New World Now

| with Kim Corbin | Thursdays at 2 p.m. CT
New World Now

Program Overview

New World Now features heartfelt conversations with authors and spiritual teachers who walk their talk. Host Kim Corbin invites a different New World Library author to share the essence of his or her book(s) and teachings in each episode. Kim’s intention is for listeners to come away from every interview with practical tools and exercises they can use to be more aware, mindful, and present in their daily lives now.

New World Library publishes books and audios that inspire and challenge us to improve the quality of our lives and our world. The ultimate goal of the company is a sweeping one: Personal and planetary transformation—awakening both individual consciousness and global social potential by publishing inspirational and practical materials on spirituality, personal growth, psychology, and other related areas.

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The ideas and opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect the teachings of Unity.

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  • Original air date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Drawing on her wide experience studying spiritual teachings from around the world, Opening to Meditation author Diana Lang teaches a gentle, guided approach to meditation that is very easy to implement. In this inspiring interview, she promises that meditating is as simple as breathing and explains how it reconnects us with our foundational essence of soul and self, where peace and centeredness are always available.
     
  • Original air date: Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Episode Description:
    In this inspiring conversation about the transformational power of expressive writing, author Sandra Marinella offers dynamic methods you can use to understand, tell, and edit your personal story in ways that foster resilience and renewal. She also shares her own experience of using journaling and expressive writing to navigate the dark nights of her own soul, including breast cancer, postpartum depression, and more.
  • Original air date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Episode Description:
    With her clear-eyed, inspiring, and sweeping vision, futurist Barbara Marx Hubbard says that the crises our world is currently facing are not precursors of an apocalypse, but the natural birth pains of what will become an awakened universal humanity. In this inspiring conversation with host Kim Corbin, Barbara reframes problems as evolutionary drivers and explains how each of us is being called to fulfill our creative potential, so we can be active participants in the greatest adventure in human history—our conscious evolution. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Episode Description:
    It can be easy to feel like it is impossible to make a difference in the world. However, in this inspiring conversation about his new memoir Big Love: The Power of Living With a Wide-Open Heart, author Scott Stabile promises that nothing stands to transform us, our relationships, and the world more than a commitment to living our lives from love. Scott stresses the importance of standing up for what we believe in and offers an empowering perspective for reframing our relationship to fear as we put our love into action in the world. 
     
  • Original air date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
    Episode Description:
    What happens when you fully commit yourself to love? Endless good, says author and social media sensation Scott Stabile, who came to that conclusion by overcoming plenty of bad. Scott’s parents were murdered when he was 14. Nine years later, his brother died of a heroin overdose. Soon after that, he joined a cult that dominated his life for 13 years before he summoned the courage to walk away. In this inspiring conversation with host Kim Corbin about his memoir Big Love: The Power of Living With a Wide-Open Heart, Scott shares how, through it all, he has become evermore committed to living a life from love, while encouraging each of us to do the same. 
     
