10 episodes

Interviewer David Baum of Seattle reaches out to smart, sensitive people who have unique views of our current global disaster. Surprisingly, the climate emergency and the coronavirus pandemic can be sources of motivation and clarity, driving us to connect with our selves, with other people, and with the divine.

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    • Society & Culture

Interviewer David Baum of Seattle reaches out to smart, sensitive people who have unique views of our current global disaster. Surprisingly, the climate emergency and the coronavirus pandemic can be sources of motivation and clarity, driving us to connect with our selves, with other people, and with the divine.

    Andrew Constantino: At home with the pandemic, in a homeless village.

    Andrew Constantino: At home with the pandemic, in a homeless village.

    As the site manager for a tiny-house village in Seattle, Andrew Constantino is responsible for the welfare of 65 homeless people. Now, the pandemic has shut down many of the services that homeless people rely on for their survival.

    • 23 min
    Alexandra Grace Derwen: Conversation with the Virus.

    Alexandra Grace Derwen: Conversation with the Virus.

    Alexandra Grace Derwen (aka Alexandra Wilson) caught the coronavirus disease on a pilgrimage in Spain. She was then seriously ill for five days, during which she felt she might die. Listen to her recount her conversation with the virus.

    • 23 min
    Peter Wicks: Love in wartime.

    Peter Wicks: Love in wartime.

    In the face of global cataclysm, Peter Wicks combines a sharp intellect, deep feelings, and a philosophical outlook to discuss how grief leads to compassion.

    • 20 min
    Ask Dr. Aimee: Sleep and the Body

    Ask Dr. Aimee: Sleep and the Body

    Dr. Aimee Maxwell gives specific and useful advice about how to sleep well, by restoring the body's natural harmony with the rhythms of the day.

    • 16 min
    André S. Clements: An Artist’s Journey to Extinction Rebellion.

    André S. Clements: An Artist’s Journey to Extinction Rebellion.

    André S. Clements is a visual artist who gives his creative energy to Extinction Rebellion (XR), in South Africa. XR is famous for civil disobedience, but at a deeper level it's about creating new ways to distribute power in society.

    • 20 min
    Aimee Maxwell: Adrenaline and Acceptance in Australia.

    Aimee Maxwell: Adrenaline and Acceptance in Australia.

    From Australia, Aimee Maxwell – a practicing psychologist and a Deep Adaptation moderator – provides professional tips to cope with stress, and personal contemplations on the meaning of the catastrophic bushfires in her country.

    • 22 min

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