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Today’s guest is Riley Cote – a former NHL enforcer turned entrepreneur, speaker, coach, cannabis advocate and healer dedicated to paving a path forward for athletes looking to re-connect to their authentic self.

From the creators of the groundbreaking Sports, Energy and Consciousness Festival™ comes Omni Athlete™, a new weekly interview show that explores the perspectives of the world’s highest achieving mind, body and spirit competitors to learn their secrets for accessing peak performance. Hosted by Josh Crist, Omni Athlete is designed to give athletes the techniques and knowledge they need to access their peak performance state. Subscribe for new episodes every Tuesday.

Pulled Quotes

  • “Accountability to me is… cause and effect.”
  • “Most people’s mind are their worst enemy.”
  • “I needed to detach from this lifestyle.”
  • “I believed in something bigger than myself.”
  • “I needed to make those mistakes to get where I needed to be.”
  • “If you screw around with the universe long enough, eventually it will push you around.”
  • “Train the subconscious to create what you want it to create.”
  • “At the end of the day if you’re not skilled enough as a hockey player… at least you’ll have character.”
  • “The day I retired was all about self-love.”
  • “I think you can discover who you are while you’re playing sports.”

Mentioned in This Episode

  • How he uses his story and communication skills to be a healer
  • The energetic effect of accountability on peak performance
  • Why you have to master your diet to reconnect to spirit
  • What to do with the powerful emotions that come with awakening and transitioning
  • How the universe pushes and pulls you whether you’re aware of it or not
  • Why fighting led to the death of his ego
  • How focusing on natural healing leads to constant growth
  • Why being patient with your own development helps your identity grow
  • The difference between what we perceive confidence looks like and what it actually is
  • How to control your destiny with your attitude
  • Why putting your stake in the ground authentically will change the course of your life
  • Why self-love is part of everything we do

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