About Mind Shift

Mind Shift is a new kind of talk show for a new era. Host Daniel Pinchbeck focuses on the deepest issues impacting our world today. Featuring top intellectual heavyweights and cultural superstars, Pinchbeck and his guests explore topics like the future of civilization, technology, spirituality and an emerging new paradigm for humanity.

Final Episode: Tuesday, November 19

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Episode List

Toltec Shamanic Prophecies Video
4.795455
Season 1, Episode 10
Toltec Shamanic Prophecies (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 10
, 60 minutes
The transition of the Mayan calendar was not meant to herald the end of the world. We have entered into a new period of slow transformation and awakening. Daniel Pinchbeck explores Toltec traditions and the implications of the ...
Available worldwide
Normalizing the Supernatural Video
4.314285
Season 1, Episode 9
Normalizing the Supernatural (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 9
, 57 minutes
Paranormal encounters are often dismissed because of skeptics’ ridicule or religious doctrine. With advances in technology, recognition of supernatural occurrences will become commonplace. To better understand this shift in ...
Available worldwide
Psychedelic Perspectives Video
3.944445
Season 1, Episode 8
Psychedelic Perspectives (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 8
, 53 minutes
Some people say that psychedelics, like ayahuasca and iboga, offer a peek behind the curtain of reality. Others caution that these substances are not for everyone and that their misuse can have dire consequences. Ben Lee, Ross ...
Available worldwide
The New Future of Art and Science Video
4.35294
Season 1, Episode 7
The New Future of Art and Science (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 7
, 59 minutes
Since time immemorial, art has the pervasive power to influence attitudes and opinions. In more recent times, science has come forward as the primary architect of the world we now live. Carter Cleveland and John Petersen ...
Available worldwide
Worldwide Feminine Revolution Video
4.88
Season 1, Episode 6
Worldwide Feminine Revolution (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 6
, 41 minutes
Many patriarchal systems that dominate the world’s cultures not only turn a blind eye toward violence against women, they may even encourage it. Eve Ensler and Jerin Arifa share their ideas for empowering individuals and ...
Available worldwide
Enlightening our Global Culture Video
4.7375
Season 1, Episode 5
Enlightening our Global Culture (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 5
, 28 minutes
We are facing a unique crisis as our renewed vigor for attaining enlightenment clashes with our materialist based economy and fear-based politics. Daniel Pinchbeck explores the cultural benefits of enlightenment with comedian ...
Available worldwide
The Future of Humanity Part 2 Video
4.5
Season 1, Episode 4
The Future of Humanity Part 2 (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 4
, 40 minutes
Howard Bloom and Richard Smoley join Daniel Pinchbeck to discuss the evolutionary nature of human consciousness. Their discourse on mankind’s intuitive and cognitive faculties range from atheism and science to spirituality and ...
Available worldwide
The Future of Humanity Part 1 Video
4.083335
Season 1, Episode 3
The Future of Humanity Part 1 (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 3
, 67 minutes
If we are to ensure the future of humanity, we must adapt to our ever transforming world and radically change how our economy affects the environment. To better grasp what lies ahead, Daniel Pinchbeck talks with three ...
Available worldwide
Evolving Enlightenment  Video
4.21739
Season 1, Episode 2
Evolving Enlightenment (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 2
, 59 minutes
Are we entering into a new era where our thoughts can truly create reality? The answer is complicated, as human beings are complicated beings. Daniel Pinchbeck talks with Jay Michaelson and Richard Smoley, two scholars of ...
Available worldwide
Psychedelics and Religion Video
4.046875
Season 1, Episode 1
Psychedelics and Religion (September 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 1
, 64 minutes
Many religions have used various mind altering substances to connect with a creative mind, far beyond the limits of our five senses. In this inaugural episode, host Daniel Pinchbeck talks with Alex Grey and Michael Muhammad ...
Available worldwide
Psychedelics and Religion Video
4.046875
Season 1, Episode 1
Psychedelics and Religion (September 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 1
, 64 minutes
Many religions have used various mind altering substances to connect with a creative mind, far beyond the limits of our five senses. In this inaugural episode, host Daniel Pinchbeck talks with Alex Grey and Michael Muhammad ...
Available worldwide
Evolving Enlightenment  Video
4.21739
Season 1, Episode 2
Evolving Enlightenment (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 2
, 59 minutes
Are we entering into a new era where our thoughts can truly create reality? The answer is complicated, as human beings are complicated beings. Daniel Pinchbeck talks with Jay Michaelson and Richard Smoley, two scholars of ...
Available worldwide
The Future of Humanity Part 1 Video
4.083335
Season 1, Episode 3
The Future of Humanity Part 1 (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 3
, 67 minutes
If we are to ensure the future of humanity, we must adapt to our ever transforming world and radically change how our economy affects the environment. To better grasp what lies ahead, Daniel Pinchbeck talks with three ...
Available worldwide
The Future of Humanity Part 2 Video
4.5
Season 1, Episode 4
The Future of Humanity Part 2 (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 4
, 40 minutes
Howard Bloom and Richard Smoley join Daniel Pinchbeck to discuss the evolutionary nature of human consciousness. Their discourse on mankind’s intuitive and cognitive faculties range from atheism and science to spirituality and ...
Available worldwide
Enlightening our Global Culture Video
4.7375
Season 1, Episode 5
Enlightening our Global Culture (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 5
, 28 minutes
We are facing a unique crisis as our renewed vigor for attaining enlightenment clashes with our materialist based economy and fear-based politics. Daniel Pinchbeck explores the cultural benefits of enlightenment with comedian ...
Available worldwide
Worldwide Feminine Revolution Video
4.88
Season 1, Episode 6
Worldwide Feminine Revolution (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 6
, 41 minutes
Many patriarchal systems that dominate the world’s cultures not only turn a blind eye toward violence against women, they may even encourage it. Eve Ensler and Jerin Arifa share their ideas for empowering individuals and ...
Available worldwide
The New Future of Art and Science Video
4.35294
Season 1, Episode 7
The New Future of Art and Science (October 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 7
, 59 minutes
Since time immemorial, art has the pervasive power to influence attitudes and opinions. In more recent times, science has come forward as the primary architect of the world we now live. Carter Cleveland and John Petersen ...
Available worldwide
Psychedelic Perspectives Video
3.944445
Season 1, Episode 8
Psychedelic Perspectives (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 8
, 53 minutes
Some people say that psychedelics, like ayahuasca and iboga, offer a peek behind the curtain of reality. Others caution that these substances are not for everyone and that their misuse can have dire consequences. Ben Lee, Ross ...
Available worldwide
Normalizing the Supernatural Video
4.314285
Season 1, Episode 9
Normalizing the Supernatural (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 9
, 57 minutes
Paranormal encounters are often dismissed because of skeptics’ ridicule or religious doctrine. With advances in technology, recognition of supernatural occurrences will become commonplace. To better understand this shift in ...
Available worldwide
Toltec Shamanic Prophecies Video
4.795455
Season 1, Episode 10
Toltec Shamanic Prophecies (November 2013)Mind Shift
Season 1, Episode 10
, 60 minutes
The transition of the Mayan calendar was not meant to herald the end of the world. We have entered into a new period of slow transformation and awakening. Daniel Pinchbeck explores Toltec traditions and the implications of the ...
Available worldwide

