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Spirituality, Mental Health & The Trauma of Happiness with Alyssa Gruber
Monday, April 5, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
On this episode of the podcast I had a really engaging conversation with my friend Alyssa Gruber. We discuss the intersection of spirituality and mental health, and admit that sometimes “awakening” to the true nature of reality and spirit can be a messy ordeal.
Spiritual Sensemaking with Anand J. Sukhadia
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
Anand and I dive deeply into the questioning nature of one who pursues spirituality. We explore the eternal dharma and how the ancient wisdom of our ancestors can be applied to sense making in modern living.
Eternal Teachings with Joshua Greene
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
On this episode of podcast I have an uplifting and super engaging conversation with Joshua Greene about the Eternal Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Sanskrit Text.Josh really lifted the wisdom of the past and brought it right into NOW.
7 Years a Vegan
Saturday, March 6, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
I had a 7 year run with the vegan diet from the beginning of 2009 to the spring of 2016. This episode of the podcast is not intended to bash or encourage a vegan lifestyle, and will instead illustrate a few key points about this very personal choice. On this show I discuss five aspects of my vegan journey.
The 5 Doors of Meditation
Saturday, February 16, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
On this podcast, I share 5 doors, that open with the practice of meditation. These are levels in our consciousness. By doors, think of “5 Worlds” or “5 Ways of Perceiving” or even “5 Realms”. I became a seeker early on in life. As a young fella, I simply kept asking question after question, and all of my inquiry brought me into new unfoldings within myself, stage by stage, step by step, breath by breath, to the ultimate life practice of mediation Quieting the mind opens Five Doors.
The High School Yoga Teacher
Tuesday, February 5, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
From 2014 to 2016 I taught yoga to high school students at Frederick Douglas Academy in Harlem, New York. I had the ride of my life in those two years because a New York City high school is the perfect place to see if yoga is worth it’s salt. I had worked with kids before, but mainly my profession had become, coaching the ultra-rich and famous for a living. Before taking the job, I thought to myself: If high school-age teenagers, in the prime of their formative years, developed a personal practice, and then faced life’s challenges with openness and possibility using yogic techniques, then we had gold in our hands.
The 5 Elements of Adventure
Sunday, January 24, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
There are 5 Elements, or characteristics to A great adventure. These five traits are going to be evident in the tale I share with you. I took all of 2013 off from work to full time pursue my two greatest interests — Yoga & Shamanism. This is the story of the first half of that year where I went to India to explore Yoga, The Motherland , and the space in between my ears, during a six month journey.
Six Things I’ve Learned from Working with The New York Yankees
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 — JAI SUGRIM
Here are 6 things I learned at a young age while working with The New York Yankees. 1. KISS Keep it Simple Stupid — Simplicity is Purity 2. Come Back Tomorrow — losing is part of life, come back to win the next day 3. You Gotta have Antenna 30 feet out of your head — everything is energy 4. Just Shut Up and work hard when you are young — be humble and train consistently 5. Be HUNGRY — have energy in your eyes 6. Ice Water in The Veins — We train to master our own mind My illustrious career has allowed me to build incredible connections with interesting, healers, scientists teachers and guides. Stay tuned for subsequent episodes, where I have discussions about the process of cultivating mastery. The Jai Sugrim Method, is all about living the best life possible, by modeling excellence and training positive habits.