was like to witness his suffering, and the reactions of those around them during the most difficult times. Her experience lead to a shift in understanding and acceptance, […]

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John Lane

The Practice Of Settlement, Finding A Sense Of Place with John Lane

John Lane spent the first half of his life roaming and writing about life on the move. When he settled in one place, he proceeded to explore every facet of it including the topography, history, ancient and current citizenry, and industry. This exploration sharpened his sense of place, and serves as a model for how […]

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Joel Fotinos

Personal Life Contracts – Being Accountable To Yourself with Joel Fotinos

Contracts are used to lay out expectations and responsibilities of the parties involved. We take them very seriously in business and law. Fotinos believes that we should take our own goals just as seriously and create personal contracts to hold ourselves accountable in our pursuit of excellence. His philosophy is that once we make clear […]

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Gail Brenner

The Direct Route To Abiding Peace with Gail Brenner, Ph.D.

Are we limited, damaged, and inadequate? Gail Brenner says we are not. She understands that the self-help movement can be useful, but believes that we possess the capacity to spontaneously find inner peace. She shares ideas for shedding the stories and thought patterns that bring about negative feelings.

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Ethan Nichtern

Awake-ism: The Heartmind of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern

“Awake-ism,” in Buddhist teacher 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. Living an awake life is a good thing. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between […]

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Bruce Linton

The Challenges Of Becoming A Father with Bruce Linton, Ph.D.

Linton talks about what it means to be a father and a partner in parenting. He describes the developmental phases of fatherhood and how to share the experience with others in a meaningful way. Linton believes that engaging in a mutual support system with other fathers is key. He says, “Being a father is a […]

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Robert Augustus Masters

What Really Matters with Robert Augustus Masters, Ph.D.

Robert Augustus Masters holds a doctorate in psychology and is an experienced psychotherapist, trainer of psychotherapists, and teacher of spiritual deepening. His integral, intuitive work blends the psychological and physical with the spiritual, emphasizing embodiment, authenticity, deep shadow work, emotional openness and literacy, and the development of relational maturity.

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D Patrick Miller

A Course in Miracles: A Spiritual Touchstone with D. Patrick Miller

A Course in Miracles became an instant spiritual phenomenon upon its 1976 publication, and has since served as a spiritual touchstone for millions around the world. Where did A Course in Miracles come from?  What part does forgiveness play in the Course?  How can non-Christians reconcile the Christian language in the Course? How does the Course’s notion of Jesus differ from the traditional […]

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Gwen Cooper

Homer, An Eyeless Cat, Teaches Love And Courage with Gwen Cooper

  This is an adventure story of a blind cat, Homer, and a woman finding one another, and the lessons this relationship taught her. Homer survived being trapped without Cooper for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center, and even saved Cooper’s life when he chased an intruder, who broke into […]

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Mary Catherine Bateson

Adulthood II: A Whole New Stage In The Life Cycle with Mary Catherine Bateson, Ph.D.

  People are living longer, but this new longevity is not equivalent to an extension of old age or years added on at the end of life. Children have left home and many are facing retirement, but are not ready to spend this time on the golf course, or playing endless hands of bridge. There […]

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Jacques Vallee

Mysterious Sightings In The Sky with Jacques Vallee, Ph.D.

  During the past century, individuals, newspapers, and military agencies have recorded thousands of UFO incidents, giving rise to much speculation about flying saucers, visitors from other planets, and alien abductions. But the extraterrestrial phenomenon did not begin in the present era. The first case reported turns out to be in the 1500s B.C. in […]

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Patrice Vecchione

The Wall-Less Rooms Of Nature That Inspire Imagination with Patrice Vecchione

  Nature and art share the quality of perseverance and optimism. Vecchione illustrates this when she says, “Art is optimistic. No matter what emotions a piece of art may convey, art-making itself is a refusal to be plowed under by doubt, political systems, poverty or any number of other things.” She goes on to point out that […]

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Jane Hirshfield

How Poetry Can Transform Our Lives with Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield believes that poetry can play a transformative role in our lives. “What poems are doing is counterbalancing the mainstream tenor of our culture, which is to do, to be active, to be energetic and to prove one’s self… and one of the messages underlying all poems that move us is that we have […]

