#84: Tom Cronin: The Power and Benefits of Meditation – Your Dream Life Podcast

As someone who loves meditating and truly believes in the power of daily meditation, Kristina was so excited to speak with this week’s inspiring guest. Tom Cronin is an incredible coach, meditation teacher, author, speaker and co-creator of The Portal movie and book – who is leading a global movement to inspire one billion people to meditate daily!

Tom was a finance broker for most of his life and had very little idea what his purpose or calling was. He was stressed, anxious, depressed, suffering panic attacks and severe insomnia. At just 29, he reached breaking point and was admitted to hospital and diagnosed with a nervous breakdown.

It was during this dark time that Tom discovered meditation and began his journey into Eastern philosophy, eventually changing his life’s direction completely, becoming a meditation teacher and transformation coach with a passion for helping others discover the magic of meditation.

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#72: Dr Elise Bialylew: Benefits of Meditation, Mindful in May & Being Kind to Yourself – Your Dream Life Podcast

After meeting Dr Elise Bialylew at a recent event, Kristina was so inspired she just had to invite her onto the podcast right away. Which brings us to this week’s wonderfully inspiring episode!

Author of the #1 best-selling meditation book, The Happiness Plan, and founder of Mindful in May, Elise is also a coach, meditation teacher and social entrepreneur who, after training as a doctor and psychiatrist, left the hospital wards to pursue a deeper calling.

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#50: Kristine Carlson – Overcoming Hard Times, Managing Fear and Embracing Gratitude with Co-Author of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – Your Dream Life Podcast

This episode (our 50th!) we introduce you to the incredible Kristine Carlson – a New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned speaker, who is passionate about spreading her message of waking up to life with joy and gratitude, even through all the ups and downs that come our way. Not only do Kristina and Kristina share an eerily similar name, but they are both passionate about the idea of living a dream life, a life you truly love.

After the tragic and unexpected loss of her husband, Dr. Richard Carlson (with whom she co-authored the legendary series of books: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff), Kristine’s life was flipped upside down.

Incredibly though, after learning to heal and move herself forward, she admits to finding so many miracles in the midst of heartache – eventually learning more about herself and living her most vibrant life.

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