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Flow

Mindful moments: Be present in the present.

By | Flow, Health and Wellbeing

Header image source: Unsplash.com We live busy lives these days. Move from meeting to meeting, from class to class, from task to task, from home to work to home where we work again. We are more connected than ever. Tapped into endless resources, non-stop communication, 24/7 schedules and neverending to-do lists. Our phones are usually the gateway to this world….

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Take your learning to the stratosphere with flow

By | Flow

After about ten minutes of thought, I began to lose myself in the variations. It is a strange feeling. First you are a person looking at a chessboard. You calculate the various alternatives, the mind gaining speed as it pores through the complexities, until consciousness of one’s separation from the position ebbs away and what remains is the sensation of…

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Embrace the struggle and get into FLOW

By | Flow

“Flow is the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Flow The following is a four part exploration series on the known stages of Flow as…

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Find your ‘flow channel’ and grow by 4% every day.

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The “challenge/skill” ratio is listed in the ‘Rise of Superman’ by Steven Kotler as one of the most important triggers of flow. Flow is what Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, calls the ‘optimal experience‘. Csíkszentmihályi lists ten core components of flow, which I won’t go into detail in this post. I do have however want to pick one up. The challenge to skill…

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