A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : Terry Tempest Williams

I want to tell what the forests were like I will have to speak in a forgotten language. W.S Merwin in poem “Witness” This poem originally appeared in The Rain In The Trees (1988) “I chose W. S. Merwin’s poem called Witness for two reasons. He passed this year (2019) and he was a beloved friend and mentor of mine. I think of what he did with his own hands and the love he and Paula, his wife, shared at their home in Maui. They planted over 600 different varieties of palms. Prior to that it was a burned out,
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Did You Learn Something Useful?

Many listeners send us thank you notes about what they have learned from New Dimensions. New Dimensions provides a true radio refuge from the noise and negativity of mainstream broadcasting. Over the years, this lovingly-crafted series has presented to its appreciative listeners voices of reason, compassion, and humanity never veering from a commitment to inform and educate how one might live more mindfully, and leave this world in a better place. How rare and refreshing to find such reflective radio. SS, Berkeley, CA If you too, feel refreshed by the broadcasts, please, please, consider making a donation. One way to
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Editor’s Desk: THE WAYS OF COMPUTERS ARE PERFECT AND MUST NOT BE QUESTIONED

In a recent interview, meditation teacher Tara Brach led me through a guided meditation to help me work on a particular issue that often triggers a negative reaction on my part. I get triggered when technology is not working causing me to make a phone call to try to get tech help. More often than not I get connected to a bot (an artificial intelligence) that is asking me questions that don’t really apply to my issue. I’m then on an endless loop trying to get to a “live” person. Frustration is building and it’s really, truly hard to not just
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The Essence of Erosion and Evolution with Terry Tempest Williams

Williams asks the central question for our world today, “How do we find the strength to not look away from all that is breaking our hearts?” She looks at the elements of erosion and evolution with regards to all that is shaping the physical landscape of our nation due to climate change as well as erosion we face in democracy, science, compassion, and trust. She confesses, “I will be honest, where I wonder if I can get up in the morning but in those moments, I’m aware of the limits of my own imagination. And imagination shared, creates collaboration, and collaboration builds community
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Michael Meade: There Are Many Dimensions to This World

Michael Meade expresses his passion for New Dimensions in this way: “I’m always happy to visit New Dimensions because they’re looking at new ideas and new imaginations. They know that there are many dimensions to this world and you have to see things from many angles. I know they’re always looking for where the creative energies are arising and the latest ideas in order to help with all the confusion we live in. I’m a supporter of New Dimensions and I think you should be too.” Michael Meade Storyteller, Scholar of Mythology, Author of Fate and Destiny and Why the
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Reclaiming Illness and Death as Natural Parts of Life with BJ Miller, M.D.

Statistics show that only 10 to 20% of us will die without warning. That means most of us have a choice as to how to orient ourselves for the inevitable. Where we will die and, most importantly, how to spend time meanwhile. Next to birth, death is one of our most profound experiences. Dying is not without its pain but it can be meaningful and we can decide to be more aware and more conscious in how we orient ourselves toward the inevitable end of our lives. Dr. Miller suggests that we need to be clear on our “goals of
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : BJ Miller

  Don’t just do something, sit there. Sylvia Boorstein,Ph.D. author of Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life   “This quote leaps to mind and is one that gets passed around the hospice, palliative medicine, and contemplative circles. It is simply a little play on words. It’s such good advice particularly in dealing with the throes of illness and caregiving. My co-author, Shoshana Berger, is very fond of that phrase that she learned after the death of her father, who she lost to dementia. She realized looking back the wisdom in that statement. Truly, what is there
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Spotlight: Relationship – The Conscious Crucible

Whether you are in a love relationship or still searching for one, these four programs gleaned from the New Dimensions archive offer deep insight for developing our ability to love and be loved. Treat yourself to a priceless visit with special master teachers. Healing And Repairing Relationship, An Ongoing Process with Susan Campbell, Ph.D. Program #3534 MP3 Download Buy here $1.99 To keep our car running in good order, we routinely have it serviced. Our relationships deserve no less attention. Dr. Campbell offers practical advice for sustaining our love relationships. Here we learn methods for turning common relationship conflicts into
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Hours Of Inspiration Are Made Possible By Your Support

Former guest, Linda Carroll, has this to say about the inspiration that can be heard on New Dimensions. “When we talk about lasting love beyond the communications skills, beyond the classes on how to listen and how to speak, what we really need most of all are the kind of tools that are talked about and shared on New Dimensions. New Dimensions presents tools from many wisdom traditions as spoken by some of the great heroic people of our times who have been so prolific and generous with their lifetime of wisdom. They have the ability to translate some of
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A Favorite Quote from a New Dimensions Guest : Mary Mackey

So often in life things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be a great, good fortune. Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Supreme Court Justice “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is one of my heroes and this quote is inspiring particularly if you’re feeling like your life isn’t moving in exactly the right direction. In my particular instance, as an undergraduate at Harvard, I had no mentors. Because I was female I was not allowed to use the undergraduate library or even enter it. I was the only woman admitted to the one creative writing class at Harvard and basically I
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