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xander_speet, posted on July 6, 2014

It's seems Daniel Pinchbeck has quite a lot enthusiastic viewers for his series Mind Shift.
The questions if this series is continued keep popping up.
Can we finally get an answer from GaiamTV???

56hoperoad, posted on June 16, 2014

Mind Shift was the reason that I subscribed to Gaiam TV.

walkerparrish75, posted on June 27, 2014

Same here. Wonder if it's totally done.

MARICELLAZ, posted on March 19, 2014

I loved this intelligent and thought provoking show and I am really missing it... is Daniel Pinchbeck currently writing a book or researching the amazon? .... I can't wait for the next episode, hopefully the show will be back soon

jennifer horan, posted on January 19, 2014

These "Mind Shift" episodes are truly thought-provoking and unusually candid. Please continue this series with Daniel Pinchbeck. Thank you!

viviasweb, posted on January 4, 2014

Will you be airing any new shows soon, Daniel? I have really enjoyed watching this so far......hoping that it will be back soon. :)

dogen9, posted on January 2, 2014

I really do hope that more episodes will be produced, they were thought provoking and intelligent. Please bring back the series,
it truly was original, very well done, nothing like it on the web, certainly not to be found on mainstream (yuk) TV.

Coreyb, posted on December 17, 2013

Hey what happened to the show?! Is this cancelled? Tell me no...

Heather at GaiamTV, posted on December 19, 2013

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777blueleadheaven, posted on December 12, 2013

I have really enjoyed Daniel Pinchbeck's series and format. I think it is a great complement to the other original GaiamTV series. I hope that he will have new episodes soon.

macthe13th, posted on December 5, 2013

Love this series so far..what's Up????

Heather at GaiamTV, posted on December 19, 2013

Thanks so much for your feedback. We are always interested in what subscribers watch, want to watch and what they think. Please fill out our survey -- http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CPF8HKS?$code$ -- so we can easily access your feedback.

jonathan.bchamp, posted on December 2, 2013

First of all, thank you Daniel for all your have done and continue to do in the expansion of global consciousness. I don't know if you, like the host of Wisdom Teachings, take suggestions for guests, but I would really love to see Jonathan Goldman on your show. You wrote about your experience with Santo Daime in 2012:The Return of Quetzalcoatle, and he has been a pivotal figure in the legalization of the medicine for ritual use in the United States. He is also a very level headed and clear voice in the realm of psychedelic spirituality.

Think about it.

In Lak'ech a la K'in

phreshprudence, posted on November 28, 2013

launch the new season!

walkerparrish75, posted on November 17, 2013

Daniel Pinchbeck you rock dude.

petrajordan, posted on September 22, 2013

So wonderful Gaiam provides a platform for this topic, too! Relationships and health/sacred sexuality could be next! There's so much sex out there, and I feel that people are still confused about how to integrate it in their lives in a healthy and fulfilling way.

kurtfoster, posted on September 21, 2013

Is a long time reader of Daniel's books, I look forward to this new series. Thanks!

sherrianwitt, posted on September 20, 2013

Very cool that you have such a great/cutting edge guests...I am totally impressed.

AshmoreMY, posted on September 20, 2013

Sounds great...can't wait to tune and possibly have a mind shift of my own!

Merradyth, posted on September 20, 2013

Looking forward to these discussions. any breakthroughs in Mental Health problems with psychchedelics and Shamanism?? I am already passing the word....

ishkiia, posted on September 20, 2013

I'm really looking forward to this show. My question is, is there any way to "record" or "save" episodes in a watchlist so that I don't miss them?

AlexaK@GTV, posted on October 10, 2013

Episodes will be available to all subscribers forever on Gaiam TV. Just keep coming back to this page and you'll see the newest episodes posted every week!

Lenore, posted on September 19, 2013

Interesting... I was listening to a 2012 interview with D Pinchbeck this afternoon. Now this evening I learn about his show. Sounds delightful and synchronistic. I look forward to it!

Lolk, posted on September 17, 2013

Sounds like another winner show! Looking forward to it!

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