1 Giant Mind Podcast with Jonni Pollard
Summary: Meditation teacher and 1 Giant Mind co-founder Jonni Pollard is interviewed by curious minds looking for insights on meditation and the wellbeing of our humanity.
The mighty Jez asks about increased sensitivity as he progresses toward enlightenment. Jonni reflects that as we become more able to process the data that our senses yield we increase sensitivity to detect ever more subtle layers of information.
Daniel takes the hot seat to make an enquiry about a seeming lack of abundance and limiting self belief structures. Jonni explains that not having the distraction of money can be a gift to help to refocus on what is actually most important.
Guest Haley asks about her spiritual practice of Speaking in Tongues now that she no longer practices in a religious setting. Jonni reveals that it is an intimate practice that can be a powerful tool in self development.
Josh jumps back in the hot seat to delve deeper into relationships, specifically how to know when you're asking too much of a partner to fulfill our needs.
Our guest Bish asks for Jonni's perspective on night terrors & sleep paralysis
Our guest Niko asks a juicy Q about how to interact with people that seem to be trapped in their story of victimhood.
In this episode Bini asks how to bring the experience of going beyond boundaries and being quite expansive in Meditation back into a relative and relevant form and follows up with a second question around the enquiry into- "who you are"? Jonni unpacks both offering a different perspective on a question that many are seeking to answer.
Our guest Jen asks what is the purpose of a committed relationship outside of procreation and what is the basis for cultivating a healthy and loving relationship. Jonni explains that relationships are the format for our deepest expression.
In this episode Julie asks one of the most important questions of the season regarding feeling overwhelmed and isolated because of divisive news and information circulating the internet. She asks how to best wake people up and Jonni sheds light on the un-sustainability of taking our life cues from outside of ourselves particularly from the news or online.
The next inquiry came from Vanessa and she asks Jonni to break down the different types of meditation in relation to the 5 functions of the mind and why practicing a being technique is so important as a solid foundation. Refer to earlier episode*
Our guest Damien asks Jonni about surrender and how do we let go when we realize something is no longer good for us? What unfolds is a discussion on the misconceptions around the ego. For deeper exploration see previous 1GM podcast episode #10 Meditation and the Ego.
In this episode Jonni's mum Lesley Anne who had a 20 year career as a psycho-therapist and is now a Vedic Meditation teacher asks for his take on depression which unfolds a fresh perspective on what is set to be the biggest health epidemic of our time.
In this episode Josh asks Jonni exactly what he means when he says that the world needs more embodiment. What unfolds is an interesting conversation about staying diligent and vigilant with the process of unfolding our potential.
In this episode Stellios asks an important question regarding the awakening of humanity and wanted to know if nature will support us or the environment? Jonni elaborates on the role that Nature (creative Intelligence) takes creating circumstances that bring about the awakening of humanity.
Our guest Ashwin asks Jonni to share his perspective on the experience of Love as it pertains to unfolding our human potential through meditation and more importantly how to gain deeper access to our full expression of Love.