Fear and anger are tied up in our ego but just having awareness isn’t always enough. In this episode, Tom Cronin talks about using yoga and meditation to overcome the stresses that arrive when our nervous system is stuck in a space of fear...
Fear and anger are tied up in our ego but just having awareness isn’t always enough.
In this episode, Tom Cronin talks about using yoga and meditation to overcome the stresses that arrive when our nervous system is stuck in a space of fear and anger. He also drops some great knowledge on how he produced a successful meditation business with some amazing tips for yoga professionals, and why he made a movie about meditation.
Tom discovered meditation in the early stages of his career as a broker, when the anxiety and chaos he was experiencing had hit a crisis point, and it transformed his world personally and professionally. Founder of The Stillness Project, his ongoing work in transformational leadership coaching and corporate training has seen him working with some of the top companies in the world like Amazon and Coca-Cola. He has spoken on stage at conferences and events like Adnews Summit, Afest, Wanderlust and Mind Heart Connect. Tom has six books published, a meditation app and produced the hit film The Portal.
-Tom’s unlikely but big awakening through yoga and mindfulness
-The transition from high paying brokering into sharing meditation
-Why transcendental meditation was the most effective method for him in beating his addictions and regulating his nervous system
-Tom talks about the importance of sharing different products in your yoga business and how to do it
-Why transcendental meditation was more beneficial for him in dealing with fear and anger than other types of meditation
-Getting out of the idea of duality and ego for dispelling fear and anger
-Why movement and stillness are critical when addressing fear and anger energies in the body
-Tom shares a detailed description of transcendental meditation
-Stress chemicals and how we can address them
-Why you can’t feel compassion or connection when you are in a stress hormone state
-Tom’s personal practices to deal with stress, anger and fear
-Maintaining consistency in practice
-Why people in states of fear and anger are more likely to struggle with consistent practice
-Tom discusses his move “The Portal” and why he chose that medium to share meditation to the world
-How he realized that fear and anger are characteristics of the ego and how it shifted his life
Please fill out our survey and receive a FREE I’m a Yoga Pro sticker! https://lynxshort.com/podcastsurvey
Would you or someone you know make a great guest?
Apply with this podcast guest form and waiver
Connect with Tom:
Get a free book on overcoming anxiety, trauma and depression which has some yoga poses in it :) . https://www.tomcronin.com/faster-deeper-calm-page/
Connect with Pamela:
Clubhouse and Greenroom: @pamelacrane
Music: The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.