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Singles Collection

Singles Collection

Remarkable half-hour programs from the Thinking Allowed TV series.

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Singles Collection
  • Barlow, Janelle - Stress Management

    Janelle M. Barlow, Ph.D., is a human development consultant and author of The Stress Manager, a self-improvement workbook. Dr. Barlow's work focuses on practical, easy to use methods for monitoring and managing stress at home and in the workplace. She offers numerous suggestions for becoming awar...

  • Bolen, Jean Shinoda - Goddesses in Everywoman

    The goddesses of classical Greek mythology represent powerful psychic forces which are active in women today. Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D., author of The Tao of Psychology and Goddesses in Every Woman, points out that understanding these archetypes enables us to appreciate the mythological dimensions...

  • Borglum, Dale - Healing and Dying

    Serious illness provides an opportunity for individuals to get in touch with the part of themselves that is not dependent upon social status, wealth or physical appearance. Dale Borglum, Ph.D., is director of the Living/Dying Center in Fairfax, California. He suggests that healing is most possibl...

  • Bugental, James - Humanistic Psychotherapy

    Humanistic-existential psychotherapy is a journey toward greater wholeness and aliveness. The late James Bugental, Ph.D., was the first president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, president of the California State Psychological Association. He is author of The Search for Authenticity,...

  • Capra, Fritjof - The Emerging New Culture

    Best-selling author of The Tao of Physics and The Turning Point, physicist Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., discusses the new "wholistic" culture that has emerged in the late twentieth century. He argues that the biological sciences, quantum physics and systems theory will provide a theoretical foundation w...

  • Bozzay, George Fuller-von - Biofeedback and Self Control

    The purpose of biofeedback is to train us in making internal distinctions which we can then achieve without need for cumbersome equipment. George Fuller-von Bozzay, Ph.D. is director of the Biofeedback Institute of San Francisco and author of several books. He eloquently describes the role of bio...

  • Caputi, Jane - The Fates of the Earth

    ane Caputi, professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico, is author of Gossips, Gorgons and Crones. She notes that, over the centuries, powerful female, mythological figures have been superceded by patriarchal symbols. This also correlates with the rise of the warrior mentality. ...

  • Catford, Lorna - The Path of the Everyday Hero

    Mythology reminds us that just when things seem the darkest, we may be on the verge of a breakthrough. Lorna Catford, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at Sonoma State University in California, is co-author of The Path of the Everyday Hero. She points out that the demands placed upon ordinary peop...

  • Criswell, Eleanor - The Mind-Body Connection

    One can approach understanding the mind-body connection through many disciplines, such as dance, massage, biofeedback, martial arts, yoga, etc. Eleanor Criswell, Ed.D., psychologist and managing editor of Somatics, points out that this body of traditions suggests enormous, untapped possibilities ...

  • Dawkins, Peter - Francis Bacon and Western Mysticism

    Francis Bacon played a critical role in the development of the western intellectual tradition. Peter Dawkins, an architect and Cambridge scholar, is the president of the British Council of the University for Peace and founder/president of the Francis Bacon Trust. According to Dawkins, Bacon left ...

  • Dreyfus, Hubert - Mind Over Machine

    Human intuition and perception are basic and essential phenomena of consciousness. As such, they will never be replicated by computers. This is the challenging notion of Hubert Dreyfus, Ph.D., archcritic of the artificial intelligence establishment. Dr. Dreyfus, a professor of philosophy at the U...

  • Dryer, Carol - Seeing the Soul

    Psychic abilities are a natural function of the soul and spirit, while intellect is a natural function of the ego. Carol Dryer is a psychic consultant whose clients include many well-known figures in entertainment, publishing, psychology, science and the arts. Her work is described in Tina Turner...

  • Fadiman, James - Transcending Limitations

    We all limit ourselves by attachment to old attitudes and outworn ideas. James Fadiman, Ph.D., author of Be All That You Are, offers several techniques to help us recognize and discard such attitudes and set goals for the changes we desire. A distinguished humanistic psychologist, Dr. Fadiman is ...

  • Feigenbaum, Edward and Penny Nii - Expert Systems

    Edward A. Feigenbaum, Ph.D., recognized as the "father of expert systems." He is co-editor of The Handbook of Artificial Intelligence and co-author, with H. Penny Nii, of The Rise of the Expert Company. Here they describe the use of "knowledge engineering" to create expert computer systems which ...

  • Ferguson, Marilyn - Brain, Mind and Society

    Leading developments in brain research, management science, social science, spiritual literature and social reform all suggest a new vision of society in which people feel empowered to transform their lives. As publisher of the Brain/Mind Bulletin, the late Marilyn Ferguson was in a unique positi...

  • Fiore, Edith - Past Life Regression and Spirit Depossession

    Edith Fiore, Ph.D., fascinating author of You Have Been Here Before and The Unquiet Dead, discusses her transformation from a conventional behavior therapist to a specialist in the application of spiritualist principles of reincarnation and spirit possession to psychotherapy. In particular, she t...

  • Fox, Matthew - Creation Spirituality

    A concern with nature and humanity is primary to the social conventions of organized religion, according to Matthew Fox, a Dominican priest and spiritual theologian. Fox is director of the Institute for Culture and Creation Spirituality at Holy Names College. Author of numerous books, including A...

  • Frager, Robert - Common Threads in Mysticism

    Robert Frager, Ph.D., is past president of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology and the founder of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Here he shares his wide experience as a student and participant in diverse spiritual traditions. These include yoga in India in the school of Param...

  • Freer, Neil - Who Were the Gods

    Neil Freer is author of Breaking the Godspell, a book which delves into the implications of the radical theories of scholar Zecharia Sitchin (The Twelfth Planet, Stairway to Heaven, etc). Here he discusses the hypothesis that the gods of ancient cultures were actually from another planet that col...

  • Garfield, Patricia - On Dreams and Dreaming

    Even negative dreams and nightmares can be a source of positive value and growth when we choose to interact creatively with the dream imagery. This can be accomplished with a modest amount of training and suggestion. In this valuable program, Patricia Garfield, Ph.D., co-founder of of The Associa...

  • Gawain,Shakti - Living Intuitively

    Learning to trust one's intuition is a matter of practice and risk-taking. We are rewarded for our correct decisions, says Shakti Gawain, by a feeling of greater aliveness. In this penetrating interview, Ms. Gawain, author of Living in the Light and the best-selling Creative Visualization, descri...

  • Gawain, Shakti - Working with Creative Imagery

    The images we visualize serve as blueprints for events that manifest in our lives. Shakti Gawain, dynamic author of the best-selling Creative Visualization, adds that we can consciously influence this process by visualizing the positive situations we desire, and she provides instructions for a ba...

  • Boorstein, Seymour - Psychotherapy and Spiritual Paths

    While meditation may be ideal for some individuals, others with poorly developed ego structures may be harmed by engaging in intensive spiritual practices designed to dissolve the boundaries of the ego, according to Seymour Boorstein, M.D.. A psychoanalyst and editor of Transpersonal Psychotherap...

  • Dayananda, Swami - Self Acceptance

    Logically, the Self is pure awareness which transcends all of the objects of perception. Swami Dayananda is a member of the Order of Sanyasins, or spiritual renunciates. He suggests that we often confuse this true self, which is awareness itself, with the objects of awareness--such as our own bod...