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Judge No One

Unleash the Warrior Heart

What follows is a three part process on how you can live with an open heart, cultivate the energy needed to navigate challenges with grace and resilience and finally, the passion for you to perform at HiLevel.

Part One / Judge No One: Live with an Open Heart

Before passing judgment, it's crucial to take a step back, breathe, pause, and approach the situation with an open heart and mind.

Pausing to take a few deep breaths and centering ourselves can help us disengage from that reactive state and reconnect with our deeper values of acceptance, compassion, and kindness. By returning to your heart, you create the opportunity to be more empathetic and understanding.

When you approach others with acceptance, compassion and kindness, you are able to be present in a non judgmental way. Compassion allows you to share the challenges you face, rather than judging or condemning.

Moreover, living with an open heart allows you to connect, communicate, and experience positive change.

The title “Judge No One ” serves as a powerful reminder to open your heart to cultivate a sense of inner peace and well-being.

Steven Covey the Author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” explains that being proactive and taking action before it's needed can help you to choose to hold on to a positive image of friends, family members, students, or anyone through the lens of your inherent worth and potential as expressed by Covey.

By holding that vision of people as their best selves, it becomes much easier to approach them with the open heart, empathy and compassion advocated for in "Judge No One."

Proactively accepting people creates the space for understanding, growth and connection rather than criticism or conflict arising from judgment.

Tying Covey's wisdom about proactive acceptance in relationships avoids the tendency toward judgment. It reminds you to be proactive in viewing others through the highest lens possible.

HiLevel Coaching Point: “Before judging someone, pause, breathe, center yourself, and return to your heart. Acceptance, compassion and kindness live there.”

Part Two / Judge No One: Live with Grace and Resilience

Gratitude: Gratitude is the foundation of a heart-centered existence. Gratitude allows you to open your heart and be grounded in the present moment.

Excitement: Excitement is the fuel that propels us forward with passion. Excitement allows you to express the passion for getting the job done.

Devotion: Devotion is the unwavering commitment that anchors you to your purpose. Devotion is the courage that drives you to learn to make good decisions.

Breathing: Breathing plays a vital role in connecting you to the present moment. Deep, conscious breathing activates the parasympathetic nervous system, reducing stress and promoting a sense of calm and clarity.

The proper breathing enables you to navigate challenges with resilience, and a profound sense of connection to yourself, others, and the world around you.

To summarize the essence of a “Judge No One” approach, I'll leave you with this inspiring quote from Thich Nhat Hanh:

"Breathing in, I calm my body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment, I know this is the only moment.”

Part Three / Unleash Your Warrior Heart  

Breathe and Open: Take a few deep breaths, allowing each inhale to fill your heart with gratitude and every exhale to release any doubts or fears. Feel your heart center expand with compassion for yourself and others.

Find Your Fire: Connect with the burning passion that fuels your athletic and or competitive journey. Visualize this inner fire as a radiant light, igniting your determination and driving you towards excellence.

Affirm Your Warrior Spirit: “I am a warrior of the heart. My passion burns bright, and my spirit is unbreakable. I radiate confidence, poise, and unwavering commitment.”

Embrace Your Strength: Rate your current levels of intensity.

(1-10 low to high)
Poise: ____ Confidence: ____ Passion: ____

Envision Victory: Close your eyes and vividly imagine yourself in the heat of competition, heart pounding with exhilaration. See yourself battling with every distraction, handling each challenge with grace and the unstoppable power of your heart's desire.

Reflect and Renew: After your performance, take a moment to honor your efforts. Celebrate your wins, and allow any setbacks to fortify your resilience. Renew your commitment to nurturing the passion within.

Summary: This process ignites the unbreakable spirit within, allowing you to harness the power of your heart's passion. By breathing life into your desires, embracing your strengths, and envisioning victory, you'll conquer every challenge as a true warrior of the heart.

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