  • Original air date: Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Episode Description:
    While the English language frequently refers to what our bodies know, such as “gut feelings” or our hearts “reaching out” to others, many of us have learned to ignore, deny, or even mistrust our body’s inherent wisdom. In this inspiring conversation, Kim Corbin talks with author Suzanne Scurlock-Durana about how stress and trauma can cut us off from our body’s guidance system. Suzanne also provides practical tools and guidance for connecting with key wisdom areas of the body like the heart, gut, and pelvis, so we can use them to better navigate our lives.
  • Original air date: Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Fresh on the heels of her recent engagement, host Kim Corbin talks with veteran couples therapist Linda Carroll about the mysterious, difficult, and wondrous journey through five distinct and essential relationship stages that lead to wholehearted love.   
  • Original air date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Bill Philipps shares his amazing journey of going from a horrid childhood to becoming one of the most beloved psychic mediums in the world. He explains why he first denied and then embraced his gift and offers a firsthand account of how spirits communicate with him. He also promises that we don’t have to be psychic to receive and recognize the signs and symbols that our loved ones from the other side use to connect with us. He'll explain how we can become more attuned to their messages. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, June 01, 2017
    Episode Description:
    As the author of Woman Most Wild: Three Keys to Liberating the Witch Within, proud witch Danielle Dulsky knows all about the power, possibility, and magick that come with deep feminine wisdom. In this fascinating interview, she reveals the true nature of witchcraft: an ancient spiritual path that rejects religious dogma in favor of female empowerment and reverence for the earth.
  • Original air date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Episode Description:
    What does it mean to “become more conscious” or to “awaken”? Are the enormous challenges humanity is currently facing a precursor to a collective shift in consciousness? Can the positive traits associated with wakefulness transcend the negative traits associated with sleep before our present crisis leads to catastrophe? These are the kinds of questions psychologist Steve Taylor tackles in this insightful discussion, which is a continuation of his initial conversation with Kim Corbin that aired April 6, 2017. Steve is the author of The Calm Center and The Leap, both of which were personally selected for publication by Eckhart Tolle as part of New World Library’s Eckhart Tolle Editions imprint.  
  • Original air date: Thursday, May 04, 2017
    Episode Description:
    In this fun and lively interview, Rev. Maria Felipe introduces her real-word approach to living based on A Course in Miracles and shares how it helped her go from a life based on insecurity and fear to one full of love and power. She explains how banishing the “cuckoo voice of the ego” allows us to connect with the loving voice of our inner wisdom and promises that with a willing attitude and an open heart, true happiness isn’t just possible—it’s inevitable. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Throughout the past five years, in the first study of its kind, linguist Lisa Smartt has collected more than 1,500 accounts of final words from those who were a few hours to a few weeks from dying. In this expansive conversation, she decodes the symbolism of those last words, showing how the language of the dying points the way to a transcendent world beyond our own. Lisa is the author of Words at the Threshold: What We Say as We’re Nearing Death. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, April 06, 2017
    Episode Description:
    What does it mean to be enlightened or spiritually awakened? In this comprehensive discussion, psychologist and best-selling author Steve Taylor draws upon his years of research as a psychologist and on his own experiences to explain what it means to be an awakened person in the world. Steve is the author of The Calm Center and The Leap, both of which were personally selected for publication by Eckhart Tolle as part of New World Library’s Eckhart Tolle Editions imprint.
  • Original air date: Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Most of us are well-acquainted with the "inner critic." It’s the negative inside our heads that likes to tell us that we aren't good enough, smart enough, and/or thin enough. In this inspiring interview, renowned meditation teacher Mark Coleman explains how mindfulness and compassion can help free us from our inner critic. He offers practical tools that can radically shift the way we think and feel. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Brad Warner didn’t expect his whole life to change when he randomly signed up for a class in Zen Buddhism as a young punk rocker in Akron, Ohio, in the late 1980s, but it did. Now some 30 years later, he’s an ordained Soto-Zen priest and best-selling author who is celebrated for his hilarious, edgy approach to Zen. In this fascinating interview, he explains how the practice of intentionally sitting down and shutting up every day has the potential to improve not only our individual lives, but the world around us as well.   
  • Original air date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
    Episode Description:
    We’re all striving to live with a more peaceful heart. Yet there are also times when we need to draw upon the courage and strength of a warrior’s spirit. In this timely interview,  Way of the Peaceful Warrior author Dan Millman explains how embodying a peaceful heart and a warrior’s spirit at the same time allows us to act with strength, integrity, and compassion, even when confronted with life’s most challenging moments. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, February 09, 2017
    Episode Description:
    In a world that seems to get more divided by the day, it can be easy to feel like we don’t have control or can’t make a difference. In this far-reaching interview, self-love expert Christine Arylo shares how the paths of self-love and "the feminine wisdom way” can empower us to get clear about what is our part to do in our work, families, and communities, so we have a chance at shifting and shaping this world into the kind we desire to live in. Christine is the author of Madly in Love With Me and Choosing Me Before We
  • Original air date: Thursday, January 26, 2017
    Episode Description:
    If anyone can be called a self-help, self-actualization pioneer, it is New World Library cofounder Shakti Gawain. In this special episode that celebrates the 40th anniversary of her international best-seller Creative Visualization, Shakti explains how that book, and New World Library, first came to be. She also talks about growing older, following intuitive guidance, discovering our higher purpose, and much more.   
  • Original air date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
    Episode Description:
    Mental strength coach Cara Bradley explains what it means to be on the verge—to show up in this exact moment and meet our potential to shine in all aspects of our lives. She also offers practical tips, strategies, and practices that are designed to help us live from that place on a daily basis. Cara is the author of On the Verge: Wake up, Show up, and Shine
  • Original air date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
    Episode Description:
    How do we “agree to disagree” with someone whose views are in sharp contrast to our own? Is there a silver lining in these changing political times? How can we be the change we wish to see? These are the kinds of questions best-selling author Christine Hassler answers in this uplifting interview, which includes practical tools and wisdom from her national best-seller, Expectation Hangover
  • Original air date: Thursday, December 01, 2016
    Episode Description:
    Is it possible to love the life you have—acknowledging and accepting the conditions of your life exactly as they are—and to drop the struggle to make it different? That question is at the heart of this interview with internationally best-selling author Roger Housden. He encourages us to offer a persistent, deep, and courageous yes to life as it is unfolding right now, no matter how dark or light it happens to be. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
    Episode Description:
    As an overwhelmed procrastinator, frustrated overachiever, and recovering perfectionist herself, Sam Bennett knows all the ways we can avoid reaching our goals. In this inspiring interview, she explains how small shifts in the right direction can yield big results in the realization of our creative dreams. She offers several small things we can easily do to get unstuck and experience greater joy in our daily lives. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, November 03, 2016
    Episode Description:
    We all want to give and receive love without reservation, but very few of us have learned how to do this on a consistent basis. In this fun and uplifting interview, beloved artist and best-selling author SARK, a.k.a. Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy, shares six powerful habits for feeling more love more often—whether you are soulfully single, looking for love, happily partnered, in the midst of uncoupling, or anywhere in between. 
  • Original air date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
    Episode Description:
    At one level or another, we all carry around some form of baggage, trauma, adversity, or pain from the past. Whether it’s a result of what others have done to us, what we have done to others, or even the harm we’ve done to ourselves, this inner emotional clutter directly affects our ability to live a fulfilling life. Drawing upon both modern science and ancient practices, special guest Donald Altman explains how managing emotional clutter begins with managing our brains. He also offers easy-to-use practices for dissolving emotional clutter, whether it is old emotional wreckage from our childhood or new emotional clutter that can build up daily if left unchecked.
  • Original air date: Thursday, October 06, 2016
    Episode Description:
    New World Library publisher and president Marc Allen tells the wonderful story of how he went from living in poverty to becoming a multimillionaire—and shows how we, too, can live the life of our dreams. He puts it so simply: Our dreams will manifest as soon as they become stronger than our doubts and fears. He offers simple, concrete practices for moving beyond our limiting beliefs in an easy and relaxed, healthy and positive way. No matter how many disappointments, setbacks, or failures we may have experienced, Marc’s practical guidance empowers us to work with the creative forces of the universe to make even our wildest dreams a living reality.    

Host Bio

Kim  Corbin
Kim Corbin has been serving as social media manager and senior book publicist for New World Library since 2006.When she is not reading the latest New World Library release, Kim has also started a worldwide skipping movement via her iSkip.com website and has been singing the praises of adult skipping since 1999.

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