Aug 25, 2015


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"Why Shamanism Now?" with Christina Pratt

Schizophrenia and Shamanism with Dick Russell

There are many ways to look at the symptoms that the dominant, contemporary culture diagnoses as mental illness. Illnesses of the spirit or the soul can be more clearly seen through the lens of a culture that values both. When we look at schizophrenia through the lens of a shamanic culture we can see something entirely different than a sever mental illness. Join host and shaman, Christina Pratt, and her guest, award-winning author and environmental journalist Dick Russell as they discuss his new book, My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism. In this book Dick shares his journey with is son, Frank, beyond the Western medical model that diagnosed Frank as schizophrenic and into the realms of shamanism. Dick shares their experience together forging a healing relationship with the renowned West African shaman, Malidoma Patrice Somé.

This week's guest:
Dick Russell

Dick Russell is an award-winning author and environmental journalist whose new book, My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism, is a memoir of his journey with is son, Frank, beyond the Western medical model, which diagnosed Frank as schizophrenic. Dick shares their experience together and their forging a healing relationship with the renowned West African shaman, Malidoma Patrice Somé.

Russell is the author of twelve books, including several New York Times best-sellers and the "Eye of the Whale," named a Best Book of 2001 by three major newspapers. He has written dozens of articles about other environmental issues, for publications ranging from The Nation to Parenting, and served for eighteen years as a Contributing Editor for OnEarth (formerly Amicus Journal), the award-winning quarterly publication of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He has also been a recipient of the National Coalition for Marine Conservation's Golden Swordfish Award (1984), and is an active member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and PEN USA.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM Pacific

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Awakenings with Michele Meiche

Accessing Your Masculine & Feminine Energies

Mali Apple and Joe Dunn are authors, relationship coaches, lovers, and best friends. Their bestselling book The Soulmate Experience: A Practical Guide to Creating Extraordinary Relationships has helped thousands of people around the world create relationships that are deeply connected on all levels. The sequel, The Soulmate Lover: A Guide to Passionate and Lasting Love, Sex, and Intimacy, won the 2015 National Indie Excellence Award for Sexuality and the 2015 International Book Award for Relationships. From turning expectations into invitations, to transforming jealousy into passion and desire, to using sexual healing for heart-opening erotic pleasure, Mali and Joe share truly revolutionary ideas for creating relationships that are deeply loving, intensely passionate, and profoundly connected.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm Pacific

Just Energy Radio

Secret History, Conspiracies & Aliens Among Us

Researcher Nick Redfern investigates the stories, mythologies, lore behind incredible events and clandestine groups of yesterday and today. He digs deep into the manipulation of world events by influential groups.

Nick also proposes a controversial and thought-provoking question. Are significant numbers of humanity the product of an ancient and advanced alien civilization? Have we, across the millennia, been periodically modified and refined as a species? In short, has our genetic make-up been manipulated by otherworldly beings that view human civilization as one big lab experiment?

About Nick Redfern

Nick Redfern is the author of 30 books on UFOs, Bigfoot, lake monsters, the Abominable Snowman, and Hollywood scandals, including Monster Files, Monster Diary, Memoirs of a Monster Hunter; Celebrity Secrets; There’s Something in the Woods; Contactees; Final Events; The Real Men in Black; The NASA Conspiracies; Science Fiction Secrets; On the Trail of the Saucer Spies; Strange Secrets; and – with fellow Texas-based researcher and author Ken Gerhard – Monsters of Texas. He has appeared on more than 70 TV shows, including: Fox News; the BBC’s Out of This World; the SyFy Channel’s Proof Positive; the Space Channel’s Fields of Fear; the History Channel’s Monster Quest, America’s Book of Secrets, Ancient Aliens and UFO Hunters; Science’s The Unexplained Files; the National Geographic Channel’s Paranatural; and MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

Thursday From 7-9pm CST ~ 08/27/15

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