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Uncovering Your Natural Brilliance
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Dee Joy Coulter speaks with Tami Simon about the nature of the creative mind. Dee is a nationally recognized neuroscience pioneer with a doctorate in neurological studies and holistic education from the University of Northern Colorado. With Sounds True, she has recently released the book Original Mind: Uncovering Your Natural Brilliance and an audio program called A Guided Tour of Brain Development. In this episode, Dee examines why the creative mind values emptiness and open focus, how we can recover the perceptual freshness we had when we were first born, how creativity lets us tolerate ambiguity, and how we can enjoy thinking as a rich, multi-dimensional experience. (69 minutes)

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More than 30 years ago, Elizabeth Lesser helped cofound Omega Institute, now one of the world’s premiere centers for the exploration of the spiritual journey. These days, Elizabeth is known as the bestselling author of The Seeker’s Guide and Broken Open, as well as a frequent collaborator with Eckhart Tolle and Oprah Winfrey. In this […]

As a nuclear physicist and former university professor, Claude Poncelet may seem an unlikely choice to be one of the world’s foremost authorities on shamanic practice. Yet, Claude has taught shamanic spirituality worldwide for more than 25 years, and has recently written the book The Shaman Within: A Physicist’s Guide to the Deeper Dimensions of […]

The Spiritual Dimension of Reality
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Mukti is an associate teacher at Open Gate Sangha in Northern California, which she cofounded in 1996 with her husband, Adyashanti. As a teacher, Mukti points us back to our natural state of undivided consciousness, supporting the journey with feminine qualities of quietude and nurturing. Mukti has recently created a six-session audio learning series with […]

Exploring Embodied Awakening
Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts, whose trailblazing research has helped bring mindfulness meditation into mainstream medicine. Jon is the author of Wherever You Go, There You Are, and with Sounds True he has created many unique audio programs, including Adventures in Mindfulness and […]

The Mindfulness Revolution
Tuesday, July 1, 2014