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Dean Sluyter

The Many Vehicles Of Meditation with Dean Sluyter

Have you ever tried to meditate regularly but had trouble sticking to it? Have you told yourself that you just don’t have enough discipline to sit and tame your mind, rest in the space between thoughts, or achieve a completely blank mind? Dean Sluyter advocates what he calls natural meditation. He tells us not to […]

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Barbara Marx Hubbard

Awakening The Power Of Our Social Potential with Barbara Marx Hubbard

The illusion of separation is dying and a new social synergy is being born. There is an emerging self-actualizing society of which we are all a part. Barbara Marx Hubbard has been studying social evolution for over 40 years, and she tells us how important it is to realize our potential, independently, and as a […]

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Jed Diamond

Moving Into Health Through Energy Healing with Jed Diamond, Ph.D.

More than ever before in history, humans are faced with an overwhelming amount of stress.  This leads to debilitating illnesses, addictions, and depression. We need all the help we can get. Jed Diamond suggests that help can be found through energy healing, “[N]o matter how we got sick, no matter what the problem is, if you […]

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Laura Basha

The Character Of Thought: The Choice To Be In Process Or Flow with Laura Basha, Ph.D.

Dr. Laura Basha discusses how the power and quality of thought influences our ability to bring choice into process. She describes the three principles of Mind, Consciousness, and Thought and how they are connected: “The mind is formless but has energy…consciousness is the movement of the mind according to our level of understanding and is the […]

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Gregg Levoy

Awe And Wonder: Keys To Living A Passionate Life with Gregg Levoy

This far-ranging dialogue is full of stories that will inspire and delight. Levoy speaks about a sense of wonder as being the active ingredient in a passionate life, and how even suffering and restlessness can be explored with curiosity. He tells us that wonder can offer us the adaptive benefit of free cognitive upgrades. You’ll […]

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Heidi Kuhn

From The Heart Of A Mother: The Movement To Replace Landmines With Roots Of Peace with Heidi Kuhn

For many years, Kuhn has dedicated herself to removing land mines from the 70 countries around the world that are still plagued with these small but powerful weapons. She educates us on the severity and pervasiveness of the issue and explains how with love, patience and persistence, she has built momentum for the cause to […]

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Hank Wesselman

Sacred Knowledge From The Indigenous Wisdom Of Hawaii with Hank Wesselman, Ph.D.

In old Hawaii, where the flow of primal energies created unparalleled natural beauty, one of the world’s most highly advanced spiritual cultures developed. Before his passing, Kahuna elder Hale Makua granted Dr. Wesselman permission to share the sacred spiritual knowledge he had gathered from working with this revered wisdom keeper for eight years. Here he […]

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Gabrielle Glancy

A Mysterious Illness: Parasites, Facebook, And Other Things with Gabrielle Glancy

For close to three years Glancy suffered from a debilitating illness. She describes her attempts to get help from doctors as frustrating, exhausting and invalidating. Despite her profound weakness, she sought help from many health practitioners, hoping for one of them to believe that what she was experiencing was real, and to have an answer. […]

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Linda Graham

Developing Our Natural Resilience with Linda Graham

Graham assures us that we can rewire neural networks in our brain and build resilience to the point that positive emotions become almost a default reaction. Positive emotions are natural in easy times but more difficult to evoke in hard times. Resilience and positive emotions are inseparable. Linda Graham explains how developing habits such as […]

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Susan Campbell

Healing and Repairing Relationship, An Ongoing Process with Susan Campbell, Ph.D.

Dr. Campbell offers practical advice for repairing our love relationships while also healing our inner wounds. We learn methods for turning common relationship conflicts into opportunities to foster love, trust, and intimacy. She suggests making an agreement with your partner to take a “time-out” when you sense a trigger, using those moments to feel what […]

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Judith Orloff

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

Judith Orloff, M.D. comes from a long line of intuitive healers, and she’s been working with her own intuition since she was a young child. Through her personal experience and her work as an intuitive psychiatrist, she’s acquired a wealth of knowledge that will help you learn to recognize, and make wise use of, your […]

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