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In the second episode of Love Over Fear, Josh & Heidi dive into why building a shared pool of meaning with your teammates, coaches and community is the key to ending burnout.

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 and Friday.

Pulled Quotes

  • “It’s less about managing their skills and more about managing the people.”
  • “Things that get held back from the shared pool of meaning are so subtle.”
  • “We’re trying to play our best, be our best and be in relationship our best.”
  • “When that exposed feeling happens it’s vulnerability.”
  • “When we get burned out from sport… a lot of times it comes from keeping stuff from the shared pool of meaning.”
  • “By not getting these things into the shared pool of meaning it burns us up inside.”
  • “If I’m an athlete and I don’t like training…that’s a problem.”
  • “The courage to take off our walls is what allows us to play free.”
  • “Have presence in the present.”

What You Will Learn from This Episode

  • Why you need to become aware of your shared pool of meaning
  • What keeps the player-coach relationship from opening up to trust and love
  • How to share the strong feelings that come up amidst intense competition
  • Why not sharing what’s in your mind and on your heart affects your body
  • The barriers from contributing authentically to the shared pool of meaning
  • When separation occurs and how you can stop it from impeding performance
  • Why what you’re perceiving is really not what’s happening
  • What burn out actually is
  • How to expand more vulnerability in a situation and still feel safe
  • The only way to see through the walls we put up to protect ourselves
  • How to be a mindful tinkerer in sport

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