Steve James Interviewed by Ashley of Inspire Initiative

Some weeks ago I was interviewed by Ashley from Inspire Initiative for his podcast.

Ashley has diverse interests and so he asked me about a wide range of topics including relationships, meditation practice, the pros and cons of polyamory, business strategy for meditation teachers, and more.



https://www.guruviking.com/steve-interviewed-by-ashley-of-inspire-initiative/

Audio version of this podcast also available on iTunes and Stitcher – search ‘Guru Viking Podcast’.



0:00 Why does Steve live on a boat?
1:13 – What does Steve do for work?
4:36 – What is the most important thing in a relationship?
7:56 – Ashley’s unusual upbringing around romantic relationships
9:47 – Steve’s take on polyamory
14:31 – Religious conversion and relationship patterns
17:31 – Pros and cons of polyamory and seeking relational fulfilment
24:02 – Why have a relationship?
29:27 – Discovering your why
31:13 – Steve’s background in meditation
37:22 – Ashley asks Steve about his business and travel
43:44 – Steve’s advice for aspiring meditation teachers
49:42 – Enquiry over imposition
51:38 – Difficulties in assessing a teacher’s competence
54:18 – Routes to becoming a full time meditation teacher
58:56 – Ashley’s coaching strategy
59:45 – How to get started in meditation
1:05:49 – Which meditation techniques does Steve use?
1:12:42 – Ashley asks about Transcendental Meditation
1:16:16 – Does meditation unlock different states of consciousness?
1:21:24 – What is the best meditation to start with?
1:25:55 – Closing remarks



To find out more about Ashley, visit:

Inspire-initiative.com


For more interviews, videos, and more visit:
– www.guruviking.com

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